Posts Tagged ‘Napoli’

Naples is a city very rich in history, legends, traditions and typical places with a special charm. Among these, there are also the Decumanus. The Decumanus of Naples are three very ancient streets, created at the end of the VI century B.C., which represent from many points of view the oldest heart of the city. The...

Naples, as everybody knows, is a fascinating city rich in monuments and places of cultural, historical and artistic interest. A place where history and legend often intertwine, loading even more some places of a veil of mystery and curiosity. One of the monuments symbol of the city of Naples is undoubtedly the Maschio...

It is one of the most famous and ancient castles of Naples: Castel dell’Ovo. Geographically, Castel dell’Ovo rises between the quarters of San Ferdinando and Chiaia, in front of Via Partenope, on the tuff islet of Megaride. Its history is very ancient and fascinating. In fact, it is narrated that in the I century...

We leave to discover the territory of Campania and its peculiarities. This time too, an ambitious mission waits for the Insolita Italia team that is ready to discover again Naples along with the photographer Giuseppe di Vaio. However, this time not from the tourist or street point of view, but from the more hidden and...

The story of Giuditta Guastamacchia is true. Giuditta lived during the years of the Neapolitan Revolution (end of 1700 beginning of 1800). She was a young widow, beautiful as well as cruel, mother of a son had with her first husband who, after having defrauded the kingdom, was executed on the gallows. Giuditta’s...

There are places with a perfect position, nestled between the sea and the mountain: Vico Equense is one of these. Placed in the middle between the Gulf of Naples and the Lattari Mountains, Vico Equense is one of the pearls of the so-called Sorrentine Coast. Geographically, it has a special position from the tourist...

A different tale of Naples offers a mysterious itinerary of the city. First of all, in Naples it is present in the subsoil a thick net of galleries, called ‘Napoli Sotterranea’ (Underground Naples). The gate that leads to this magic and evocative world is in Piazza San Gaetano. Some of these galleries are very...

Scampìa, district of the north suburbs of Naples, is surely a place of an unusual itinerary! Nevertheless, Scampìa is a territory where creativity is expressed in thousands of forms, combined with the noble aim of making its own capabilities available for everybody. In this way, it rises Gridas, group The awakening of...

Naples is a big city, known and appreciated all around the world. Singers and poets, writers and painters have fallen in love with it, eternizing its beauties and history in writings and paintings. Nevertheless, beyond the Vesuvius and the most known monuments, Naples has also a vibrating heart that lives inside its...

The Astroni Crater is an extinct volcano that is part of the volcanic area of the Phlegraean Fields. The reserve is inside the circuit of the WWF special protection. The bottom of the Astroni Crater presents some elevations among which the Colle dell’Imperatore (Emperor’s Hill) and the Colle della Rotondella...