Published 
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
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Naples and Campania: natural parks, picnics and outings

NAPLES, a city that also offers you the opportunity to enjoy the outdoors.

If it's a nice day why lock up in some local? There are many areas that allow you to enjoy the nature that surrounds Naples and the whole of Campania, so enjoy our beloved natural parks!

In this article we do not want to talk only about the areas in our city, but also about all the best natural places in the city Campania.

In particular, we will suggest the natural areas suitable for picnic, picnics and scenic walks! 

NAPLES

Virgilian Park

Impossible not to know the Virgilian Park site in Posillipo. Those who live in the city can comfortably reach this place and appreciate its charm. We find vast expanses of green where you can lay out or organize a picnic, even isolated from the rest of the visitors to spend some romantic moments. What strikes a lot about the area is definitely the breathtaking sea view. From May 1st the new park timetable starts, from 07.00 to 24.00.

Where it is: Virgilian Park, Viale Virgilio 80123 Naples
Google Maps: link

Wood of Capodimonte

The largest green space in Naples is represented by this magnificent forest. Compared to the previous one it is much richer in trees and meadows, moreover it is an ideal place to do picnic.

Where it is: Via Miano, 4, Naples
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Floridiana

Floridiana Villa in Naples

Moving to Vomero, however, we can enter this park where it will be possible to have lunch in the company of a beautiful tablecloth placed on the lawn. Inside the Floridiana we can also find a small one pond where multiple turtles swim. Those interested can also visit the National Museum of Ceramics, Duke of Martina.

Where it is: park of Villa Floridiana, Via Domenico Cimarosa, Naples
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Astroni crater

Astroni Reserve in Naples

La WWF Oasis Nature Reserve it hosts a large number of birds and animals, such as the hedgehog, the fox, the dormouse. The well-known "damsel" tabaccata is very sought after, a very rare duck. Do not be surprised, therefore, if you will see some specimens. In addition, the area is home to three pools of water (Lago Grande, the small and large Cofaniello) bordered by dense vegetation.

Where it is: Via Agnano Astroni, 468 - Agnano, Naples (NA)
Google Maps: link

The Neapolitans, in these special days, also like to move, so we could not take into consideration the other goals.

Caserta

Parco del Matese

Parco del Matese

The particularity of the area are certainly the lakes, among which we find the well-known Matese. Visitors will be particularly impressed by the area, in fact, you can admire mirrors of water, waterfalls, caves, stalactites, stalagmites and much more. A breathtaking experience that will allow you to get in touch with nature. Present areas picnic to have your sack lunch.

Where it is: Piedimonte Matese - Via Sannitica (CE)
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Oasis of the Wood of San Silvestro

A natural area protected area that extends for 76 hectares in the municipality of Caserta could be the ideal place. Again, the area is home to a large number of animals (roe deer, fallow deer, weasel) and we have a vast amount of evergreen plants. Here too it is not lacking a picnic area and even a space in which to place an eventual tent.

Where it is: Via Giardini Reali 1 / bis 81020 San Leucio (Ce)
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Benevento

Park of the Grassano

Not just relaxation, but also sports? This park, thanks to the Rio Grassano, allows you to rent canoe to immerse yourself in some particular and quiet crossings. The area is inhabited by many water birds, otters and green vegetation that will allow you to enjoy the color and sounds of nature. The park allows you to take advantage of a picnic area surrounded by greenery that also includes wooden tables.

Where it is: Via Grassano n1 zip code 82035 - San Salvatore Telesino
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Avellino

Monti Picentini Regional Park

Monti Picentini Regional Park

This is also a natural area protected by the Campania region and is home to a fauna that includes animals such as the golden eagle, the wolf, the black woodpecker, the hawk and many other animals. As for the flora, we have a wood which welcomes a quantity view of trees, such as beech and chestnut. Inside there are areas equipped for picnics.

Where it is: Eboli Salerno
Google Mapslink

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