Free Things to Do In Naples
Naples, the third largest city in Italy, is ideally snuggled between a dormant volcano and Campi Flegrei. This one of the major cities in Italy impresses visitors with palm fringed boulevards and striking museums and churches. The inhabitants are enthusiastic and welcoming that shows tourists will enjoy every moment of their stay in the city.
Here we list free things to do in Naples.
Naples, Campania by DG EMPL
Visit Christmas Alley
Situated amidst the baroque churches and holy garden, Christmas Alley (Via San Gregorio Armeno) is lined with several artisan workshops.
And when you look through their open-doors you will see craftsmen working hard to make statuettes and scenery for the nativity scenes.
Tourists will be stunned to see their creations that include baby Jesus, Mother Mary figurines, miniature meals, and landscapes.
Most of the tourists who visit this city make it a point to visit this place which is brimming with shopping, dining and amusement options.
Via San Gregorio Armeno (Christmas Alley), Naples, Campania by Luca Aless
Savour the Views at Park Virgiliano
A visit to this one of the most beautiful parks in Naples gives you an experience of lifetime. The park offers a stunning view of the Bay of Naples.
One can also catch the stunning view of the Cape Miseno to the Sorrento Peninsula. If you are visiting this park during warmer months you can also see events in amphitheatre.
Impressive view from Parco Virgiliano, Naples by Gennaro Visciano
Munching chocolates in Gay-Odin
Gay-Odin is an ideal place for those who have a liking for chocolate. Here local artisans have been preparing chocolate since early 1900s. The visitors can buy a chocolate according to their taste.
Gay-Odin, Naples by Antonio Manfredonio
Explore Contemporary Art in Naples
Those with a liking for the contemporary art should visit the Madre Museum of Contemporary Art. The museum is situated in the heart of the city and showcases modern creations in an ancient backdrop.
The museum allows free entry on Every Monday. Decked with a stunning interior this museum is getting more interesting with every passing day.
Climb To the Top of St Elmo
St Elmo is an impressive castle and one of the most famous landmarks in the city.
The tourists should take an elevator to get to the top of the palace to savour stunning view of the city and the Bay of Naples. There is also an art museum that deserves a quick visit.
View of Naples from St Elmo by Sonja Pieper
Explore Historic Part of the City
For a more authentic understanding of the city’s history one should explore the city’s lanes where they will be amazed to see magnificent churches, ancient catacombs and underground caves.
On the way they can catch glimpses of day to day life of the inhabitants. The Neapolitan historic centre is listed as UNESCO cultural heritage site.
Catacombs of San Gennaro, Naples, Campania by Rosino
Explore Piazza del Plebiscito
Piazza del Plebiscito reminds you of old fashioned grandeur. Surrounded by royal palace on the one side and the neoclassical façade of the church of San Franceso di Paola on another; the Piazza attracts visitors with its magnificence.
Visitors stop here for a snack or spend some moments in tranquillity.
Piazza del Plebiscito, Naples, Campania by Michele Landi
In addition, the city is abuzz with tourist attractions, fabulous shopping streets and scrumptious dining options. Charmed by the allures of the city tourists often board flights to Naples where all these attractions are waiting for their arrival.