life around - chiatamone

lungomare caracciolo

The Caracciolo seafront, one of Naples’ most beloved attractions, is a magnificent coastal road that extends along the Gulf of Naples, offering breathtaking panoramic views of the sea and majestic Vesuvius.

It is also a popular destination for sports lovers, with cycling and walking paths along its entire length inviting walking, jogging and cycling.

On the seafront there are numerous gastronomic facilities, where it is possible to taste delicacies of Neapolitan and international cuisine while enjoying the sea view. Furthermore, the bars offer a unique atmosphere, ideal for sipping a coffee or an aperitif in company.

Castel dell’Ovo

Stunning fortress situated on a rocky islet in the heart of the Gulf of Naples.Its history is rooted in the Ancient times, dating back even to the Roman period. 

Legends and myths intertwine around this imposing castle, providing a magical aura. 

The Gothic structure, that rises imposingly above the sea, offers a stunning view of the bay and Mount Vesuvius. Visitors will have the chance to immerse in the history of Naples exploring the Ancient walls, the towers and the fascinating inner courtyards of the castle.

Its strategic position makes it easily accessible, either on foot along the picturesque seaside front, or with public transportation.

quartiere chiaia

shopping e bar

It is one of the most fascinating and lively neighborhoods of Naples, with its tree-lined streets, elegant squares, historic buildings and theaters.
Chiaia is renowned as a destination for elegant shopping, thanks to the numerous luxury boutiques.

The Chiaia Riviera, the city’s ancient seafront which precedes the construction of Via Caracciolo, is characterized by the presence of elegant noble palaces, among which the magnificent Villa Pignatelli stands out, surrounded by an enchanting green park. In front of these sumptuous buildings extends the Villa Comunale, built on the initiative of the sovereign Ferdinand IV of Bourbon starting from 1780 and recently subject to restorations which have further enhanced its beauty and historical importance.

galleria borbonica

Opera ingegneristica straordinaria che svela i segreti nascosti nelle profondità sotterranee di Napoli, la Galleria Borbonica è un sistema di tunnel sotterranei che si estende per chilometri sotto il cuore di Napoli. Costruita nel XIX secolo durante il regno dei Borboni, questa rete di gallerie ha avuto originariamente scopi difensivi e di comunicazione, ma nel corso dei decenni è diventata un luogo ricco di storia e di mistero.

Durante la visita alla Galleria Borbonica, avrai l’opportunità di esplorare le gallerie sotterranee, scoprendo i segreti e le curiosità legate alla vita quotidiana nella Napoli del passato. Potrai ammirare antichi cimeli, strumenti di lavoro e altre testimonianze del tempo trascorso.

villa comunale

The Villa Comunale is one of the oldest and most evocative public parks in Naples, located along the city’s seafront. It has a rich and fascinating history, dating back to the 19th century, when it was built on the initiative of King Ferdinand IV of Bourbon.

The park was conceived as a place of recreation for the Neapolitan nobility and has continued to be an important attraction for residents and visitors, becoming a symbol of natural beauty and relaxation in the city.

Inside the Villa Comunale, visitors can enjoy a variety of attractions and points of interest. Among these, the magnificent Italian gardens stand out, the statues and sculptures that adorn the park, as well as the famous lake with its rowing boats, where you can take a pleasant walk or relax along its banks.

Stazione Zoologica

Anton Dohrn

Anton Dohrn Zoological Station is a biological research institute located in Naples, known for being one of the most prestigious centers in the world in the study of marine biology. Founded in 1872 by German biologist Anton Dohrn, the station has a long history of scientific excellence and innovation in the field of marine biology.

The Anton Dohrn Zoological Station is located in a historic building overlooking the promenade of Naples, offering scientists a unique and stimulating environment to conduct their research. Its modern facilities and state-of-the-art equipment allow scholars to conduct in-depth studies on a wide range of topics. In addition to scientific research, the Anton Dohrn Zoological Station plays a crucial role in the training of young scientists and in the transfer of knowledge to society.

museo pignatelli Cortes

The Pignatelli Cortes Museum is located inside Palazzo Pignatelli di Monteleone, an imposing noble residence dating back to the 18th century. This beautiful palace was transformed into a museum in 1959 and offers visitors the opportunity to immerse themselves in the fascinating world of art, history and culture.

The Pignatelli Cortes Museum is located in Via Riviera di Chiaia, 200. 

It is easily accessible from the historic center of Naples and is a must for lovers of art and history. The museum is open to the public at set times, and guided tours are available for those who wish to deepen their knowledge of the palace’s collections and history.