24 Hours in Naples Featured

 

Aside from being one of the largest metropolises of the Mediterranean it is one of the culinary powerhouses of Southern Italy, the birthplace of pizza and spaghetti. Naples, nicknamed ‘the city of the sun,’ is not a place you or your taste buds are going to want to miss.

 LUXOS is here to guide you through beautiful Naples. Find out where you need to Do, Dine and Spend.

  

DO

 

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Discover the beautiful architecture of Naples with a walk through the Centro Storico and makes sure to check out the winding streets of Spaccanapoli and Via dei Tribunali.

Don’t miss Castle Nuovo, the medieval castle that is perfectly situated at the heart of the city center.

If time allows, dedicate a couple hours to seeing the ancient ruins of Pompeii right outside of the city of Naples.

As the sun sets, take a stroll down the the boardwalk of Naples and admire blue Mediterranean waves as they kiss the coastline of Southern Italy.

See an Opera or a Ballet show in the magnificent gold encrusted Teatro di San Carlo.  

 

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DINE

 

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For breakfast stop by Stairs Coffee Shop for a fusion of Italian an American breakfast cuisine and coffee. The atmosphere calls for an expresso and a sweet treat.

As the day goes on grab lunch at Pizzeria Brandi a homey restaurant with some of the best Pizza dishes in the world. You can’t go wrong with a classic marinara or margharita.  

If you’re looking to grab drinks before dinner, Pdm 360 is a chic little bar, where you can order a variety of wines and cocktails.

And for Dinner, top of the whole day with a meal at Stella Ristorante e Pizzeria, an elegant restaurant on the beautiful boardwalk in Naples. Where you can watch the sunset as you dine with the freshest Italian food.

 

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SPEND

 

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In the Chiaia district you’ll be able to to to find the best of Italian high end shopping, Prada, Armani, Ferragamo, Gucci, Marinella Louis Vuitton, and you continue to the Galeria Umberto you’ll find some more labels.

Naples also has a craft market, where you’ll be able to pick up artisan items, from clothes to jewelry.

If you like quirky antique items, the Via Santa Maria di Costantinopoli is the place to go.

Naples is known for it’s independent shops, that have been selling specialty items for hundreds of years. Visit shops like Gallinaro which has been selling sunshades for almost 100 years and Il Cappellaio which has been selling custom hats for more than a hundred years. 

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