Naples & Pompeii – Welge Travel Report
Welcome to Welge Travel Report's guide to the best of Naples. WTR's Naples map shows you the location of Castel Nuovo and The Pio Monte della Misericordia.
WTR's Carlota Cuisine describes the signature dish at Trattoria Nennella and what to order at Transatlantico.
Welge Travel Report Notables for Naples
Getting around Naples
Public transportation in Naples
WTR's Tony Transit says this is your site for the best public transportation information (napoliunplugged.com/naples-metropolitan-transportation-network)
People Watching in Naples
Since there are no parks in Naples WTR's Francois Flaneur enjoys the urban scene for "PW". Francois thinks the best area is the Spaccanapolis district anoints the Porta Nolena fish market as another unique PW opportunity.
Beverages: Wines in Naples
Our Winnie Winesnob notes the Campania region wine making dates to the 12th century BC. Reds wines such as Taurasi and Aglianicos del Taburno are made using the Aglianico grape that was introduced by the Greeks and later cultivated by the Romans.
White wines such as Flano di Avellino and Greco di Tufo are made using Flano and Greco grapes.
Dining – Pizza in Naples
WTR's Carlota Cuisine says Naples is the home of pizza and they take it very seriously. The Associazone Verace Pizza Napolentana issues authenticity certificates to pizzerias around the world.
The criteria to be met is an 11 page document. It includes: the type, color and amount of the yeast, how to make the dough, how the dough is stretched, the type of fresh tomatoes, the mozzarella must be certified, the wood fired oven must be made of stone or brick and be sealed except for the door and the chimney, the floor temperature of the oven must be at least 905 degrees F and so on.
Nightlife/Entertainment in Naples
Our Shauna Showtime says the best nightlife in Naples is in the centro storico, the via Cisterna dell' Olio and the Piazza Bellini.
Shopping in Naples
WTR's Shari Shopper says the best shopping streets are via Toledo, via Chiaia and via dei Mille.
Business Information in Naples
Here is help in regard to your business in Naples: (http://bcg.thetimes.co.uk/Europe/Italy/Naples)
U.S. Embassy - Piazza della Repubblica, 2, 39 081 583 8111
Exchange Rates (http://www.x-rates.com/)
Recognition for Naples
We extend special thanks to the people who manage and/or own the institutions, museums and restaurants featured in our guides. In some instances we have relied on their descriptions and photos.
Lagniappe for Naples
WTR's Ernie Exhibit provides information on special current exhibitions for our featured museums such as: Museo d'Arte Contemporanea
Now to September 24, 2018 see Pompei@Madre
The exhibition project Pompeii @ Madre. Archaeological Matter is based on a rigorous research project from the Archaeological Park of Pompeii, one of the world's most important archaeological sites, and MADRE, the contemporary art museum of Campania Region. Pompeii and modern exhibition in Rome, Italy and contemporary works of art.