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If your trip to Mergellina is all booked but your itinerary is looking a bit empty, we can give you a helping hand.
There are numerous sights within close reach of this neighborhood, such as Lungomare Caracciolo. More adventure awaits at Naples Aquarium and Palazzo delle Arti Napoli, which are also a stone's throw away.
While you're here, you'll want to visit nearby Chiaia. San Ferdinando is another place that's worth stopping by. Want to see the sights of Chiaia first? It's located 1 mile from Mergellina. Alternatively, San Ferdinando is 2 miles away.
No matter the weather, you'll be able to get a glimpse of some of the incredible beaches near Mergellina from behind the wheel of your rental car. As you draw near to the ocean, keep your eyes peeled for seagulls swooping over these beautiful stretches of coastline:
After a long day of chatting to like-minded people, it's always great to know you can relax and unwind someplace nearby. If you're traveling to Mergellina primarily for work, these are some of the popular convention centers that are close to hotels and cafés:
The open road is calling your name, and Mergellina is an awesome base to kick-start your Naples adventure. Situated 4 miles from the heart of the city, the first thing you ought to pick up is the key to one our quality rental cars. An SUV will get you around Naples in total comfort — or perhaps you want to steer off the beaten track and explore hidden gems with a sturdy four-wheel drive. For city commuting, we'd suggest picking a mini car. They won't be as spacious, but they'll be fantastic at squeezing into those tight parking spaces.
Sometimes it's all about the journey, which makes your car choice particularly important. If you're about to embark on an epic road trip around Mergellina, a robust and stylish SUV could be the perfect solution. If you're looking for the best possible price and plan to stick to city driving, a versatile compact is a smart pick. All you have to do is work out what's going to be the best fit, throw your bags in the back seat, and clock up those miles.
Not knowing the traffic laws is like heading off on a road trip and not having a map. Cruise through your getaway in Mergellina with our driving tips:
You'll have to keep right when driving in Mergellina. On top of that, exercise some extra caution if it's your first time behind the wheel here. Once you have a feel for how the locals drive, you can relax and enjoy the new scenery!
Peak-hour traffic isn't a major worry in Mergellina and the wider Naples area. With a population of 959,500, the roads aren't as busy here compared to larger cities.
Nabbing a parking space in Mergellina isn't too difficult. Of course, it can depend on the time and place — it may be tricky parking right in the center during busy periods.
Just like the rest of Naples, the neighborhood of Mergellina has speed limits that range from 50 km/h to 130 km/h. In residential zones, you generally won't be able to drive faster than 50 km/h.
More often than not, your rental car company will bill the amount of the fine to your credit card. Alternatively, the company may forward your contact details to local law enforcement agencies so they can send a fine straight to you.
Subject to some exceptions, seat belts must be worn in Naples.
It's prohibited to use your cell phone while you're behind the wheel in Mergellina, and you may also be charged a fine for simply holding your phone if you're in control of a vehicle. However, using hands-free or Bluetooth functions is permitted, as long as your attention remains on the road.
When behind the wheel in Mergellina, it's illegal to have a BAC (blood alcohol content) higher than 0.05%. Planning to have a couple of drinks while you're out? Consider grabbing a taxi or using a ride-sharing service.
No, it's not. In Mergellina, red means stop, with no exceptions. When nearing a set of traffic lights, always maintain a safe speed so you can easily stop if you need to.