Discover Naples on Foot

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Highlights

Walk with your private local guide in a surprising discovery of Naples. Not only an astonishing journey through History, Art and Architecture,  but also an intriguing close look at the authentic Naples, its people, habits, food and surviving superstitions and traditions. If you wish to immerse yourself in the local atmosphere than follow us!

Included

Private licensed tour guide.

Extra

Admission fees to pay sights.

Kids Friendly

Yes – however is a urban walking tour so kids will need to be looked after.

Meeting place

Where requested in Naples if centrally located.

Wheelchair friendly

No.

Dress code

Causal wit comfortable shoes.

Additional info

The visit can be combined with the Archaeological Museum of Naples (reachable on foot – closed on Tusdays).

You could also choose to visit Pompeii or Herculaneum or Mt Vesuvius with private transport for the 2nd half of the day.

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Practical Info

This private walking Tour is available from the Cruise Terminal as a Shore Excursion, or from your hotel centrally located in Naples or from the railway station if you come from Rome or Sorrento by train. The itinerary will adapt accordingly.

The history of Naples is perfectly legible in its urban structure, which maintains the signs of a city built slowly over a period of 25 centuries: this is the reason why the town is amongst the World Cultural Heritage Sites listed by the UNESCO.

Once in the Old Naples there are plenty of things to visit or to do according to your interests and feelings. You shall certainly enter some of  its beautiful but sometime hidden churches – in Naples like in Rome as many as you like!

You will find great examples of gothic and baroque architecture mixed up with the houses of the ordinary people.

Your private Naples Excursion will bring you to the area called ‘Spaccanapoli’. You will discover the real town: its people, the students, the food (the best pizzerias and pastry shops are there), the craftsmanship. Not to miss is the area of San Gregorio where you have an incredible display of items produced to decorate the Nativity during Christmas Time.

If you like you will  also reach the Cathedral to marvel at the richness of its baroque decoration. In the Cathedral you can visit San Gennaro Chapel, worldwide known not only for art but also because there the Patron Saint of the City liquefies its blood twice a year!!

If you would like to visit the San Severo Chapel please let us know ahead of time in order to obtain a reservation (closed on Tuesdays).

At the end of the tour you can decide to stay on own in town for a traditional pizza lunch or to go back to the beginning.

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Tour Reviews

5.00 based on 2 reviews
7th November 2017

We were amazed at how knowledgeable and interesting Fabrizio was as we toured Naples by foot and then drove to Pompei for a private tour of the ruins. We have had many tour guides in the past that just talk endlessly about facts and figures that go in one ear and out the other – but Fabrizio made the history interesting and fun. He caught on very quickly at times that we wouldn’t that interested in certain activities/museums so he took us to places more of interest to our group of 6. Wish I could give this company a 10+.

20th July 2017

Giuseppe met us at our cruise ship and took us on a fantastic walking tour of Napoli. Since we had been to Napoli before, he showed us some hidden gems we had not yet discovered such as the veiled Christ sculpture in San Severo, the eye-opening Fontanella Cimitero, etc. We also had a wonderful lunch along the Lungo Mare with beautiful views and delicious local food. We travel often and I highly recommend Giuseppe. He is knowledgeable, engaging, and a delight!!

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