Naplesis the third Italian city for population.It is situated in the south of Italy, in the Campania region ,in an area between the volcano Vesuvius and a separate volcanic area, the Phlegrean Fields.
The sightseeing is dominated by the Vesuvius: one of the most famous volcanoes on Earth. It is one of the symbols of Naples.
Naples is one of the oldest cities in Europe, with some of the most famous cultural monuments in the world. Its artistic treasures are characterized by the historical centre , a patrimony under the tutelage of Unesco , the castles, the palaces ,the churches , the catacombs and underground passageways ,the museums , the squares.
Castel dell’Ovo : the profileof the coastisdominatedby the massive tuffwallofthiscastle , itis the oldestof the city
Castel Sant’Elmo dominates the city withitsimposingprofile and itisvisiblefrommanypartsofNaples .
Plebiscito Square: itis the largestsquare in the city and itis the spectacularbackdropof cultural events and concerts .Itischaracterizedby the profileof San Francesco di Paola Church .
Gesù Nuovo Square :is the entrancegateto the oldcentre . Itsdistinguishingelements are the steepleof the Immacolata and Gesù Nuovo Church .
The Cathedralof Santa MariaAssunta The Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta is the cathedral of Naples. It is the largest basilica in the city.
The waterfront between Castel dell’Ovo and Posillipo , with its panoramic view , is the most famous scene of Naples .
NaplesToday The symbol of modern Naples is the Administrative Centre with its skyscrapers.
Here history , legend , myth and mystery melt into a fascinating landscape . Rich with history and art , the Phlegrean Fields are also extraordinarly beautiful , with the signs of volcanic activity clearly evident .
The marvellous natural scenery makes the Sorrentine Peninsula one of the most famous tourist destinations in Italy . Art and tradition characterize it but the great attraction of this land is in its landscape .
There are threeislandsin the GulfofNaples :Capri , Ischia and Procida.Capri isimmersed in exceptionalnatural beauty:ithasenchantedwriters ,poets , musicians andpainters . Capri
Procida :comparedtoIschia and Capri , famoustouristdestinations , itstillseemslikeanislandtodiscover.
Typical Food Pizza Margherita isfamousallover the world . Toprepareit, the pizzamakermust work withhispalms and thumbs , use San Marzano tomatoes ,mozzarella, olive oil , grated Parmigiano Reggiano cheese and a fewleavesoffreshbasil.