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Why Naples is
special to cruisers

Naples is a popular cruise port primarily because of its convenient proximity to fantastic shore excursion destinations.

Top 5 shore excursion
destinations near Naples


Some visitors skip Pompeii's National Archeological Museum. Don't. The exhibits help bring the ruins to life.

Amalfi Coast

The top 4 must-visit towns of this postcard-perfect coastal region are Amalfi, Positano, Ravello, and Sorrento.


Naples' dock for the high-speed hydrofoil ferry to Capri is conveniently close to where the cruise ships dock. Capri's top 3 highlights are the Blue Grotto, Hadrian's Villa, and San Michelle Villa.

Mt Vesuvius

Your bus or car drops you off just short of the volcano's summit. A trail leads up the rest of the way.


These excavated ancient Roman ruins make an interesting excursion for those who have already seen Pompeii.

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1   Civitavecchia  Gateway to Rome

2   Piraeus  Gateway to Athen

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