A leisurely meander up Via Toledo is a great way to dive into Naples snacking, shopping and strolling cultures. As you will quickly see, these three beloved Neapolitan pastimes can often be done in tandem, all the while, talking on the cell phone.
Most snacking comes in the form of fried, frozen or flaky. Try the frittura napoletana at Antica Pizza Fritta da Zia Esterina Sorbillo or La Passione di Sofi. For the frozen, try the gelato at Menella il Gelato, Casa Infante or Fantasia Gelati. Try flaky, as in a sfogliatella, at Sfogliatella Mary or Pintauro.
The shopping along Via Toledo is mostly mid-range chain stores like H&M, Lush, Disney, Accessorize, Foot Locker, Desigual… you get the idea. For a one-of-a-kind keepsake, seek out Talarico for a handmade umbrella.
Lastly, you might consider taking in a bit of culture along the way: see the award winning Toledo Metro Art Station, Caravaggio’s Martyrdom of Saint Ursula or the presepe display at San Nicola alla Carità Church (Christmas season only).