The Special Superintendent for Archaeological Heritage of Pompeii, Herculaneum and Stabiae reported on 28 October 2014 that dozens of unfired clay pots have been found at Pompeii in the furnaces of the workshop of a potter in the area of the Necropolis of Porta Ercolano. They were discovered during the course of recent research studies conducted […]
The Superintendence for Archaeological Heritage of Pompeii, Herculaneum and Stabiae has announced that due to union meetings convened by employees on 5, 6 & 7 November 2014, from 08.00 to 11.00, there may be disruptions at the archaeological sites of Pompeii, Herculaneum, Oplontis, Boscoreale and Stabia.
The Special Superintendent for Archaeological Heritage of Pompeii, Herculaneum and Stabiae reported on 29 October 2014 that studies have confirmed that the Villa of Poppea in Oplontis did in fact, overlook the sea. According to a SSBA press release: It has long been presumed that the Villa of Poppea in Oplontis had spectacular views of the sea, with panoramic living […]
The violent storm of wind, water and hail on 16th June has affected many locations in the Naples area and has also caused considerable damage in the area of the ruins of Herculaneum, with particular focus on the ticket office and the tree-lined road that branches from the entrance of the historic Corso Resina, which […]
The 19th June, the Minister for ‘beni e delle attività culturali e del turismo’, Dario Franceschini, announced that as of 1st July 2014, the ticket system for state run museums and monuments in Italy will change. The changes will be as below: ALL over 25s will have to pay for entry to state run museums and monuments, […]
From this weekend, parking in the city centre to visit the Lugomare Liberato will be much easier. Thanks to the agreement signed between the Port Authority and the City of Naples, on Saturdays and Sundays you will have access to parking at the port and make use of 600 parking spaces at a price of €1.50 for […]
On Friday 13th June 2014, the Carriage Museum (Museo delle Carrozze) will re-open at the Villa Pignatelli. The museum was the idea of Bruno Molajoli, who had received a donation from the Marquis Mario D’Alessandro di Civitanova and was planned in 1975 by Ezio Bruno De Felice in the ex stables of the villa. Closed […]
Its that time of year again when Naples takes time out to celebrate its rich cultural heritage. Every year during the month of May, Naples plans a variety of events, tours, exhibits and more that celebrate a specific cultural, historical or artistic period from Naples’ history. This year’s theme is ‘Storie e leggende napoletane’ meaning ‘Neapolitan […]
Several of Naples Museums will be open Easter weekend 2014.
At the beginning of March this year, the Comune of Naples announced that it was going to spend the incredible sum of €3.5 million on restoring 27 of the city’s monuments. The project will cover a wide variety, from fountains to bridges, benches to obelisks. Have you ever walked along Via Chiaia and noticed the […]