Top attractions in Naples
Snuggled into the coast of Campania with an urban area incorporating four million inhabitants, Naples is one of Europe's best-kept secrets.
A true jewel of the Mediterranean, a drive along the Amalfi Coast will dazzle you.
Naples' opera house's programme is diverse, with ballet shows taking place between April and June, too. Even if opera and ballet are not your thing, the house is lovely to behold.
If you are a classical history buff, you've come to the right place. See statues and artwork depicting the beginnings of Europe's rich heritage.
The unusual architecture of this church of "New Jesus" dates from the year 1470. It also faces one of Naples' main squares. The inside of the church is also worth a look for its frescoes!
Located on the peninsula of Megaride, the "Egg Castle" dates back to Roman times and has since seen it all: Norman, Saracen, Spanish, and French invaders. See it as part of a wider tour of Naples to understand its history.
Four days or so should cover the basics - take out whole days for trips outside of Naples, such as to Pompeii and Herculaneum.
Pretty walkable, especially in the city center. There is also a transit system serving the whole metropolitan area, including a funicular taking you up into the hills.
All year round, but go between October and March to avoid crowds and very warm weather.
In Italy, some stores and other attractions are closed at lunchtimes or in the afternoons, so double check before you set out somewhere.
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- All year round, but go between October and March to avoid crowds and very warm weather.
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What people are saying about Naples
Great tour and excellent value for money, both the food and wine were exceptional. Our tour guide Giovanni was fantastic and really made the experience, he went into everything in great details. He was very generous with the wine and very attentive during the lunch. Fantastic tour that our group would all do again, the views from the vineyard are spectacular! They also have a website available which lets you order wine directly from the vineyard which is an excellent service at a very reasonable rate considering the cost of a bottle of wine in Ireland, and it wouldn't be to the same standard as these wines.
Chiara was an exceptional tour guide, we loved her! She was humorous, personable, and had many, many interesting facts about the history of Italy and the geographical significance of the regions. She shared her love of Italy with us and gave us insider information on what locals in Rome like to do. I could have walked Pompeii for 4 hours! Our guide, Arianna, was highly educated on the history and facts of the city. She was protective of us as a group and took us to see the best parts of the massive ruins. This is a Must Do with City Wonders tours!
Really enjoyable and informative tour, our guide Felicia was very friendly and helpful, she was more than happy to have a chat about Pompei and it's past and was happy to answer any questions, and going into great detail during the tour and we genuinely learned a lot from her. I would recommend this tour as it was a great day out, it was only an extra 30 minutes on the train to Sorrento from Pompei and we managed to get the 2 in on the same day from Naples which was ideal.
The driver was excellent He was exactly where he was supposed to be at the right time . He gave us water and wet wipes . He pointed out many points of interest on the journey and even let us stop for a photo overlooking Sorrento. He was friendly and professional and tried so hard to translate for us all the sights on route . Journey was very safe and smooth . Excellent service thank you
We decided against organised trips as they all appeared to spend only 2 or 3 hours at Pompeii, getting the train from Sorrento was easy and we spent over 6 hours in Pompeii. The Audio guides were informative and easy to use. There were also longer talks for additional background, ideal for rest stops in a shady corner.