The ancient city of Pompeii was rediscovered in 1748 when a group of travelers chanced upon it. The stories of the discovery are fascinating, to say the least.
Mt. Vesuvius, the only volcano in all of Europe that has erupted within the last century, is a Naples must-see for any visitor.
One of the most important museums in Italy, the Naples National Archaeological Museum houses various historical and cultural artifacts like the Farnese Collection, Pompeii Collection and Egyptian collection.
If you want a unique experience, visit Herculaneum, an ancient town that was once buried under the volcanic eruptions of Mount Vesuvius. The site contains ancient thermal baths, beautiful mosaic artifacts, historic villas and frescoes, aristocratic mansions and even a library.
The cathedral has become one of the attractions in Naples as it is not only the current seat of Archbishop but also because it contains beautiful murals by artists and detailed mosaics were created by French masters.
The drive from Naples to Sorrento that overlooks the Amalfi Gulf in itself is a reason to visit this picturesque village in Southern Italy.
The coastal town of Sorrento boasts plenty of attractions such as the Marina Grande, Museum Correale, Piazza Tasso, Roman ruins at the Punta del Capo and the 14th-century Monastery of St. Francesco.