Welcome to Naples the rebel! A city with a sulphurous reputation, the third largest city in Italy, Naples is a passionate city, a city that can be experienced as much as it can be visited. The main city in southern Italy, it is often contrasted with the rich cities of the north. Rightly and wrongly. Naples is a rebellious woman. She boils like Vesuvius who watches over her, and at the same time threatens her. In the heart of its historic centre, cars and vespas compete in noise. And the San Paolo stadium, probably the noisiest football stadium in Italy, is both a furnace and a theatre. If the Neapolitan atmosphere is unique, so is its heritage. The old centre is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Its charming alleys can testify to this. Its palaces and buildings are marked by the passage of the Greeks, Normans, Spaniards and Bourbons. So many occupants to whom the Neapolitans resisted. More original, you can also venture into the catacombs of the Neapolitan city. But a sightseeing tour of Naples does not stop in the city. The Bay of Naples, one of the most famous in the world, faces the famous islands of Capri, Ischia and Procida. The historic sites of Pompeii and Herculaneum on the slopes of Vesuvius, easily accessible, are also essential. And to eat, what could be better than a fish or a pizza? we might advise you to go there just to eat. Choosing the Campania region for a short stay in Italy means enjoying an enthusiastic destination, both in terms of the hospitality of its people and its climate. That's simply it, Naples, a city full of contrasts, of magnificent landscapes between sea and mountains. Generous by the richness of its gastronomy and culture. Immerse yourself in your Naples guide now to immerse yourself in Neapolitan customs, and packing your suitcases here is a must when visiting southern Italy. The southern capital is not just a rebel, it is a must! Remember to get some height before leaving it!

Head towards the Carthusian monastery of San Martino to have a view of the horizon of Naples!

Vedi Napoli e poi muori! ("See Naples and then die!")

The must-see places in Naples

When to go to Naples?

The sulphurous reputation of this jewel of the Amalfi coast does not detract from its charm.

Thanks to a mild climate in winter, and very sunny in summer, Naples is a city that can be visited all year round. Knowing when to go to Naples is therefore simple. However, there are two distinct tourist seasons. The high season in Naples naturally corresponds to summer. To avoid crowds, archaeology aficionados will therefore prefer May, June, September and October. In winter, tourist flows are significantly reduced. Might as well take the opportunity to visit the sites on the Amalfi coast. In the fall and winter, many establishments close, especially in November and early December. It is then more difficult to find accommodation for small and medium budgets, before a new peak in attendance for the end of the year holidays. Refer to the guide for the best places to stay.

How to go to Naples? Our advice & tips

  • Organised trips
  • Going alone
  • Moving around

Many tour operators offer holiday packages. The most frequent ones are escapades and long weekends. Prices vary according to the means of transport chosen and the time of booking; last minute offers remain the most attractive. In Naples, since this is a suitable place, there are quite a few cultural trips. It is an excellent destination for a cultural trip. Choosing Naples for your trip to Italy will allow you to diversify your holiday activities. In addition to visiting the historic district, the various chapels, or the national archaeological museum, you have the opportunity to make more exotic excursions.

Stays combining Naples, Campania and the Gulf Islands are frequent.

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It is very easy to visit Naples on your own. The city is easily accessible by plane. Public transport and hotel facilities are plentiful, you can make your choice. As in any large city, however, care must be taken with pickpockets in tourist areas. Do not wait any longer to live the experience of the Neapolitan way of life. Your Naples guide will accompany you at every stage of your stay.

The city's public transport network is not very well articulated, and it can be difficult to find information about it, due to the many transport companies operating in the city, but most tourist sites are served by metro lines. Moreover, some resorts are part of the splendid places to discover such as Toledo, Dante or Garibaldi resorts! Feel free to drop by if you have the opportunity, they are real underground works of art. Download the Gira Napoli application or Metro (Kinevia) to your smartphone for free to see the most convenient route to take. Boats connect the city to the Gulf Islands. On the other hand, banish the car from the city: traffic is quite complicated.

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  • Airbnb rental
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When to travel?

The sulphurous reputation of this jewel of the Amalfi coast does not detract from its charm.

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Weather forecast

Like the Italian capital, Naples enjoys a very mild climate. Much milder than that of France. All year round, the we...
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Budget

The Italian currency is the euro. No exchange or conversion problems, so no problem! In terms of budget, Naples is a...
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Formalities

EU citizens only need a valid (or expired less than five years ago) identity card or passport for a stay of less than...
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Health

No special precautions to take for your stay in Naples except to check that your vaccinations are up to date. Tap wat...
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How to travel by yourself?

It is very easy to visit Naples on your own. The city is easily accessible by plane. Public transport and hotel facil...
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How to get organized?

Many tour operators offer holiday packages. The most frequent ones are escapades and long weekends. Prices vary accor...
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Getting around

The city's public transport network is not very well articulated, and it can be difficult to find information about i...
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