Founded by the Greeks in the 7th century BC, Naples is an intriguing city full of character, where the ancient design still exists today. It is rich in historical, artistic and cultural traditions and gastronomy (knows to be the birthplace of pizza) and no trip to the south of Italy or Naples holiday would be complete without staying in a Naples villa. Unlike the rest of Italy, Naples is not elegant. Here, one can find the beautiful juxtaposed with the grotesque, making a visit to Naples a truly unique experience. Old Naples, a series of narrow 13th-14th century streets, is filled with baroque and local architecture, relaxed cafes and artisan’s workshops. Renting a Naples villa will allow you to explore a host of beautiful churches and museums to explore including Cathedral Duomo, Church of Santa Chiara, Church of San Lorenzo Maggiore and the National Archeological Museum, which is considered to be the most important archeological museum in Europe.
Sunny, lively, sassy and simply unforgettable, there are hundreds of villas for rent in the Naples Province.
The Benevento area is rife with remains of antiquity, the most famous of these is the triumphal arch erected in honor of Trajan by the senate and people of Rome in 114AD. There is also a well-preserved ancient theatre and several other ancient fragments to visit and discover.
Holiday villas in the Naples Province can provide the perfect base for you and your family as you discover the beauty of Monte Solaro which can be reached by chair-lift and provides the absolute best view of the island.
Naples is a great place to discover art and architecture. An impressive piece of 19th century architecture, the Galleria Umberto is a busy galleria built during urban renewal following a cholera epidemic, it now houses various upscale shops, cafes and restaurants, there are daily performances by local entertainers and it’s a great place to soak up the atmosphere Naples accommodation is famous for. Il Lungomare, was once a quiet fishing village, today however, this pleasant walk along the seashore is one of the city’s liveliest districts. Filled with luxury hotels and exclusive restaurants, this is the perfect place to buy fresh fish which is on sale here every morning. The Pompeii on the other hand is the most famous archeological site in Italy and is located just 25km away from the centre of Naples. The excavations are visited by millions every year and offer some of the most important historical relics found in Europe. A trip to the excavations can give visitors an excellent idea of what life there was like two thousand years ago.
Neapolis is the city’s biggest music festival. The 1930s Arena Flegrea hosts a succession of local start and international names for two days at the end of June. There is also a ten day pizza festival which takes place in September and features local comedians and groups of entertainers.
Naples has a typical Mediterranean climate. This means mild winters and hot summers. Rains concentrate during November and December and between March and April. Average temperature during the coldest months is 8°C whilst the average temperature in July is 24°C.
Just eight kilometers northeast of Naples, Capodichino Airport (NAP) serves the whole of southern Italy with regular flights from all major European centres. Low cost airlines such as easyJetoffer cheap flights to Naples fromLondonStansted (STN). Transportation to the city is cheap and frequent. By car, you can reach the city from the major north-south Autostrada del Sole (A1) from Rome and Milan and the A4 from Solerno and Reggio di Calabria. Thirty trains daily go between Naples and Rome. You can also reach the city by boat and ferry from various cities, including Capri, Sorrento and Palermo.