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Naples: Make Your Own Neapolitan Pizza Workshop

1. Naples: Make Your Own Neapolitan Pizza Workshop

Discover the wonders of fresh Italian cooking on your trip to Naples, the birthplace of pizza. With the guidance of an English-speaking Italian chef, enjoy a fun cooking workshop and learn how to make Neapolitan pizza. In the first half of the class, master the art of freshly made pizza dough using flour and water. Then in the second part of the session, create and bake your masterpiece. Once your pizza is cooked, sit down and relax with a glass of wine to enjoy your meal while soaking up views of Naples and the Nuovo Castle. At the end of an unforgettable workshop, say goodbye to your chef and head home with the skills to reproduce the perfect pizza time and time again.

Naples: Street Food Tour with Local Guide

2. Naples: Street Food Tour with Local Guide

Discover popular street foods in Naples on a 2.5-hour guided tour. Marvel at the maze of narrow streets, monuments and art galleries in the historic center. Meet your guide in Piazza Bellini to start this amazing journey into the flavors of Neapolitan cuisine. Your guide will lead you down two of the main streets of the historical center, telling you curiosities, legends and stories of one of the most ancient cities of the world. Enjoy the taste of pizza a portafoglio and the unique pizza fritta.  Try frittate di pasta and arancini. Stop in Piazza del Gesù before sampling taralli and some delicious babà and sfogliatelle – dishes that originated in Naples. Pass by the Santa Chiara Church - made famous all around the world by Anne Radcliffe in her gothic novel The Italian - piazza Bellini and the Conservatory of San Pietro a Maiella.  Enjoy the taste of the fresh mozzarella, served in the salumeria - a small shop of typical products, where you will be captured by the smell of the fresh cheese, ham, salami, mortadella and more! Sip a limoncello shot while visiting a limoncello factory and choose to end your tour with a gelato. You will enjoy this tour bite by bite!

Naples: City Highlights Guided Bike Tour

3. Naples: City Highlights Guided Bike Tour

Admire the mix of Italian and Greek influences as you see the highlights in Naples on this bike tour. Ride through the historic center and experience the Greek influence as you ride down the streets Via dei Tribunali and Anticaglia. Start by riding down the Naples Promenade. Enjoy views of the sea with Vesuvius looming in the background. Pass by the seafront castle of Castel dell’ Ovo. Ride past seaside cafes and shops as you go through Borgo Marinari. Go east on Via Caracciolo street until you reach the stately Piazza del Plebiscito square where you can see the Royal Palace and the church of San Francesco di Paola. Turn onto the bustling commercial street Via Toledo where you can reach the squares Piazza Carità and Piazza del Gesù. Continue to the ancient Greek heart of Naples in the Decumani district. Experience the Greek layout as you ride down narrow streets in this historic center. Peddle down Via dei Tribunali and Anticaglia to see the dozens of ancient churches and some charming squares.

Naples: Origins, Cults, and Legends Historical Tour

4. Naples: Origins, Cults, and Legends Historical Tour

Do not miss a walk through the historic center of Naples with an expert archeologist guide. Start the tour from Piazza Bellini right in the heart of Naples and see the most remarkable historical and artistic spots in the city, with a particular focus on uncommon locations off the beaten track. Stroll through the Greek and Roman layers of Naples while listening to your expert guide detailing the history, culture, cults, fun stories, and facts. Walk through the ancient streets of the Decumani and Spaccanapoli, with stops at beautiful Gothic and Baroque churches and cathedrals.   Pass the unique nativity scenes in the artisan quarter of San Grergorio Armeno and see the exclusive Banksy mural as well as tons of street art along the way. Discover the Neapolitan Cult of the Dead church. Enjoy a stop for coffee in a bar with a shrine to footballer Diego Maradona to talk about Neapolitan culture. Your guide will also have some excellent suggestions on local food spots and where you can spend your evening.

Naples: Private Food Tour – 10 Tastings with Locals

5. Naples: Private Food Tour – 10 Tastings with Locals

Eat your way through Naples's culinary scene on a private food tour. Go on a delicious journey as you try 10 of the best food items beloved by the locals: from savory to sweet and local drinks; this tour leaves every foodie satisfied. Enjoy a bite of the ultimate classics limoncello and Pizza Portafoglio and taste them in their authentic, local flavor. Each tasting is typical of the local cuisine and hand-picked by a local guide passionate about food. Visit Piazza del Gesu, Pignaseca Market, and University Federico II, plus other remarkable spots in between food stops and learn about their history and cultural relevance from your knowledgeable guide. 

