Romantic Naples: Posillipo

Romantic Naples: Posillipo

Romantic Naples: Marechiaro, Posillipo night

Posillipo: the most romantic and fascinating places

Today we suggest you the romantic Naples, Posillipo, magical place that takes your breath away, which has an eternal beauty, a deep peace.

Posillipo neighborhood is located on a hill overlooking the sea and is the most famous place in Naples for its beauty that has inspired many poets, writers and singers.

The percfect time to admire its landscape is during the warm season, from mid-May to mid-October. You can do many activities here, but in particular the romantic atmosphere can be felt everywhere thanks to the views of the Bay of Naples and beyond.

The most beautiful panoramic viewpoint are the terraces of the  Virgiliano Park, where walking through flowerbeds and plants the view aims at the Gulf of Naples and Pozzuoli, the Vesuvio, Sorrento, Capri, Nisida, Bagnoli, Cape Miseno, Procida and Ischia.

Worth a visit (with reservation) the  archaeological area. Posillipo was popular among the ancient Romans for its quiet beauty, as already demonstrated by the greek name Pausilypon (a break from troubles) and so there are the ruins of luxurious ancient Roman’s villas. In addition to the archaeological park you can also visit the Gaiola Underwater Park on kayaks or boats between cliffs, Roman ruins and marine structures of the Roman “Villa of Pausilypon”.

If you want to spend a romantic evening with your partner or make a wedding proposal, the village of Marechiaro, always in the Posillipo neighborhood, is for you. Made famous worldwide by the song “Marechiare”, text of the poet Salvatore di Giacomo and music of composer Francesco Paolo Tosti, Marechiaro will enchant you with the small balcony window that inspired, it is said, Salvatore di Giacomo. And why not, here you can also receive or sing a love song as the “Caroline” of the song in the magic atmosphere of a starry night with full moon.

For tourist information about the region Campania visit http://www.ecampania.it and http://www.campaniatour.it

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