Neapolitan Riviera Holidays
If you're looking for a holiday to Italy but are looking to go beyond the well-known locales of Rome and Florence, a holiday in the Neapolitan Riviera will be an ideal choice. Situated in the wonderful bay of Naples, the Neapolitan Riviera offers typically fantastic food and drink, hospitable locals and amazing scenery, ensuring that this is a holiday destination that can be enjoyed by everyone whatever their age.
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Neapolitan Riviera Weather
If you feel like a holiday to the Neapolitan Riviera in the peak months of July and August then prepare for a sunshine break to remember, as temperatures will reach an average of around 28° Celsius. With ten hours of sunshine a day, you'll be more than ready to soak up the sun on the glorious beaches when there is very little chance of rain. However, you'll still be perfectly able to enjoy good weather outside of these times; if you're not much of a sun lover, then exploring the delights of Mount Vesuvius in the lower climates, which average in the low 20s, will ensure you enjoy a comfortable and warm break.
Anyone who has never experienced a holiday in the Neapolitan Riviera before will be in for a treat, as the landscape is truly a feast for the eyes. The imposing Mountain Vesuvius hangs mightily in the background, while fields full of orange groves, vines, trees and flowers stretch as far as the eye can see. The bay of Naples itself is a gem, with the coast offering an array of towns offering wonderfully quaint town squares and churches.
For something truly special, the picture perfect town of Amalfi is a must, while Massa Lubrense, sat 400 feet above the Riviera, offers visitors the chance to unwind while taking in an unbeatable and beautiful view of the entire locale.
Things To Do on Neapolitan Riviera Holidays
A holiday in the Neapolitan Riviera will provide you with the chance to unwind like never before, with beachside locales like Sorrento offering a pristine beach to relax on and wonderful town to explore. After that, you'll be more than energised to explore the many delights of Naples; why not take a trip to the historic city of Pompeii, which is an ancient partially ruined city?
After that you'll also be ready to visit Mount Vesuvius, the famous volcano that erupted in AD 79 and destroyed the cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum. Still looking for something to do afterwards? Then a visit to the beautiful island of Capri will be the icing on the cake, offering yet more beautiful beaches and cuisines to sample.
What with the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD, and the destruction of Pompeii, the Neapolitan Riviera will be an awe-inspiring experience for history fans. The town of Pompeii was buried in ash, and was not actually discovered until 1748, a whole 1700 years after it was destroyed. It has since been excavated, and is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site that offers a unique view of the Roman Empire at its mightiest.
Get ready for a break to remember, because a holiday to the Neapolitan Riviera offers a hugely varied events calendar. From April to October the Riviera enjoys a spectacular collection of concerts, with the town of Ravello offering a music festival taking with performances of the likes of Bach and Wagner. After this you can expect to enjoy the delights of the town local market, which will typically take place on a Sunday, offering all kinds of memorabilia to enjoy when you get home.
The Riviera is also a close distance to Rome, offering you the chance to explore the wonders of the Italian capital, while the Ischia Spas offer mud baths and hit springs for the ultimate in luxurious relaxation.
The Neapolitan Riviera is world-renowned for providing a holiday full of tranquillity and relaxation, and it would be fair to say that while there are a few bars and night clubs that are open well into the night for party animals, the nightlife of the Riviera is decidedly ambient. The beachside town of Sorrento in particular offers a huge range of restaurants and bars catering for couples and families offering traditionally cooked Italian cuisines, which will keep food lovers very happy! The town many bars in Sorrento meanwhile are hospitable and welcoming to anyone with children, ensuring that everyone can enjoy a relaxing drink next to the crystal blue ocean.
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The Neapolitan Riviera is a truly amazing destination that will keep every visitor happy. What with wonderful scenery, restaurants, sparkling sea and wonderful beaches, the only thing that's missing is you. Book your holiday now with On The Beach! With our convenient live booking system, your bargain flights and hotels are only a few clicks away!
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