Squatting on the western coast of Italy, lying on the bay Naples, it is known to be one of the most populous cities in Italy. Rooting back to the second millennium B.C, Naples is a conveyer of the rich art and iconic architecture and is known to be the most populated city after Rome and Milan. From boasting some of the most alluring beaches ornate with the sparkling sandy coastline and unique pebbles to being one of the most preferred places to visit for the foodies, Naples is known to be a paradise for all the nature lovers out there.
This beautiful city has survived through many life-shaking events such as WWII, the eruption of Vesuvius and has managed to become one of the most visited cities in Italy which reflects the greek origins at its best. Due to its magnificent architectural art and history possessed by a place no other place than Naples, it was regarded as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the year 1995.
Best time to visit the city
If you are looking to witness the raw beauty of the magnificent city at its best, book your tickets between March and April when the soft sun rays fill your body with life while the cool breeze soothes your skin with its touch. Visiting the alluring city during September and October would be budget-friendly as the city does not face the tourist rush and most of the things such as accommodation, dining and adventure events are usually cheap. Avoid visiting during July and August which is seen to be the hottest months of the year.
Calling out all the pizza lovers to satisfy their pizza lust with the pizza that can not be experienced anywhere else, YES! Naples is the great mother of our favourite Italian dish topped with customised veggies and cheese that just melts in your mouth. The city surprises its visitors with more than one can ever expect, from being a paradise for adventure lovers and art freaks, it also provides an array of options for foodies.
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Lungomare and Castle Ovo
Remember the fairy tales where the vast palaces were surrounded by the water bodies to sway the reader’s mind with the ethereal beauty of the surrounding, this alluring waterfront with crystal clear water hitting on the walls of the Ovo Castle, the oldest castle in the history of Italy is something that every traveller must experience.
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Teatro di San Carlo
Calling out all the movie buffs to witness a rarity. Known to be the largest movie theatre in Europe, this supreme opera house was built by King Charles of Bourbon. The ornate theatre with six levels is embezzled with lavish boxes to make the visitors witness the ultimate acts, concerts and ballets. Young people with a wild heart are highly recommended to visit this place where chaos dangles in the air and art lies on the land.
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San Gregorio Armeno
Souvenirs are like a walk down the memory lane and while in Italy, three things that every traveller must have in his list to explore are- Food, Sightseeing and shopping. Wandering around San Gregorio Armeno will not only give you a chance to shop but will awe-inspire you with its unique Terra-cotta art, native figures and other fabric materials sculpted in beautiful sumptuous figures.
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Formally built as a private chapel, this beautiful place is now ornate in baroque style and consists of some of the most jaw-dropping sculptures in the history of art such as Veiled Christ by Sammartino. Every art lover must pay a visit to this place to awe-inspire themselves.
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Catacombs of San Gennaro
If you want to travel back in time and lose yourself in the labyrinth of a rustic building with ethereal architecture and some of the finest paintings, make sure to put this place on your list. This renowned basilica is seen to be a landmark in the Christian religion and entertains a lot of tourists every year.
Squatting on the south-west coast of Italy, this alluring town rests below the outraged cliffs of the region. Saint Andrea Cathedral is known to be situated in the heart of the city and attracts most travellers from all around the world. The travellers are advised to taste the rare liquor that this town produces.
Situated in the southern part of the country, this place is regarded as a landmark in the architectural history of Italy. Pompeii sits peacefully beside the Bay of Naples and extracts the serene ambience and beauty from the place. The tourists can witness rare architecture and buildings carved with rustic bricks, ornated with alluring paint.
If you want to get away from the chaos of Naples, make sure to visit this underrated beautiful place with picturesque surroundings and breathtaking views. Herculaneum has been declared to be a World Heritage Site by UNESCO due to the perfect blend of culture and history.
Located on the southern Amalfi Coast, Sorrento has recently gained a lot of popularity amongst the tourists due to its ethereal background beauty blessed with the magic of nature and the fun-filled nightlife that can not be experienced at any other place. Book a day trip to Sorrento from Naples with Rydeu for a timeless experience.
Known to be the most famous holiday destination, Positano is an alluring village that sits beside the cliff on the southern part of Italy. If you’re in the mood for resting on the sandy beaches with the tranquil sound of the sea, make sure to visit Positano with your loved ones for a memorable trip
Resting on the mouth of Tyrrhenian River, this ancient city is seen to reflect the Greek settlement and the rustic ruins that have made the city as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. A day trip to Paestum would leave you amidst the dreamy beauty of Mother Nature.
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Situated near Naples, Pozzuoli is a beautiful town that sits in the southern part of Italy. This place is an amalgamation of culture with archaeology and arts with history. Pozzuoli holds the power to sway the breath of its visitors with its magnificent sightseeing places.