06272017Tue

Discover Naples

An interview with Gennaro Apicella, Concierge at the Belmond Hotel Caruso in Ravello and a member of the Golden Keys Association of Hotel Concierges in Campania. What is the strangest…
In the shade of the Vesuvius, coffee is not simply a “drink”, but an actual ritual. Here are the secrets and curiosities that revolve around the fabulous and aromatic world…
“O Maggio a Totò”: an entire month of events to celebrate fifty years after the death of the prince of laughter, the comedian Antonio de Curtis, in the art Totò,…
Made in Cloister hosts The Shower, the site-specific installation by the Japanese artist Tadashi Kawamata created with the participation of artisans and kids from the district Porta Capuana. Promoting cultural…
An interview with Domenico Iacono, Chief Concierge at the Parco Smeraldo Terme in Ischia and a member of the Golden Keys Association of Hotel Concierges in Campania. What is the…
The Naples Capodichino International Airport has been enhanced with a one-of-a-kind archaeological itinerary. The unique project, entitled "Archaeological Airport", was originated from an idea of GESAC, the management company of…
The processions and rituals of Holy Week, and curiosities about Easter in Naples. This year the festival falls on April 16 and brings air of spring and desire to innovate…
At Città della Scienza the biggest and most advanced 3D Planetarium in Italy. With a 20 meter diameter and 120 seats. To discover the great secrets of the universe. Upside…
Good Friday on Procida is a dream that is lived again and again each year: it’s hope that never dies, the magic of a procession that is repeated, participated, sore,…
The art of cutting e re-composing through the works of seven artists from three different continents. Object that change shape and representation between metaphors and tributes in Naples. A collective…
Naples at the top of international art appointments. The Diocesano Museum hosts “Salvator Mundi per Napoli”, an extraordinary exhibition dedicated to Leonardo da Vinci An exhibition dedicated to Leonardo da…
An interview with Antonio Romano, Chief Concierge at the Golden Tulip Plaza in Caserta and a member of the Golden Keys Association of Hotel Concierges in Campania. What is the…
The first interactive museum dedicated to the human body: 5,000 square meters and over 100 exhibits for a journey into the human body in three languages: Italian, English and Chinese…
The Culture Project and the desire to share with the community the immense patrimony of the bank. The philosophy of Intesa Sanpaolo and the museums and cultural venues of the…
BenBo: at Capodichino Airport the first capsule hotel in Italy A new format for hospitality in Naples Capodichino International Airport was created. It's called BenBo and it’s the first capsule…
An interview with Giuseppe Raimondo, Chief Concierge at the Grand Hotel Oriente in Naples and a member of the Golden Keys Association of Hotel Concierges in Campania. What is the…
Among hidden treasures, new works, antiques and contemporary installations Hidden treasures and new works given back to the public, antiques retrieved from the dust, but also unusual and unusual findings,…
An interview with Paolo Cicatiello, Night Concierge at the Hotel Europa in Caserta and a member of the Golden Keys Association of Hotel Concierges in Campania. What is the strangest…
The history of coral told by someone who has made it a reason for living The origins of gold production in Naples are ancient. Already in ancient Parthenope worked many…
Interview with Thomas Mazza, promoter of the candidacy of Torre del Greco coral art as a Unesco World Heritage Last November the proposal for Torre del Greco coral and cameo…
A journey through Neapolitan culture, entirely built on flavors, where food is considered first of all a moment of joy and sharing because, for certuries, there was very little of…
A delightful journey to discover the magical world of toys, from those used in the 1600s to the most famous doll in the world, Barbie. Against abuse and discrimination A…
An interview with Gianni Cartiglia, Chief Concierge at the Grand Hotel Riviera in Sorrento and a member of the Golden Keys Association of Hotel Concierges in Campania Which is the…
In twelve photo shots the bond between our city and the capital of the Asburg Empire. Thanks to the initiative of Generoso Di Meo and his cultural association 'Di Meo…
Among markets, children's events, installations, cultural and culinary tips. One of the most unique aspects of Christmas in Naples is that it lasts year-round! In fact, an area dedicated entirely…
At the Gallerie d’Italia, the first major monographic exhibition dedicated to the Neapolitan artist Salvatore Fergola. In his works the splendor of Bourbonic Naples. At Gallerie d’Italia Palazzo Zevallos Stigliano,…
An unique tour of one of the city’s most fascinating, historical neighbourhoods. For tourists wishing to explore the most authentic side of Naples.
The Egyptian section of Mann, the oldest in Europe, reopens after a hiatus of six years.
