Naples (Italian: Napoli) the most densely populated in Italy is the land of a long cultural history, beautiful scenery and countless cultural relics. The sun shines beautifully all round the year and hence Naples is known as the “City of Sunshine and Happiness”. Napolis are considered as a cheerful and energetic lot and their folk songs are well known.
There are many islands around Naples such as Procida, Capri and Ischia, which can be reached by hydrofoil and ferries. Sorrento and the Amalfi Coast are located to the south of Naples. The Roman ruins of Pompeii and Herculaneum, which were destroyed in the Vesuvius eruption in 79 AD are also nearby. The western side of Naples is adjacent to the volcanic area known as Campi Flegrei and the port towns of Pozzuoli and Baya - part of the port of Julio which was the naval base of ancient Rome.
Napoli’s natural environment is beautiful, and the climate is warm and pleasant throughout the year and a typical Mediterranean climate. The city is suitable for tourism throughout the year. Even during the hot summer, the fresh sea breeze blows gently over the mainland, reducing the temperatures. The summer average temperature lies between 25-31 degrees Celsius. Autumn is somewhat rainy and damp and winters are drier, with average temperatures between 4-12 degrees Celsius.