Journey to Naples

Naples is the last vestige of Old Europe. Cafés are full on Monday evenings. Family and friends crowd the streets from morning till night. Children throw confetti in the piazza. Young artists hone their craft drawing antique sculpture at the Academy. Musty used bookshops line the alleys of the university quarter. Laundry sways from the balconies of every apartment. If you don’t know Naples, you don’t know Europe.

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American friends of capodimonte program

The American Friends of Capodimonte will travel to Naples this summer for a week of art, gardens, and food. Capodimonte Director Sylvain Bellenger will host us for private dinners in the museum and Royal Park, as well as guide us on an exclusive tour of the museum’s Caravaggio exhibition. We will enjoy privileged access to private art collections, historic palazzi, and major cultural sites like Pompeii and the Mortella gardens of Ischia. Every day will offer an elite cultural experience of the city that remains Italy’s best kept secret.

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2019 Itinerary

For complete details of this year’s AFC Journey to Naples, view or download the full itinerary.

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Practical information

Dates: Sunday, June 16th — Saturday, June 22nd 2019.

Trip cost is $4500 per individual and $9000 per couple.

Accommodation will be at the Hotel Excelsior along the city’s magnificent waterfront.

For more information, please write to AFC President Nancy Vespoli.


Reserve a Travel Spot

To guarantee your place on this year’s Journey to Naples, a 50% deposit can be paid to Solaria Services before 7 April, 2019. Please contact Alessandra Picazio of Solaria Service for payment instructions.

Click on the form below to complete your booking.