Piazza Dante

Piazza Dante: Our most recommended tours and activities

Naples: Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour 24-Hour Ticket

1. Naples: Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour 24-Hour Ticket

Explore the birthplace of pizza with a 24-hour ticket valid for up to 2 routes on this panoramic hop-on hop-off sightseeing bus tour. Discover the unforgettable sights and flavors of Napolitano culture at your own pace. The ticket gives you the freedom to explore one of the world’s oldest cities at leisure, with buses running every 45-90 minutes. You can even take in views of Mount Vesuvius from the city's waterfront. The hop-on hop-off bus is also ideal for shopping expeditions and exploring the many tasty restaurants that Naples has on offer. Use your 24-hour pass to explore the following attractions: Line A Stop 1 - Largo Castello (Piazza Municipio) Stop 2 - Chiesa Del Gesu Nuovo Stop 3 - Piazza Dante - Ingresso Ai Decumani Stop 4 - Museo Archeologivo Nazionale - Galleria Principe Di Napoli Stop 5 - Chiesa Di Santa Maria Della Sanita Stop 6 - Museo e Bosco Di Capodimonte, Osservatorio Astronomico Stop 7 - Santa Maria Incoronata Stop 8 - Teatro Bellini - Mura Greche Stop 9 - Museo Arte Contemporanea Donna Regina Stop 10 - Castel Capuano - Porta Capuana Stop 11 - Piazza Bovio/Universita Line B Stop 1 - Largo Castello (Piazza Municipio) Stop 2 - Piazza Vittoria - Via Calabritto Stop 3 - Palazzi Storici Stop 4 - Mergellina - Piazza del Leone Stop 5 - Capo Posillipo - Veduta Panoramica Stop 6 - Discesa Marechiaro Stop 7 - Parco Vigiliano Stop 8 – Veduta Panoramica Stop 9 - Viale Dohm Stop 10 – Piazza Vittoria Stop 11 - Castel dell'Ovo - Borgo Marinan Stop 12 - Stazione Marittima, pier for cruises and Le Isole Del Golfo

Naples: Slow Food Tour with Davide

2. Naples: Slow Food Tour with Davide

Avoid the tourist spots and delight in a personally-curated tasting menu to entice the senses with your Neapolitan foodie guide, Davide. He has a background in agronomy and gastronomy and will lead you through the city’s Slow Food scene where you can eat like the local foodies do.  Start your tasting journey at the Neoclassical-style square, Piazza Dante. Try a selection of traditional snacks cooked and served in various ways: think eggplant, artichoke, zucchini, and more. Head to the historical Pignasecca Market and experience the bustling Mediterranean market culture. Fulfill that cheese craving with tastings of Mozzarella di Bufala and Fior di Latte. Try fried pizza and different kinds of traditional pizza. Walk past the fruit shops and bakeries on Spaccanapoli Street and learn about how the Neopolitan culture has changed since WWII.  While your Pasta Ragù is cooking, explore the Piazza San Domenico Maggiore with its churches and confectioneries. Savor some local sweets such as Sfogliatella or Babà.

Naples 2-Hour Walking and Sightseeing Tour with Local Guide

3. Naples 2-Hour Walking and Sightseeing Tour with Local Guide

Discover the charm of Naples on a guided walking and sightseeing tour with a local guide. Explore its streets, rich in history and traditions, and through its highlights. Pass by one of the most Ancient castles in Naples, Maschio Angioino. The symbol of the city was first built during the French domination and then enlarged during the Spanish one. Continue through Piazza Plebiscito, enter the square and admire the architecture of the Basilica of San Francesco di Paola - which recalls the style of the Pantheon - and the Royal palace. Next, journey around the historic center through Spaccanapoli, the road that split Naples into two parts.  Admire the Gesù Nuovo Church overlooking the square before reaching Via San Gregorio Armeno, where the craft shops famous for their cribs are open all year. Pick up a snack at one of the local pastry shops along the way.

Naples: 3.5-Hour Street Gourmet Tasty Tour

4. Naples: 3.5-Hour Street Gourmet Tasty Tour

Join a food ambassador specialized in local food and wine to discover the best food venues of the city, sometimes unknown even to locals. Start your tour in Piazza Dante with a great Falanghina sparkling wine. Move on to Centro Storico to discover true mozzarella, and try the best street food, such as pizza fritta, frittatina di maccheroni. Next, sample pasta made with unique local ingredients in explosive combinations of flavors in one of the most renowned restaurants of Naples. Pair it with a delicious bruschetta and Colatura di Alici and more local wine. Continue your tour at the restaurant of one of the most renowned chefs in town, where traditional and innovative recipes are created only with the freshest ingredients and combined with some of the best wines. To top off your tour, sample three of the most famous Neapolitan cakes, made by one of the best patisseries in town.

