Beyond Pompeii: Off-the-Beaten-Path Family-friendly Attractions in Naples and the Amalfi Coast
For those families lucky enough to linger just a little bit longer on holiday in the Naples and Amalfi Coast region, so many enchanting sites and excursions await beyond the requisite visit to Pompeii or Herculaneum (which, of course, are absolutely worthwhile!). We’ve selected some of our favorite historical and educational sites in the area that offer unique glimpses into the cosmopolitan and vibrant ancient past of the Campania, a region known to the Romans as Campania felix—the fortunate countryside—for its natural abundance.
The Campania ArteCard
The Campania ArteCard, available for purchase at local tourist offices, bus & train stations, newsstands, and museum ticket booths, offers families an unlimited pass for local transportation as well as nice discounts on admittance to most historical sites, museums, and local attractions. The card also includes discounts to certain events. There are a variety of cards available, with many choices designed to be most advantageous for select regional or thematic itineraries. Visit the Campania ArteCard website and use their interactive itinerary planner to determine which card is best for your family! Read more here.