Travel guide to Naples

Facts

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Timezone
When the time is 12:00 p.m. in England (GMT), it is 01:00 p.m. in Naples.

Best time to visit

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Naples can be visited all year round, but if you want to avoid the chilly months of winter and the extreme heat of the summer, the periods of time from March to May, and again from September to October are the best periods of time in which to visit.

Literature

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Eyewitness Travel Guides: Naples Insight Guides Naples

Culture and entertainment

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In Naples, the locals celebrate Saint Januarius at three different occasions of the year: on the first Sunday in May, on the 19th September, and again on the 16th December. During the summer, there is also a series of concerts playing outside the Capodimonte Palace.

Accommodation / Hotel

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In Naples, there are several hotels, all represented in different price categories. Here you'll find everything from expensive luxury hotels to small inexpensive ones. Moreover, there are also a number of inexpensive hostels in Naples. Book your hotel in Naples here

Local transport

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Taxi

There are many taxies in Naples. It is best to look for the cabstands, since it is almost impossible to hail a taxi in the street.

Other transport

Naples has a fine underground railway-system that covers large areas of the city. Furthermore, local buses connect the different parts of Naples.

Special conditions

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The crime rate in Naples is rather high, and it is therefor not advisable to carry your valuables where they can be seen. Moreover, it is a good idea not to walk around on your own after it gets dark.
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