Category: Archeological areas

  • Piazzetta Nilo, a walk in Naples

    Piazzetta Nilo, a walk in Naples

    “Napule è na camminata” sang Pino Daniele (one of the greatest performers of Neapolitan music). Yes, a walk in the alleys and among the people of Naples is the best way to discover the treasures and wonders of this city. From Via Roma, passing through San Gregorio Armeno and Spaccanapoli, there are many small details […]

  • Piazza Bellini and its Greek Walls. Exploring the historic centre of Naples.

    Piazza Bellini and its Greek Walls. Exploring the historic centre of Naples.

    In ancient times, the historic center of Naples was surrounded by walls that defined the perimeter and served as a defensive circuit of the city and its inhabitants. Despite the years and the destruction that have occurred, just turn the corner and the city of Naples is transformed into an open-air archaeological site. The Neapolitan […]

  • All about the church of Pietrasanta, Naples. (History, information and exhibitions)

    All about the church of Pietrasanta, Naples. (History, information and exhibitions)

    The church of Santa Maria Maggiore alla Pietrasanta is one of the historic basilicas in the historic centre of Naples; it can be considered one of the most interesting from the historical-artistic point of view and was also the first Neapolitan church to be dedicated to the Virgin Mary. It is located along Via dei […]

  • Tonight in Naples with Alberto Angela

    Tonight in Naples with Alberto Angela

      Alberto Angela On Rai 1 at Christmas time there is Alberto Angela with Stanotte a Napoli. Don’t miss this new appointment of the series Stanotte a.. that Alberto Angela has been carrying on for some years. Alberto Angela In Naples in the ancient places of the Neapolitan city, with evocative images, the famous conductor […]

  • Vesuvius National Park. An oasis of beauty to be discovered

    Vesuvius National Park. An oasis of beauty to be discovered

      Vesuvius, one of the most famous volcanoes in the world as well as one of the most studied, is since June 1995 a National Park and since 1997 one of the natural reserves of the biosphere declared by the Unesco Mab program. They are put under strict protection of different volcanic landscapes, among the […]

  • The sacellum of the Augustals

    The sacellum of the Augustals

    A real pearl, near Naples, in the flegrean locality of Miseno, in the municipality of Bacoli. The sacellum of the Augustals is therefore a temple, located in the area where the Forum of the ancient city of Misenum stood, today half-submerged by water due to the phenomenon of bradyseism, not far from the ancient theater […]

  • Archaeological Museum of Campi Flegrei at Baia Castle

    Archaeological Museum of Campi Flegrei at Baia Castle

    The Museum, the territory and the archaeological collections The museum itinerary is divided into rooms, each of which preserves extraordinary finds from the Roman era coming mainly from: the Rione Terra in Pozzuoli, the Sacello degli Augustali in Miseno, the plaster casts found at the Terme di Baia (remains of work carried out by local […]

  • Catacombs of San Gaudioso. Descend into the underground of Naples

    Catacombs of San Gaudioso. Descend into the underground of Naples

    The underground of Naples hides incredible mysteries, it can be visited in different points of the city and brings a very different point of view compared to other places. Catacombs, hypogea, air-raid shelters and archaeological excavations are spread all over the Neapolitan territory and invite tourists and citizens to penetrate into its bowels to discover […]

  • Archaeological Park of Pompeii – drone videos, timetables, tickets, useful advice

    Archaeological Park of Pompeii – drone videos, timetables, tickets, useful advice

    Are you going to visit the great archaeological park of Pompeii and discover all its secrets? Let yourself be carried away by the charm of the archaeological excavations of Pompeii, Vesuvius, archaeology and the history of Roman art. Pompeii is an extraordinary archaeological park that restores to the eyes of the public the splendor of […]

  • Caves Platamonie, Mount Echia and Pizzofalcone. Under the skin of Naples

    Caves Platamonie, Mount Echia and Pizzofalcone. Under the skin of Naples

    Have you ever heard of the Platamonie Caves? They are among the most mystical places in the city of Naples. Walking through the streets of the centre of Naples, not too far from the splendid seaside Caracciolo, it is very likely that you have noticed a large spur of tufa rock with slightly artificial and […]

  • Discover the Charterhouse and Museum of San Martino, Napoli (location, hours, admission)

    Discover the Charterhouse and Museum of San Martino, Napoli (location, hours, admission)

    Among the most beautiful places in Naples, there is absolutely the Charterhouse of San Martino. It is a museum, it is a church, and it is one of the best viewpoints in the city. It is also by all means one of the largest religious monumental complexes in the city and is one of the […]

  • Naples Subterranea. Enter in the tourism of the subsoil (Timetables, info and prices)

    Naples Subterranea. Enter in the tourism of the subsoil (Timetables, info and prices)

    Napoli Sotterranea is a journey back in history, in time before space. Visiting Napoli Sotterranea is a must: in an excursion of only two hours, you’ll pass all the history of the territory under your feet, from the bottom, up to climb up. You will discover that Naples is a city built vertically. Discovering its […]