Naples and Campania: Places to Explore


  • Amalfi Coast

    One of the most gigglingly gorgeous places on Earth, this corner of Campania tantalizes, almost beyond bearing, the visitor who can stay but a day or two. Poets and millionaires have long journeyed here... Read more

  • Capri

    Once a pleasure dome to Roman emperors and now Italy's most glamorous seaside getaway, Capri (pronounced with an accent on the first syllable) is a craggy island at the southern end of the Bay of Naples... Read more

  • Herculaneum

  • Ischia

    Whereas Capri wows you with its charm and beauty, Ischia takes time to cast its spell. In fact, an overnight stay is probably not long enough for the island to get into your blood. Admittedly there are... Read more

  • Naples

    "Built like a great amphitheater around her beautiful bay, Naples is an eternally unfolding play acted by a million of the best actors in the world," Herbert Kubly observed in his American in Italy. "The... Read more

  • Pompeii

  • Procida

    Lying barely 3 km (2 miles) from the mainland and 10 km (6 miles) from the nearest port of Pozzuoli, Procida is an island of enormous contrasts. It's the most densely populated island in Europe—just more... Read more

  • Sorrento

    Winding along a cliff above a small beach and two harbors, Sorrento is split in two by a narrow ravine formed by a former mountain stream. To the east, dozens of hotels line busy Via Correale along the... Read more

  • Vesuvius