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Cruise ships dock at the Naples cruise center. This cruise terminal is located right at the center of town! There are lots of things to see and do within walking distance. Find souvenir shops, tourist information and ATM’s in the cruise terminal. Visit the full Naples cruise port guide for all the information.
Stazione Marittima, Naples, Italy
Just north of Via Toledo you will find the Sqanish quater. This among the locals in known as the area suffering from high unemployment, but to many it also doesn’t get any more typical than this. Just looking at this picture already you see this is the Naples as you had envisioned it.
Quartieri Spagnoli, Naples
This ferry station is right in front of the cruise terminal. You will come across it as you walk out. This is where you can catch the ferry to Capri or Sorrento. These ferries go pretty frequent, but it is wise to check the schedule ahead of time on http://www.capri.net/en/ferry-schedule?path_id=11
Molo Beverello, Naples
Naples has 4 castles. On top of the hill lies the “baby” castle. It is a star shaped military fortress on top of the Vomero Hill. Visit the castle and have look in its Novecento museum, High Prison and collection of modern art.
Via Tito Angelini, 22, 80129 Napoli NA, Italy
If you were go for lunch at the Earl of Sandwich you order a sandwich. If you go for lunch in Naples you order a margharita pizza. This is the place where pizza was invented in the 16th century. Later in 1889 the Margherita pizza was invented when Queen consort of Italy, Margherita of Savoy, visited Naples. Especially for her they made a pizza that resembles the colors on the Italian flag.
Spaccanapoli means “Split Naples” and this is exactly what it does. It is a perfect straight street and it runs directly through the historical district of Naples. Walk it from begin to end to come across the most famous monuments, churches and sights of the city.
Via dei Tribunali, Naples
On the Via San Gregorio Armeno you will find “Crib makers street” (see map). Visit this street to see the nativity scene makers at work on their Neapolitan Crib. This happens year round although during Christmas more than half a million tourist come to see the shops with the original miniature figurines and the shops.
Via San Gregorio Armeno, Naples
In front of the cruise terminal you can already see one of the eye catchers of the city: Castel Nuovo. It is a medieval castle that distinguishes itself by its architecture and history. Take a look inside the castle and visit its museum.
Via Vittorio Emanuele III, 80133 Napoli NA, Italy
This square forms the centre one which a lot of the most important buildings of Napels are located on. Make sure not to miss this part of the city. It is named for the plebiscite in 1863 that brought Naples into the unified Kingdom of Italy.
Piazza del Plebiscito, Naples
This is the main church of Naples from the 11th century.
Via Duomo, 147, 80138 Napoli NA, Italy
At just about 30 minutes drive from Naples you will find one of the most famous excavations in the world. This ancient city got covered in ashed after the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 AD. The archeological site is something remarkable and not to be missed. Be sure to bring (audio) guide to get a picture behind the ruins.
Pompei, Province of Naples, Campania, Italy
This picture was shot while sailing out of Naples. It shows the city’s beautiful skyline and its cruise port. But this is not the only thing to see when sailing in and out of Naples. Your ship will also be close to Mt. Vesuvius and the island of Capri. Keep an eye outside when sailing in and out and keep your camera ready.