Naples (Pompeii), ItalyLocation: Europe
Discover the wonders of Naples, capital of the fertile Campania region in sunny southern Italy.
The city is situated on Italy's west coast near the Gulf of Naples in the shadow of Mt. Vesuvius. Dating back 2,800 years, Naples is among the world's oldest continuously inhabited cities. Originally established by Greek settlers, it became a major cultural center of the Roman Empire.
Today, it is the third-most populated city in Italy, with some 1 million residents. Discover an age-old city dotted with Medieval, Baroque and Renaissance-era churches and castles. Travel to the ancient Roman ruins of Pompeii and Herculaneum. The history and culture of Naples is colorful, rich and yours to enjoy to the fullest.