Naples is Italy’s most densely populated city and is Italy's fourth strongest economy with its port being one of Europe's most important.
Located about six kilometres northeast of the city, Naples Airport (airport code NAP) flies more than 5 million passengers annually. Although it serves Italy's third largest metropolitan area, Naples Airport does not serve as a hub for any airline. Alitalia, EasyJet, and Lufthansa operate the most flights from Naples Airport.
Naples is home to much artistic, cultural, architecture and musical history. But one of its most famous contributions may be the modern pizza which originated in Naples in 1889.
For theatre lovers, the Teatro di San Carlo is an exquisite facility to see an opera. With six levels, 200 boxes, and a backdrop that when removed reveals the Palazzo Reale, the Teatro is one of Naples' top sights.
Some of Naples other top attractions include The National Archaeological Museum of Naples (huge collection of antiquities), the Piazza del Plebiscito (centre of Naples), Via San Biagio (the main street in Naples historic centre), San Lorenzo Maggiore (13th century medieval church), Castel dell'Ovo (oldest castle in Naples), and the Duomo.
For excursions, access to Capri and Pompei is easy from Naples. For Capri, board a ferry or high-speed hydrofoil at the port and for Pompeii, buses also leave regularly from the port.