what to do from 13 to 15 may

Maggio dei Monumenti begins with a large program of intercultural walks and excursions, the European Night of Museums with an unusual evening opening and admission to the main museums, monumental complexes, parks and state archaeological sites at the symbolic price of one euro. , party at Lungomare Caracciolo for the Neapolitan stage of the Giro d’Italia, Pink Edition from Neapolitan Cycling Festival and many other events not to be missed.

A new weekend full of city initiatives including exhibitions, shows, concerts, special tours and meetings for the little ones.

Here are our tips on what to do and see in Naples (and surroundings) from 13 May to 15 May:

May Monuments 2022 starts

Maggio dei Monumenti starts with a weekend of intercultural walks and guided tours: from Friday 13 to Sunday 15 May there are nine appointments offered Brickworka program of events inspired by a vision that inverts the concept of the wall, transforming it from a symbol of division into a symbol of union. Click here for all information

European Night of Museums, evening admission 1 euro

Saturday, May 14, European Night of Museums returns to Italy. The initiative, which runs simultaneously across Europe, provides for an extraordinary evening opening and admission to major museums, monumental complexes, parks and state archaeological sites for a symbolic cost of one euro. Among the many attractions of Naples and its province that have joined this initiative are the Museum and the Royal Bosco di Capodimonte, the Royal Palace, the National Archaeological Museum, the Certosa and the National Museum of San Martino, the Archaeological Park of Campi Flegrei (museum in the castle of Baia), the Archaeological Park of Pompeii (with guided tours and musical performances) and the Archaeological Park of Herculaneum (unusual visits to the Roman theater). Click here for all information

Giro d’Italia, party on the waterfront of Naples

The Giro d’Italia is celebrated on the Lungomare Caracciolo which returns to Naples with a magnificent stage that also includes Campi Flegrei and Procida, the cultural capital. Along with artists, dancers, jugglers and circus performers, Lungomare will also feature Giroland on May 14th, the new format of Giro’s commercial village, updated with a new identity, structure and content. Free admission. Click here for all information

Madame in Concert

Saturday, May 14 The Madame’s Club tour stops at the Palapartenope in Naples. An opportunity for the 2021 revelation artist to present the songs that marked his double platinum certified debut album ‘Madame’. Click here for all information

Primavera della Gaiola: readings and concerts in the Flooded Park

The flooded Gaiola Park is celebrating twenty years since its founding with a series of cultural and scientific events. Sunday, May 15, appointment at 5:00 p.m. Alma String Trio: Alberto Marano (violin), Miriam Traverso (viola), Alessandro Parfitt (cello). Click here for all information

Kobane calls to the stage: at the Bellini show based on the Zerocalcare comic

From May 10 to May 22, the Bellini Theater hosts a production of “Kobane Calling on Stage” from the book “Kobane Calling” by Zerocalcare, published by BAO Publishing. A show that does not make war spectacular, but tells about it through a very original mixture of languages. This is a real act of theater love for the poetic and very comic world of the author, this is not just an arrangement of a graphic novel, but an unpublished work that, starting from the pages of a comic book, transforms them into a genuine short circuit of emotions, because with merciless ease it tells the cruel truth about a conflict that is all too often forgotten. Click here for all information

Evening tour and aperitif in the Catacombs of San Gennaro

This weekend is back appointment withabout a defiant descent into the womb of the earth, in the thousand-year history of the city. Evening tour to the catacombs of San Gennaro: a journey to discover one of the most memorable underground places in the world. Descent into the beauty of mystery, enriched with the typical Neapolitan aperitif “taralli and beer”. Click here for all information

Marina Abramović in San Carlo with “7 Deaths of Maria Callas”

From Friday to Sunday, Marina Abramović will be on stage at the Teatro San Carlo in Naples with “The 7 Deaths of Maria Callas”. Click here for all information

Pink Edition of the Naples Cycling Festival

The 11th edition of the Naples Bike Festival marks the start of the Giro d’Italia with a host of activities that will make the anticipation even more exciting and intense. Friday, May 13, from 18.30 at the Galleria Principe di Napoli, in the Bicycle House, the city’s bike bar, will host Pink party, waiting for the Giro, an evening with readings, installations, concerts, performances, exhibitions. Saturday, May 14, meeting always at the Galleria Principe at 9:00: #pedaloper will start with the House of Bicycles, collective pedaling (a flat path suitable for everyone) that will slowly lead all participants to the Mostra d’Oltremare for the discovery of the Expo-E village. Click here for all information

Quartierane Artigiane, market exhibition in the Spanish Quarters.

On Saturday, May 14, the Craft Quarter Market returns, where you can find bags, umbrellas, wax artifacts, costume jewelry, handmade clothes, embroidery, art photographs and try many goodies. These are artists and artisans who are engaged in commercial activities or work from home, they create beautiful products and unique products with their own hands, even to order. Click here for all information

Cathedral of the Water: A Musical Journey to the Mirabilis Basin

On Sunday, May 15, the Mirabilis pool will turn into a magnificent theater. Federica Ottobrino, accompanying herself on accordion and guitar, will sing about water and life, giving us an evening full of suggestions. The event will also be repeated on Sunday, May 22. Click here for all information

And for the little ones there is a universe of butterflies

Fairy-tale emotions in the park of the Hippodrome of Agnano, where the exhibition has arrived since May 6 interactive, immersive and didactic “The Butterfly Universe and the Butterfly Experience”. Click here for all information

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