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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  • August 18, 2017
    Via Caracciolo offers beautiful panoramic views over Posillipo, Castel dell'Ovo etc. Is a truly elegant waterfront. Too bad some nooks definitely dirty.
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  • August 18, 2017
    Who goes to Naples in my opinion must pass the first day going to Spaccanapoli, San Gregorio Armeno, eat pizza, visit monuments, etc. The second day (without taking any nonsense in one day) is to be spent with a long and beautiful Boardwalk, then visit maybe Naples "high". In short, beautiful, but don't do it in a hurry.
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  • August 18, 2017
    Gorgeous reborn, quiet area where you can spend relaxing days with family near the sea with excellent restaurants and pizzerias. Naples city of love
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