Naples: Toledo to Chiaia

The first impression of the area known as "Royal Naples" is of spaciousness and light. This is Naples’ showcase: a vision of how functional the city can be with due appreciation for its setting. Elegant architecture from various ages graces the terrain here, which is also home to one of the most authentic neighbourhoods, maritime Santa Lucia. Above it all, the Vomero district boasts a fine castle and monastery overlooking the bay and one of the city’s best parks, while to the west is the lively Mergellina district, with its working port and busy restaurants lined up along the coast.

1. Palazzo Reale

The Royal Palace is largely ...

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