What to see in Naples for FREE

Others, Monuments, Museums

Choosing and visiting the Neapolitan chief town can also be a good idea for your wallet, in fact the city of Naples is already very cheap in itself.

But if we are facing a very low-budget trip this list of free attractions can definitely be of help. These are castles, parks and small museums in which it is absolutely recommended to visit:

Castel dell’Ovo (open: during the summer)
on weekdays from 9.00 a.m. to 7.30 p.m. – last access at 7.00 p.m.
on public holidays and on Sundays from 9.00 a.m. to 2.00 p.m. – last access at 1.30 p.m. during the winter period
on weekdays from 9.00 a.m. to 6.30 p.m. – last access at 6.00 p.m.
on public holidays and on Sundays from 9.00 a.m. to 2.00 p.m. – last admission at 1.30 p.m. Free admission)

Real Bosco di Capodimonte (open every day in October, February and March from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. in November, December and January):
opening at 7.00 a.m. and closing at 5.00 p.m. in April, May, June, July, August and September:
opening at 7.00 a.m. and closing at 7.30 p.m.)

Parco Virgiliano (open every day from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. (10 p.m. Sat and Sun) from October to April,
24.00 from 1 May to 20 June
01.00 from 21 June to 30 September)

Villa Comunale di Napoli (open every day from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. from November to April),
24.00 from 1 May to 31 October)

Villa Floridiana (open every day; opening hours: from March 6 to March 19 at 8.30-17.30; from March 20 to April 30 at 8.300-)
18.30; from 1 May to 1 October at 8.30-19.00; from 2 October to 22 October at 8.30-18.00; from 23 October to 5 October
March 8.30-17.15 Free admission)

Cemetery of the Fountains (open every day from 10.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m., free entrance)

Orto Botanico (open from Monday to Friday with the following hours: Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9.00 a.m. to 2.00 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday from 9.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m.). To visit it you must call (+39) 081-2533937 leaving your last name and indicating the number of people who will visit the Garden. This operation can also be carried out on the same day of the visit. Free entrance)

Pan/ Palazzo delle Arti Naples (Pan is open every day from 9.30 a.m. to 7.30 p.m., N.B. always offers free exhibitions in addition to those on payment)

Archaeological Park Pausilypon (free visit every day from Monday to Saturday, except holidays, only by reservation:
– by calling the number 081.2301030, from 10.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. from Monday to Saturday;
– by sending a fax to 081.2301030;
– by writing to the e-mails listed below indicating a telephone number:
Visits depart at 09.30 – 10.30 – 11.30 with groups of up to 40 people)

Museo Orientale “Umberto Scerrato” (The Museum is open to the public every Thursday and Friday from 11.00 a.m. to 2.00 p.m.). Admission is free. On the other days of the week, with the exception of Saturday and Sunday, there is the possibility of guided tours by appointment.)

Museo Archeologico Etrusco “De Feis” (open to the public and schools from Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on request by telephone on 081 575 7533N.B. Only groups can visit the museum on Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.).

Parco Vergiliano a Piedigrotta, Tomba di Virgilio e Giacomo Leopardi (Opening hours: daily 9.00-18.00, free admission)