Welcome to Naples: Private Tour with a Local

6. Welcome to Naples: Private Tour with a Local

Transform the way you travel and make it as much about the people you meet as the places you see. Get a welcome to Naples from a local guide eager to share all the tips to help you make the most of your stay. Meet at your hotel or accommodation and get familiar with the neighborhood. Learn insider tips, such as the best places to eat, buy groceries and the easiest ways to get around. Alternatively, arrange to meet at a central landmark or intersection to start your walking tour. Hear about the top things to do, customized to your interests. By the end, you will feel more comfortable navigating the city with all the information you need.

Naples: Traditional Neapolitan Music Concert

7. Naples: Traditional Neapolitan Music Concert

Neapolitan songs are famous across the world. Take the chance to experience this incredible musical cultural heritage with a 1-hour concert. Listen as performers play the most famous songs and tunes from Naples.  You will be transported to an authentic Neapolitan venue to enjoy the sounds, language, manners and hospitality characteristic of this tradition. The musicians, singers, actors, and dancers will perform each day with a different performer featuring each evening.  The performers do not use microphones or other tools, so you will have the chance to experience the Italian passion of the performers. They will play the most renowned Neapolitan melodies, and the show finishes with a sing-along to the famous 'O Sole Mio' at the end. An unmissable event for any music lover. 

Naples: Pompeii Guided Tour & Wine Tasting at Mt. Vesuvius

8. Naples: Pompeii Guided Tour & Wine Tasting at Mt. Vesuvius

Take a trip back in time on this tour of the ancient city of Pompeii alongside an expert archaeologist guide. Explore these well-preserved city ruins from another time. Afterward, travel to nearby Mt. Vesuvius in Naples and enjoy a local lunch and wine tasting at a vineyard. Skip waiting in lines at the ticket office and enjoy access to the priority line. Start your tour right from the main entrance of the city: Porta Marina Superiore. From there, spot Mt. Vesuvius as you pass through the Antiquarium, the archaeological museum where your guide will show you objects found during the last excavations, including the coin that changed the date of the eruption. Continue through the basilica, the forum with the market, and the main temples. Walk through the Decumanus Major (the main street of Pompeii) and see the famous Lupanar (brothel) of Pompeii. Continue your tour through stores, shops, and Roman restaurants to get a taste of daily Roman life. Explore some of the most picturesque houses (known as a domus) that remain of Pompeii. See the unforgettable plaster casts of bodies, the theatre, and the Gladiators Barracks. Learn about the most famous discoveries and hidden corners of the city from your guide. At the end of the guided tour, ride to a scenic vineyard at the foot of Mt. Vesuvius. Discover the viticulture techniques adopted by over three generations of wine masters. At the end of your visit to the vineyard, relax and enjoy a local Vesuvian lunch along with a wine tasting.

Naples: Private Tour with Locals – Highlights & Hidden Gems

9. Naples: Private Tour with Locals – Highlights & Hidden Gems

See Naples at its best from the eyes of a local in just 3 hours. Check out prime landmarks like Galleria Umberto, Quartieri Spagnoli, Duomo di San Gennaro and hear unique insights that only a local would know. Visit the Gallery of Salvatore Lodice. Uncover hidden gems and city secrets along the way that will show you an authentic side of the city with the help of a knowledgeable local guide. Fully experience the local flare with an included local treat to make your city tour a complete experience.

Naples: Pizza-Making Class with a Chef

10. Naples: Pizza-Making Class with a Chef

Learn how to make a real Italian pizza at a famous pizzeria in Naples. Get tips on how to make the dough and prepare the perfect topping for a pizza baked in an authentic wooden oven. Following your activity, enjoy the fruits of your work over lunch or dinner. Become a pizzaiolo (pizza chef) for a day at an amazing pizza cooking class in Naples. Experience a famous pizzeria in the heart of the city where the legendary dish was first created. Following that, get hands-on help from a local pizza chef on how to mix, knead, and stretch the dough in order before creating a topping of the finest local ingredients. Learn the culinary secrets and philosophy of "keep it simple" and use only the finest local produce, such as ripe tomatoes, buffalo mozzarella, fresh basil and Denominazione di Origine Protetta (DOP) olive oils. At the conclusion of your experience, sit down and enjoy a beer accompanied by different types of pizza made by the class.

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What people are saying about Naples

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 258 reviews

It was an excellent experience: our guide was very friendly, very knowledgeable, and fun to be with. We had soooo much food, much more than I had expected based on the price. I very much enjoyed eating and moving around as a local for the day. I definitely recommend. :)

Our guide was so knowledgeable and friendly. There was so much food we could not finish it all. We covered areas we would never had found on our own!! Loved it!!

Mario was an excellent guide . The tour was well worth the cost . We ate a lot of food and really got to see a lot of the historical district .

The tour was great. Tried super fresh food. The guide told great stories about Naples and the Neapolitans. He gave great tips on that.

Great fun and very interesting too especially if you are a good lover