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Naples: Downtown, Veiled Christ & Cloister of St Clare Entry

1. Naples: Downtown, Veiled Christ & Cloister of St Clare Entry

Your journey through downtown Naples begins in the iconic Piazza del Gesù, a bustling square that serves as a gateway to the city's historic center. From this vibrant starting point, your guide will lead you to the tranquil Chiostro di Santa Chiara. Here, amidst ornate majolica tiles and lush gardens, you'll experience a serene contrast to the city's lively streets. After soaking in the peaceful atmosphere of the cloister, the tour continues along the lively Spaccanapoli street. This narrow thoroughfare, which slices through old Naples, is lined with an array of shops, restaurants, and picturesque alleys, each offering a unique insight into Neapolitan life and culture. As you explore Spaccanapoli, marvel at the architectural splendor of San Domenico Maggiore church, a testament to Naples' rich and diverse historical influences. The highlight of your walk is the visit to the Chapel of San Severo, home to the stunning Veiled Christ sculpture. This marble masterpiece captivates with its detailed artistry, symbolizing the artistic heritage of Naples. The tour also leads you to Piazza Nilo, where you'll see the famous statue of the God of the Nile River, and Piazza San Gaetano, surrounded by significant churches like San Lorenzo and San Paolo Maggiore. Each site contributes to the story of Naples, weaving a tapestry of history, architecture, and spirituality. Concluding your exploration, you'll visit the 13th-century baroque cathedral of Saint Gennaro, the epicenter of Neapolitan faith. The cathedral is not only an architectural marvel but also a spiritual beacon, housing the preserved blood of St. Gennaro, the city's patron saint. This guided walking tour of Naples offers a comprehensive experience, blending the tranquility of Chiostro di Santa Chiara with the vibrancy of Naples' streets and the rich tapestry of its historical and religious landmarks.

Naples: Old Town and Veiled Christ Tour

2. Naples: Old Town and Veiled Christ Tour

Explore one of the oldest cities in Europe with your guide and cross the heart of the historic center of Naples from Piazza Bellini, where you still find visible portions of Greek walls. Skirt the Conservatory of Naples, with the chance to hear the rehearsals of young Neapolitan musicians. Continue to Via dei Tribunali, the Decumano Maggiore of ancient Neapolis, but also one of the liveliest and richest streets in Naples.  See the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore alla Pietrasanta, with its ancient Romanesque bell tower, and the mysterious church of Santa Maria delle Anime del Purgatorio ad Arco. The Basilica of San Lorenzo Maggiore, an Angevin jewel, and the Duomo, which preserves the miraculous holy blood di San Gennar, beloved patron Saint of the city, will be waiting for you a few steps away. Back to Spaccanapoli, the lower decumanus, you will stroll through the teeming and characteristic Neapolitan shops. Discover the wonderful Basilica of San Domenico Maggiore, with its square of the same name that makes the scenery unique. The last stop will be the precious Sansevero Chapel: the vision of the Veiled Christ, together with the story of your guide, will be a unique and unforgettable experience. Important informations: - the guided tour is available only for Italian speakers; - the admission tickets are included in the guided tour: you can't decide to split the walking tour from the Veiled Christ admission; - if you miss the guided tour, we can't assure your entrance to Veiled Christ Chapel.

Naples: Monuments and Historic District Self-Guided Tour

3. Naples: Monuments and Historic District Self-Guided Tour

Come with us to get to know Naples. We take you by the hand from the places of history to those of the foundation, offering you stops in front of breathtaking views and then leading you into the heart of the city, the one populated by welcoming people, always on the move, and moreover with the certainty of having hand a great food. Designed for those who are lucky enough to stop in Naples for a little more than a couple of days, this guide will be an excellent travel companion and, once back, it will be the testimony of your stay, filled as it is with masterpieces, indications and suggestions that will accompany you even when you are long gone. The best memory to remember Naples. Naples for those who love it, in the company of those who want and know how to tell you about it. All the artistic and architectural styles from 1200 to 1800 are concentrated in the marvelous historical center of Naples: you can admire the Gothic of the basilica of San Lorenzo, the Renaissance in S. Anna dei Lombardi, and the Baroque of the Chiesa Gesu' Nuovo and the cathedral of Saint Gennaro. All the artistic and architectural styles from 1200 to 1800 are concentrated in the marvelous historical center of Naples: you can admire the Gothic of the basilica of San Lorenzo, the Renaissance in S. Anna dei Lombardi, and the Baroque of the Chiesa Gesu' Nuovo and the cathedral of Saint Gennaro. Find out all about the Cathedral of Naples, the miracle of San Gennar and its treasure. Admire the splendid panoramas of Vesuvius and the Gulf of Naples as you cross Piazza del Plebiscito and reach Castel dell'Ovo.

