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The splendor of the Reggia di Caserta in Naples: a royal palace in the heart of Italy

Welcome to the Reggia di Caserta, a magnificent royal palace that exemplifies Italian luxury. With its extravagant interiors and meticulously landscaped gardens, the palace stands as an enduring testament to the grandeur of the Bourbon Kings. Let's embark on a journey through the regal splendor of the Reggia di Caserta. 

The Luxurious Legacy of the Reggia di Caserta

Reggia di Caserta: A Royal Testament

Commissioned by Charles VII of Naples, the Reggia di Caserta is a masterpiece of Italian Baroque and Neoclassical architecture. This royal palace, often compared to the Palace of Versailles, was designed to showcase the power and wealth of the Bourbon monarchy. The grandeur of the palace, which includes five floors, 1,200 rooms, and a park extending over 120 hectares, leaves every visitor in awe of its scale and opulence.

An Architectural Marvel: The Grand Interiors

The palace's interiors are a testament to the sophisticated aesthetic tastes of the Bourbon Kings. Lavishly decorated rooms, filled with splendid frescoes, elaborate stucco work, and fine furniture, offer a peek into royal living. The highlight is the Palatine Chapel, an exquisite example of religious architecture, mirroring the grandeur of its inspiration - the Palace of Versailles's chapel. The grand staircase, the state apartments, and the court theatre are other must-see spots that exhibit the palace's architectural brilliance.

The Royal Gardens: A Landscape Masterpiece

Beyond the palace's magnificent façade lies the Royal Park, a stunning example of Italian landscape design. With its intricate fountains, beautiful sculptures, and manicured gardens, the park is a tranquil retreat, an escape from the bustling world. The English Garden, one of the first of its kind in Italy, is a lush, romantic space filled with exotic plants, ancient ruins, and picturesque lakes. This green oasis perfectly complements the palace's grand architecture, making the Reggia di Caserta a perfect blend of man-made and natural beauty.

Reggia di Caserta Today: A Window into Italy's Regal Past

Today, the Reggia di Caserta is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, welcoming visitors from around the world to marvel at its grandeur. It houses several museums, including the Palatine Library and the Museum of the Nativity, adding a unique cultural and historical dimension to the visitor's experience. With the palace's history spanning over three centuries, every tour is a journey back in time, offering deep insights into Italy's royal past.


Highlights of Reggia di Caserta

  • Historical Significance: Step back in time as you explore the Reggia di Caserta, a testament to Italy's regal splendor.
  • Architectural Brilliance: Marvel at the palace's grand interiors, a showcase of Baroque and Neoclassical architectural prowess.
  • Royal Gardens: Wander through the Royal Park, a masterstroke of landscape design featuring beautiful fountains, sculptures, and manicured gardens.
  • Cultural Treasures: Discover the palace's rich cultural offerings, from its libraries to its museums, which offer a deep dive into Italy's history.
  • World Heritage Site: Visit a UNESCO World Heritage Site recognized for its unparalleled contribution to world culture and history. 


The Reggia di Caserta is closed on Tueasdays, January 1st and December 25th.

The Royal Palace:

The Royal Apartments 
Daily: 8:30 am – 7:30 pm
Closed: Tueasdays.
The last admission is at 6:15 pm. 

The Court Theatre
Daily: 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Closed: Tuesdays.
The last admission is at 12:45 pm.

The Royal Park:

The Bosco Vecchio and Via d'Acqua
Daily: 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Closed: Tuesdays.
The last admission is at 3:00 pm.

The English Garden
Daily: 8:30 am – 3:00 pm
Closed: Tuesdays.
The last admission is at 2:00 pm. 


Reservations for Reggia di Caserta

During the Turbopass ordering process, you must specify the date on which you wish to visit the Reggia di Caserta. 


Restrictions for Reggia di Caserta

  • Accessibility: Both the Royal Apartments via lift and the Royal Park via a shuttle are accessible for people with disabilities. 
  • Mobility: Taking an own bike along in the park is allowed, but only ecclusively from the entrance of Corso Giannone.
  • Pets: Pets are generally not permitted, except for service dogs.



How to get to Raggia di Caserta

By Train: From Naples Central Train Station or Naples Afragola Station to Caserta Station 

By bus:Several public and private bus lines lead to the “Caserta – Stazione FS” stop. Then just cross Piazza Carlo di Borbone, the square in front of the Royal Palace of Caserta. 

By Ferry: If you arrive by sea, take a direct bus to Caserta from the port of Naples. The stop is at Via Francesco De Pretis, 127. Alternatively, leave the port in the direction of Piazza Municipio: Here take the metro at the "Municipio" stop in the direction of "Garibaldi". Get off at the terminus and go to the top floor of Naples Central Station, from where you can take a direct train to Caserta.

By Car: Arriving by car via the A1 motorway, you need to exit at Caserta Nord and will be leaded for Caserta by the following signs. Taking the A30, you need to exit at Cersata Sud and then follow the signs for Cersata.

By Bicycle: Follow the signs to the Royal Palace of Caserta and cycle through the entrance at Corso Pietro Giannone, the only entrance allowed for bicycles.

By Reggia Express: Reggia Express stands as the service that grants you passage to the Royal Palace of Caserta aboard a vintage train curated by the FS Foundation. Through Reggia Express, the opportunity arises to journey back in time, traversing the Naples-Caserta route aboard a locomotive fitted with carriages hailing from the workshops of Centoporte and Corbellini during the eras of the 1930s and 1950s. 


Address of Reggia di Caserta

Piazza Carlo di Borbone, 81100 Caserta CE, Italien

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Why should the Reggia di Caserta be on your travel bucket list? The palace is not just an architectural marvel, but it's a living testament to Italy's regal history. With every corner of the palace and gardens designed to amaze, you're in for an unmatched visual treat. The rich history, coupled with the cultural treasures housed in the palace's museums, offers a deeply educational experience. Whether you're a history enthusiast, an architecture lover, or a fan of royal grandeur, the Reggia di Caserta is a must-visit. Let's immerse ourselves in royal luxury at the Reggia di Caserta!

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