Naples is a fascinating place to visit, as well as a good base for exploring the ash-covered remains of daily Roman life at Pompeii. Naple's historic heart is a UNESCO World Heritage Site with lots for visitors to see and explore including one of the largest collection of historical monuments and churches in the world.
Must Know: Naples sits on the beautiful Gulf of Naples with Mount Vesuvius clearly visible in the distance.
Must See: Naples is full of interesting museums and underground ruins.
Must Do: Try an authentic Neopolitan pizza.
Did you know: Within the city boundaries is the Agnano district, once the site of a volcanic lake, with thermal baths and caves.
Visitors travelling to Naples by plane land at Naples International Airport 6 km North-East of the city. The Alibus provides a quick shuttle service into Piazza Garibaldi while taxis and car rentals are available at the airport. Napoli Centrale Train Station is also in Garibaldi Square with good connections to the city's transport infrastructure while regional and long distance buses arrive at Garibaldi Square or the Corso Arnoldo Lucci Metropark.
Although Naples is one of Italy's largest cities its historic centre is compact enough to explore on foot. There is also an efficient network of Metro, trams, cable cars, local trains and buses. A recent innovation is a 12 km cycle lane along its seafront and coastline.