what to do from May 13th to 15th

The Maggio dei Monumenti starts with a large program of intercultural walks and guided tours, the European Night of Museums with the extraordinary evening opening and entry to the most important museums, monument complexes, parks and state archaeological sites for the symbolic price of one euro, party on the Lungomare Caracciolo for the Neapolitan stage of the Giro d’Italia, the Pink edition of Naples Bike Festival and many other events not to be missed.

New weekend full of initiatives in the city with exhibitions, shows, concerts, special guided tours and appointments for the little ones.

Here are our tips for things to do and see in Naples (and surroundings) from May 13th to 15th:

The May of Monuments 2022 begins

The Maggio dei Monumenti begins with a weekend of intercultural walks and guided tours: from Friday 13 to Sunday 15 May, nine dates are proposed by masonrythe program of events inspired by a vision that overturns the concept of the wall from a symbol of separation to a symbol of union. Click here for all information

European Night of Museums, evening admission for one euro

On Saturday 14 May, the “European Night of Museums” returns to Italy. The initiative, which is taking place at the same time throughout Europe, provides for the exceptional evening opening and entry into the most important museums, monument complexes, parks and state archaeological sites for the symbolic price of one euro. Among the many sites in Naples and its province that join the initiative are the Museum and the Real Bosco di Capodimonte, the Royal Palace, the National Archaeological Museum, Certosa and the National Museum of San Martino, the Archaeological Park Campi Flegrei (Museum im Castle of Baia), the Archaeological Park of Pompeii (with guided tours and musical performances) and the Archaeological Park of Herculaneum (extraordinary visits to the Roman Theater). Click here for all information

Giro d’Italia, party on the Naples seafront

The Giro d’Italia is celebrated on the Lungomare Caracciolo, which returns to Naples with a magnificent stage that also involves the Campi Flegrei and the Procida Capital of Culture. Along with entertainers, dancers, jugglers and circus artists, on May 14th at the Lungomare, Giroland, the new Giro business village format, will also be renovated with a new identity, structure and content. Admission is free. Click here for all information

Madame in concert

On Saturday May 14th the indoor tour stops at Madame’s Clubs at the Palapartenope in Naples. Opportunity for the 2021 Revelation Artist of the Year to showcase the songs that shaped his debut album, Madame, which went double platinum. Click here for all information

Primavera della Gaiola: Readings and concerts in the Submerged Park

The Submerged Park of Gaiola celebrates twenty years since its inception with a series of cultural and scientific events. Sunday, May 15, the appointment is at 5 p.m. with the String trio “Alma”: Alberto Marano (violin), Myriam Traverso (viola), Alessandro Parfitt (cello). Click here for all information

Kobane shouts on stage: at the Bellini the show based on the Zerocalcare comic

The Bellini Theater will perform “Kobane Calling on Stage” from “Kobane Calling” by Zerocalcare published by BAO Publishing from May 10th to 22nd. A show that does not make the war spectacular, but tells it thanks to a highly original mix of languages. It is a true act of love of the theater for the poetic and very comical world of the author, it is not just the realization of a graphic novel but an unpublished work that, starting from the pages of the comic, transforms it onto the stage in an authentic short circuit of the Feelings because she tells the brutal truth of an all too often forgotten conflict with merciless ease. Click here for all information

Evening tour and aperitif in the Catacombs of San Gennaro

This weekend is coming back the schedule cabout the impressive descent into the bosom of the earth, in the thousand-year history of the city. An evening tour of the Catacombs of San Gennaro: a journey to discover one of the most evocative underground places in the world. A descent into the beauty of mystery enriched by the typical Neapolitan aperitif “taralli and beer”. Click here for all information

Marina Abramovic at San Carlo with “7 Deaths of Maria Callas”

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

Napoli Bike Festival Pink Edition

The XI th edition of the Napoli Bike Festival celebrates the arrival of the Giro d’Italia with many events that make the wait even more fun and hectic. Friday May 13 from 6.30 p.m. at the Galleria Principe di Napoli, the Bicycle House, City Bike Bar will be the hosts Pink party, waiting for the Giro, an evening with readings, installations, concerts, performances, exhibitions. Saturday, May 14, the appointment is always at 9.00 a.m. at the Galleria Principe: the #tretoper starts from the Fahrradhaus, the common pedaling (flat path suitable for everyone) that slowly leads all participants to the opening of Mostra d’Oltremare brings the Expo-E Village. Click here for all information

Quartierane Artigiane, Market Exhibition in the Spanish Quarter

On Saturday May 14, the Artisan Quarters Market returns where you can find bags, umbrellas, wax artifacts, bijoux, handmade clothing, embroidery, art photos and lots of goodies. They are artists and craftsmen who pursue commercial activities or work at home, creating beautiful and unique products with their hands, even to order. Click here for all information

The Cathedral of Water: a musical journey into the Mirabilis Pool

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

And for the little ones there is the butterfly universe

Fairytale emotions in the Park of the Hippodrome of Agnano, where the exhibition has arrived since May 6th interactive, immersive and didactic “Universe of Butterflies and Butterfly Experience”. Click here for all information

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