The ancient Mediterranean port city of Naples lies at the base of Mount Vesuvius and is one of the world’s oldest continuously-inhabited cities. Known for its unique blend of Greek, Roman, Angevin, and Spanish architecture, Naples boasts Europe’s largest historic centre. Arrive ready to explore when you book your flight to Naples with Blue Air and choose the way you want to fly.
Start at the Piazza del Plebiscito, a 19th-century square. Walk across the piazza to the Royal Palace of Naples, home of the Bourbon dynasty. Explore the lavishly decorated halls, view the throne room’s gilt ceiling, and see statues of the kings. Visit the Cappella Sansevero and view religious artworks, including Giuseppe Sanmartino’s “Veiled Christ” sculpture. Afterwards, go to Castel Nuovo, also known as Maschio Angioino, a medieval castle dating to 1279. Explore Armoury Hall and learn about the castle’s role in historical events and its depiction in Dante’s “The Divine Comedy”.
Attend a concert at the Real Teatro San Carlo, a historic 18th-century theatre that hosted the debuts of Italy’s most famous operas. Catch a comedy act or attend a rock concert at the Teatro Augusteo.
Visit the shops and boutiques along Via Chiaia and Via Toledo for antiques and fine art. Then explore Via San Gregorio Armeno’s street vendors and alleys for unique handicrafts. If you adore high fashion, don’t miss Via Scarlatti.