Naples at Christmas, a classic without snow
The Christmas atmosphere, in Italy, can be felt everywhere, even where snow is definitely not a constant and where there are no white mountains. Naples, in fact, is one of the cities where the Christmas holidays are experienced most intensely without the need for the classic flakes falling from the sky.
Luci d'Artista in Naples
During this period, there are many tourists who travel to the capital of Campania to feel vibrant emotions and experience the holidays with great joy in their hearts.
Naples at Christmas, San Gregorio Armeno
When talking about Christmas in Naples, one cannot fail to mention San Gregorio Armeno as the first place to visit.
The famous street, in fact, is located in the heart of the city, and it is here that theart of nativity continues to be handed down and nurtured. Strolling along this street, stopping to admire the various historic shepherds' stores and figurines present, is in fact one of those things that should definitely be done during a visit to Naples.
The figurines of the Nativity scenes of San Gregorio Armeno
Tourists and non-tourists alike buy traditional figurines here as well as those depicting celebrities and current events.
The best way to discover San Gregorio Armeno? Definitely with a local guide. A licensed and passionate guide who can convey all the magic of an unmissable destination.
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Naples at Christmas, a must-do walking tour
During a well-researched "Christmas markets" walking tour offered by professionals in the field, tourists have the opportunity to learn about the history of ancient workshops of artists specializing in nativity art, find original Christmas-themed items at the various stalls and admire the beautiful Christmas lights.
Organized and customized tours also allow people to fully understand the Neapolitan culinary tradition, giving them the opportunity to taste typical holiday products such as struffoli, mostaccioli, roccocò or susamielli.
Mostaccioli traditional Neapolitan Christmas sweets
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In fact, street food, sweets from historic pastry shops, and fried pizza from the most famous pizzerias are a constant for anyone who decides to stroll through the historic center of Naples.
Naples at Christmas, The Pietrarsa Museum and the markets you don't expect
Other Christmas markets that are worth a visit in Campania? Certainly, one of the most impressive is the Christmas market at the Pietrarsa National Railway Museum.
For the fourth year, in fact, in the beautiful complex run by the State Railways, people will be able to listen to Christmas music, applaud street performers, wander among charming wooden cottages, taste gastronomic specialties and meet Santa Claus!
The Pietrarsa National Railway Museum
Even to visit the Pietrarsa National Railway Museum, it is possible to choose a special tour so as to be sure not to miss any of the mind-blowing pieces inside the impressive exhibition venue such as locomotives, machinery and model railways.
With the right tour, one can conveniently reach Pietrarsa starting from Naples Central Station or, for example, from Pompeii Station and take an in-depth guided tour, without having to waste precious time waiting, thanks to the skip-the-line ticket.
>> "Skip-the-line" admission ticket to the Pietrarsala National Railway Museum + A/R ticket Naples (or Pomepei)-Pietrarsa
Naples at Christmas, the Fusaro Vanvitellian Park and the Luci d'Artista
Finally, again keeping with the Christmas theme, a visit to the Vanvitellian Park of Fusaro, which is located in the municipality of Bacoli, is recommended.
Indeed, during this period, young and old come here to admire the Luci d'Artista lights that illuminate the gardens and depict Christmas decorations, teddy bears, sleighs, reindeer, etc.
Casina Vanvitelliana inside Lake Fusaro
Also not to be missed is the Casina Vanvitelliana made even more magical by the illuminations. A jaw-dropping place also thanks to thelighting of the bridge that connects it to the mainland.
It is possible to attend the show Vanvitellian Park of Fusaro every day during holidays, and a fast and comfortable way to reach the town in the province of Naples is definitely with an NCC tranfer.
Chauffeur-driven rental services offered by inStazione
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Naples and the Christmas Markets, how to get there
The Christmas Markets found in Campania, like all the destinations mentioned above, can also be visited through private tours that add privacy and exclusivity to one's travel experience.
>> inStazione organizes exclusive private tours for Naples and Campania
During the holidays (and all other times of the year), it is always good advice to rely on local businesses that are highly experienced and able to meet any customer needs.
inStazione provides tourist reception (assistance, guided tours, conciergerie, ticket office) online and inside Naples Central Station and Pompeii.
inStazione offers several tours in Naples and Campania during the holidays that include:
- A/R transfer
- Train tickets
- "Skip-the-line" admission ticket
- Local licensed guide service
It also offers exclusive private tours that can be customized to suit every need.