Built by the Normans in the 12th century, Naples’ oldest castle owes its name (Castle of the Egg) to Virgil. The Roman scribe reputedly...
An evocative combo of bobbing boats, seaside dining and cocktail-sipping night owls, the small, rocky Borgo Marinaro is where –...
Chiesa di San Francesco di Paola
The undisputed star of Piazza del Plebiscito, Naples’ largest square, is the Chiesa di San Francesco di Paola , a later addition to the...
Turn left down the steps as you walk towards Borgo Marinaro and you’ll find this unpretentious waterfront bar. Grab a beer, plonk...
Almost 150 years young and a hit with Italian VIPs, La Scialuppa is a sound choice for romantic harbourside noshing. Predictably,...
Lonely Planet review
Diva of the local fountain scene, the Fontana dell'Immacolatella is a grand three-arched affair. Known also as the Fontana del Gigante, it was built by Michelangelo Naccherino and Pietro Bernini in 1601. Two minor arches, under which stand statues of river gods, flank a grand central arch topped by a look-at-me collection of obelisks, cherubs and coats of arms.