Naples (Napoli in Italian) is a multicultural city with its 970,000 inhabitants. It is located in Southern Italy in a region called Campania. It is loved by people from all five continents as it is a kaleidoscope offering eveything one needs: culture, history, art, sport and entertainment.

Its landscapes has multiple forms thanks to the Tyrrhenian Sea and the Mount Vesuvius. Not far from the city, visitors can admire the beauty of what has been called "the most delightful part of Italy", which is Amalfi Coast.

The name of the city airport is Capodichino and it welcomes hundreds of people daily in Naples.

The weather in Naples is typically mediterranean. Rainfalls are rare and springs and summers are very warm.

Naples surprises visitors with its old districts, the narrow streets and the multitude of sights which embrace all the history of the city from its foundation by the Greeks to the earliest years of the past century. Unlike other Italian locations, visitors can directly experience the true Neapolitan life thanks to the strong spontaneity and hospitality of its inhabitants.

Getting lost in Naples is quite easy. As the city is composed of many districts, visitors are highly recommended to use a map. Maps are available at the point offices and the bookshops.

The Castel Nuovo is one of the most attractive sights of the city nad it is also called Maschio Angioino. It lies in Piazza Municipio, not far away from the Gulf. It was built in the 13th century by the king Roberto d'Angio who wished to have a residence near the sea. The fortness is an impressive sample of the Gothic art which is visible in its four massive towers (a fifth tower was built later), battlemented walls and a moat built in order to protect the royal family from enemies.

A great destination for visitors is Via San Gregorio Armeno where the best craftmen creating statuettes for the crib are gathered. Some further interesting destinations for visitor are, Piazza Plebiscito, the main square of Naples; the Duomo dedicated to Saint Gennaro the Palace of Capodimonte where the Nation Museum of Capodimonte is housed.

If visitors wish to stay in Naples for several days they should visit the famous Vesuvio volcano which is very famous because of its eruption (it took place in 79 AD and destroyed Pompeii and Ercolano towns), the island of Capri which is renowned for its natural landscapes and its movida, as well as the lovely town of Sorrento.

Finding accomodation in Naples is quite simple. The city is full of excellent hotels and many of them are purposely located close to the main touristic attractions, the central station and the port. The hotels in Naples were designed to offer visitors anything they need, including privacy and relax. Some hotels have been built on old palaces and they still keep remains of them, in particular in the architecture and the paintings on the walls and the roof. It is highly recommended to book in advance, especially during local feasts and in high season.