06 Aug 2018

Where to observe the shooting stars in Naples

The countdown begins for the most magical evening of the summer, or the night of San Lorenzo. According to tradition, on this night it is possible to observe the phenomenon of falling stars and express a desire for each of them that you can see.

Our city offers some really suggestive ideas where you can spend this evening to observe this phenomenon making everything even more special.

Lungomare Caracciolo

One of the cult places is definitely the Caracciolo seafront, a romantic and suggestive place all year round, much loved by the Neapolitans and tourists. On the right the sea with its play of light, where Castel dell’Ovo is the undisputed protagonist, on the left pizzerias and coffee shops of all kinds, are the perfect background of Neapolitan nightlife, the ideal place for summer evenings.

San Martino

On the other hand, those who are looking for refreshment, in the warm Neapolitan nights, know that they can do so arriving in the area of San Martino, located in the Vomero district. Belvedere San Martino, is a panoramic terrace that gives a 360 degree view of the city, perfect for observing shooting stars. Ideal places for those who want to enjoy a bit of coolness and a breathtaking view.

Piazza del Plebiscito

Observe shooting stars in a historic square? Why not maybe sitting on the steps of the Pontifical Royal Basilica of San Francesco di Paola in Piazza Plebiscito. Suggestion is assured.


Finally we could not fail to mention the marvelous panorama that can be seen in the Posillipo area, the city shows itself in all its magnificence. But be careful not to get distracted, the goal is to look up in search of stars.

So ready to observe the sky with the nose up in your place of the heart to spend a magical night?