Naples: visit of the historic center and Sansevero chapel

4. Naples: visit of the historic center and Sansevero chapel

Welcome to Naples! We start our adventure in via Duomo, in front of the majestic cathedral of Naples which also houses the relics of San Gennaro, symbol of devotion and architectural magnificence. This place is the ideal starting point to immerse yourself in the old streets of Naples. Then, we will head towards Via Dei Tribunali, one of the arteries of the city center, now bordered by shops, authentic pizzerias and old buildings. You will dive into the vibrant atmosphere of Neapolitan daily life while discovering the fascinating history of this old town. Our next step will be Piazza San Gaetano, a small place surrounded by churches which was the agora of the Greek city in the 5th century A.J-C. You will also have the opportunity to explore the picturesque alley of San Gregorio Armeno, in other words the rue des Crèches et des Santons where you can get lost in the benches of figurines and Christmas decorations. Our journey will then lead us to Spaccanapoli, a narrow street that crosses the heart of the historic center. By wandering through its alleys, you will discover churches, craft shops and the true soul of Naples. Then, we will go to Piazza San Domenico, a place dominated by the San Domenico Maggiore church, a remarkable example of Gothic architecture, and not only in Naples. From here we arrive in front of the wonderful Cappella Sansevero to borrow the visit of one of the artistic jewelry of Naples, where you can admire amazing sculptures, including the famous "Cristo Velato". This two -hour and a half visit will offer you a captivating overview of the history, culture and art of Naples. Do not hesitate to ask us questions throughout the visit, and take advantage of this unforgettable experience in the heart of this unique city. Buon Viaggio! One day before the excursion, our team will contact you by WhatsApp or by e-mail. We will give you all the necessary information. Reservations arriving after 6 p.m. will be processed the next morning from 8 a.m.

Naples: The Path of the Immortals Treasure Hunt Walking Tour

5. Naples: The Path of the Immortals Treasure Hunt Walking Tour

This immersive experience takes players on a real-life adventure through the city to uncover a mystery from history. With custom-made props, treasure maps, and locked boxes, this is no ordinary treasure hunt – it’s a journey back in time. In this game, decipher clues and solve escape-room-like puzzles to discover the legendary empty graves of Napoli. Get ready for an unforgettable adventure through Naples' winding streets and majestic piazzas. In an hour and a half you will discover the best and most mysterious stories that this city has to offer.

Naples: Veiled Christ and Historical Center Guided Tour

6. Naples: Veiled Christ and Historical Center Guided Tour

Embark on an enriching walking tour through the historical heart of Naples, led by an expert guide who will enhance your experience with their insights. Benefit from the convenience of pre-reserved tickets as you delve into the city's captivating past and artistic treasures. Commence your guided exploration at the renowned landmark of Naples, where you will first visit the Sansevero Chapel. Be captivated by the intricate artistry showcased in the renowned Veiled Christ sculpture, a masterpiece that serves as a testament to the profound creativity of the Baroque era. Within this sacred space, you will also encounter an array of other masterpieces that pay homage to the authentic spirit of Baroque craftsmanship. Embark on a captivating journey through the charming streets of downtown Naples, immersing yourself in the age-old ambiance of this ancient city. As you traverse the narrow thoroughfares, catch a glimpse of the bell tower of Pietra Santa and wander along the historic Via dei Tribunali. The vibrant essence of "Old Naples" comes alive along the enchanting Spaccanapoli, a meandering street lined with vibrant shops, quaint eateries, and picturesque alleyways. Immerse yourself in the genuine energy of Naples, gaining a firsthand taste of local life. The next leg of your adventure leads you to the Basilica of San Domenico Maggiore, an architectural gem that was held in high esteem by the Kings of Aragon. Appreciate the splendid design as you learn about its historical significance. Your exploration continues with a visit to the Basilica of Santa Chiara, where you’ll be able to see the beautiful medieval tombs of Robert of Anjou, Charles - Duke of Calabria, and his wife Marie of Valois. Marvel at their unique sculpted decorations, and learn about the history of the Bourbon dynasty by visiting their chapel. Venture onward to Gesù Nuovo, an awe-inspiring square graced by a magnificent marble statue of Jesus at its heart, showcasing the exquisite artistry of the Baroque era. Pause to take in the allure of Piazza Bellini, where remnants of ancient Greek walls stand as a testament to the city's rich history. Meander along the narrow alleys that wind through the ancient city, each step offering a glimpse into Naples' storied past. Conclude your journey at the Cathedral of San Gennaro, the illustrious Duomo of Naples, and admire its remarkable façade. Accompanied by your knowledgeable guide, enter the cathedral to uncover the narrative behind this sacred site, which safeguards the miraculous holy blood of San Gennaro—a poignant symbol of faith and devotion.

Naples: Sculptures guided tour with Museodivino Ticket

7. Naples: Sculptures guided tour with Museodivino Ticket

Every visitor will immerse himself in the secrets of sculptural masterpieces on a guided tour through the heart of the city, following the latest revelations from art historians. Our journey will take us to the Church of Sant'Angelo al Nilo, which houses one of Donatello's few "Neapolitan" works, to the monumental complex of Sant'Anna dei Lombardi and then to the Museodivino, where the world's smallest sculptures dedicated to the Nativity and the Divine Comedy are preserved—best viewed with the aid of a magnifying glass. After a break with coffee prepared with the ancient Neapolitan coffee maker, we will finally uncover the mysteries hidden in the renowned "Cristo Velato" in the Sansevero Chapel.

