Airone Hotel is located in the heart of the city of Naples, a charming hotel that affascinates all the travelers who stay there, a precious jewel set among the oldest walls of the city surprising everyday its visitors. Its location is strategic because it’s really close to the most emblematic road that takes you to the historic city centre: “Spaccanapoli”, where you can find a lot of impressive neapolitan handcraft shops, the main road known for its colours, sounds and sweet scents.
The urban peculiarity of the ancient “Neapolis” is its chessboard structure, formed by three long roads oriented from east to west that still today run through the historical center in all its length. For these reasons, Spaccanapoli has been declared UNESCO World Heritage Site. Twenty-seven centuries of history just a few steps from Airone Hotel and all of them are enclosed in the picturesque streets of the historic heart of Naples. Today, Naples preserves about 400 religious buildings, such as obelisks, catacombs, archaeological excavations and the famous San Gregorio Armeno, known worldwide for its incredible handmade sculptures and the unmissable Nativity cribs especially during Christmas holidays.
ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM OF NAPLES
National Archaeological Museum of Naples is one of the most important attractions in Naples and it just takes 15 minutes from Airone Hotel.
The National Archaeological Museum hosts the richest heritage of works of art and artifacts in Italy: it is one of the first archaeological museums in Europe. It preserves thousands of artifacts from Greek, Roman and Egyptian antiquities, as well as original findings from ancient Pompeii.
SAN SEVERO CHAPEL MUSEUM
Located in the heart of the ancient center of Naples, the Sansevero Chapel Museum is a jewel of the international artistic heritage. Baroque creativity and dynastic pride, beauty and mystery are intertwined here creating a unique atmosphere, almost out of time.
Among masterpieces such as the famous “Veiled Christ”, whose image has become famous all around the world for the prodigious “weaving” of the marble veil, wonders of virtuosity as “Disinganno” and enigmatic presences as “Macchine Anatomiche”. The Sansevero Chapel Museum is one of the most unique monuments that human wit has ever designed.
If you visit Naples for the first time, you can’t miss to visit “Underground Naples”. An underground city rich in history and linked to the rediscovery of a rare, if not unique heritage. An amazing work of civil engineering, left behind for a long time and now recovered to new life thanks to the wise work of Underground Naples.
Unique beauties and suggestive places to discover. To participate in the excursion means to make a journey in the past, it means to go back in time and to live as 2400 years ago, from the Greek era to the modern one, descending to a depth of 40 meters, between tunnels and cisterns. During the excursion, not only you will admire the remains of the ancient Greco-Roman aqueduct and the air-raid shelters of the Second World War, but also you will visit the War Museum, the “Orti Ipogei” (hypogeum gardens), the seismic station“Arianna” and so much more.
NAPLES BY NIGHT
If you want to discover Naples by night, there is no doubt that “Riviera di Chiaia” with its characteristic bars is the right place. Naples never sleeps and the streets of this area are always rich in music and fun.
You can choose to drink a beer sitting outside among the crowded streets, especially during the weekend, or to eat something in one of the small restaurants at “Vicoletto Belledonne” and “Via Bausan”. If you want to go out for a walk admiring a speechless view, so Mergellina with its fantastic seafront is the right choise for you!