Naples and surrounding areas

With its central position, Hotel Diamond allows everyone to reach the city and historical centre within a very short time.

Ercolano

Herculaneum is world famous for the archaeological excavations of the Roman city founded, according to legend, by Hercules and destroyed by the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 AD; together with those of Pompeii and Oplontis, they are part of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

The stretch of Corso Resina that from the archaeological excavations reaches Torre del Greco is called the Golden Mile due to the splendid 18th century villas lined up on its sides.

Pompei

From the end of the 18th century the remains of the ancient Roman era have been brought to light: archaeological investigations have returned not only paintings, mosaics, furnishings and buildings, but have made it possible to reconstruct the lifestyle in Roman times. The Pompeian archaeological site, together with that of Herculaneum and Oplontis, was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997.

Vesuvio

In a dominant position over the Gulf of Naples together with the Campi Flegrei located north-west of the city, it is currently the only active volcano of this type in all of continental Europe and is among the most dangerous and studied volcanoes in the world; this is due to the fact that about three million people live on its slopes and nearby and the consequences of an eruption would be extremely devastating.

Via Toledo

Via Toledo is one of the main arteries of Naples and is about 1.2 km long. The route starts from Piazza Dante and ends in Piazza Trieste e Trento, in the sequence of the road other notably important arteries, squares, churches and noble palaces branch off.

The street has been one of the stages of Neapolitan shopping and cultural life since the 16th century.

The University of Naples Federico II: the oldest in Europe

Is the main University of Naples, one of the most important in Italy and in Europe: the oldest secular and state university of the world.

Posillipo

A View on Nature, Culture and Poetry…
One of the most enchanting and prestigious areas. the marvelous Villas, Le Discese a Mare, the Ribs overlooking the Blue.
All this and the breathtaking panorama make it a must.

The four castles Visit

Castel Capuano
Age of Norman, has undergone over the centuries many interventions of transformation and restoration. From the fortress, was turned into a royal residence, then became the seat of the judiciary.
Castel Sant’Elmo
It stands majestically on the hill of Vomero. It dates back to 1329, when the Angevin wanted to implement a new defensive tool. The plan is a 6-pointed star and along the top of the ramparts there are wide corridors still viable.
Castel Nuovo
Also known as "Angevin" of the Middle Ages and Renaissance is one of the symbols of Naples. Is located in Piazza Municipio
It is located in the town hall square.
Castel dell’Ovo
The oldest in town, absolutely outstanding element of the Gulf of Naples. It is located on the island of imposing Megaris two rocks joined by a large natural arch.

The park of Gaiola, Palazzo Donn'Anna and the Scoglione di Marechiaro

It is a beautiful marina area, between the coasts of Posillipo.
The rocky ridges and cliffs of the Neapolitan Yellow Tuff remodeled from the sea and the wind, clad in the colors of the Mediterranean, gives views of rare beauty, it is recommended to visit by boat or raft.

Naples and its Gulf

This wonderful Gulf grows between Punta Campanella to the Sorrento Peninsula and Capo Miseno, in one of the most beautiful areas of the region and the whole of Italy. Wonderful beaches and silver rocks frame blue waters and amazing every year millions of tourists.

Capodimonte Palace

A marvel that dominates NAPOLI: the Royal Palace houses one of the most interesting museums in Italy.

Spaccanapoli

"Spaccanapoli" is the most famous street of the capital of Campania: originally built by the Greeks, is so named because it literally "Chop" the city in two, starting with the ‘’Quartieri spagnoli’’ to ‘’Forcella’’.

I café letterari

The Tradition of the Historic Coffee of Naples is the Rule of the Three Cs: "Hot, Full, Comfortable".
Coffee is the symbol of Naples in the world. We are not talking about a drink, we are talking about an excellence, a ritual, a concentrate of flavors and aromas that can be consumed in three or four sips.
One of the most evocative places to savor it is in the area of ​​the Literary Cafes in the historic centre.

Piazza del Gesù

Piazza del Gesù is one of the most important, famous and symbolic squares of the historic center of Naples. The square, which owes its name to the homonymous church present there, is positioned on the lower decumanus and its central position with respect to the historic city center places it within walking distance of other important historical places, such as via Toledo and piazza Dante, piazza Monteoliveto and Piazza San Domenico Maggiore.

Monastery of Santa Chiara

It is the largest Gothic basilica in the city, characterized by a monastery that includes four monumental cloisters, the archaeological excavations in the surrounding area and various other rooms which house the homonymous museum of the Opera, which in turn includes in the visit also the nuns' choir, with remains of Giotto's frescoes, a large refectory, the sacristy and other basilica environments.

National Museum

The National Archaeological Museum of Naples (MANN) is an archaeological museum, one of the most important in the city of Naples.

Boasting the richest and most valuable heritage of works of art and artifacts of archaeological interest in Italy, it is considered one of the most important archaeological museums in the world, if not the most important as regards the history of the Roman era. It has a total exhibition area of ​​12,650 m2.

Fontanelle Cemetery

Unique and unrepeatable place that reveals the singular, extravagant, very close relationship of the Neapolitan people with death. Here the sacred and the profane, magic and religion merge under the sign of the souls in purgatory, called pezzentelle.

Underground Naples

A city to discover.

Tens of meters deep, under the typical clamor of the streets of the historic center, there is a world apart: unexplored, silent is the great Neapolitan underground.

San Gregorio Armeno

Via San Gregorio Armeno (La Strada Dei Pastori)  is known throughout the world as the exhibition center of the craft shops located here which now make figurines for cribs, both canonical and original, all year round (usually every year the more eccentric craftsmen make figurines with the features of highly topical characters who may have distinguished themselves positively or negatively during the year).

The actual exhibitions begin in the period around the Christmas holidays, usually from the beginning of November to January 6th.