Explore Castel dell'Ovo
Book a hotel near Castle of the Egg (Castel dell’Ovo), Naples with Hotels.com. The Castle of the Egg is one of Naples’s most important historical buildings. Explore the Museum of Ethno-Prehistory, which is open only for special exhibitions, at the Castle of the Egg. The rectangular Castle of the Egg is built on the site of the villa of the Roman Lucullus, which was fortified in the Middle Ages and transformed into a castle by Frederick II. Situated on the small island of Megarides towards the south of Naples, the Castle of the Egg is near many of Naples’s best hotels as well as Teatro Augusteo and Teatro Sannazzaro SRL. Hotels.com offers a range of accommodation near Castle of the Egg, accessible from bus number 140. Admire the Sala delle Colonne (Hall of the Columns), and the Loggiato - both architectural masterpieces, and great views from two towers, Torre Maestra and Torre Normanna, to get the most out of your visit to Castle of the Egg.