Travel Blogs from Naples
The penultimate stop for our cruise, Naples. As we drift in the Bay of Naples, I catch the sun as it climbs its way past the mountain overlooking the bay, Vesuvius. It really does tell you when you're here, as it dominate the horizon to the East. It is my third time in the bay and we are looking forward to our day in Naples. When we left home we were not particularly sure whether or not the cruise was stopping here or in Salerno. We had left ourselves two options depending on ...
... very thing that lead to the utter and complete demise of the prosperous city.
Anyway, I shouldn't think that you all enjoy history as much as me. I apologise.
Moving on! We enjoyed walking around the Forum and appreciating its value and historical worth. We saw to the end of the forum, the Temple of Jupiter - within which housed the Head of Zeus statue. That was pretty amazing.
We then came onto the Stone People of Pompeii. Of remarkable note, ...
... lounge/dining area. We even had a drinks stand in the shape of a globe.
Once we had settled in, our first order of business was finding Neopolitian pizza! It was a short walk to via dei Tribunali which is where some major pizzerias are located. I Decumani had a take-out stand where we bought a whole pizza margherita folded twice into quarters. It was only 1 Euro! Finally, we were eating the dough of our dreams - springy, ...
We came around the corner and there we saw the volcano that had destroyed the city of Pompeii. The mountain looked quite silent. I think the people of Pompeii think that too because they have built houses right to the base of the mountain. The city of Naples is on the other side of the mountain from Pompeii and people have built right up to the base of the mountain there too--right up onto the mountain actually. After seeing the ...
... that we set off for the Vatican Museums. It clearly said on the internet booking page that we were going on a tour that would skip the line to enter the Vatican. Clearly, this company tries to save money by avoiding paying this extra fee to skip the queue. According to our guide, sometimes the queue is long and sometimes it isnt. If its not long they dont pay the fee and join the normal queue ' as there is no point in paying a fee if there isnt ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Plebiscito Due Naples
Other places to stay in Naples
Poggioreale, Naples | 4 star hotelfrom $89
- Superb hotel at a wrong location
- Top Hotel
- Good value
Tech Center/Littleton, Naples | 4 star hotelfrom $152
- A bit of culture in the real Italy !
- Brilliant hotel & location
- What a view!
Municipalita 2, Naples | 4 star hotelfrom $131
Mercato, Naples | 4 star hotelfrom $93
Tech Center/Littleton, Naples | 3 star hotelfrom $277
- Loved Naples,
- You better love marble
- You have to meet Luigi, simply the best Concierge
Municipalita 4, Naples | 3 star hotelfrom $56
Municipalita 10, Naples | 4 star hotelfrom $78
San Ferdinando, Naples | 5 star hotelfrom $256
- Not so Grand Vesuvio
- Grand Ole Dame that should have just died or gotten a serious make-over
- Nice room, but.....
Tech Center/Littleton, Naples | 4 star hotelfrom $130
- Not quite there.......
- A gem!
- Perfect location
Via Antiniana 15, Naples | 4 star hotelfrom $75
Municipalita 4, Naples | 3 star hotelfrom $65
Chiaia, Naples | 5 star hotelfrom $172
Municipalita 2, Naples | 4 star hotelfrom $100
Municipalita 2, Naples | 4 star hotelfrom $107
Vicaria, Naples | 3 star hotelfrom $66
Municipalita 4, Naples | 4 star hotelfrom $110
- Excellent new hotel downtown Naples
- Modern hotel, very convenient location.
- Great hotel in Naples
San Ferdinando, Naples | 4 star hotelfrom $100
Vicaria, Naples | 3 star hotelfrom $52
Tech Center/Littleton, Naples | 4 star hotelfrom $91
Tech Center/Littleton, Naples | 3 star hotelfrom $73
Vicaria, Naples | 3 star hotelfrom $72
- Lovely Hotel
- Good location... for the area
- Value for money
Municipalita 2, Naples | 5 star hotelfrom $246
Fuorigrotta, Naples | 4 star hotelfrom $102
Via Casarea, no 45, Naples | 4 star hotelfrom $82
Piazza Garibaldi 49, Naples | 3 star hotelfrom $89