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72 Hours in Naples: Pizza, Pasta & Peppe.

See Naples and die, the old saying goes, suggesting that life simply isn’t worth living without visiting this vibrant (and sometimes chaotic) city, the third-largest in Italy. Once the capital of the Kingdom of Two Sicilies, it’s achingly old – the Greeks founded this city before Rome even existed!

In this Mediterranean capital watched over by the still-kicking Vesuvius volcano, the gulf of Naples offers one of the most magical panoramas on earth. And the icing on the cake? It’s also the birthplace of pizza. Here at Paesano we’re obsessed with the traditional Neapolitan ways of making pizza, so it was a dream come true to introduce one lucky Paesan (and an even luckier +1) to the sights, sounds and tastes of Naples first hand. Our lucky Summer of Freedom competition winner was shown the hidden hotspots of Naples by our very own pizzaioli extraordinaire Peppe, who helped create this ultimate 72 hours in Naples itinerary. Check out our top things to see and do in Naples.