WHERE: Naples, Italy
WHEN: April 28th – June 4th 2017
Naples: a city of great charm and charm. A place of extraordinary artistic, historical and cultural vitality, unjustly underestimated. A territory that is slowly taking off labels and judgments that do not belong to it. Because, Naples, is one of the most beautiful cities in all of Italy. And it is in this context that one of the most interesting reviews on the Italian scene is included.
May of Monuments 2017, represents one of the landmarks in the field of artistic and cultural events, during the spring. From April 28th to June 4th, the city dresses up with an impressive series of events, exhibitions and truly unmissable initiatives. Many of these, linked by a common thread.
This year it will be the turn of the unforgettable Totò to rise to the role of authentic protagonist. 50 years after his death, May of Monuments 2017 honors the prince of laughter Antonio de Curtis, aka Totò.
‘O Maggio a Totò is the title of the event. Events, performances, shows, concerts, tourist routes … in relation to the theme of the event. Obviously, there will be other fantastic initiatives. May of Monuments 2017 is above all the occasion to rediscover treasures hidden in the marvelous Naples, opened in an exceptional way
There are over 200 initiatives on the bill during the period of the event. All really interesting. Among the most exciting and unmissable, we highlight, first of all, the Totò Genio exhibition, a true starter of the extraordinary exhibition. The genius of Totò, and his relationship with cinema, television and advertising.
Do not miss the musical performance of 05 May, in Piazza del Carmine. Exceptionally, the Band of the Carabinieri will be the protagonist, with an extraordinary musical tribute, right in the place where the funeral of the famous Neapolitan artist took place.
In the beautiful Church of the holy Annunciation, do not miss the exhibition “Pinocchio in the heart of Naples”. Photography enthusiasts, on the other hand, will be able to admire at the PAN, one of the most famous photographers of the ‘900, namely, Helmut Newton; a master in immortalizing female figures. And, many guided visits, of sure impact, to the Cemetery of the Fontanelle and to the suggestive, and beautiful, Marine protected area submerged Park of Gaiola.
Through the official website, from this link, the complete list of the May 2017 Monuments events.
HOW TO GET
Naples is well connected with Italy and the rest of Europe, thanks to an excellent infrastructure system. By plane, you can arrive at Naples Capodichino International Airport, from the main European cities and capitals.
The airport is located right in the center. With the ALIBUS bus, you can quickly reach the city. Even cars and trains are extremely valid solutions. All the info from our official page, through this link.
WHERE TO SLEEP
Thanks to an efficient intermodal transport system, by choosing a facility near the subway, you can easily get around the city even in the late evening. For this reason, you will also have more choice in finding the hotel that best suits your needs and your pockets.
Il Vomero is a rather quiet area and well connected to the city, thanks to the buses, metro and funicular. The B & B Solimena offers double, triple and quadruple rooms with breakfast included, in a splendid position, close to the metro stop.
Excellent, with a privileged position, the splendid Transatlantic Hotel. Located in one of the most beautiful and suggestive areas of the city, a short distance from Castel dell’Ovo and the Borgo Marinari. Book well in advance, especially in this period, due to the rather limited availability.
For location and value for money, Well Come Santa Lucia is a Top solution. Located in avia Santa Lucia, still on the Caracciolo seafront, the property is just 250 meters from Piazza del Plebiscito and a 10-minute walk from the Castel dell’Ovo. The structure despite having shared bathrooms, is clean and is in a wonderful location. A few more expensive rooms are also available, with private bathrooms. In the splendid and elegant Posillipo district you will find, instead, excellent facilities and a truly unique view of the city.