Holidays to Naples

That quintessential Italian dish, the pizza, adopted as a favourite by the rest of the world, had its origins here in Naples, as did spaghetti, and on the food side there is no shortage of variety to satisfy every taste and pocket. With great shopping, fantastic views across the bay, castles, museums and galleries galore, holidays in Naples have everything for the perfect break.

Anyone with even a passing interest in classical history must pay a visit to the famous National Archaeological Museum of Naples with its incomparable collections of Greek and Roman remains. This was after all one of the heartlands of the Roman Empire, and everyone who was anyone in Roman society came here. Naples was the playground of the rich and famous in toga times, and remains to this day a magnet for those who enjoy the finer things in life.

The collections of sculptures, gems, glassware, mosaics and, not least, assorted erotica from Pompeii give a good idea of what life must have been like in those days, from wining and dining to theatre-going, political manoeuvring and hedonism. The ancient Romans had specific ideas of what constituted a good night out, and often leave us behind no matter how decadent many of us consider ourselves to have become in the modern world.

The Cathedral or Duomo of Naples dates from the 13th century in the High Gothic style with its soaring towers and buttresses, and houses the blood of Saint Gennaro, patron saint of Naples. His miraculously preserved red cells are taken out of cold storage and exhibited to the masses as the highlight of a great annual religious festival. For the remains of the older, pagan religions that preceded Christianity in these parts, see the nearby columns incorporated into the 4th century Basilica Santa Restituta, cannibalised from the Temple of Apollo.

The Piazza del Plebiscito is the centre of the modern city, its vibrant hub, and it is here that you will travel to after a long day of sightseeing, to relax over a meal and a cool drink, and during the daytime you can drop into the adjoining Royal Palace and obtain a fine city view from its roof garden.

On your Naples holidays head for the main street, the Spaccanapoli, which is always bustling, alive, and lined with trinket shops, restaurants, cafes, and boutiques. It is also the heart of the original Roman city, and you can imagine the crowds bustling along this very same street all those centuries ago, when Rome was the centre of the world and its rulers came to relax here, just like you have.


Cookies are small text files stored on your computer. They allow us to distinguish you from other users when you visit this site and to provide helpful features such as Your Recent Searches. Cookies themselves do not contain any personal information, and Jetline travel does not use cookies to collect personal information.

Analytical Cookies

We use 'analytical' cookies to allow us to count the number of visitors and to see how those visitors move round the site. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example by making sure that users are finding what they need easily.

As well as using our own cookie for this purpose, we also use cookies from Google Analytics to analyse anonymous data about usage of the site. You can find out more about Google Analytics privacy at

Functional Cookies

We use a 'session' cookie that lasts for the duration of your visit. This is deleted when you close your browser and is purely used to recognise that you are the same user as you move from page to page on the site (for example, through the booking process).

In addition, we use a cookie to remember your search criteria which makes it easier for you to complete the search form each time you use it. We also use this to show a list of your recent searches below the form, as a shortcut for you to re-run a prior search.

Social Plugins

Our website includes plug-ins from social networks Facebook, Twitter and Google+ that allow you to 'Like', 'Follow'/'Tweet' and '+1' respectively. The plug-ins execute code directly from these third party sites. As such, these sites will record any interaction you have with their plug-in and are likely to record your visit to the website even if you do not interact with it. We recommend that you check the privacy policies of these sites to see how they use your information and how to opt out or delete such information if desired.

Cookies from Other Websites

When browsing the our website, cookies from other websites (known as ‘third party cookies’) will also be placed on your computer. These are used exclusively for the purpose of placing our advertising on those sites in future. This advertising may be targeted at you based on the fact that you have visited the Jetline travel website and is personalised based on the hotels that you have viewed or with relevant recommendations.

Controlling our use of cookies

You can use your browser settings to accept or reject all, or certain, cookies. Your browser will also allow you to delete cookies that have already been stored. The menu options for this will differ by browser and browser version; instructions will be provided if you use the browser's Help function and search for 'cookies'.