Naples (Campania)

Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania. Naples' historic city centre is the largest in Europe, covering 1,700 hectares (4,200 acres) and enclosing 27 centuries of history, and is listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. Naples has long been a major cultural centre with a global sphere of influence, particularly during the Renaissance and Enlightenment eras. In the immediate vicinity of Naples are numerous culturally and historically significant sites, including the Palace of Caserta and the Roman ruins of Pompeii and Herculaneum. Culinarily, Naples is synonymous with pizza, which originated in the city. Neapolitan music has furthermore been highly influential, credited with the invention of the romantic guitar and the mandolin, as well as notable contributions to opera and folk standards. Popular characters and historical figures who have come to symbolise the city include Januarius, the patron saint of Naples, the comic figure Pulcinella, and the Sirens from the Greek epic poem the Odyssey. According to CNN, the metro stop "Toledo" is the most beautiful in Europe and it won also the LEAF Award '2013 as "Public building of the year". Naples is the Italian city with the highest number of accredited stars from the Michelin Guide.

Campania Highlights

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The Curious Traveler
Archeology

What you can't miss in Campania

Where is Naples

Top Experiences in Campania

Best places to stay in Campania

Properties for sale in Campania

Apartment in Amalfi
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Fractional ownership in Ogliastro Cilento
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Fractional ownership in Campania
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Apartment in Cellole
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Apartment in Atrani
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Country Home - Restored in Mignano Monte Lungo
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Apartment in Laureana Cilento
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Town - City Home in Conca dei Marini
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Recipes From Campania

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Try your hand at making gnocchi alla sorrentina, a dish from Campania's Sorrento coast
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This week Amy Gulick shares a recipe that takes inspiration from the classic 'vongole'(clam) dish from the Campagnia region. A hearty clam soup with beans that will make anyone's mouth water.
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Beat the heat with this refreshing summer sorbet recipe made with fresh limoncello
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A summer recipe that will blow your mind, hailing from typical Neapolitan street food.

What others are saying about Campania

Hello everyone! Here at Italy Magazine, we want to know your travel memories and tips from the region of Campania as part of a special issue we're working on. We might not be able to easily travel right now but we can still think about those trips we've enjoyed in the past.

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