Campania

Travel in the Campania region of Italy

The Historic Centre Of Naples, A UNESCO World Heritage Site

Naples is one of the oldest cities in Italy, its Greek origins pre-dating even the Romans. This mixed heritage, combined with its origins as a port city, gives it a particular cultural flavour. I got a sense of this unique identity walking around the historic centre of Naples, now one of Campania’s UNESCO World Heritage …

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A Visit To Pompeii: Beneath The Shadow Of Vesuvius

Pompeii is probably the best known of Campania’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites, and there are good reasons why it is so popular with tourists. For anyone who is interested in Roman history the exceptionally well preserved site gives lots of clues about everyday life in Roman times. You can walk along ancient streets, peer into …

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Admiring The Architecture Of The Galleria Umberto I, Naples

Unlike Milan, Naples is not renowned for fashion or shopping. And shopping malls are not normally high on my list of places to visit. So why did I want to visit the Galleria Umberto I in Naples? And what is remarkable about this 19th century arcade? The Risanamento In Naples Of course, this being Naples, …

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