The 4 Best Neighbourhoods in Naples (Napoli) for Tourists
Lungomare Caracciolo is one of the most picturesque parts of Naples. Enjoy a walk by the aqua blue water of the sea while enjoying the lush green compounds of many properties. From here, you can see and access the Vesuvius (see hotels), Castel dell’Ovo and the Island of Capri.
You also visit Villa Comunale and enjoy lush green areas. There are several bars pizzerias and outdoor eateries. It also has a pristine coastline where you can sunbathe and relax on the beach.
A great number of monuments in Naples are concentrated around the historical centre of the city. With over 448 historical monuments and great 16th-century architecture, this is a historical traveller’s paradise.
The Old Town has many hotels housed in old houses. You will love the intricate decorations with tiles, murals and 18th-century mirrors. Most of the rooms were designed to receive as much natural light as possible. You also enjoy quality dishes from various parts of the world.
Chiaia is an upscale neighbourhood by the sea. It is home to some of the most famous fashion brands in the city. There are also several malls where you can go shopping. When it is time to go home, you can pick a souvenir in one of the antique stalls.
Besides, it boasts of expansive beaches for water games and sunbathing. You may stay in one of the many 4-star and 5-star hotels by the seafront.
Plebiscito is a historic area in central Naples. It houses the Piazza del Plebiscito, a large public square that was named after a plebiscite allegedly taken in 1860 and brought Naples under the Kingdom of Italy.
It is also home to the royal place, Galleria Umberto I and the monument of Charles VII of Naples. It is a great historical place to stay and is less crowded than other historical areas such as the old town.