The Masterpieces of Capodimonte

When in Naples there is so much to see that it is difficult to choose the itinerary, the things to do, and what to eat, because being the land of plenty not everything can fit in. Therefore the Museum of Capodimonte may be left behind because it is a little off the beaten busy path […]

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Royal Palace of Caserta: The Versailles of Italy

The Royal Palace of Caserta (Italian: Reggia di Caserta) is a former royal residence in Caserta, southern Italy, not too far from Naples; built by the House of Bourbon-Two Sicilies as their main residence as kings of Naples. It is the largest palace erected in Europe during the 18th century. In terms of volume, the […]

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Napoli—City of Passion and Miracles

Naples (Napoli for us) is a city like no other. There is passion, good food, and miracles. I am not a particularly religious person, I leave beliefs aside and visit churches for their works of art. Recently I went to Naples, incidentally it was also the Saturday before the first Sunday of May. On this […]

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Naples Sanità and its Food

Food is everywhere in Naples, fresh and inviting in a great display on the numerous “Pasticcerie”, “pizzerie,” “chiosco” and everything in between.  Naples is street food par excellence! And this is an indisputable fact. Every corner of the city hides a nice and characteristic place where you can taste a culinary specialty. The choice is […]

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Spaccanapoli & Other Sites

DAY THREE Time to visit the real Napoli, the Napoli of Elena Ferrante, the crowded and busy Naples. The Naples of motorcycles EVERYWHERE!  VISITING VIA DEI TRIBUNALI An easy starting point is from the train station—or Metro station, but first making a stop for a “sfogliatella” at Attanasio.  It is the best in Naples, they […]

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Napoli—Vomero

DAY TWO—LETS TAKE THE FUNICOLARE! Il Vomero is the hilly area of Naples best known for the great concentration of shops and clubs. The Funicolare (Gondola?), in Chiaia and Montesanto serve quite well the Vomero district, unless you want to walk uphill the about 2 and some miles to get to Vomero. Piazza Vanvitelli is […]

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Let’s See Napoli—Day by Day

FOUR DAYS TO SEE NAPLES Napoli is a multifaceted city. There is the belvedere Naples, the impoverished Naples, the opulent Naples, the gourmand Naples, the creative Naples, the Baroque Naples, and perhaps more. But Napoli is at heart a happy place, the region is in fact known as “Terra Felix.” Ancient Campania (often also referred […]

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Gambrinus

Gran Caffè Gambrinus is a historic place in Naples located in Via Chiaia. The Gran Caffè Gambrinus is one of the top ten Cafés in Italy and is part of the Association of Historic Places in Italy. TRUE ESPRESSO AND DELICIOUS PASTRIES The true coffee temple is in the Naples!. Gambrinus overlooks Piazza Plebiscito, since […]

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