Naples: Street Food and Market Tour

5. Naples: Street Food and Market Tour

Let's meet and greet in piazza Dante. Get to know your tour guide and the other travelers before you all dive into a memorable experience off the beaten path. Explore the food market of Pignasecca with a local Neapolitan guide. You will be surrounded by scents, colors, and sounds. You will feel and taste real Naples. On this tour, you will try a selection of about 7-8 different traditional street foods: from crunchy veg and meat fritters to soft juicy cheese and cured meats. The fried pizza made by Madame Fernanda is an unmissable stop for foodies traveling to Naples. During the walk, we will give you insights into Neapolitans' daily life and unveil the secrets of the local cuisine. Surprises never end! This is the only walking tour in Naples that takes you into the hood to see the football "sanctuary" of Maradona, a real local idle for Neapolitans. We will take our time at this place to have a traditional local aperitive: beer and taralli! The exploration of the labyrinthic Quartieri Spagnoli is a proper day in the life experience. We will take our time to interact with people in the streets, to stop and admire elegant old buildings. You will be amazed by the creativity and beauty of the eclectic city of Naples! Tour ends with a mandatory bite and the most delicious (and unknown) local dessert! Surprise!

Naples: Private Food Tasting Walking Tour

6. Naples: Private Food Tasting Walking Tour

The food tasting walking tour will take you to discover the city of Naples by trying its real local gastronomic excellence. Departing from the meeting point, you will walk in the old and lively street market of Pignasecca, full of flavors and calls from the hawkers and through the well-known Spaccanapoli, where you’ll reach the historic center. Guided by our city trainers, you will have access to the best pizza places, fry places, taverns, confectioneries and bars. You will fall in love with Naples before you know it. Get access to places where food is made and which are usually not accessible to the public. It will be a unique chance for you to walk on by churches and palaces of the historic center, taste genuine food and have a word with chefs and pizza makers, they may even tell you some of their secrets. “Cuoppo” di frittura (a “cone” of fried food), Buffalo mozzarella with Parma ham, Taralli (small bagles) with almonds and black pepper, Parmigiana eggplant, a good glass of typical red wine from Campania, Pizza Margherita, Babà, Sfogliatella and Neapolitan espresso will accompany the most culinary day of your vacation. You will walk along the Decumano Inferiore (lower decumanus), better known as "Spaccanapoli" because it's a long road that literally cuts the city into two parts. You will visit the Church of Gesù Nuovo and will discover fascinating legends and the magic of the mysterious alchemist symbols on its facade, before entering in the Church of St. Clare. You will reach the Square of San Domenico Maggiore and will walk through the Christmas Alley with entry in the most ancient workshop where they make the famous Neapolitan crib to discover an art old as modern, between the historical personages of the ancient Neapolitan crib and newer ones like Michael Jackson, Pope Francesco or Lady Gaga.  Through the pedestrian alley of Via d'Alba with its shops selling music instrument, books and restaurants, you will reach Piazza Bellini and will cross Port'Alba, the remnant of one of the city gates in Naples that leads to Piazza Dante, where the tour ends.

From Rome: Naples and Amalfi Coast Full-Day Trip

7. 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: Historic City Center Guided Walking Tour

8. Naples: Historic City Center Guided Walking Tour

Visit bustling local squares like the Piazza Dante, Piazza Bellini and Piazza San Gaetano. Starting from the Piazza Dante, set off on your exploration of the City. Experience the atmosphere of Naples' lively city streets and learn about its origins as a Greek city. Stroll along Spaccanapoli Street past the Ancient Market around San Gaetano Square to reach Decumano Superiore. Pass through the Old Door of Porta Alba and hear how the city developed during the Roman era. Learn about the various cultures that have played a role in the city's transition from ancient history into the present.

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What people are saying about Piazza Dante

Overall rating

4.2 / 5

based on 956 reviews

Taking advantage of a few free hours I booked the A + B tour enjoying the view of the center of Naples and the general view of the gulf. This allowed me to walk in the spaccanapoli in the afternoon with a better idea of the city.

Davide took us on a fabulous tour of food and history. We ate Pizza, Pasta, cheese, pastry and more - so full by the end but a great way to see and learn more about Naples. He also has a great motto, ‘less yoga, more cooking’

Good variety of food all of which where delicious. Davide explained the history and background of the food really well and gave us a good overview on some of Naples' history.

Very long and nice experience! I will definitely suggest it to others.

perfect for all ages. it's easy-to-use and very joyful.