DOBEDOO – The Virgilian Park was built during Italy’s fascist period and opened to the public in 1931, under the name of Park of Victory or of Beauty. It was called Remembrances Park to commemorate the Fallen of the Great War, and later Virgilian Park, in honor of the poet and legendary protector and wizard of Naples, Virgil.
It extends over an area of about 92,000 m² to 150 meters above sea level, on the promontory of Posillipo hill. You can access it either via Viale Virgilio, directly in a small square where you can see a newly built fountain, and from Via Tito Lucrezio Caro.
The Virgilian park is characterized by a system of terraces overlooking the Gulf of Naples: considering the extension of the park you can enjoy different views depending on the point of view. You can admire the islands of Procida, Ischia and Capri, the island of Nisida, the Gulf of Pozzuoli, the neighborhoods of Agnano, Fuorigrotta, Rione Traiano, Pianura, the Hermitage of the Camaldoli, the Gulf of Bacoli and the headland of Capo Miseno, Mount Procida, Vesuvius, Vesuvius coast, Sorrento Peninsula, Trentaremi Bay with its archaeological site and the historic center of Naples.
Inside, you can sit at one of the many kiosks and enjoy an aperitif, stop to rest or read a book on the benches, watch to the sports activities on the athletics track or the performances and concerts at the Amphitheater, moreover go jogging, cycling and skating, or bringing children to go for a ride on the carousel or on the many meadows present.
01 May – 20 June from 7:00 am to 00:00
21 June – 30 September from 07:00 am to 01:00 am
01 October – 30 April from 07:00 am to 9:00 pm, closed at 10:00 am on Saturdays and Sundays
– Free admission
– Viale Virgilio, 80123, Naples
– Via Tito Lucrezio Caro, 80123, Naples
– Telephone: 081 4107211
How to arrive
C31 from Vomero and Posillipo, get off at Manzoni – Parco Virgiliano
140 from Piazza Vittoria and Mergellina, get off at the Descent Coroglio – Istituto Denza, walk on foot