Mann’s director tells us about the lead-up to the reopening of its Egyptian Section and the importance of the collection for Southern Italy Why was re-opening the Egyptian Section so…
The Gallerie of Palazzo Zevallos Stigliano in Naples, together with the Gallerie in Milan’s Piazza Scala and the Gallerie of Palazzo Leoni Montanari in Vicenza, comprise the Gallerie d’Italia, Intesa…
An outdoor exhibition inviting young contemporary artists to dialogue with the island’s most emblematic places through paintings, sculpture and art.
Since 2013, he has been the Managing Director of Gesac SpA, the company that manages the International Airport of Naples. His arrival in Naples coincided with a significant upgrade of…
One of the most unique relationships of love and faith binds Naples to its Patron Saint: not only one of the most important symbols of the city, but also a…
Paintings, sculptures, mosaics and photographs decorate the metro stations: these Art Stations make this hidden underground metro museum complex one an exciting and unusual discoveries. Take any metro line and…
A photographic exhibition celebrating Giulio Travaglio, the only Italian champion to have been crowned the winner of the world famous Capri-Naples Gulf Marathon a record-breaking five times. A photographic exhibition…
The sole administrator of ANM, the Neapolitan public transport company, Alberto Ramaglia divides his time between his family, his work and football, a sport whose team values inspire his management.…
Born in Naples in 1959, he started out as a photo-reporter. In 1999, he decided to dedicate himself to set photography. He has worked with several famous directors including Paolo…
The two stylists chose Naples to celebrate their 30th anniversary and the city restyled its look with a pop vibe! For a whole weekend, from 7 -10 July, Naples was…
An event dedicated to Luigi Ghirri. The personal exhibition by this photographer from the Emilia Romagna region of Italy includes photos taken in Capri in the 1980s This first edition…
Born and raised in Naples, Cristina has forty years experience in theatre and cinema. She has worked with Werner Schroeter, Enzo Moscato, Liliana Cavani, Pasquale Squitieri and Pappi Corsicato. In…
Multifaceted artist Laurie Anderson will inaugurate the new multidisciplinary exhibition space opened in Naples at the end of May. The space, Made in Cloister, is a project that began with…
Naples in three adjectives. Hot-blooded, because, in the words of the author Libero Bovio: “This is a town where words, whether sweet or harsh, are always words of ‘love”; heart-rending…
How many people visit Paestum each year? Last year, 3,000 people visited the site but the number is growing. We are planning on conducting surveys on the origin of our…
What made you choose the career of a hotel concierge? I am the son of farmers and I wanted a better job. I started working abroad in the 1970s when…
The Chiaia neighbourhood is studded with art galleries and boutiques, but it’s also the city’s prime night-life zone. Located just moments from the sea, it is the ideal place for…
A protected marine area of rare beauty in Posillipo that extends across little more than 41 hectares from Marechiaro to the Bay of Trentaremi: the Underwater Park of Gaiola. With…
Ten large wooden wine barrels decorated with the pictures of legendary stars of the screen. The Laovejabala project, linking the world of cinema to wine, is promoted by Spanish graphic…
Founded in France in 1929, Les Clefs d’Or is a Concierge Association that boasts a 45 country membership roster and more than 3,800 members. Its underlying motto is “Service through…
Naples in three adjectives? Three are too few to describe it! I would say friendly, chaotic, unpredictable, misunderstood, theatrical, artistic, harmoniously chaotic, cheerfully confident, unique and lots more. Naples in…
Approximately forty days of events and initiatives to celebrate two illustrious members of Neapolitan history who contributed to elevating our city to the role of a splendid capital of culture,…
A fabulous event marking the opening of the offshore season, the result of the joint commitment of the Italian Yacht Club, the Capri Yacht Clun and the Aniene Rowing Club.…
For the first time ever, the Reggia di Caserta will be hosting two installations by contemporary artists. The installations in question are ‘The Exhibition’ and ‘Inner Outside’, the former by…
Founded in France in 1929, Les Clefs d’Or is a Concierge Association that boasts a 45- country membership roster and more than 3,800 members. Its underlying motto is “Service through…
How did you find the Museum on your arrival? Although the Mann was already an important reference point, it seemed to be cut off from the rest of the city.…
Naples in three adjectives? Ancestral, sensual and like an oxymoron. Naples in three snapshots? The historic centre seen from the hill of Petraio, Piazza Bellini at sunset, Nisida seen from…
