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Naples, Italy

Naples
Italy

The Port of Naples is located south of Rome, on the west coast of Italy in the Gulf of Naples. Naples is one of the oldest cities in Italy and its historic centre is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This stopover allows you to visit the Amalfi Coast, Vesuvius, Pompeii, Capri and Sorrento, all located nearby.

Useful Information

Language

Italian

Tips

The service is included, but it is customary to round up the sum of the bill.

Currency

EUR
Euro

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XE

Time difference

UTC: 1

from New York: +6h

from San Francisco: +8h

from London: +1h

Weather
°C °F

MonthTemperature (Celsius)Temperature (Fahrenheit)
Precipitations
Minimum
Average
Maximum
(mminch)
January
439
1049
1559
562.25
February
541
1151
1661
542.25
March
948
1457
1966
622.50
April
1152
1762
2272
763.00
May
1559
2068
2577
200.75
June
1966
2475
2984
40.25
July
2170
2780
3290
20.00
August
2170
2780
3290
40.25
September
1763
2373
2882
170.75
October
1355
1965
2475
803.25
November
948
1457
1966
933.75
December
745
1152
1559
923.50

Where is located the Port of Naples Cruise Terminal

Ships dock at the Naples Cruise Port directly in the heart of the city. It is easy to explore the city on foot. If the port is very busy, docks 21-22 can also be used. In this case, a shuttle should be available.

Travelling around the Naples Cruise Port

From Naples train station you can reach Pompeii by train in about 1 hour (Station Pompei - scavi villa misteri) or Herculaneum (Station Ercolano Scavi).

A ferry will take you to the island of Capri.

Taxis are available at the port and offer tours to the various attractions of the area.
A hop-on hop-off tourist bus allows you to visit the attractions of the city.
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Activities in Naples

Landmarks

Castel Nuovo

This castle was built during the reign of Charles I of Anjou which was both a palace and a fortress over the course of renovations. It now houses the municipal museum and hosts exhibitions and cultural events.

Palazzo Reale di Capodimonte

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This palace was commissioned by Charles de Bourbon. It was designed from its origin to hold the functions of the summer palace and museum. The National Museum of Capodimonte is located there and brings together classical and contemporary works as well as armor.

Basilica of San Francesco di Paola

The circular church in neoclassical style is located west of piazza del Plebicito.

The Royal Palace

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This palace was the historic residence of one of the most important dynasties of Naples, the Bourbons.

Oplonits (Villa Poppaea)

This Roman villa is located between Naples and Sorrento. Here you can visit a large residential villa from the first century BCE.

Caserta Royal Palace

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Located north of Naples, this Baroque-style Royal Palace was a residence of the Bourbon royal family and is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Galleria Umberto I

This commercial gallery is characterized by its glass-roof arcade which makes it a very pretty building in Naples.

Historical sites

Pompeii

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This ancient city was buried, following an eruption of Mount Vesuvius, in the year 79. This has preserved the remains of the city that you can now visit to learn more about the life of that time.

Herculaneum

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Herculaneum is another city, smaller than Pompeii, which was destroyed by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius.

Naples Underground

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Explore the ruins of the ancient city buried 40 meters underground.

Museums

National Archaeological Museum

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This museum has an important Greco-Roman collection and is dedicated to classical antiquity. It contains mosaics and paintings that survived the eruption of Mount Vesuvius.

Nature

Mt. Vesuvius

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The volcano that destroyed Pompeii and Herculaneum. Trails allow you to climb the volcano to get to the Grand Cone at its summit.

Nearby

Amalfi Coast

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A steep road runs along the Amalfi Coast, between Sorrento and Salerno, where there are several charming mountainside villages with cobalt blue sea views. Amalfi is the most famous village.

Sorrento

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Sorrento, a town perched on a cliff on the other side of the Bay of Naples. It can be reached by ferry. Consult the sheet of this port for more details.

Capri

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Capri can be reached by ferry. Many shops, elegant restaurants and sumptuous villas can be found on this island. Consult the sheet of this port for more details.