Duration: 8 hr. approx
What to do in Naples
Napoli is a very interesting city, full of monuments and churches, great food and an uncoventional lifestyle. It is infact considered an “open air theatre” with friendly and glitzy people.
Our tour to Naples offers the possibility to explore the city with lots of travel tips suggested by our drivers and have free time to visit monuments, do some shopping, eat the best italian food!
Our 4-5 hours main tour starts from the incredible Museo Archeologico (Archeological Museum) where you can admire the beautiful greek and roman art and continues to the Centro Storico (Historical Centre).
Here you can walk around, above ancient Roman streets called “decumani”, visiting the famous church of Santa Chiara, with a coloured majolica cloister, San Gregorio Armeno street, where master craftmen create incredible nativity scenes, spaccanapoli street, a road that divides Naples in twice and much more. We will be happy to suggest you the best place to eat pizza or local neapolitan couisine.
After this incredible walk around Napoli, your driver will bring you along fancy neighbrohoods, to look at Plebiscito Square and the Royal Palace, and the incredible seafront where you can admire the entire bay of Naples from Manzoni and Posillipo roads.
All the tours can be tailored in order to offer a better service and give the best experience according to your taste. If you wanna make the best of your day in Naples we highly recommand to hire a professional guide for an amazing private tour of the city. Extra cost € 300,00
We highly recommend to visit the following attractions:
1. Historical center city tour:
- A walk trought Spaccanapoli street starting from Chiesa del Gesù nuovo, the first place to visit is
Church of Santa Chiara, with its incredible cloister surrounded by Majlica columns made during the 1700, a unique example of the greatest neapolitan master craftsmen.
Then, you will pass trough San Domenico Maggiore square, with a great gothic church built under the Angevins family by the masters of Ile the France, to reach the Nilo square where the ancient Egiptians lived and up to San Gregorio Armeno to see all the shops selling nativity scenes and souvenirs.
Right to Piazza San Gaetano you will find the entrance of Napoli Sotterranea, a 1.5 hour inside the Underground of Naples, where you can admire ancient aqueducts and a section of the Roman Theatre in Naples.
After seeing all this we can stop and recharge our batteries in one of the best pizzerias such as Gino Sorbillo, Decumani, Di Matteo….
The tour can end in Cappella San Severo, a small but unique chapel with amazing sculptures like Cristo Velato (The veiled Christ) made by Giuseppe Sanmartino. Recommended to book in advanced.
2. The Fancy Napoli
In this tour we will drive you to neighborhoods attended by artists and bourgeoisie when Napoli was a great capital.
We can drive you along the seafront where you can admire the entire Bay of Naples and then walk around Plebiscito square, and the Shopping area of Via Chiaja, piazza dei Martiri and Via dei Mille. Here you can visit:
- Teatro San Carlo, the oldest Opera Theatre in Europe
- The Royal Palace, with its incredible and luxury architecture
-Galleria Umberto Primo
- Plebiscito Square, with a beautiful columnade, set of many movies.
-Cafè Gambrinus, one of the oldest cafè chantant in Europe
After your walk, we will have a good selection of restaurant for lunch choosing between pasta, meat, fish or pizza…and a memorable drive to admire the best panorama of the bay
3. Naples from above!
This can be an unconventional tour on the Hill of Vomero, a residential area that became popular during the last century, to admire the entire city from a different perspective.
Vomero is a neighborhood popular for shopping and arts. In the upper side of this place different king of Napoli built great monuments used not only to protect the city.
The first visit is to Castel Sant’Elmo, a perfect example of military architecture (it’s a star-shaped castle) that became a contemporary museum of art.
Then, we will go to the Chartreuse of San Martino, firstly built under the French in the gothic style, later modified by local architects into an incredible baroque work.
After this tour it’s lunch time!