Its tragic history and the dramatic testimonies handed down to us in the form of relics and archaeological excavations have made Vesuvius one of the most famous volcanoes in the…
This unique exhibition stems from a collaborative project between Intesa Sanpaolo, Fondazione Torino Musei and the Università degli Studi di Napoli “L’Orientale” and is targeted at disseminating the historic and…
Born in 1954, Naldi is the owner of the Renaissance Naples Hotel Mediterraneo, the President of Federalberghi Naples and the President of Sne, the Neapolitan School of Equitation. What is…
Neapolitan by birth, Laporta is a photo-reporter. He has used his images to depict scenes from major world conflicts working with prestigious agencies including Reuters. For the last five years…
Naples is known universally for its veneration of San Gennaro and the ‘blood miracle’ which, twice a year, attracts devotees and tourists from all over the world to the city.…
For the first time in Italy, an exhibition featuring thirty nine works of different sizes produced between 2000 and 2015 by Ana Maria Serna, David Beuchot, Jehsel Lau, Karla Guajardo…
They are a key figure of hotel hospitality and Where has decided to find out more about their role. This month, we talks to Anna Quarantiello, Front Office Manager of…
Born in 1977, he’s the Mayor of Herculaneum since 2015. A lawyer by trade his sees his political assignment as a means of showing his commitment and devotion to the…
Born in Naples 44 years ago, Rosario is an engineer by trade and a restaurateur by passion. An ambassador of Made in Naples in America, he is the owner of…
Interview with Laura Valente, musicologist and artistic director of ‘Positano Premia la Danza’. Ms. Valente takes us in discovery of the San Carlo Ballet School, the oldest in Italy. Naples…
To mark the ‘Portrait of a Man’ exhibition in Naples by Antonello da Messina, five photographers re-interpret the master’s oeuvre, using visitors to the museum as their models. At Gallerie…
Marianna was born in 1980 in Porta Capuana in Naples. The chef of Ristorante Sud and a member of the Jeunes Restaurateurs d’Europe association, in 2012, she received her first…
Marianna was born in 1980 in Porta Capuana in Naples. The chef of Ristorante Sud and a member of the Jeunes Restaurateurs d’Europe association, in 2012, she received her first…
A personal exhibition by Rebecca Horn, one of the most versatile and creative artists of our times, who works across different media including sculpture, installations, performances, painting, film and poetry.…
There are seven castles in the city: Castel Nuovo, also known as Maschio Angioino, Castel Sant’Elmo, Castel Capuano, Castel dell’Ovo, Castello del Carmine, the one in Nisida and the fortress…
In Naples, where myth, legend and mystery blend together, the cult of the dead has assumed a picturesque, fairytale-like aura.
Nougat of the dead In keeping with Neapolitan tradition, on 2 November, ‘All Souls day, the locals prepare a special sweet treat known at the nougat of the dead.
For the most part, sport in Naples means football.
This month, Where takes you in discovery of Neapolitan musical traditions and Teatro San Carlo, the oldest opera house in Europe. As our tour guide we chose Neapolitan mezzo-soprano Patrizia…
Until the end of January, the Madre, Museum of Contemporary Art Donnaregina of Naples, will host the first retrospective and the first personal exhibition dedicated to British artist Mark Leckey,…
An art historian and the coordinator of Palazzo Zevallos Stigliano. Scholar of the artistic patronage of Cardinal Farnese, events related the work of Caravaggio and the collections of the Spanish…
Has served as the editor of the Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport-Stadio, in Rome and Il Mattino, also acting as the deputy editor of the Guerin Sportivo magazine.…
Offering some of the most spectacular architecture and scenery in Italy and still, today, considered a natural film setting, the views of the Amalfi Coast served as a source of…
A professor of Classical Archaeology and the Director of the Postgraduate School of Archaeology in Matera, he is also the Superintendent of the archaeological area of Pompeii, Herculaneum and Stabia.
Has directed and anchored RAI Television’s news programs (TG2 and TG3), developing and hosting many programs on cultural and topical issues. A huge fan of Napoli and an aficionado of…
A timeless, magical Island bathed in blue, Capri is home to the Faraglioni and the crystalline waters of the sea. The best way to enjoy Capri’s seascape is to take…
A professor of German languages and literature with an in-depth knowledge of the history of the Island of Capri, Renato Esposito is the Manager of the Gatto Bianco Hotel, symbol…
Aged just eighteen, in 1971 Gubitosi founded the Giffoni Children’s Film Festival (“Giffoni Experience”), in Giffoni Valle Piana. Since then, Gubitosi is the Festival’s artistic director.
