Lonely Planet Writer

Top chefs gather in Naples to compete at Pizza World Championship

If you love pizza, Naples is the place to be next week, when a huge pizza festival will take place on the city’s Lungomare seafront promenade.

Pizza lovers should head to Naples next week.
Pizza lovers should head to Naples next week. Image by Sami Keinänen / CC BY-SA 2.0

From 1-6 September, 50 of Naples’ top pizzerias will set up shop on the promenade, the 14th edition of the Pizzaiuolo World Championship will take place to find the best pizza chef, and there will be spectacular ‘pizza performances’. Visitors will also have the chance to learn how to make their own pizza with lessons from the experts. Read more: italymagazine.com