Naples and Campania Travel Guide
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Fodor's Italy 2014
Plan Your Naples and Campania Vacation
Before the Italian unification in 1860, Naples rivaled Paris as a cultural capital and the ultimate Grand Tour destination. Today, Naples can be difficult to warm to: noise and air pollution levels are high (but improving—much of the center is now pedestrianised), graffiti unsightly, and protests and disputes frequently disrupt transportation and temporarily close tourist attractions. Armed with the right attitude—"prepare for the worst; hope for the best"— Napoli doesn't disappoint. It's among Italy's top cittá d'arte, with impressive museums and fine churches.
Most parts of Campania have accommodations in all price categories, but they tend to fill up in high season, so reserve well in advance. In summer, on the...read more
Think of Neapolitan food and you conjure up pasta, pizza, and tomatoes. The stereotype barely scratches the surface of what's available in Naples—to say...read more
Things To Do in Naples and Campania
Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.
Naples, Italy's most operatic city: Walk through the energy, chaos, and beauty that is Spaccanapoli, the city's historic district, and you'll... Read more
Ancient History. Lying on Mediterranean trade routes plied by several pre-Hellenic civilizations, Campania was settled by the ancient Greeks... Read more
If you want to hear canzoni napoletane—the fabled Neapolitan folk songs—performed live, you can try to catch top city troupes, such as the Cantori... Read more
Pompeii, impressive under any circumstances, comes alive if you do some homework before seeing it in person.... Read more
Lemons as big as oranges (and oranges as big as grapefruits) are cultivated on the seemingly endless net-covered pergolas of the Amalfi Coast... Read more
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