Via Caracciolo - Borgo Marinaro
Naples, 80133 Italy
The oldest castle in Naples, the Castel dell'Ovo sits on the most picturesque point of the bay, standing guard over the city it protects. Occupying the isle of Megaris, it was originally the site of an ancient Roman villa. Children enjoy exploring the grounds and enacting imaginary scenarios of armies, pirate ships, and conquests.
Via Caracciolo 1
Transportation Bus: R3
Tues-Sat 9am-6pm; Sun 9am-7:30pm
The Aquarium is in a municipal park, Villa Comunale, between Via Caracciolo and the Riviera di Chiaia. Established by a German naturalist in the 1800s, it is the oldest aquarium in Europe. It displays about 200 species of marine plants and fish, all of which are found in the Bay of Naples.
Via S. Nullo
Tel: +39 0818047122
This water park, is a few kilometres away from Naples and can be easily reached by the motorway, on the Licola exit. It has a number of swimming pools, waterslides, a solarium, gardens, rest areas and other facilities which make it a great place to spend a hot summers day. The opening hours vary according to the season so visitors are advised to telephone in advance.
Tel: +39 0812399693 +39 0812391348
5pm-midnight Mon-Fri; 10am-midnight Sat-Sun
Edenlandia is a theme park spread out over several acres in which adults and children can spend fun-filled days and evenings. There are games offering prizes, 25 rides, 15 refreshment stands, , a theatre, virtual reality, a roller coaster experience and more. It is easily accessible by car, and the parking facilities are excellent - take either the Agnano or the Fuorigrotta exit off the Naples ring road. Via public transport: either take bus (ANM line) C2, C3 or 152 which stops outside the park,or the Cumana railway and get off at Edenlandia.
Via S. Nullo
Tel: +39 081804 7122
This amusement park recently opened and is close to the Licola exit on the Naples bypass. It takes less than 20 minutes to get to from the city centre by car. It has a huge carpark, many exciting rides, public conveniences and snack bars. It is open all year round (it is best to phone for the opening hours)