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Posillipo

Address: Naples, Italy
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Private Tour
$200*
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Private Tour: Naples Sightseeing by Vespa
94%
Ranked #18 of 197 Attractions in Naples
Type: Reefs, Cultural
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Type: Reefs, Cultural
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Greenville, North Carolina
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99 reviews 99 reviews
38 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Take a great view of the city and the gulf. Go with a cab, it is easier. A lot of places where to eat

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Novo Mesto, Slovenia
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45 reviews 45 reviews
38 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We were on Posillipo Hill with the hop-on hop-off bus and it was beautiful. The view that opened up once we got there was amazing. You can see the marina and the seafront and if there's good weather like we had you get to see a wonderful view of Mount Vesuvius.

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Modiin, Israel
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3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

deeply recommand a tour in posilippo hill with Marina de martino. wonderful guide and will take you to the most beautifull intresting places in posilipo and naples. she is also available to walking tours in the old city and you will see much more than you will do by your self. history archeology, arts churches and views!!!!! highly recommanded!!!!!!

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Sydney, Australia
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983 attraction reviews
1,388 helpful votes 1,388 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

I am standing on a terrace in Naples,on a headland called Posillipo,looking at the bay. To my left,through umbrella pines,the city red,ochre and sepia born from centuries of wear (well worn,indeed), forms a crescent towards Vesuvius. The volcano,in turn,sweeps down a long arc of the Sorrentine Peninsula,which constituting the southern arm of this gulf,faces me across a few kms of... More 

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San Diego, California
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117 reviews 117 reviews
37 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013

We hung out here with some fruit, cheese, and a bottle of wine (we planned to do this), after which, we took our open-top tour bus back to the starting point near the castle on the water front. It felt like such an Italian-style experience. Passing locals either didn't notice us or smiled approvingly- and a view they see everyday.

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Ontario Canada
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225 attraction reviews
638 helpful votes 638 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

This is a great way to see the bay of Naples from afar. Posillipo Hill is one of the best view points to see the bay and surrounding area.

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Banstead, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
13 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013

Posillipo has great views of the bay, whilst retaining a village type feel with lots of original boutiques and little cafes and bars. A good place for a stroll.

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Naples, Italy
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73 reviews 73 reviews
38 attraction reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

Take a walk along the waterfront west of downtown Naples and you begin to climb Posillipo Hill. The shore road towers over several dozen "beach homes" (that cost severl million dollars each) and within about a mile from the docks, you have a view worthy of a National Geopgraphic cover picture. The "beach houses" are far below the road and... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

The walk up the Posillipo Hill was the focus point of our trip. We started by walking up on a small street and ended in seeing the hill, with the entire bay area and Capri Totally worth it

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Naples, Italy
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10 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012

The market on the hill was just like any other Napels market except it lacked in the food department. Wonderful views of the bay. The walking path/bike path is great to take a stroll with kids.

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