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Naples: Downtown Tour and Veiled Christ Entry

1. Naples: Downtown Tour and Veiled Christ Entry

Discover downtown Naples and explore the San Severo Chapel on a guided walking tour. Follow your guide through the lively Spaccanapoli street and admire highlights, including San Domenico Maggiore. Begin at 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 in Piazza Nilo, 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: 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: Veiled Christ and Historical Center Guided Tour

3. 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.

Napoli tour centro storico ed ingresso al Cristo Velato

4. 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 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 "Cappella di Sansevero" which preserves the "Veiled Christ" famous all over the world for a unique and unforgettable experience.

Naples: Sculptures Walking Tour with Museodivino Ticket

5. Naples: Sculptures Walking Tour with Museodivino Ticket

Uncover the hidden secrets of sculptural masterpieces in the historic center of Naples on a guided walking tour. Learn about the "Veiled Christ" at the Sansevero Chapel and get an in-depth view of Mazzoni's "Compianto" before admiring the miniatures of the Museodivino. Enter Santa Anna dei Lombardi and gain insight into Mazzoni's "Compianto" sculpture. Marvel at the wafer-thin angel wings of Donatello's amazing bas-relief and uncover the hidden meaning with closer inspection. Discover the new Museodivino and admire the intricate details of the nativity miniatures of the recently discovered "Same Collection." See the smallest cribs in the world and the Divine Comedy in 42 walnut shells. As you explore, your guide will teach you how to read the sculptures' meaning and understand the use of light and shadow. Take a break and sip on the perfect Neapolitan coffee, and finally enter the Sansevero Chapel to discorver the mystery of the "Veiled Christ."

Naples: The Path of the Immortals Treasure Hunt Walking Tour

6. 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.

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: Monuments and Historic District Self-Guided Tour

8. 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: Private City Tour with Castel Sant'Elmo and Churches

9. Naples: Private City Tour with Castel Sant'Elmo and Churches

Our itinerary to discover this fascinating city begins in the ancient city center, where more than 25 centuries of art and history come together, and ends on the hill of Vomero, dominated by Castel Sant'Elmo. Following the bustling street of Spaccanapoli, which divides the city in two, we will stroll through shadowy alleys and colorful piazzas to visit the principal attractions of the city center. In the Duomo we will admire the Baroque masterpieces of the Chapel of the Treasure of San Gennaro, stage to the famous miracle of the liquefaction of San Gennaro's blood. In the nearby Pio Monte della Misericordia we will witness the beauty of one of the most famous paintings of Caravaggio, the Seven Works of Mercy. In Via San Gregorio Armeno, we will stroll amongst the shops where craftsmen sell their nativity scenes, an old Neapolitan tradition still alive today. Extraordinary masterpieces of Baroque sculpture wait for us in the Sansevero Chapel with its famous Veiled Christ. From the elegant Piazza San Domenico with its noble palaces we will reach the monastery of Santa Chiara, where we will visit the famous cloister made of majolica. After a lunch break in one of the many historical pizzerias of Naples, we will travel to Vomero by funicular. At the top of the hill stands Castel Sant'Elmo, impenetrable medieval fortress transformed in the Renaissance.

Naples Private 4-Hour Walking Tour

10. Naples Private 4-Hour Walking Tour

After being picked up from your hotel, apartment, port, train station, or place of choice by your private guide, begin your tour of Italy’s third largest city. Walk through the historic center, declared a Unesco World Heritage site. Walk down the Spaccanapoli street and pass the Teatro Di San Carlo, Naples Cathedral, Santa Chiara and the Royal Palace of Naples. Admire the city's most emblematic sights and its great architecture as you get to know the well-known monuments. The tour will last 4 hours, after which you will be dropped off at your location of choice. 

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Our 2 guides were wonderfully kind and attentive, their knowledge of the history of art in Naples is shared with great devotion to their region. Moreover, they take care of an association which deserves that one is interested in it. A big thank you to both of you!!!

Simple and concentrated tour, very interesting. Everything went smoothly, also thanks to the preparation and sympathy of the guide (Diletta)

Carlo was an awesome guide, taught us about Naples history and several interesting details of the city. Highly recommended!!

magnificent exerience, the tour of historic center of napoli and entrance to the san severo chapel the veiled christ

Very knowledgeable and polite guide. Interesting area with rich artistic and cultural key areas.