Born in Naples in 1963, Patierno is a director, a set designer and a writer. At the David di Donatello Awards in 2004 he received a nomination for the best…
Although a holiday in Naples is generally associated with art, culture and traditions, those who have chosen to spend their holidays in our city also have the option of dedicating…
A digital exhibition featuring the famous ‘femmes’ who marked the life of Italian-born artist Amedeo Modigliani, known, above all, for his works depicting women with long necks and stylized faces.…
Daniel Buren, one of the world’s most innovative contemporary conceptual artists, has transformed the gallery on the ground floor of Museo Madre into a real playground just waiting to be…
A format conceived by Cultural Association NarteA that takes tourists on a one-of-a-kind tour in discovery of the treasures of the Sansevero Chapel. A real trip into the past, amidst…
If you love cinema or you just want to go in search of lesser-known corners of Naples, let yourself be guided by the mobile app NapoliMovieTour. The app will accompany…
Chief Executive of Intrado, a consultancy agency for internationalization in China. An enthusiast of all things Chinese since she was a child, has managed to create an ideal trait d’union…
The Adler-Pelzer Group, through its holding “Eccellenze Campane”, is the official sponsor of the US pavilion at Expo 2015. We talked to Paolo Scudieri, chairman of the Adler Group.
A journalist, writer and artist. Formerly editor-in-chief of daily newspaper “Paese sera”, he has also held various positions at Italian broadcasting company RAI. His paintings and drawings have been exhibited…
The hill of Posillipo is one of the most romantic places in the city, an enchanting corner lined with sumptuous villas fronting the seashore and tucked away between trees, sloping…
In conjunction with the 68th annual Cannes Film Festival, featuring the latest film by Paolo Sorrentino entitled ‘Youth’, Capri will host a photographic exhibition dedicated to the Neapolitan Oscar award-winning…
A journey in discovery of the most evocative locations chosen for film settings. From the first film of the Lumière brothers to the latest box office successes. Naples, together with…
A display of more than 120 works that reconstruct the most important periods of figurative arts in the city, but also a venue for concerts and a focus on museum…
LUISA CASTRO Born in Lugo, Galizia, in 1966, since 2012 she has been the director of the Istituto Cervantes in Naples. A writer, journalist and poet, aged just 19, she…
SANDRO CUOMO Nato a Napoli nel 1962, è un ex schermidore e velista. Gold medalist in fencing at the Atlanta Olympics in 1996 and bronze medalist at the Los Angeles…
“In life it is necessary to know how to make choices and I have made mine, it’s called Naples”. This is how Massimiliano Verde, a researcher, historian and promoter of…
Welcome to Mergellina, a magnificent part of Naples in the Chiaia district located at the foot of the Posillipo hill. Sea-sprayed and celebrated throughout history for its beauty by artists…
Make way for the 21st annual May of the Monuments extravaganza, the most eagerly-awaited event on the Neapolitan spring calendar. An enthusiastic Nino Daniele, Councillor for Tourism and Culture of…
A welcome service offered by some sixty young people who have an in-depth knowledge of the city’s cultural assets and who speak several different languages (English, French, Spanish, Portoghese, Chinese,…
In what other place is an active volcano reflected in the blue waters of the sea? In what other place do the islands blend in with the blue of the…
We asked Neapolitan photoreporter Mario Laporta from the Controluce Agency to enlighten readers of Where about the best way to immortalize Naples from above. This is what he told us.…
Rectangular in shape and located on the Decumanus Maggiore, Naples’ piazza Bellini is named after composer Vincenzo Bellini and extends as far as the boundary of the historic centre, enclosed…
Maurizio Di Stefano An engineer and an architect. Presidente of Scabec, the Campanian-based Association of Cultural Heritage and President for Italy of IcoMos, International Council on Monument and Sites. You…
In March, the Accademia di Belle Arti staged a performance of video mapping which ‘virtually’ animated the statue of Michelangelo’s David situated at the entrance to via Bellini. The installation,…
Samantha Cristoforetti: the first Italian woman to defy space studied in Pozzuoli
A display of more than 120 works that reconstruct the most important periods of figurative arts in the city, but also a venue for concerts and a focus on museum…
A coffee with… by Guglielmo Campajola, owner de La Caffettiera. This month, “A coffee with...” meets Carla della Corte, an icon of Neapolitan jewellery making since 1947. The daughter of…
A Rai television journalist, a professor of journalism and the brainchild behind ‘Napoli Strit Festival’, Ettore De Lorenzo is the author of “Quando avevo vent’anni”, a book targeted at young…
Curated by Guglielmo Campajola, owner of ‘La Caffettiera’. This month, a ‘Coffee with…’ encounters Carlo Palmieri, President of the Fashion Section of the Union of Industrialists in Naples and Managing…
Despite having published dozens of novels and short stories translated into six languages, his rise to fame still continues to surprise him. The father of ‘Police Commissioner Ricciardi”, he also…
A complete map of underground network, urban railway system including other informations to discover Naples by Metro and Funicular.
Monuments & Places of Interest CASTEL DELL’OVO – According to ancient Neapolitan legend, its name stems from the egg which Virgil, the Latin poet, supposedly hid in its foundations to…