Visit Naples, the third largest city in Italy! Find accommodation in the historic city centre or book a hotel with ocean views out which look out onto the Mediterranean. From climbing Mount Vesuvius to watching the football at San Paolo Stadium, there is something for you to do during your stay in Naples.
Visit Naples, the global sensation and the pizza!
Whether you're looking for a short-term apartment, or a luxury holiday rental further down the coast, use Likibu to find and compare accommodation in Naples to suit your specific needs. Whether you want to take a luxury hotel room to enjoy the historic city centre or book a youth hostel to save on cheap accommodation, we have lots to offer you in one of the oldest continuously inhabited urban areas in the world. If you're here for business, perhaps leave the Centro Direnzionale and stay in beach hotel with ocean views, to enjoy your visit to the fruitful city of Naples.
When to Visit?
The summer sun can be scorching in Italy, and the heat can be felt strongly in a large city like Naples. Visit in April, May, September and October to enjoy the city to its full potential. Although it is recommended to avoid visiting in the warmer months, there is very little rain, which can be experience in the winter, mainly in November.
How to Get There?
The trains in Italy and throughout Europe are very easy to navigate and run regularly. A train from Rome to Naples can take just a little over an hour, with several trains an hour, for example. The ferry port also is in the centre of Naples, so you can walk to your accommodation in the historic centre straight off the boat! If you're flying to Naples, fly to Naples International Airport which is situated 4 miles North-East of the city, with a taxi to the centre taking just 10 minutes and a bus for just €5 each way.
Where to stay in Naples?
If you're looking for business accommodation or want to stay close to attractions such as the Archaeological Museum and Piazza Bellini, central Naples is a good place for you to book your stay now. With easy access to a plethora of pizzerias and an abundance of places to stay, ranging from cheap hostels to luxury hotels, being a short walk from the central amenities needn't take away from the rest of your trip. Stay in Piazza Da Michele and visit the pizzeria made famous in Eat Pray Love.
If you want to choose accommodation which is a bit quieter, whilst remaining localised, stay in the area of Naples right on the seafront. Lungomare runs the whole seafront for about two and a half kilometres, leaving you plenty of choice over which beach hotel to book. Here you will have the outstanding views of Mount Vesuvius and Capri, especially at sunset, and this area also offers the walkway to take an evening stroll along the ocean front. Cars have been banned in this area since 2013, ensuring that this area is one of the quietest and cleanest areas in Naples.
If you're in there to shop till you drop, Chiaia is the place for you to find accommodation in Naples. Offering a range of high end boutiques, both global and bespoke local businesses, you'll be sure to find something beautiful to take home from Chiaia. A public area, previously a royal garden, which was opened to the public in the 18th century, offers a nice addition to the Italian city-scape, and would be a short walk from your holiday booking. Chiaia is home to the city's art galleries and boutiques and is also a front runner for nightlife in Naples. Book a holiday rental if you want to be close to high-end bars and enjoy the benefit of a short journey home to your hotel after your evening glass of wine or cocktail.
The 16th century Viceroy of Naples established this area, which is described as the most authentic neighbourhood in Napoli, if that's what you're looking for, book a bed and breakfast through our trusted partner Airbnb in the Spanish Quarters of Naples. Authentic Italy is right on your doorstep. Wander the winding streets through the district, lined with hanging laundry and long-established vendors, or simply look out from the balcony. Catch the metro from one of the various stops in the locality to access other attractions from your holiday rental.
Things to See and Do in Naples:
Palace of Caserta:
The Palace of Casserta was constructed for the Spanish Bourbon kings of Naples and is one of the world's largest palaces hailing from the 18th century and is arguably the largest royal residence in the world. The Baroque styled palace plans were closely inspired by the French, Palace of Versailles, featuring five floors and 1200 rooms. It includes vast grounds in conjunction with the huge palace itself, also inspired by Versailles, be sure to visit The English Garden. Additionally, a 20km avenue between the palace and the City of Naples was planned but never made, take the train to Caserta and you will find the Palace in front of you upon your arrival.
Ruins of Pompeii:
Take the train to Pompei and catch a shuttle or walk to the famous archaeological site which has been preserved for almost 2000 years in volcanic ash. There is an abundance of existing evidence of a time mostly lost to us due to the environment produces by the volcano, a lack of air and moisture, leaving a selection of artefacts, buildings and mosaics to look upon. You can also visit Mount Vesuvius, and take a hike up the famous volcano, to observe to fantastic views of the Campania region of Italy.
Modern Art in Naples:
In contrast to so many opportunities Naples provides to learn about the historic aspects of its city, during your stay in Naples, visit the contemporary art museums Museo d'Arte Contemporanea Donnaregine and Madre. These galleries exhibit internationally famous artists such as Jeff Koons, as well as artists you may well have never heard of before. Perhaps enjoy the opera at Teatro di San Carlo in the evening to round off your day.