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What are the things I need to know in Naples?

Bella Napoli, in this page you’ll find all the Naples information during your studies. Let’s look at what are the most common questions for a student, or visitor, that is visiting the immense beauty of Naples. Discover more about Naples with our Naples Italy Guide

Naples Useful Information: Where to Find your Consulate in Naples

Keep in mind that Naples isn’t the capital of Italy, so we can’t help you find any embassies in the city, being that the only way to help you in that aspect would be to tell you to get on a train and get yourself to Rome. But worry not, because Naples has a wide array of consulates that can cater to your needs during your stay in this beautiful port city and you have on hand tourist informations about Naples.

Plus, being one of the most important port cities in Italy this brings a great number of consulates to reside here, so you won’t have a problem when looking. Keep in mind this map with the major consulates.

Also keep in mind that most of the consulates are on the sea level part of Naples, making it easier for bureaucracy papers when it comes to trade and commerce regarding the cities port.

Naples Emergency Numbers:

Now hopefully you won’t need any Emergency numbers in Naples, but just in case remember that the EU emergency number is 112 - this means it’s valid in all of the EU, so when you’re visiting other countries that are member states remember that it’s valid - but Italy has three other emergency numbers 113 for the Police, 115 for the Fire Department, and 118 for the Ambulances and First Aid. Keep in mind that you’ll probably have a quicker response if you use the Italian numbers, but also use the EU one if you’re in need.

How do you get around Naples?

Naples has many forms of transportations such as bus, tram, subway, funicular and taxi. Of course, most you want to do by foot to get the true experience. Keep in mind, the subway is mainly a commuter route used for workers.

How do I get from Naples to Pompeii?

The two easiest options are the train on the Circumvesuviana line (buy your ticket for Pompeii Scavi) once you get off at your stop (about 30 mins away) you will have a 5 min walk to the main entrance. Your other option is to take the Campania Express which may cost a bit more, but hits all of the touristy spots and is less crowded with locals.

Does Naples metro go to airport?

Unfortunately, no. However, you have the Alibus, a shuttle bus to and from the airport from the main central train station. Your other option is to take the city bus 3S.

What food is Naples famous for?

Pizza!! I mean, it was born here. Want to learn italian cooking in Naples? Discover  best cooking classes in Naples

What to do in Naples in 2 days?

Pizza!! No, but seriously, go to Pizzeria da Michele and wait if you have to! Otherwise, check out Naples' most famous square, Piazza del Plebiscito, Via Caracciolo on the water, Via Spaccanapoli where you will find Santa Chiara monastery and piazza del Gesù Nuovo. For a more in depth look, check out: Naples in 2 Days

What language is spoken in Naples?

Yes, this is a frequently asked question and the answer is Italian. At times it may sound different from the kind of Italian you heard in Florence or Rome, but that's only because they use a different dialect.

Is Naples a safe place to visit?

Poor Naples has certainly been given an unfair reputation. It may not look as polished as other Italian cities, but it is relatively safe minus the petty theft such as pickpocketing. However, this is common throughout Europe, so watch your bags of course, but don't let this reputation deter you from enjoying it. According to the Crime Index by city, there are many major cities in the US that are more dangerous, so keep that in mind.

Is Naples safe at night?

Again, like any city, you may want to avoid the train station (Piazza Garibaldi) area at night as there tends to be more crime there during those hours. Otherwise, keep your wits about you as you would anywhere else when traveling.

How long do you need in Naples?

1-2 days could suffice to see all you need to see in this city. However, 3 is even nicer if you want to incorporate day trips to Pompeii and Sorrento.

How many days should I stay in Naples?

See above!

What is the best time of year to visit Pompeii?

The best times to visit are late April & May and September & early October. I would say this goes for Italy in general. It won't be scorching hot and you'll avoid most of the rain!






Naples Medical Information

When it comes to Medical Information in Naples remember that if you’re part of an EU member state you won’t need any insurance for your medical expenses, you can visit a hospital and be prescribed medicines just as you would in your home country. If you’re not a member of the EU you will have to acquire medical insurance that will cover your costs while in the country. Don’t worry they range from 70 to 200 euro, that could be a dent in your student budget, but they won’t be extraordinarily expensive.

Naples Banks and Naples ATMs

Naples is one of the biggest metropolia in Italy, the third in population and the most densely populated per square km in the country, so don’t worry when it comes to ATM locations in Naples you’ll find them all around town. As per usual, when in a new city be careful of your surroundings when withdrawing cash.

Naples Transportation

Now when it comes to our Naples Useful Information page we have to keep in mind that you are probably wondering about Transportation in Naples and more information on this subject. Being one of the South’s biggest cities and Campania’s capital, Naples has many workers that come from places like Avellino and Sorrento thanks to the Circumvesuviana that can take you to places that someone visiting might want to see. Also, what are you not going to go on the Funiculare when in Naples it’s probably the most first thing you ever heard about Italy. You can find 4 different Funiculari that’ll bring you up, or down, the hills of Naples.

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