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Naples

Naples

Meet Naples, the magical city where history and culture are intertwined with mouth-watering flavors and exciting activities. Explore the cemetery of skulls within the Fontanelle cemetery or the lost city of Pompeii first hand – or spice things up and add on a day trip of pure adventure by exploring the famous volcano Vesuvius or the beautiful island of Capri. Discover the lost tunnels of Naples and witness the true soul of the city throughout the ages, and then explore the bars, restaurants and vivid nightlife in the evening. Castles, museums and churches add to the picturesque and old-world feeling of this city. You are officially invited to come and discover this wonderful jem in the Italian seaside.

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Museum of Capodimonte

The castle of Capodimonte boasts a wonderful view on the Bay of Naples. Built in the 18th century by Bourbon kings, it has been the royals' summer residence for a long time; today it hosts a museum which exhibits various collections, including masterpieces by Tiziano, Botticelli, Perugino and Raffaello.

Address
Via Miano 2, Naples
Castel Nuovo

Also known as 'Maschio Angioino', this medieval castle dating back to 1279 was an important cultural centre, visited by important artists and writers such as Giotto, Petrarca and Boccaccio. Today it hosts various cultural events, and is home of the Municipal Museum of Naples.

Address
Via Vittorio Emanuele III - Maschio Angioino, Naples
Ristorante Mimì Alla Ferrovia

Since its opening in 1943, this bustling restaurant has been an institution in Naples: frequented by famous writer and actor Eduardo de Filippo, it has also hosted well-known guests like Maradona and Michael Schumacher. It offers typical Neapolitan dishes such as stuffed grilled pepper and pasta from daily markets, and has a remarkable choice of wines.

Address
Via Alfonso D'Aragona 19/21, Naples
Ristorante Amici Miei

Recommended by tourists in search of high quality Neapolitan flavours, and well reviewed by local newspapers, this atmospheric restaurant is called 'My Friends' in Italian, and is a great spot to taste traditional classics such as Gnocchi alla Sorrentina and Ragù meatballs. Their after-dinner limoncello is said to be particularly good.

Address
Via Monte di Dio 78, Naples
Face

This well rated jewellery shop mixes contemporary design with ancient tribal traditions, and can give many ideas for gifts or souvenirs, such as necklaces made out of lava or minerals stones.

Address
Via San Sebastiano 29, Naples
Fashion Victim Store

A careful selection of clothes from different fashion brands is the centre of this very well-known shop, which concentrates on quality rather than quantity. Regardless of gender, all fashion lovers will find this place a heaven on earth.

Address
Via Domenico Cimarosa 77a, Naples

Airport

Naples International Airport, Aeroporto Internazionale di Napoli, is located approximately 7 kilometres from the city centre. To get into the city centre, take a special bus from the local transport company ANM. Its name is Alibus and it departs 250 metres from Terminal 1 every 20 minutes. You can buy the ticket on borad, or visit www.anm.it . Taxis are available from outside the arrival concourse, and most of them have fixed rates for trips to the major destinations. To hire a car, make an inquiry directly to a car company, such as: Avis Naples Airport +39 081 780 5790 Mon-Sun 7:30am-11:30pm www.avisautonoleggio.it Europcar Naples Airport +39 081 780 5643 Mon-Sun 7:30am-11:30pm www.europcar.com Hertz Naples Aeroporto +39 081 231 1200 Mon-Sun 7:30am-11:30pm www.hertz.it

Address
Naples International Airport, Naples

Passport / Visa

Italy can be visited visa-free for up to 90 days by citizens of most European countries, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Malaysia, Israel, UAE and most countries in America. If you are unsure whether or not you need to apply for a visa, we recommend contacting the embassy or consulate in your country. International (non-Schengen) travelers need a passport that is valid for at least 3 months after the end of their intended trip in order to enter the Schengen zone. Citizens of Schengen countries can travel without a passport, but must have a valid ID with them during their stay.