Naples Travel and Leisure

Rome in One Day? You Must Be Crazy! Don’t Do it!

If you want one of life’s more memorable experiences, take a comprehensive leisurely tour of Rome in one day. Now, that raises the question, what should you do and see when only in Rome for a day? LOL. I’m sorry, I can’t go on with this…this is a hilarious absurdity…a Read More

How to Experience Italy's Amazing Amalfi Coast (or Driving Amalfi)

The Perilous Amalfi Drive We were cruising along the Amalfi Drive (formerly SS 163 Amalfitana or Strada Statale 163) on our way back from Amalfi; the village after which the Amalfi Coast is named. As we sped along the perilous road from Amalfi to Positano, we drove past a man who was par Read More

About Naples

In southern Italy, there is the city of Naples which lay on the Bay of Naples. Naples has an important historical significance that dates as far back to the 2nd millennium B.C. The famous, ancient town of Pompeii and the active Mount Vesuvius that destroyed it long ago are both located nearby. Castel Nuovo, a castle from the 13th century and the Royal Palace of Naples are just two historic architectural sites that can be visited. There are many churches to see, like the Pio Monte della Misericordia that contains the "Seven Works of Mercy" painting. Naples is where pizza and spaghetti were born but also has delicious seafood as well. Via Toledo is a shopping district near the Spanish Quarters neighborhood. Dividing the historic area of the city is the Spaccanapoli or the Naples Splitter. Spaccanapoli is a long picturesque road where plenty of landmarks like the Church of Santa Chiara can be found.

Discover and explore Naples, a city in the country of Italy. This online guide of information, articles, and photos of Naples helps you explore the attractions and points of interest of Naples. It is located on the continent of Europe and its GPS coordinates address is latitude 40.8333 and logitude 40.8333. [Map of Naples].

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