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Naples: Downtown Tour and Veiled Christ Entry

1. Naples: Downtown Tour and Veiled Christ Entry

Discover downtown Naples on a guided tour. Begin at Piazza Bellini to see the remains of ancient Greek walls. Continue to Piazza del Gesù, one of the most famous squares of the city a few steps away from the historical center. Visit Spaccanapoli, a long and narrow street that divides the old Naples into two halves with shops, restaurants, and alleys. Be amazed by the San Domenico Maggiore church with a perfect overlapping of different architectural styles and the pearl of Naples, the Chapel San Severo. See the famous statue of the God of Nile river, Piazza St. Gaetano, and the churches of Naples, San Lorenzo, and San Paolo Maggiore. See the 13th-century baroque cathedral of Saint Gennaro at the heart of the Neapolitan faith. Here the blood of the saint patron St. Gennaro is preserved.

Naples Tour: "Among the Hidden Wonders"

2. Naples Tour: "Among the Hidden Wonders"

Naples offers a wealth of art scattered throughout its territory. Many are in the historic center of the city, hidden inside churches or small museums. In the company of a licensed tour guide, you will discover these treasures walking through the alleys of the city.   The Sansevero Chapel is one of the most sought-after places by tourists, who flock to see the famous Veiled Christ. During one of his stays in Naples, Caravaggio left one of his masterpieces: The Seven Works of Mercy. The painting is a collection of characters and scenes that are intertwined. The guide will help you better understand the work of the well-known painter. The last stop on the tour will be the Cathedral of Naples in which the Neapolitan people created a chapel in honor of the patron saint of the city for having survived various catastrophes: the Chapel of the Treasure of San Gennaro, where the relics are kept and, also, the treasure of the saint.

Historic Naples: City Center Guided Walking Tour

3. Historic Naples: City Center Guided Walking Tour

On this two and a half hour walking tour of the stunning Italian city of Naples you’ll start at the Via Duomo, where you can admire a church dear to the Neapolitans as it preserves the bones of San Gennaro, the patron saint of the city. Walking through the winding alleys, you will reach Spaccanapoli, the road that literally divides Naples into two. Here you will discover a series of spectacular places, such as the Church of San Domenico Maggiore, the monastic complex of Santa Chiara and the Church of Gesù Nuovo. Walk along Via Toledo which is flanked by numerous historic buildings including the Palazzo Zevallos Stigliano, now a museum. The tour also includes the magnificent Galleria Umberto I and Piazza Plebiscito, the main square of Naples, where you can see the Royal Palace and Castel Nuovo. The tour ends in Piazza Municipio where you can see the superb Fontana del Nettuno. During this tour you will be accompanied by a local English-speaking guide who will inform you of Naples’ many stunning sites along the way.

Naples: Spaccanapoli, Veiled Christ, & Sansevero Chapel Tour

4. Naples: Spaccanapoli, Veiled Christ, & Sansevero Chapel Tour

Discover all the stories and curiosities of Neapolitan tradition and folklore on a guided walk through the old center of Naples along historic streets and squares, including Spaccanapoi, Piazza del Gesù Nuovo, and Via San Gregorio Armeno. Enjoy skip-the-line entry to the Sansevero Chapel. The tour starts in Piazza del Gesù Nuovo, one of the most famous squares in the city’s historic center. See the Gesù Nuovo Baroque church full of history and legends, then look to the middle of the square to admire the towering obelisk dedicated to the Immacolata Concezione. Along Via San Biagio, best known as Spaccanapoli, you’ll be guided to discover the most fascinating and relevant sites like the Chiesa di Santa Chiara and the square of San Domenico Maggiore. Next on the itinerary is the Cappella Sansevero (Sansevero Chapel) that hosts the statue of the Veiled Christ, one of the most admired sculptures in the world. Enter inside to see works of Rococo art by leading Italian artists of the 18th century and the anatomical machines. Back on Via San Biagio dei Librai, stop in Piazzetta Nilo where the Statue of the Nile God sits. Nearby, reach Via San Gregorio Armeno, a historic street with artisan shops, particularly known for the production of presepe (static nativity scenes). See the usual nativity characters along with figures representing famous personalities from cinema, TV, soccer, and politics. The tour continues to Piazza San Gaetano before heading to the final stop of the trip, the Napoli Dome. The Napoli Dome was dedicated to San Gennaro and Santa Maria Assunta and features Neapolitan Gothic and Baroque art. The main attraction of the interior is the Royal Chapel of the Treasure of San Gennaro. The church also houses a vial of the blood of San Gennaro, which is brought out three times a year, when the dried blood usually liquefies. According to legend, if the blood fails to liquefy, a disaster will befall Naples.

Rome: Pompeii and Naples Private Day Tour with Pizza Tasting

5. Rome: Pompeii and Naples Private Day Tour with Pizza Tasting

Revisit a past thousands of years old during your visit to Pompeii, your first stop on this private full-day trip in an air-conditioned vehicle. Explore the southern city of Naples close by and enjoy its signature dish before heading for San Toledo, the San Carlo Gallery, and Maschio Angioino Castle. Travel several centuries back in time as you step into the perfectly preserved city of Pompeii. View this ancient Roman city's baths, villas, shops, and the forum with its towering marble columns, before ending this part of the excursion at the Villa of Mysteries. Visit the city's largest square, Piazza del Plebiscito and feel history’s pulse surrounded by several of the city’s main monuments. Gaze at the Pantheon-inspired Basilica of San Francesco da Paola, Palazzo della Prefettura, and Palazzo Salerno.  Treat yourself to a coffee at the world-famous Gran Caffe Gambrinus. A center of art, gastronomy, and culture, this establishment also has its very own bakery and creamery.Order a sfogliatelle to go with your beverage and bite into the multilayered pastry loved worldwide. Stroll along the Via Toledo, another doorway connecting the past and the present. Shop for gifts for friends and family in establishments offering high street fashion or antique goods.  End your tour with a view of the Maschio Angioino. This impressive medieval keep was built in the 13th century and occupied by Aragonese, Napolitan, and Spanish rulers until the 19th century. It is an excellent example of Gothic architecture and remains one of the city’s main landmarks.

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The proposed tour is interesting. Short but intense. Very valid the guide that has proved to be prepared and sober in the exposure also satisfying the requests of the group.

This tour is worth taking especially if you have a knowledgeable guide like our guide. You get to see many of the intersting places in the historic centre.

Perfect tour both in terms of content and timing ending with the wonderful Veiled Christ not to be missed!

Very interesting visit. The guide Carlo, very pleasant full of anecdotes and good advice

Excellent organization and amazing tourist guide Carlo Z.