Holiday in Naples – Your guide to Naples, Italy

 

Regional Information

Population: 959,574
Language: Italian
Currency: Euro
Time Zone: UTC/GMT +1 hour

Weather

The south of Italy has a Mediterranean climate. Summers are long, hot and dry and often reach temperatures of 35°C (95°F), although it is generally cooler on the Bay of Naples islands. Winter in Naples tend to be moderate, averaging around 10°C (50°F). Spring and early autumn are the best times to visit Naples, with mild, warm temperatures. Expect lots of rain in December through to March.

Fascinating Facts

  1. Pizza, one of Italy’s most famous foods, originated in Naples, as did the popular Italian liqueur Limoncello.
  2. The world’s first true pizzeria, called Antica Pizzeria Port’Alba, opened in Naples in 1830.
  3. The Festival of Pizza takes place in Naples every September, with days and nights filled with music, performances and of course, lots of authentic pizza!
  4. There are 448 historical churches in the city.
  5. Residents of Naples are called Neapolitans.
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