• A classical view of the Bay of Naples at dawn

  • Downtown Naples (UNESCO World Heritage), with the wound of ‘Spaccanapoli’ (‘Lower Decumanus’)

  • Castel S. Elmo (now a Museum), on top of the Vomero hill

  • Castel dell’Ovo, the oldest castle in Naples, on former island of Megaride

  • The ‘Fontanelle’ cemetery caves, established after the great plague of 1656

  • A snapshot of the America’s Cup Catamaran World Series (2012)

  • ‘Toledo’ station, according to the Daily Telegraph the most scenic metro station in the world

  • The small island of Nisida and the Bay of Pozzuoli at sunset; HTExplore is nearby...

  • ‘Corricella’ marina, on the island of Procida (home to Pablo Neruda during his long exile)

  • ‘Sibyl’s Cave’, in the Greek colony of Cumae (now a National Archaeological Site)




Hotel accommodation in Naples can be expensive, in particular if you choose one of the luxury hotels on the sea front. Three nice 4-star hotels with a good balance between quality and price are:


Prestige Hotel ‘Majestic’

Largo Vasto a Chiaia, 68 - 80121 Napoli

Phone: +39-081-416500


Renaissance Hotel ‘Mediterraneo’

Via Nuova Ponte di Tappia, 25 - 80133 Napoli

Phone: +39-081-7970001


Best Western Hotel ‘Paradiso’

Via Catullo, 11 - 80122 Napoli

Phone: +39-081-7614161

The former two feature a very convenient downtown location; the latter is less central, but offers a spectacular view over the bay and a beautiful roof garden where breakfast and meals are served.

A more modest (but decent and clean) 3-star hotel close to HTExplore and at walking distance from Naples ‘Campi Flegrei’ station is:


Hotel Leopardi

Piazzetta Pilastri 12 - 80125 Napoli

Phone: +39-081-5933711


The number of B&Bs in Naples is rapidly increasing. Many are located in historical buildings of the old city center, and underwent extensive architect-designed renovations. In view of the highly dynamic character of these structures, searching the Web is the best option.

In all cases, early reservation is recommended.


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