About the City

About the city

Naples is located halfway between two volcanic areas, the volcano Mount Vesuvius and the Phlegraean Fields. The city is noted for its rich history, art, culture and gastronomy and in the modern day, the historic center of the city is listed by UNESCO, as a World Heritage Site. The metropolitan area of Naples is the second most populated in Italy and one of the largest in all Europe with approximatley 3.8 million people. 

The entire history of Naples is based on the concept of welcoming foreigners and different cultures living side by side. The city is enviable geographical position half-way down the Italian coast, makes it easy to be reached from anywhere in the world. 

The wonderful historical, artistic and archaeological heritage is an intrinsic part of the city.  At the same time, we should not forget its contemporary creative nature which ensures that the city always has a new project on the go, with a new goal, and plenty of innovative concepts. 

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