Our offers for shore excursions in and around Naples
In the following you will find our offers for shore excursions in Naples and the surrounding areas.
Small groupsExcursions in a family atmosphere
Great servicePick up directly at the harbor
High reliabilityOn-time-back-to-ship warranty
Effective time managementBook your activities in advance
Cheap shore excursionSave money by self organising
High individualityArrange activities and times freely
Useful information for shore excursions in and around Naples
We have compiled information about the most beautiful sights, a map of the cruise ship terminal, as well as useful information for a shore excursions in and around Naples below.
The most beautiful sights in and around Naples
Naples is clearly amongst the most interesting cities in Italy. With a charming old town, a beautiful shopping street in the port of Naples, the nearby Mount Vesuvius and Pompeii, as well as beautiful views of the island of Capri and the island of Ischia, this port is perfect for unforgettable excursions.
Vesuvius and Pompeii
Mount Vesuvius and the once-in-lava-and-ashes-submerged Pompeii city are the top attractions in Naples. From Sorrento, these islands are just a short boat ride away. Apart from boats, you can also reach Sorrento with a ferry, a bus or a train from Naples.
To get up on Mount Vesuvius, you can either hike or ride the bus.
From Naples Central station there is a commuter train that runs to the sunken city of Pompeii.
Sorrento with the Islands of Capri and Ischia
Sorrento is a beautiful town on the south coast of Naples. On one hand, Sorrento is a popular holiday destination. On the other hand, the city is considered as the gateway to the famous islands of Capri and Ischia. These islands are parts of Sorrento and just a short boat ride away.
To reach Sorrento you must take a ferry and then a bus or a train from Naples.
National Archaeological Museum of Naples
The National Archaeological Museum of Naples is known for its important collection of archaeological exhibits. This collection consists mainly of archaeological pieces from Pompeii and Herculaneum, another ancient town which sank during the eruption of Mount Vesuvius. The Museum is open daily from 9:30 am to 20:00 pm and the entrance fee is 7.50 dollars and 5.77 pounds for adults.
The Castel Nuovo is one of the best-known historical buildings in Naples. The Construction of the castle began in 1279. Over the centuries, the Castle Nuovo served as both a fortress and Royal residence. Today, the Castle Nuovo is a popular destination for cruise excursions in Naples.
Museo di Capodimonte
The Museo di Capodimonte is housed in the Palazzodi Capodimonte and exhibits major works from the Neapolitan heritage. In addition to issued displayed works by da Vinci, Michelangelo and other artists, the Palace is an attraction itself.
Shopping in Naples
The shopping street of Naples is just a 10 minute walk from the cruise port. Fashionistas will enjoy in Naples: the shops here offer a wide range of Italian brands like Prada, Armani and Gucci.
Map of the cruise port in Naples
The centrally located cruise terminal at the Stazione Marittima (Molo Beverello) has a modern design and features shops, a post office, as well as smaller restaurants and cafés.
The great advantage of the cruise terminal of Naples is the close proximity to the heart of the city.
During the summer months in a busy day, cruise ships sometimes have to dock farther to the east of the port of Naples, at the cruise terminal Molo Carlo Pisacane.
What you should know before your excursion in and around Naples
Shipping companies and routes
Many cruise itineraries in the Western Mediterranean sea include a call at the port of Naples. Amongst others, there are Mediterranean cruises from NCL, Royal Caribbean, Celebrity and P&O, that includes a stop for a day in Naples.
Before Naples used to be a classic summer destination for cruises only, but now there are year-round cruises to this Italian city.
Entry and visa
Canadian and US citizens do not require a visa to enter the Schengen Area of countries in Europe for tourism or business stays under ninety (90) days. Some shipping companies will require a valid passport for cruises.
Please check the visa requirements with your cruise operator/cruise line before departure.
Taxi and public transport
Big advantage in Naples: When you leave the cruise terminal and cross the parking lot, you will be right on the via Cristoforo Colombo, one of the main thoroughfares of Naples. From there you can easily take a taxi, use public bus or tram. The metro station Municipio, from which the subway line 1 runs, is within walking distance of the cruise port. If you want to head towards Sorrento or Capri, you can change to a ferry directly at the cruise port. Cruise ships and ferries share the passenger terminal.
Naples cruise excursions can be easily organized on your own thanks to the cruise ship’s excellent transport links.
The western Mediterranean and Naples are normally visited during the summer months. It is hot and dry at this time of the year on the Amalfi Coast.
Spring and autumn are a good travel time. During these transition months in Italy it is a lot more quiet. Low season is the winter therefore the temperatures are cool and it rains more often.
Webpage port operators and tourism organization
Video: Impressions of Naples
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