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Via Caracciolo e Lungomare di Napoli, Naples
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Take a walk or drive along Via Caracciolo e Lungomare di Napoli, a long seafront promenade lined with renowned hotels, restaurants, and shops. Along the promenade are numerous spots where you can stop, rest, and enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding hills and distant Vesuvius. This popular waterfront road was named after Francesco Caracciolo, a hero of the Neapolitan Republic who was hanged and then thrown into the bay on the orders of Horatio Nelson, a famed admiral of the British Royal Navy. The promenade was built between 1869 and 1880, and is separated from the sea only by a few artificial reefs, which have replaced ancient beaches that once lined the bay. The road is open to motor vehicles in both directions, with an adjacent bike path on the sea side. To visit Via Caracciolo e Lungomare di Napoli on your holiday in Naples, and find out what else Naples has to offer, use our Naples itinerary builder.
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  • Via Caracciolo is the flagship of a city rich in any art form. Full of bars and night life!
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  • A nice Boardwalk, one can admire Castel dell'Ovo, Naples and Vesuvius, among so many people who practice running.
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  • a promenade with friends is d requirement when visiting Naples. a sunny autumn is the best time to enjoy this beautiful city. and please, buy the classics taralli suet and pepper.
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