Eyewitness Travel Guide to Naples & Pompeii & Sorrento Peninsula/Amalfi Coast

If the largest city in southern Italy is your destination, then get an advanced preview of its attractions with DK’s Eyewitness Travel Guide: Naples. More than 600 full-color photographs capture the splendid architecture, art, panoramas, and landscapes of this marvelous city and surrounding area. Street-by-street maps and illustrated aerial views guide you through the city’s six districts to sights such as the Museo Archeologico Nazionale, the Great Cathedral, and the Duomo. Other outstanding articles spotlight Santa Chiara, the Museo Nazionale and Park of Capodimonte, and Certosa di San Martino. Take trips by both land and water around Posillipo, the peninsula that juts out into the Bay of Naples. Beyond Naples, the handbook guides you through Pompeii, the Amalfi Coast, Mount Vesuvuis, the Royal Palace of Caserta, the island of Capri, and more. From its beginnings as a Greek colony to contemporary daily life, the remarkable history of Naples is covered in a chapter complete with timelines, illustrations, and photos of artifacts from a variety of eras.