Campania's s cultural identity is a rich and colourful mix of traditions that have been passed down through the generations. While everyone is familiar with the Campanian and Neapolitan clichés of popular imagination, Campania’s traditions don’t merely survive as dusty relics but they remain a vibrant and essential part of our culture to this day, continually evolving as they are embraced by each new generation.
Walk with our expert guide across the historic centre of Naples, in Via San Gregorio Armeno, a narrow cobble stoned alley, and you will find out why Neapolitans love Christmas so much! Here you will encounter the most popular artists of Presepe, the cribs, the exquisitely handcrafted Nativity figures and a cast of symbolic characters, the butchers, bakers and pizza makers who echo everyday life back in 18th century Naples.
Want to be astounded? Come inside the Naples Cathedral...and see with your own eyes the blood of the beheaded San Gennaro liquifies in its ampoule (a glass jar) .still a mystery for most Neapolitans too!
Leaving of the chaotic and entertaining Naples, and exploring nearby, you can discover the tradition of our little charming towns like Benevento, Avellino, Caserta, Salerno and more.
Once you get a glimpse of these fascinating Campania traditions they will remain with you for your whole life!