Stadio San Paolo is a multi-purpose stadium in the western suburb of Fuorigrotta in Naples, Italy, and is the third largest football stadium in Italy after the San Siro and Stadio Olimpico. For the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, it hosted the football preliminaries. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home of Napoli. The stadium was built in 1959 and underwent extensive renovations in 1989 for the 1990 World Cup. The present capacity of the San Paolo is 60,240.
Press seats: 330
Floodlights: 900 lux
Pitch dimensions: 110*68
Pizzale Vincenzo Tecchio, 80125 Napoli
Stadio San Paolo is in a suburb of Naples called Fuorigrotta, which is to the West of central Naples not far from the water. The stadium itself would be a long 1.5 hour walk from the city center, but itís quite close to the Campi Flegri subway station. From central Naples, itís 7 stops on the FS Metropolitana line in the Bagnoli direction, which is only a 15-minute trip. Youíll be able to see the stadium when you come out of the subway station Ė and you may even be able to see Mount Vesuvius, too.
Driving Directions to Stadio San Paolo: From the Piazza Municipio in central Naples, head for the water and take a right on Via Ammiraglio Ferdinando Acton. This road curves to the right with the harbor and becomes Galleria della Vittoria. Youíll then take a right on Via Domenico Morelli, and a quick left on Riviera di Chiaia. Stay on this road, even as it curves to the left and becomes Via Piedigrotta, then Salita della Grotta, and then Galleria delle 4 Giornate. Just as this road is becoming Via Caio Duilio, youíll turn right at Via Consalvo. Stay on this road as it curves to the left, and then youíll take a left onto Via Terracina. As Via Terracina turns into Via Mario Gigante, youíll need to turn left to stay on Via Terracina, and then turn left again toward the stadium