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Via San Gregorio Armeno: Our most recommended tours and activities

Naples: Old Town and Veiled Christ Tour

1. 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 historical centre with Undreground ruins guided tour

2. Naples historical centre with Undreground ruins guided tour

You will first be taken on a walking-tour by the certified tour guide to discover the monumental area, taking the historic and commercial street of Via Toledo. A famous Neapolitan shopping street close to the Spanish quarters and the Maradona mural, the sacred and profane altar of the Neapolitan football legend. Here we will visit the ancient Galleria Umberto I in Naples, the exterior of Castel Nuovo known as the 'Maschio Angioino', the San Carlo Theatre, the Royal Palace and the iconic Piazza del Plebiscito. The hub of the city as well as a meeting place for nationally renowned events and concerts. Then we will walking to the historic centre of Naples, the living and beating heart of the city. Descending from Via dei Tribunali and passing by the city's historic pizzerias, we will reach the San Gregorio Armeno street, "the street of nativity scenes", the art of nativity scenes that represents the handicrafts of the Neapolitan tradition best known throughout the world. Folklore, tradition and "cornicelli" will then continue on Spaccanapoli, the street that literally splits the city in two, visiting all the artistic complex of squares and churches. From 18th-century San Domenico Maggiore to medieval Santa Chiara. The guided tour will ends with the visit of the "Undreground Naples" of the San Lorenzo Maggiore Church monumental complex. The most ancient Naples undreground site where descending 10 meters it's visible the archaeological there are the remains of the ancient city of Neapolis: the agorà of the greek's age, first, and the civil and religious Forum of Roman's age, second. A spectacle to not lost.

Naples: Half-Day Guided City Highlights & Hidden Gems Tour

3. Naples: Half-Day Guided City Highlights & Hidden Gems Tour

Embark on a city highlights tour of Naples and discover the most iconic landmarks on a guided half-day tour. After meeting your guide at the Piazza del Plebiscito, Italy's biggest square, start with admiring the Royal Palace and the oldest city bar — the Gran Cafè Gambrinus. Then, reach the historical center via Toledo, one of Naples's main thoroughfares. Visit the area of the Centro Storico that has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage site. Discover its beautiful churches and stroll through its endless iconic streets. Explore the bustling Spanish Quarter and stop by the Pignasecca market. Get a taste of the local cuisine and sample some specialties accompanied by a typical Neapolitan caffè. Make your way to the Piazza del Gesù, one of the most beautiful squares in town, and marvel at the magnificent Baroque church. Next, reach Piazza Bellini from where you can see the Greek walls of Neapolis. Stroll along the ancient streets of Via del Tribunali with the old tower of Pietrasanta and Via San Gregorio Armeno, famous for its crib shops. Finally walk through the narrow aisles of Spaccanapoli, the heart of Naples, before finishing the tour at the Duomo of San Gennaro.

Pompeii and Naples Day Trip from Rome

4. Pompeii and Naples Day Trip from Rome

Travel back in time to the Roman Empire on this day trip to Rome. Enjoy a pickup from your hotel in Rome, and head along the coastline of the Mediterranean Sea to get magnificent views of the Amalfi Coast en route to Pompeii. Take a guided tour of the archaeological site on arrival and see the remains of the food market, thermal baths, and residences of the wealthy citizens. Learn about everyday life during the Roman Empire and marvel as history is brought to life before your eyes.  Continue to Naples to explore highlights such as the monuments of Via San Gregorio Armeno, Piazza San Domenico and Piazza del Gesù with its impressive Church of Gesù Nuovo and Basilica di Santa Chiara. Admire the Royal Palace and Church of San Francesco di Paola on Piazza Plebiscito. Look at the Galleria Umberto I on Via Toledo and continue to Piazza Municipio to appreciate the medieval Castel Nuovo. Taste an authentic sfogliatella (pastry) in a local bakery before the return trip to Rome.

