Campania Artecard, how it works, how much it costs and how to use it

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The Artecard is a special card that allows you to more easily use the cultural sites of Campania and in some versions of combine transport and tickets for visiting the main ones monuments and cultural sites of the city in a single subscription. In fact, thanks to the Artecard you can visit the main cultural sites for free and also benefit from many discounts all ANM or UnicoCampania network transport towards places of art are included in some versions of the card.

What are the limits of the Artecard

Except for versions Campania > Artecard 365, the number of entries is cumulative and limited! This means that, for example, the Naples> Artecard allows 3 entries, after which it will no longer be usable to access cultural sites, but don't throw them away! Let there be Naples>Artecard that the Campania> Artecard, when they run out of admissions, they are still useful because there allow you to receive 50% discount on all subsequent entries.

Therefore, you must carefully choose which sites you want to visit, as using the Artecard to visit the cheapest sites first could be the case not very convenient.

Transportation is not always included

Transport is only included in the following cards, while transport is not included in all other versions of the Cards.

  • Naples>Artecard
  • Naples>Artecard young people
  • Campania>Artecard 3
  • Campania>Artecard 3 young people

They are an exception transport of these types and lines which They are NEVER included:

  • Alibus,
  • Sita Sud lines for Sorrento/Positano/Amalfi
  • Eav bus from Pompeii to Vesuvius (special fare)
  • Campania Express

The circuits are considered as a single input: here's what they are

It should be taken into account that very often the sites belonging to the same circuit are merged into a single entrance even if they are several different structures, as long as the visit takes place on the same day.

For example, it is possible to visit in the arch of the same day, using a single entrance, all the cultural sites of the Campi Flegrei circuit by purchasing the entrance ticket via Artecard only in the first one you access!

Again by way of example, by adequately exploiting the circuits, only two entrance tickets can be used to visit in a single day:

  • Ruins of Pompeii
  • Excavations of Herculaneum
  • MAV
  • Archaeological museum in Baia Castle
  • Flavian Amphitheatre
  • Archaeological Park of Cuma

A decidedly convenient solution, but one that requires careful planning!

Here are the different circuits and which cultural sites belong to each:

Campi Flegrei Circuit

  • Archaeological Museum of the Phlegraean Fields in the Castle of Baia
  • Archaeological Park of the Terme di Baia
  • Flavian Amphitheatre
  • Archaeological Park of Cuma

Vesuvian Archaeological Excavations Circuit

  • Ruins of Pompeii excluding the route from Porta Ercolano to the Suburban Villas (Ville of the Mysteries, Villa of Diomede)
  • Excavations of Herculaneum
  • Excavations of Oplontis
  • Scavi di Stabia
  • Boscoreale excavations and Antiquarium
  • MAV - Virtual Archaeological Museum
  • Villa Campolieto

Caserta and Ancient Capua circuit

  • Palace of Caserta
  • Archaeological Museum of Ancient Capua
  • Museum of the Gladiators
  • Campano Amphitheater
  • Mithraeum

Salerno circuit

  • National Archaeological Museum “Marcello Gigante” of Buccino
  • National Archaeological Museum of Pontecagnano

Paestum circuit

  • Archaeological Park of Paestum
  • Archaeological Park of Elea Velia
  • Certosa di San Lorenzo – Padula
  • Caves of Pertosa-Auletta

Padula circuit

  • Charterhouse of St. Lawrence
  • Joe Petrosino House Museum
  • Baptistery of San Giovanni in Fonte
  • Multimedia Civic Museum

Ravello circuit

  • Villa Rufolo
  • Cathedral Museum
  • Auditorium
  • Excavations of the Monastery of the SS. Trinity

Benevento circuit

  • Archaeological Area of ​​the Roman Theater of Benevento
  • Hortus Conclusus
  • Archaeological Area of ​​the Sacramento Arch
  • Diocesan Museum and Hypogeum archaeological route
  • Sannio Museum
  • Arcos Museum

Montesarchio circuit

  • National Archaeological Museum of Sannio Caudino
  • Trajan's Arch Museum

What are the types of Artecard?

There are two types of Artecard available:

  • Campania > Artecard, for visiting multiple archaeological sites, museums and monuments in Campania, from Caserta, Pozzuoli, Benevento, Pompeii, Herculaneum to, obviously, Naples.
  • Naples > Artecard, a reduced version of archaeological sites, museums and monuments of the city of Naples alone

Choose Campania> Artecard or Naples> Artecard that best suits your needs.

