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Naples, Italy Cruises

Naples, Italy Cruises

Naples is a perfect example of Italian ecstasy, which offers mesmerizing sights of Mount Vesuvius. The Blue Grotto natural sea cave is the fascinating cave you will ever encounter. Museo Nazionale is located in a prime area and is easily reachable. The streets of Via Tribunali, Via San Biagio Dei Libri, and Via Benedetto Croce are filled with chapels, churches, and artisans.

Highlights of Naples

Below are the Naples highlights!

1. The Food

It's probably not a good idea to go to Naples if you're on a diet. There is always temptation around. You will pay only 6 euros for a delicious Margherita pizza at Da Michele. It is also delicious to eat Neapolitan pastries, such as the rum-soaked baba or the creamy ricotta-filled sfogliatella.

2. The Views

Of all the Italian cities, Naples has the most picturesque setting. On a clear day, take the funicular up the hill to see Castel Sant'Elmo or stroll down to the seafront to view the Bay of Naples. Vesuvius, Capri, and Ischia are visible from this medieval fortress across the bay.

3. The Coffee Culture

Even though Italy is well known for its coffee, Naples has delicious - and substantial - coffee. At the elegant Gambrinus or the famous Maradona shrine on Spaccanapoli, try it standing up at Bar Nilo. Since Naples is where the tradition of "suspended coffee" began, you might as well buy two. Whenever you buy a coffee, you have the option of buying one for a future customer who cannot afford it.

Interesting Spots to Visit

Naples - or Napoli - should be high on any European bucket list, thanks to its sun-kissed location, rich culture, and delicious food (read: make sure you have the best pizza of your life). The Gulf of Naples, Amalfi Coast, and Mount Vesuvius surround Naples, giving the city oodles of natural beauty. Below are some other tourist attractions.

1. Castel Nuovo

One of the first sights that cruise ship passengers will see upon entering Naples is the Castel Nuovo. As one of the main historical sites in Naples, the castle is close to the famous Piazza del Plebiscito. A triumphal arch was added later to the castle, which was created in 1282. View Naples and the harbor from the castle ramparts as well as the painted ceiling of Baron's Hall, the central courtyard, and the beautiful towers of the castle.

2. Climb Mount Vesuvius

In 79 AD, Mount Vesuvius famously erupted, destroying Pompeii and Herculaneum and causing the destruction of the skyline and landscape surrounding Naples. Due to its proximity to so many human settlements, Vesuvius is considered one of the most dangerous volcanoes in mainland Europe. Visitors can climb up its slopes to peer into the crater today on a bus tour departing from Naples. On a clear day, the views are fantastic from the top, and the caldera and crater are also fascinating. The hike will take between 20-30 minutes.

3. Spaccanapoli in Old Town

An Old Town walking tour is a must-do when visiting Naples. Located in the historical center of the region, Spaccanapoli is the main, narrow street. Experience the authentic culture by chatting with shop owners and grabbing a cornetto along the way.

4. Discover the Ruins of Pompeii

One of the most famous sites in Naples and one of the most famous towns around Vesuvius' eruption is Pompeii. Stand center stage in the large theatre and speak, and you will be able to hear everyone in the audience. Discover the lewd paintings that detail the contents of the brothel's doorways. The ash coat on Pompeii was created by people fleeing the volcanic eruption, which is now preserved in its preserved remains. 13 of these ashen figures are displayed in the Garden of the Fugitives. You will never experience anything like Pompeii anywhere else in the world. 

5. Palazzo Reale (Royal Palace)

Domenico Fontana built it in 1600 and it was restored between 1837 and 1841. In this area, there are four palaces where the Bourbon kings resided. Neapolitan kings are depicted on eight marble statues along the long facade. The state apartment contains more than two dozen rooms with furniture, tapestries, porcelains, sculptures, and a grand staircase of white marble built in 1651. A free audio tour is seldom crowded and inexpensive. Many tourists consider one of Naples' most exciting and unsung attractions to be one of the most interesting.

When to Visit in Naples? 

March and April are the best months to visit Naples because the weather is mild, and the crowds aren't as dense. Touring everything but the beach is made sticky and sweaty by the hot and humid summer weather.

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