and his most popular attractions
Immersed among the giant and silent Vesuvius and the steaming Campi Flegrei, Naples is a metropolitan city made of thousands of contradictions. Cheers, funny, melancholic, volcanic, scary and generous, however full of desire to live.
The Parthenopean capital can boast an artistic, historical and cultural heritage that does not fear comparisons throughout the Old Continent. The importance and prestige of the city are renewed daily in churches, museums, historic buildings, castles, alleys, squares and archaeological remains. An architectural and architectural heritage that UNESCO has chosen to protect, including the historic center of Naples, the largest in Europe, among the world heritage sites of humanity. Even a simple walk, therefore, will prove to you an unforgettable experience.
The veiled Christ is one of the most fascinating and mysterious works that can be seen in Naples. It is said that the marble veil on the body of Christ, is actually a fabric veil, turned into rock thanks to a special liquid invented by the sinister Prince of St. Severus, illustrious alchemist. The Chapel deserves a visit not only for Christ but Also for the other wo...More info
If there is a symbol place in Naples, this is Piazza del Plebiscito. Over the centuries it has been transformed from a simple countryside to the Neapolitan gathering place: here were the medieval tournaments and the "cuccagne" of the Bourbons to hold the people well. Today is the symbol of the new "Renaissance Neapolitan": liberated from the cars it is a place of wa...More info
The underground city was served to the Neapolitans in many ways: from shelter during bombardments at source of water, from dump to a place where the delinquents were hiding. Always excavated in the subsoil but for different reasons is the Borbonica Gallery, wanted in 1853 by Ferdinando II of Bourbon. The goal was an underground viaduct to unite the Royal Palace with...More info
On the ancient Megaride Isolotto, the Castel dell'Ovo is impressive. One of the most fanciful Neapolitan legends would trace its name to the egg Virgil would hide inside a cage in the castle's underground. The place where the egg was kept was closed by heavy locks and kept secret because "that egg hung all those facts and fortune in Castel Marino". From that moment ...More info
The city of Pompeii began in the 9th century B.C. to end in 79, when, following the eruption of Vesuvius, it is covered under a bush of ash and lapilli high about six meters. Of the approximately one hundred and fifty victims, three hundred and fourth four have been found in the lower lapilli layers, inside of buildings collapsed under the weight of volcanic materia...More info
Ercolano, according to the legend dictated by the Dionysons of Alicarnasso, was founded by Hercules in 1243 BC: most likely it was founded either by Osci in the XII century BC the city became a residential place for the Roman aristocracy. He was subsequently struck by the 62nd Pompeii earthquake and then completely buried under a mud and high pyroclastic material fr...More info
The birth of the city can not be dated with absolute certainty. Perhaps, for this reason too, there are numerous legends that seek to explain their origins; Numerous yes, but all with a common character: the beautiful siren Partenope. One of these legends tells us that the mermaid, refused by the Umaris heroic hero, decided to land on the island of Megaride, where now Castel dell'Ovo is headquartered. It was where the city arose. Countless things to do and see, we invite you to find yourself.
The excavations of Pompeii are a chilling testimony to the city's lifestyle at that time, which seems to have fallen asleep under volcanic dust. During the excavations of 1961-62 and 1973-74 were found the bodies of 13 victims of the eruption, surprised by the lava and the lapillo while they were escaping in the direction of Porta Nocera. Men, women, children, one oMore info
Is the only active volcano in continental Europe and the most studied in the world as well as one of the most dangerous because of the high population of surrounding areas. The term "dynamic Vesuvius rest" is studied and theories are different in this regard, from a next awakening, up to 50-100 years or centuries. Warning signals, such as fumarole gas changes, smallMore info
Amalfi was one of the old maritime republics, and here is certainly worth visiting the Sant'Andrea Cathedral, the Arsenal Museum and the Map Museum. In Amalfi, once, the mills that fed the factories for the production of "Amalfi paper" were erected, which in 1220 was considered so precious that Federico II prohibited its use for public acts. Among other things to doMore info
Positano is an ancient seaside village, one of the most elegant and well-known climatic stations of the Amalfi Coast, which rises in a beautiful and suggestive panoramic position along one of the most beautiful coastline of the Sorrento peninsula, precisely in the center of the bay between Punta Germano and Capo Sottile. The coast of Positano is one of the most beauMore info