Naples City Info

Naples is the capital city of the Campania region in Southern Italy. It was founded in 600 BCE by Greek refugees and was later conquered by Romans in the 4th century BCE. The city has also been home to Byzantine and Saracen settlers, meaning it has a rich history, blended by different settlers and conquerors. Although heavily bombed during WW2, Naples is a commercial and cultural centre filled with churches, castles and a leading Italian university. The city it famed for its beautiful weather, stunning bay and fantastic climate. If you are looking for a summer break combined with a chance to explore and enjoy the history of a bustling European destination, then Naples is for you.

  • Eat pizza: Perhaps the most famous thing to come out of Naples is pizza. Home of the Pizza Margherita, there really is nowhere else in Italy to enjoy the various toppings and delights that have become a popular dish around the world. Every pizzeria in Naples is different and influenced in a different way. If you are visiting Naples, be prepared to eat as some of the best pizza restaurants in the world reside here.
  • Catacombe di San Gennaro: An ancient underground paleo-Christian burial site, the catacombes date back to the 3rd and 4th centuries and are known to be the largest catacomb complex in southern Italy. The catacombes, while eerie and quite spooky offer an insightful insight into the burial practices of ancient Italy. The tours are insightful and offered in Italian and English, a must visit.
  • Mercato di Porta Nolana: The Mercato di Porta Nolana is a market in Naples, popular among bellowing fishmongers and greengrocers. Visiting the market offers a great way to get up and close with the locals of Naples as well as pick up a great lunch on the cheap. If you are visiting Naples and have an afternoon to spare, this is a must visit as one of the city's most hustle and bustle areas.
Airport Info

Naples Airport serves a city of over 3 million people and is one of the main gateways into southern Italy. With 2 main terminals, the airport has been open since 1910 and was first operational as a military airport during WW1. The airport does not serve as a hub to any one specific carrier, however is a secondary hub to Easyjet. The airport welcomed over 5 million passengers in 2010 with visitor levels expected to be on the rise.

Naples Airport is located 3.7 miles north-northeast of Naples.

Naples Airport is well equipped to make your travel through the airport as convenient as possible. The airport has car parking, car rental services, ATM facilities shops, restaurants, cafes and business lounges available. The airport also has selected Wi-Fi areas as well as full access for disabled visitors. A new 24 hour lost property service is also in operation at the airport, ensuring that any lost baggage can be reported quickly.

To and from the airport

By Taxi
The taxi rank is available outside of the arrivals terminal and taxis can be caught here to get you quickly into the centre of Naples. Taxi's will cost between 6 -20 Euros depending on where in the city you are travelling to. To get to Naples central train station you should expect to pay around 10 Euros.

By Bus
Buses can be caught from directly in front of the main arrivals building into Naples. These are the ANM line 38 and the ANM line 3S. The buses will take roughly 30 minutes and stop at a host of locations around the city.

By Car
There are a number of car rental companies located in the main terminal building which you can use to rent a car either on arrival or in advance. For access to the city, take the SPexSS87 onto the Piazzo Giuseppe Di Vittorio and follow southbound into the city.


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