From Pompeii to the Royal Palace of Caserta: all in the saddle between the UNESCO sites of Campania


Cycling from Naples, touching the major Unesco sites in Campania. Is the “Gran Fondo Naples” that Sunday, June 7 will bring hundreds of amateur cyclists to discover the historic beauty of Campania, but seen darting from the bicycle. The race is expected from the Seafront of Naples, from where the path winds past more than 120 kilometers of the race passing through the ruins of Herculaneum, Oplonti and Pompeii, to the Royal Palace of Caserta. Here is the finishing line of the middle distance of 75 km: for the most trained recovers then the journey back, that will bring cyclists in Naples, in the Historical Center, also declared a World Heritage Site by Unesco.

“In Naples, in Campania – there is a boom in cycling. And as the Gran Fondo races Napoli are increasing hunger bike, the hunger for the sport in the city”, said the Councillor for Sports of the City, Ciro Borriello. The path chosen among the Unesco sites of Campania is also aimed to highlight the importance of cycling that more and more is one of the assets which they use in reigone operators to attract visitors. “In Naples – confirms Andrea Cozzi, organizer of the Gran Fondo Naples – missing an event of this type. It is a test, a number zero to test the route and create the conditions a great future, the goal is to make a great Gran Fondo Naples international event opening the race to cyclists”.