Where can I buy Naples> Artecard?

acquistare Naples> Artecard it's very easy, you can contact the dedicated ANM box office (for example in Piazza Garibaldi) or conveniently online on the official Scabec website but you need to register for the latter.

Otherwise the Naples Pass that you can buy at this link, but be careful: they do not include transport.

Where can I buy Campania> Artecard?

As for Naples> Artecard you can go to the box office, or you can buy it on the official Scabec website but registration is required.

Otherwise, also in this case, Naples Passes are available online to this other address, but be careful: they do not include transport.

After purchasing the Artecard, is it already active?

Absolutely not, you need to activate it in order to receive the QRcode to show in museums and the QRcode to access transport, but be careful: the card expires from the moment of activation! To activate the card simply access the smartphone app or log in to the website.

Napoli Artecard, what it includes and how much it costs

Napoli Artecard with 3 entries

As already mentioned the Naples> Artecard includes 3 entrances for visiting many cultural sites, museums and monuments in the city of Naples alone. They are also included all ANM transport in the city, i.e. buses, trams, funiculars, Metro Line 1 and Metro Line 6.

  • Ordinary price: 27 €
  • Youth price: (from 18 to 25 years): 16 euros
  • Duration: 3 days
  • Transport included: all ANM transports
    • BUS
    • Tram
    • Funicular
    • Subway 1 Line
    • Subway 6 Line
  • Future resarches:
    • maximum 3 entrances
    • each site can only be visited once

What does Napoli include > Artecard

  • Castel Sant'Elmo
  • PLART Foundation – Plastics and Art
  • Galleries of Italy in Naples
  • ilCartastorie
  • MADRE – Donnaregina Museum of Contemporary Art
  • ARCA Museum – Contemporary Religious Art (visit) – Located in the Monumental Complex of Santa Maria La Nova
  • National Archaeological Museum of Naples
  • Ascione del Corallo Museum (visit)
  • Civic Museum of Castel Nuovo
  • Gaetano Filangieri Civic Museum (visit)
  • Sea Museum Naples
  • Museum of the Treasure of San Gennaro
  • Museo Diego Aragona Pignatelli Cortes
  • Diocesan Museum of Naples
  • Duca di Martina Museum
  • Museum and Certosa di San Martino
  • Museum and Real Bosco di Capodimonte
  • Royal Palace of Naples
  • Sant'Anna dei Lombardi

Campania>Artecard, duration, what it includes and how much it costs

The Campania>Artecard is the most widespread version of the card, the one that includes most of the attractions and which extends transport outside the area of ​​the city of Naples.

It is divided into various types with different offers:

  • Campania>Artecard 3
  • Campania>Artecard 7
  • Campania>Artecard 365 Gold
  • Campania>Artecard 365 Lite

Here's what each card includes

Campania>Artecard 3

Campania ArteCard 3
  • Ordinary price: 41 €
  • Youth price: (from 18 to 25 years): 30 euros
  • Duration: 3 days
  • Transport included: all Unico Campania transport to and from the sites included
    • BUS
    • Tram
    • Funicular
    • Subway 1 Line
    • Subway 2 Line
    • Subway 6 Line
    • Circumvesuviana
    • Cumana
    • Circumflegrea
    • Short-distance regional trains
  • Future resarches:
    • maximum 2 entrances or 2 circuits on the same day
    • each site can only be visited once

Campania>Artecard 7

  • Ordinary price: 43 €
  • Youth price: There is no separate version available
  • Duration: 7 days
  • Transport included: does not include transportation
  • Future resarches:
    • maximum 5 entrances or 5 circuits on the same day
    • each site can only be visited once

Campania>Artecard 365 Lite

  • Ordinary price: 26 €
  • Youth price: (from 18 to 25 years): 16 euros
  • Duration: 365 days
  • Transport included: does not include transportation
  • Future resarches: unlimited entries but each site can only be visited once

Campania>Artecard 365 Gold

  • Ordinary price: 50 €
  • Youth price: (from 18 to 25 years): 36 euros
  • Duration: 365 days
  • Transport included: does not include transportation
  • Future resarches: unlimited entries but each site can be visited a maximum of two times
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