10 Best Things To Do In Naples, Italy At Night - Updated 2023

things to do in Naples at night
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Naples is a relatively less-visited city for tourists in Italy. However, there are plenty of interesting activities and attractions for you to spend memorable evenings here. From taking a leisurely walk to learning how to make your own authentic local pizza, you’ll find numerous things to fill up your itinerary. You can also stay in amazing hotels or beach house rentals that are available in the city. Ready to enjoy Naples at sundown? Keep on reading and we will tell you which are the best things to do in Naples at night time.

1. Take a walk by Via Caracciolo e Lungomare di Napoli

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Via Caracciolo e Lungomare di Napoli is a historic walking path. Being a publicly accessible path, there is no entry fee. It features a beautiful promenade and it is a very romantic destination. Perfect for spending an evening by the waters. There are plenty of waterfront dining spots around to prevent you from going hungry. There is even a castle to be explored. From here, you can get a good view of Mount Vesuvius.

Via Caracciolo e Lungomare di Napoli

Address: Via Francesco Caracciolo 1, Naples, Italy

Website: Via Caracciolo e Lungomare di Napoli

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2. Experience tradition coming alive at Via San Gregorio Armeno

Going up Via San Gregorio Armeno
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Via San Gregorio Armeno is a narrow street surrounded by shops showcasing works of traditional art. You can even watch the artisans at work making these items. It is a relatively short street that shouldn’t take much time to walk through. Items are available at a variety of prices and many shops offer international shipping as well.

Via San Gregorio Armeno

Address: Via San Gregorio Armeno, 83018, Naples, Italy

Website: Via San Gregorio Armeno

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3. Visit the beautiful Toledo (Stazione della Metropolitana dell'Arte) metro station

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It is rare for a transport hub to become an attraction. However, Toledo (Stazione della Metropolitana dell'Arte) is clearly an exception. This is a beautiful metro station with staircases that light up beautifully in a soft glow and walls are decorated with fixtures that look like waves. Spotlessly clean and cheap to travel by, this station is certainly worth visiting if you’re looking for fun things to do.

Toledo (Stazione della Metropolitana dell'Arte)

Address: Via Toledo, 80100, Naples, Italy

Website: Toledo in Italian

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4. Discover the breathtaking architecture of the Gesu Nuovo Church

Chiesa del Gesù Nuovo a Napoli
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The Gesu Nuovo Church closes at 8 pm on certain days, so make sure to check the website before visiting. It has an extremely high ceiling and the imposing arches that support the structure look magnificent. An immense amount of care has gone into decorating this church. It has got to be one of the most artistic churches in the world. The exterior might not be very appealing, but the interior definitely is.

Gesu Nuovo Church

Address: Piazza del Gesu 1, 80134, Naples, Italy

Website: Gesu Nuovo Church (in Italian)

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5. Read books at the Libreria Berisio

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Libreria Berisio is a great combination of a bar and a bookstore. It used to be just a bookstore – the bar was added recently. Considering the typical lighting in bars, it might be a bit difficult to get enough light to read books. However, it certainly doesn’t mean that you can’t read if you want to. The bar is well-priced as well.

Libreria Berisio

Address: Via Port'Alba 28-29, 80134, Naples, Italy

Facebook: Libreria Berisio

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6. Listen to music at the Swig Shot Bar - Vomero

The Swig Shot Bar - Vomero has been in operation since 2004. However, it is a hidden gem in that it is not very famous yet. There is good music played here and the drinks are also inexpensive.

Swig Shot Bar - Vomero

Address: Via Alessandro Scarlatti 50/a, 80129, Naples, Italy

Website: Swig Shot Bar - Vomero

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7. Enjoy gluten-free food at Zero Zero Grano


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Zero Zero Grano is not your run-of-the-mill restaurant. The restaurant prides itself in being health-conscious, claiming to offer gluten-free food. The staff is very friendly and helpful. Patrons have said that in spite of the dishes being gluten-free, the food is still tasty. The restaurant might be a bit small in size but the service is excellent.

Zero Zero Grano

Address: Via Carlo de Cesare 40, 80132, Naples, Italy

Website: Zero Zero Grano

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8. Have drinks at the Cammarota Spritz

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Posted by Cammarota Spritz on Friday, August 11, 2017

Cammarota Spritz is easily one of the most popular nightlife destinations in Naples. It is an inexpensive bar and both the staff as well as the locals go out of their way to strike up a conversation with you. Naturally, patrons have given excellent ratings to this place. Although it is situated right in the city centre, finding it can often take some time. Overall, it has a very good atmosphere.

Cammarota Spritz

Address: Vico Lungo Teatro Nuovo no31, 80100, Naples, Italy

Facebook: Cammarota Spritz

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9. Savor different delicacies by going on the Naples street food and sightseeing tour (from USD 45.0)

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For some people, sitting in an indoor restaurant might be too boring and dull. For them, the Naples street food and sightseeing tour is ideal. Over the course of about 2 and a half hours, you will be taken by a professional guide to different hidden gems that will fulfil both your culinary and exploratory desires. Drinks are not included. There will be a lot of walking to do, so it is best to wear appropriate footwear.

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Naples Street Food Tour With Local Expert

Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

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10. Learn how to make authentic Neapolitan pizza (from USD 65.0)

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If you’re fond of going to pizza places, then this activity is something that you can brag about once you return from your trip. There are different types of pizzas in Italian cuisine. Neapolitan pizza has a simple feel to it. In this tour, you can learn from local pizza-making experts about the art of making the perfect pizza – from kneading your own dough to choosing the perfect mix of toppings in order to make it truly Neapolitan. In addition, a starter and dessert are also included!

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Naples Pizza Class: Learn to Make Authentic Neapolitan Pies

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

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Tour the city where the Pizza originated!

There is a lot more to do in Naples, regardless of whether it is day or night. Plenty of museums and parks are just waiting to be explored. Come visit the fascinating city and discover the hidden surprises that lie in store for you today!

Be sure to check out some HomeAway and Vrbo vacation rentals as well if you’re still not sure where to stay.

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