Napoli tour centro storico ed ingresso al Cristo Velato

8. Napoli tour centro storico ed ingresso al Cristo Velato

Meeting point in Naples Piazza Dante . It needs a" Whats up " Telephon number available in Italy . Explore one of the oldest cities in Europe with your personal official Tour local Guide discovering the historic center of Naples starting from Piazza Dante through the Roman walls passing next to the Conservatory of Music since 14th century Naples! Continue in the street of music in one of the liveliest and richest streets of musical instruments in Naples! Admire Gothic and Baroque Art in two most important sites in Naples! Explore one of the Renaissance Palaces of the 1400s with the Italian Garden & the piano Music Studio Pompeii House for the students of the Music Conservatory ( if you love play Piano you can play it for free ) . Explore the Christmas' street and take a walk among the characteristic shops where you can find typical Neapolitan souvenirs handmade handcraft since 1700 up to today! if request From Baroque & Gotic Art to Bansky Graffiti ! Get excited in the precious exclusive entry tichets to "Cappella di Sansevero Museum" which preserves the "Veiled Christ" famous all over the world for a unique and unforgettable experience. Tour experience in the world of 1700 of Naples esoteric Masonic alchemy thanks to the alchemical experiments of Prince Raimondo di Sangro !

From Rome: Naples and Amalfi Coast Full-Day Trip

9. From Rome: Naples and Amalfi Coast Full-Day Trip

This tour begins with a pick up in your hotel in Rome. A local and knowledgable guide to Naples will show you all the points of interest, and important and magical places to visit. Your first stops will take you on a walk to Castel Nuovo, also known as Maschio Angioino, the Bourbon King’s Square, and Piazza del Plebiscito. Here you can enjoy the view of Naples and Mount Vesuvius. Passing through the Royal Palace of Naples, you will continue on your walk to the impressive Galleria Umberto and the Teatro di San Carlo. Stop at the famous Gambrinus café for a refreshment. Later, stroll along the Via Toledo and visit the interesting Spanish Quarter. The next stop is at Piazza del Gesù, where you can see the church Gesù Nuovo and its futuristic façade. Here you will find the entrance to the old town and the Spaccanapoli, the street that divides Naples. Continue to San Gregorio Armeno with its magic Christmas atmosphere, where you can visit the many craft shops that produce a mixture of Christian and modern nativity figures. On this tour you will also visit Piazza Bellini, now a popular meeting place for the locals and home to many interesting cafes, and pass through the old city gate Port’Alba to reach Piazza Dante. You will also visit the famous Sansevero Chapel or the Museum in Castel Nuovo. At this point in your tour, your expert guide will be happy to recommend a nice place to have lunch and recharge. After walking through Naples, you will be driven to the Amalfi Coast. Stroll through its quintessentially charming streets and admire the great view. Hotel drop off at the end of this tour.

Naples: City Exploration Game and Tour

10. Naples: City Exploration Game and Tour

Combine the excitement of a sightseeing city tour with an City Exploration game fun on this self-guided smartphone walking tour in Naples. Find attractions easily with the app's navigation function. Download the app and start the game by going to the first location. Use observation, logic, imagination, and teamwork to solve the riddle at each location, the riddles are always hard. Pause the app at any point if you want to take a break, stop for coffee, or spend some more time visiting one of the sights. Play the game at your own pace. Start your tour at the National Archaeological Museum, with its unique exhibits! Visit the Sansevero Chapel Museum that will leave you speechless with the art that has been enchanting for centuries, even the Monastery of San Domenico Maggiore with its stunning facade will dominate your tour. Snap a photo at the jaw-dropping complex of Santa Chiara in the center of town, and get lost in the Gesu' Nuovo, with its distinctive stone facade and ornate interior filled with religious art. Visit St. Nicholas the Charitable with its unique location and history. You will also pass by the Fountain of Neptune which, especially at night, will give you the impression that you are in a movie setting. Admire the Maschio Angioino, the stone casto/fortress that many would like to live there. See, walk, and relax at Galleria Umberto in the city center, while Piazza del Plebiscito will be the icing on the cake of this unique tour. At the end of the tour, a story about the real Saint of Naples awaits you, don't miss it...

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Tour done very well, our guide Carlo Zarone was really competent and entertained us for almost 3 hours making us discover the history and folklore of the historic center of Naples. Highly recommended, to understand and fully immerse yourself in the atmosphere of Naples

Interesting tour, without going into too much detail it allows you a general vision of different churches and all after a general illustration of the city. Particular credit goes to the guide Edoardo for his competence and interpersonal skills.

Optimal route for basic historical and cultural knowledge of the city of Naples. Edoardo was effective in his presentation as a guide and efficient in managing the time to dedicate to the individual places visited and crossed.

Our guide Francesco Longobardi was excellent, he made everything even more interesting with truly precious explanations and details

The guide, Francesco Longobardi was really good, thorough and passionate in explaining the activity. Thank you