Legendary volcano with a hiking trail
Famed volcano known for the destruction of Pompeii in AD 79, with a hiking trail to the top.
Naples National Archaeological Museum
Ancient mosaics, sculpture, coins & art
Converted 17th-century palace & museum, home to prehistoric artifacts, coins & ancient works of art.
Royal Palace of Naples
Restored palace & royal apartments
17th century palace with period furnishings, a home theatre & lavish ballroom restored after war.
Imposing medieval castle & art gallery
Medieval fortress with 5 towers & a Renaissance triumphal arch, plus civic art museum & chapel.
Imposing islet fortress with event halls
Imposing fortress & former royal residence, with 2 towers offering views & halls for conferences.
Piazza del Plebiscito
Traffic-free square used for city events
Pedestrianized landmark square with equestrian statues, home to the neoclassical Royal Palace.
Museo Cappella Sansevero
Funerary chapel with renowned sculptures
Chapel remodeled by Prince Raimondo di Sangro of Sansevero to house sculptures of veiled figures.
Naples underground geothermal zone
Ancient tunnels & caverns open to tours
Underground system of ancient catacombs, tunnels, caverns, cisterns & hideouts accessible by tour.
San Carlo Theatre
Ornate 18th-century opera house
Opulent auditorium, opened in 1737, with 1,470 seats, a Piccolini-designed facade & guided tours.
Galleria Umberto I
Elegant, Art Nouveau-style shopping hall
Elegant, glass-and-iron covered gallery built in the late 19th century, housing shops & cafes
Spaccanapoli is the straight and narrow main street that traverses the old, historic center of the city of Naples, Italy. The name is a popular usage and means, literally, "Naples splitter". The name is derived from the fact that it is very long and from above it seems to divide that part of the city.
Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte
Museum of international art & treasures
Works by Caravaggio & Van Dyck, plus Capodimonte ceramics & ornate furniture in palatial art museum.
Port of Naples
The Port of Naples is one of the largest Italian seaports and one of the largest seaports in the Mediterranean Sea basin having an annual traffic capacity of around 25 million tons of cargo and
14th-century fortress & former prison
Star-shaped, 14th-century, hilltop fortress & former prison with panoramic views from its terraces.
Volcanic area of craters & ancient ruins
Extensive area encompassing active volcanoes, a steaming caldera, vineyards & Roman ruins.
Monastero di Santa Chiara
Group of landmark religious buildings
Religious complex dating from the 1300s with a vast church, majolica-tiled cloisters & a museum.
1200s cathedral with frescoed chapels
Lavish cathedral with neo-Gothic facade & art-filled chapels, plus 4th-century mosaics & relics.
Catacombs of San Gennaro
Ancient underground burial grounds
Guided tours offered in a subterranean Christian cemetery built in the 2nd & 4th centuries.
Dormant volcano with mythical ties
Steaming, dormant volcano, known in ancient times as the home of Vulcan, the Roman god of fire
Vesuvio National Park
National park around famous volcano
Network of trails exploring the scenery, flora & fauna around the slopes of an active volcano.
Lavish church with striking stone facade
The quirky 1400s stone facade of this church opens to opulent interiors filled with religious art.
Basilica Reale Pontificia San Francesco da Paola
Art-rich circular neo-classical church
Greek-style columns line the facade of this Pantheon-style church filled with sculpture & paintings.
Cimitero Delle Fontanelle
The Fontanelle cemetery in Naples is a charnel house, an ossuary, located in a cave in the tuff hillside in the Materdei section of the city. It is associated with a chapter in the folklore of the city.
Certosa e Museo di San Martino
17th-century monastery complex
Monastery housing baroque church with ceiling frescoes & a marble altar, plus museum art collection.
Via Toledo is an ancient street and one of the most important shopping thoroughfare in the city of Naples, Italy. The street is almost 1.2 kilometres long and starts at Piazza Dante and ends in Piazza Trieste e Trento, near Piazza del Plebiscito.
Sito Archeologico di Cuma
site dating to 8th century BC
Archaeological site featuring the acropolis of Cuma, built by Ancient Greeks in the 8th century BC.
The Bourbon Tunnel, Tunnel Borbonico or Bourbon Gallery is an ancient underground passage, constructed for military purposes to connect the Royal Palace to military barracks in Naples, Italy. The monarchy in the era of King Ferdinand II of Bourbon was fearful of the revolution-prone populace of Naples.
San Gregorio Armeno
Lavishly decorated 8th-century church
700s church opening to an ornate baroque interior, plus elegant cloisters with a marble fountain.
Certosa di San Martino
Monastery and museum
The Certosa di San Martino is a former monastery complex, now a museum, in Naples, southern Italy. Along with Castel Sant'Elmo that stands beside it, this is the most visible landmark of the city, perched atop the Vomero hill that commands the gulf.
Park with panoramic views & amphitheater
Park with terraces & panoramic views, plus a playground & amphitheater used for summer events.
Pausilypon Archaeological Park
Archaeological site and roman villa
Pio Monte della Misericordia
Chapel with seminal work by Caravaggio
Octagonal chapel with collection by Neapolitan 17th/18th-century masters including Luca Giordano.
San Lorenzo Maggiore
Art-filled 1200s church & Roman remains
Medieval church rich in literary history, plus frescoes, cloisters & the remains of a Roman market.
Tiny, landmark isle with a cursed villa
Petite island in a protected marine area, with an abandoned villa believed by locals to be cursed.
San Domenico Maggiore
Opulent church with frescoes & tombs
Ornate basilica from the early 1300s featuring frescos, sacred relics & tombs of a royal family.
Large 1st-century AD Roman amphitheater
Roman amphitheater for 40,000 from the 1st century AD, with a well-preserved interior underground.
Piazza San Gaetano
Ancient cave tours under city streets
Tours of underground tunnels used as everything from Roman aqueducts to WWII air-raid shelters.
Marine Protected Area Gaiola Underwater Park
Roman ruins in a protected cove
Protected marine area featuring snorkeling & boat tours of submerged & above-water Roman ruins.
Via dei Tribunali
Caravaggio and history
Via dei Tribunali is a street in the old historic center of Naples, Italy. It was the main decumanus or Decumanus Maggiore — that is, the main east-west street—of the ancient Greek and then Roman city of Neapolis, paralleled to the south by the lower decumanus and to the north by the upper decumanus.
Museo d'Arte Contemporanea Donnaregina
Contemporary art museum in former palace
19th-century setting for permanent & temporary exhibitions plus site-specific installations.
Site for lakefront walks & dining
Volcanic crater lake surrounded by trails for walking & biking, plus waterfront restaurants.
Macellum of Pozzuoli
Archeological ruins of a Roman market
3 marble columns stand amid the well-preserved archeological ruins of a Roman public market.
Museum with decorative arts collection
Former 18th-century country house & park with a private collection of European ceramics & glassware.
Islet with storied past & naval base
Connected by a stone bridge, this islet was once the site of a notorious prison & has a naval base.
Botanical Garden of Naples
Historic garden with rare plants & tours
Founded in 1807, the 12-hectare botanical garden/research facility offers rare flora & guided tours.
Catacombs of San Gaudioso
3rd-century catacombs with early Christian wall paintings & mosaics. Guided tours available.
The Catacombs of Saint Gaudiosus are underground paleo-Christian burial sites, located in the northern area of the city of Naples.
The Villa Comunale is the most prominent and visible park in Naples, southern Italy. It was built in the 1780s by King Ferdinand IV on land reclaimed along the coast between the main body of the city and the small port of Mergellina.