Naples Gay Tour

5. Naples Gay Tour

We will meet and rejoice in the magnificent Piazza del Plebiscito, admiring the Royal Palace and the San Carlo Theater. Let yourself be amazed at the Galleria Umberto I, just as you discover the life of the LGBTQ artists who lived in this ancient capital, and touch love first-hand, in the Spanish Quarters, just before walking along via Toledo, the main Neapolitan shopping artery. Stroll around the Decumani area, accessing it through Spaccanapoli and continuing on Via San Gregorio Armeno, the "alley" of the nativity scenes. Explore Naples' Old Town and the secrets behind this ancient Greek city that somehow became Christian (or maybe just thought it did?!). Our walk will end in Piazza Bellini, where you will have free time in this super lively place, where you can find a multitude of gay friendly restaurants, cafes and bars: welcome to the heart of the Lgbtq+ nightlife of the old Parthenope!

Walking-tour of Naples hystorical Centre

6. Walking-tour of Naples hystorical Centre

Ours will be a journey through the main attractions of the historic centre of Naples, a Unesco heritage site since 1995. Greek, Roman, French, Austrian, Spanish and finally Italian Naples all concentrated in the few square kilometres of the centre, a unique mix of cultures for more than 2,000 years. During our visit we will discuss the history, legends, folklore and monuments of one of Italy's most fascinating cities. We will start from Piazza Dante where we will admire the 'Convitto Nazionale' designed by the famous architect Vanvitelli and then, entering the historical centre from the 'Port'Alba', we will pass by the oldest pizzeria in the city and then arrive at Piazza Bellini, where the ancient Greek walls of the city of Neapolis are still visible today! We will continue our tour towards via Tribunali, telling about the famous statue of 'Pulcinella' and the so-called 'church of the souls in purgatory', which hides a mysterious crypt. We will then move on to Via San Gregorio Armeno, famous for the nativity scenes made by the local artisans' workshops, and end our tour by visiting one of the most emblematic basilicas of Naples, Santa Chiara, a perfect example of the Gothic style of southern Italy, and the Piazza del Gesu Nuovo, with the impressive façade of the church of the same name built by the Jesuits in the 15th century.

Naples: Walking Tour of the Historical Center

7. Naples: Walking Tour of the Historical Center

Every Monday - Wednesday - Friday the tour to discover the heart of Naples. Departure at 10.00 and meeting at the Museum Cafè, in Largo Corpo in Naples, where we will start with a classic of the Neapolitan tradition: a coffee, which will make you exclaim the famous 3 "Cs", and a warm and refreshing sfogliatella, riccia or frolla fate will decide. Immediately afterwards, we will immerse ourselves in the beating heart of the city, Spaccanapoli, the most famous decumanus of Naples. We will go up through one of the most iconic streets, i.e. San Gregorio Armeno and inside one of its shops we will travel through the eyes of one of its best-known craftsmen to discover an ancient craft that is still alive today. We will continue with a visit inside the Church of San Gregorio Armeno, for us Neapolitans known as Santa Patrizia, an excellent example of Neapolitan Baroque. Then we will go up to San Lorenzo Maggiore, a church where a coronation, a consecration, a secret burial and even a forbidden love are said to have taken place. And after revealing some of the secrets and mysteries we will walk along via dei Tribunali towards the church of Santa Maria delle Anime del Purgatorio ad Arco where we will discover the cult of pezzentelle souls. The tour ends in front of the Pietrasanta bell tower, the oldest in the city.

Naples: Walking Guided Tour of the City Must-see SItes

8. Naples: Walking Guided Tour of the City Must-see SItes

Explore the captivating charm of Naples, a city that effortlessly captivates every visitor. Our small group tour ensures an immersive experience, allowing you to soak in the unique atmosphere and witness the city's main highlights. Your local guide will lead you through the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the city center, offering insights into key landmarks such as the revered Duomo of Naples, known for the miraculous melting of San Gennaro's blood. Wander through the vibrant, picturesque streets, delving into the city's rich history, culture, and architectural marvels. Marvel at iconic landmarks like the magnificent Baroque church of Saint Patrizia, the Gothic church of Saint Chiara, and the Gesù Nuovo. Gain profound insights into Naples' history as you traverse the ancient Greek-Roman 'Decumans', the historic wide streets spanning the city. Discover the famed street of nativity scenes, San Gregorio Armeno, steeped in tradition and artistry. This guided small group tour promises an enriching exploration of Naples' finest art and architecture, providing an unforgettable journey through the city's cultural tapestry.

