Naples is the capital of Campania region and is a city rich of culture, arts, nature and gastronomy. The city is located along a narrow gulf on the Mediterranean sea and is known for the volcanic activity present all around, as well as for of the picturesque landscape along the coast, having several unique islands like Capri and Ischia.
You may start your tour of Naples from the main open square "Piazza del Plebiscito" surrounded by a columnade ending into the church of San Francesco di Paola. Naples has many palaces, castles and museums, several of them are some of the most interesting throughout Italy: Castel Nuovo, known locally also as the "Maschio Angioino", was built during Charles I time and has hosted many religious event during the history, like the election of several popes. The Naples National Archaeological Museum hosts handicrafts from the Roman Empire and has also a section dedicated to Pompei and Herculaneum. Naples has also dozens of catholic churches, with the Cathedral of Naples known in the entire country, and perhaps all over the world, for the miracle of Saint Januarius, causing dried blood to become liquid once per year.
The gastronomy in Naples shows a selection of local dishes, imitated throughout entire Italy and in some case throughout the world, deserving a trip to Naples even just to taste the different specialties, in their genuine form, like the Pizza Margherita, the spaghetti with tomato sauce and extra virgin olive oil, the "Mozzarella di Bufala" cheese, the sweet "Baba", just to mention a few.
Around Naples lot of amazing places waits to be discovered. Pompei, about 30 kilometers away, is probably the most famous as it hosts the ruins of ancient Pompei, buried under an explosive volcano eruption in year
79 AD. Just a little more to the south, the coastline between Sorrento
show an amazing landscape that seems to be suspended between sky and sea. From Naples, picturesque islands like Capri
and be reached by ferry for day tours or longer stay. Caserta
, about 40 kilometers from Naples, has one of the most beautiful royal palace palace and gardens in Italy. We offer private taxi transfers to all these destinations and more, for yourself and your travel companions booking together with you. If the destination that you need to reach is not listed in our www.airportcitytransfer.com web site, please contact us to ask for a quote.
Public transportation in Naples is ensured by buses, trams, funiculars and a small underground metro. Super fast trains connect Naples to Rome and to northern Italy quickly, while regional trains are used mainly to serve the smaller towns all around.
Napoli Capodichino airport has flights from major cities throughout Italy, and direct non-stop service is also ensured from most European capitals. For more information about Naples airport please see the official web site here.