Naples (Pompeii), ItalyLocation: Europe
Adding to the excitement in 2013—Disney Cruise Line goes to Naples, Italy! Journey to this capital of the fertile Campania region in sunny southern Italy, a dazzling destination in our European ports of call.
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. Savor the renowned Neapolitan cuisine of Sorrento and Capri. Naple's history is colorful, rich and yours to enjoy to the fullest.