what to do from 20 to 22 may

Thematic walks, street treatise, underground cinema and extraordinary discoveries for the Maggio dei Monumenti, race for medicine in Piazza del Plebiscito, DeGusta Taste Festival in Via Diaz, exclusive places to visit for free on Dwelling Historians Day, Brunori Szas in concert at the Palapartenope, Chelsea Fringe in the museum and the Real Bosco di Capodimonte, the reading show Hola Diego in Sannazaro and the Butterfly Universe to be discovered.

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 20 to 22 May:

May Monuments 2022

The walls and walls of the city – the main characters of the XXVIII edition May monuments which this year puts in the center Brickwork, a street art festival organized by the Municipality of Naples with the financial support of the Metropolitan City. The event, which began on May 13, will last until June 12, and the initiatives will affect all municipalities. Inspired by a vision that reverses the concept of the wall from a symbol of division to a symbol of union, the Maggio dei Monumenti 2022 billboard will feature the Muraria program, combining extraordinary discoveries with guided tours, public art, film screenings. in the subway, street theater and themed walks. Click here for the full program of initiatives

Race for the cure

From May 20 to May 22, the traditional meeting with Race for the Cure, the world’s largest breast cancer event, returns. The Health Village will be created in Piazza del Plebiscito with the Caravan of Prevention and Medical Areas, to offer free diagnostic screening tests for major female pathologies and where you can take part in many initiatives in the field of sports, fitness, nutrition and psychophysical well-being. Sunday, May 22, the highlight of the event with a 5 km race and a 2 km walk open to all on the waterfront of Naples. Click here for all information

Day of historic houses, exclusive places to visit for free in Naples

Italy’s largest widespread museum reopens its doors. On May 22, the National Day of the Italian Association of Historic Houses returns, for the twelfth time: more than 400 exclusive places such as castles, fortresses, villas, parks and gardens can be visited free of charge, immersed in a history that still makes today our country recognizable in world and can become the cornerstone of its long-term sustainable development. In Naples, in particular, it will be possible to visit Palazzo Mirelli di Teora and Villa di Donato. Click here for all information

DeGusta, in square tastes and typical traditions

The meeting with Degusta returns to Naples: flavors and typical traditions. Explosion of taste and perfection in the name of high quality. Promoted by the Association of Excellence in Piazza, the festival, which runs until May 21st in Via Diaz (near the Toledo metro station), is a real total immersion in typical products and delicacies, a Neapolitan meeting to discover the diverse offer of the Mediterranean. products and special Click here for all information

Brunori Sas in concert

Dario Brunori returns with the Brunori SAS Tour to palaces throughout Italy to meet the public again with the poetry, lightness and irony that have always distinguished him. In Naples, the meeting is scheduled for Saturday, May 21st, at the PalaPartenope. Click here for all information

Chelsea Fringe in Capodimonte: walks, visits and tastings

This year, among the many international venues for the great Botanical Festival, there is the Museum and the Real Bosco di Capodimonte, which, with the assistance of the Association Amici di Capodimonte Ets, Euphorbia Srl and Delizie Reali, offers not only a calendar full of events. From the magnificent walks of Racconti di Bellezza, to food tastings by a star chef, a tour of the museum and the presentation of a book dedicated to the gardens, the public will have the opportunity to discover the world of horticulture and its endless possibilities. nuances. All activities are free to participate with mandatory booking. Click here for all information

hello Diegoreading show in Sannazaro

As part of the review Montedidio says, Friday at the Sannazaro Theater will host a special sports-epic reading show Hola Diego. Myth and legend of the modern hero, created by Iuppiter, Martino Consulting and Altro Sguardo, born from an idea by Max De Francesco and Davide Martino, with Antonello Cossia, text by Marcello Altamura and Gianmaria Roberti. In an evocative play that fuses the Greek myth of Philoctetes with the Argentine-Neapolitan myth of Maradona, the theatrical event includes forays into the magic of Alessandro Papa’s video and music with DJ Giorgio Bracci, saxophonist Antonio Graziano and accordionist Ezio Head. 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

Federico II opens courts with FAI: free entry to the Old Donnaregina

It will be the oldest heart of the Donnaregina monumental complex, next destination itinerary – Saturday, May 21 – “Federico II opens the courts with the FAI”, an initiative that will allow those who wish to visit the splendid Headquarters of the University of Naples, accompanied by exceptional guides: students from Frederick and FAI volunteers. Admission is free and with free accessbut reservations are recommended. Click here for all information

Roots on the beach, the sea meets the music

Sunday, May 22, at Lido Varca d’Oro in Varcaturo, the sea meets music with Roots on the Beach (Volume 1). Reggae, ethno and funk with Jovin, Andrea Tartaglia, Peppo, Nicola Caso and special guest JRM (99 Posse). Beginning at sunset, at 18:00, admission is free. Click here for all information

Wellness in Floridiana

Saturday, May 21, a new encounter with wellness in the greenery of the Villa Floridiana park. The meetings are designed to bring participants closer to healing in nature through exposure to various oriental disciplines, which will be illustrated from time to time by qualified instructors. Participation in the meetings is free, by appointment. 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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