Well hello there!

Never fear, Holly’s here!  I’ve got lots of lovely suggestions for things to do this weekend.

Ravello Festival

  • Thursday 21st August – Belvedere di Villa Ruffalo – Kronos Quartet – Music by Wagner, Piazzolla, Mingus, Volans, Valderrama, Debaté, Aminikia.
  • Friday 22nd August – Belvedere di Villa Ruffalo – Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo
  • Saturday 23rd August – Belvedere di Villa Ruffalo – In Due – Fabrizio Bosso – Peppe Vessicchio – With Julian Oliver Mazzariello – Sesto Armonico Ensemble
  • Sunday 24th August – Belvedere di Villa Ruffalo – Oscar and the lady in pink – from the book by Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt.

Estate a Napoli 2014 – Sole, Lune e Talia Festival

On Friday 22nd August, there’s a special event – ‘Friday at the ruins: Evening guided tours of the ruins of Pompeii and Herculaneum‘.  It will be possible to follow a guided tour, specially created by the Soprintendenza Speciale per i Beni Archeologici di Pompei, Ercolano e Stabia, to illustrate the life and death in the two main Vesuvian archeological sites.  Visits are only available by booking – calling 081 8575347 between 10.00 and 15.00.

On Sunday 24th August, discover Herculaneum, Buried Stories.  3D projections of the eruption of Vesuvius, tours accompanied by an archaeologist, and theatrical performances, for an unprecedented nighttime viewing of the excavations of Herculaneum.  Tour at 21.30 in English.

The exhibition, ‘A day so white, so white‘, of Ettore Spalletti’s work at the MADRE museum has been extended until Monday 25th August.

This Friday, 22nd August, and next Friday, 29th August, there are the last two chances to benefit from ‘Friday night at the museum‘.  The historical apartments of the Reggia di Caserta (Royal Palace of Caserta), Capodimonte MuseumSan Martino Charterhouse and Museum and Castel Sant’Elmo are all open specially until 22.00.

Finally, for the whole month of August, there’s the chance to visit the MADRE museum and its exhibitions etc. for free, as part of ‘August at MADRE‘.

Of course there are more events currently on around Naples, details of which you can find on our events pages.

I hope you all have a wonderful weekend! Enjoy. 🙂