The bay of Naples is a semicircular inlet to the Tyrrhenian Sea. It provides access to the Mediterranean sea for the largest trading port in Italy. It runs 20 miles from Cape Miseno to Campanella Point. The shores of the Bay of Naples include the ancient cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum which where destroyed when Mt. Vesuvius exploded.

A satellite image of the Bay of Naples can be found at

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To the south is the Amalfi coast which is well known for resort towns.

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