Cruise to Naples !

Cruise to Naples ! - Κεντρική Εικόνα

Cruise tο Naples !

Arriving in Naples on a cruise ship is an unforgettable experience. Having navigated past the islands of Capri, Ischia and Procida situated in the azure blue waters of the Bay ofNaples, passengers get a glimpse of the bustling metropolis overlooked by the verdant hill of Vomero, dominated by the great walls of the spectacular castle Sant' Elmo which lies behind the grand white edifice of the Maritime Station.

Naples is an extraordinary city. As the ancient capital of the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies, it has always been an openair museum. Its historical centre is designated a UNESCO World Heritage site. It hosts hundreds of buildings and churches dating back from the 17th through to the 19th Centuries designed by great Italian architects.

The National Archaeological Museum is considered one of the most important in the world for Roman artifacts. It also hosts many of the antiques unearthed at Pompeii. Naples has inherited one of the most beautiful and famous theatres in the world: the San Carlo Theatre, where great operas are performed. The cultural offering is paired by the wine-and-food tradition: the pizza has historically been the symbol of Naples and of the culinary art of Southern Italy. Local pasta, fish and vegetable dishes are excellent.

Pompeii, the Roman city preserved intact by Vesuvius' ash 2,000 years ago, is just half an hour distance from Naples. Yet there is much more to offer cruise passengers on a stop inNaples. Come and see for yourself!

Must see tourist attractions
• Pompeii (20min by bus)
• The old city of Naples (5min walk from port)
• Phlegrean Fields (25min by bus)
• Capodimonte Museum (10min by bus)
• Caserta Royal Palace (20min by bus)


Port Facts

Maximum ship dimensions for berth
Length: 290-388mtr
Width: 35-40mtr
Draught: 38ft
Available: yes
Ship tenders allowed: no
Tugs available: yes
Tidal movement/range: 0.3-0.4mtr
Total number of quays: 4
Total length of quays: 1,100mtr
Quay depth: 19-38ft
Passenger terminals: yes
City centre: port is in the centre of Naples
Airport: 10km
Free shuttle service to city: yes, on request
Total cruise passengers 2016: 1,306,151
Total cruise calls 2016: 493
Turnaround port? yes


Port Contact details

Port Authority Contact
Barbara Casolla
Cruise Development Executive
F +39 081 206 888
Cruise terminal Contact
Tomaso Cognolato
CEO & General Manager
Autorita Portuale di Napoli
Piazzale Pisacane
80133 Napoli
Terminal Napoli
Stazione Marittima - Int. Porto
80132 Napoli


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