Naples in 3 days

On the first day items from Piazza del Plebiscito: you simply turn on yourself to see the Basilica of San Francesco di Paola, the Royal Palace, Italy and the Palace of the Prefecture and the hill of San Martino and Castel Sant ‘Elmo. In the nearby and spectacular Piazza Municipio stands the Castel Nuovo Angevin Castle Medieval and Renaissance, one of the symbols of the city of Naples. Continue to Mergellina to breathe the sea air and enjoy the view of the bay, see Castel dell ‘Ovo, the oldest castle in the city, and go to the seaside village on the island of Megaride.

For the second day you start the day by visiting the National Archaeological Museum, which contains several works from the excavations of Pompeii and Herculaneum. So take the time to visit the museum in Chapel Sansevero by Francesco De Sanctis, one of the most unique monuments that have a chance to see. Then walks along the decumani, where you will find the skilled craftsmanship of the art crib. Head to the Piazza del Gesù Nuovo to see the homonymous church. In front you can dive in the largest Gothic church in the city: the monastery of Santa Chiara with adjacent cloister.

On the third day head to the Posillipo neighborhood and, Virgiliano avenue, through a monumental entrance you can access the Virgilian Park. Characterized by a system of terraces that allow visitors to enjoy a unique view of the main wonders of the Bay of Naples. Now is the time to go down instead in the district Health, the city of Naples. Located at the foot of the hill of Capodimonte, north of the old town. It was built in the late sixteenth century in a valley used since the greek-roman as a burial place. In this district are located underground Hellenistic and early Christian catacombs, like those of San Gennaro and San Gaudioso. Then head to the Capodimonte Museum, one of the most beautiful and richest in Italy.


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