Naples: Self-Guided Audio Tour

9. Naples: Self-Guided Audio Tour

Welcome to the captivating city of Naples, where history, culture, and vibrant energy converge to create a unique and unforgettable experience. Embark on a journey through the heart of this ancient Italian gem with our Naples Self-Guided Audio Tour. This immersive tour is designed to be your personal companion as you explore the city at your own pace, allowing you to delve into its rich past, discover hidden gems, and savor the flavors of its renowned cuisine. Naples, with its storied history dating back to ancient times, has left an indelible mark on the world. From the remnants of Greco-Roman civilization to the medieval charm of its narrow streets, the city is a treasure trove of cultural and architectural wonders. Our self-guided audio tour is meticulously crafted to provide you with insightful narratives, interesting anecdotes, and expert commentary, ensuring that you gain a deeper understanding of Naples' heritage. As you stroll through the bustling streets, marvel at historic landmarks, and indulge in the local atmosphere, our audio tour will be your informative and engaging companion. Whether you're drawn to the grandeur of Naples' historic castles, the artistic masterpieces in its museums, or the authentic flavors of Neapolitan pizza, this self-guided tour will guide you through the highlights while allowing you the flexibility to linger in places that captivate your interest. Learn more about the top 19 tourist attractions in Naples. Its history, culture, myths, architecture, and other important facts are in this audio commentary which starts from the city's central station then the itinerary gradually moves one by one. 1. Stazione Napoli Centrale 2. Museo del Tesoro di San Gennaro 3. Napoli Sotterranea 4. Via San Gregorio Armeno 5. Archivio di Stato di Napoli 6. Museo Cappella Sansevero 7. The Naples National Archaeological Museum 8. Complesso Monumentale di Santa Chiara 9. Chiesa del Gesù Nuovo 10. Castel Sant'Elmo 11. Certosa e Museo di San Martino 12. Via Toledo 13. San Carlo Theatre 14. Royal Palace of Naples 15. Piazza del Plebiscito 16. Galleria Borbonica 17. Castel dell'Ovo 18. Via Francesco Caracciolo 19. Catacombe di San Gaudioso So, put on your headphones, press play, and let the Naples Self-Guided Audio Tour be your key to unlocking the secrets and stories that make this city a true gem of the Mediterranean. Immerse yourself in the beauty and history of Naples as you navigate its enchanting streets and discover the soul of this captivating destination.

Naples: Private Walking Tour with Local Art Historian Guide

10. Naples: Private Walking Tour with Local Art Historian Guide

Naples is an extra-ordinary city, being able to capture all the extraordinary nuances is only easy with the help of a local licensed tour guide.. We will explore the most special corners of the city, starting from the historic center that holds churches of great artistic and cultural value such as the famous chapel of San Gennaro, the city's patron saint. We will walk through the alleys of the historic center , among which is San Gregorio Armeno : the street of nativity scenes, guardian of the 'ancient nativity tradition. Along the street "spaccanapoli",ancient decumanus of the Greco-Roman city, we will discover the history of the city through the most important monuments , the historic cafes and pastry shops to learn the history ( and not only!) of local gastronomy. A tour that will allow you to create a general picture of the city thanks to which you will move with more familiarity in the following days. A tour you will not forget!!! I will wait for you at the entrance of the cathedral in Naples with a sign where will be written your name, i'm ready and you?

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4.9 / 5

based on 367 reviews

Very interesting tour. Three hours of walking in the historic center of Naples, visiting churches and squares in the company of a trained and friendly guide. Without forgetting the visit to the Veiled Christ.

Very competent, friendly and helpful guide. The tour is limited but what we saw was very well explained and the Veiled Christ with the Sansevero chapel is worth the trip to Naples

Beautiful experience. Guide Maura, prepared, virdiske, pleasant to listen to and friendly. Thank you

Ornella excellent guide. Very knowledgeable and also very nice. Experience not to be missed.

Interesting and pleasant thanks also to our very knowledgeable and friendly guide