A journey to discover the most representative recipes of Neapolitan cuisine: 7 dishes you absolutely must try! A visit to Naples cannot but become a gastronomic tour: there are too many unique and incredible preparations that this city has to offer. A walk through the historic centre is enough to be literally overwhelmed by so many different scents...

In Naples’ Sanità district, mopeds hurtle along cobbled streets dotted with larger-than-life markets as locals and visitors alike form around-the-block lines for some of the world’s best pizza. Some 2,000 years ago, this lively Naples neighborhood was a very different place. Situated just outside the walls of Neapolis—the Greek city so respected th...

If you’re looking for a getaway full of high-energy pursuits or a laundry list of sightseeing, Sorrento probably isn’t for you. Yes, you can easily sunbathe on the beaches of Capri or Positano, take a day trip to Pompeii or hike along the Amalfi Coast, all by way of Sorrento. But that’s not what the quaint Italian town of about 16,000 situated on t...

The Cilento National Park is an immense cultural, historical and environmental complex. It hosts so many treasures we decided to create an entire section of our Unesco Campania feature to describe its wonders. We dedicated the first article to the ghost town of Roscigno, which hides an incredible story. In addition to the picturesque village, you w...

"Napoli is like a lasagne. It's full of layers and every time we dig down, we find another slice," says Brunella Uva, our Neapolitan guide, nodding to the building site near the cruise terminal. She reveals that work to extend the city's Metro system led to the discovery of an earlier port, established by Greek sailors almost 3000 years ago. A glas...

Spending at least one day in Ravello is a must when visiting the Amalfi Coast! Hidden high up in the mountains, it is one of the most romantic places this rugged coastline has to offer and not as crowded as its neighbour, Amalfi. If you are a sucker for pristine palaces, idyllic lush gardens and cute medieval alleyways, then a day trip to Ravello s...

Celebrities and paparazzi frequent the iconic island of Capri in Italy, an internationally known glamorous people-watching scene. Capri is also known for its unique scenery, lush greenery, and natural wonders, explored by walking or boat. Moreover, people visit Capri for the various attractions this island has to offer, including the Marina Piccola...

Agropoli, known as the Citadel of the Cilento, is a lively town on the Cilento Coast, south of the famed Amalfi Coast. On a clear day you can see the Amalfi Coast and island of Capri in the distance and during summer ferries connect Agropoli with Salerno, Naples, and the island of Capri. Although Agropoli is well set up for tourism, it sees fewer f...

At age 9, Silvio Falato, now a retired professor of classics from Guardia Sanframondi, wrote an essay on his village that sounds like a love letter. The intro says: “There, it clings to the ruins of an ancient castle almost as a look-out on the great valley. It is like an eagle that dominates the whole plain below.” No doubt, Guardia Sanframondi is...

It’s impossible not to notice those dark red bunches hung to dry when, in autumn and winter, one travels the narrow roads around Monte Somma or the slopes of Mt Vesuvius. Impossible renouncing a taste when they are offered on pizza or in combination with varied fish preparations of the Gulf of Naples. The “Pomodorino del piennolo del Vesuvio Dop” r...