Naples Meet the locals

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Naples: Street Food Tour with Local Guide

1. Naples: Street Food Tour with Local Guide

Experience the flavors of Naples on a guided street food tour. Follow your guide through the winding streets of the historic center and savor delicious local specialties. Visit a limoncello factory and enjoy a gelato. Meet your guide in Piazza Bellini to start your journey into the flavors of Neapolitan cuisine. Follow your guide down 2 of the main streets of the historical center, telling you the legends and stories of one of the city. 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.

Herculaneum: Tickets & Tour with a Local Archaeologist

2. Herculaneum: Tickets & Tour with a Local Archaeologist

Discover the ruins of Herculaneum, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the world's best-preserved ancient cities. Herculaneum was buried under volcanic material after the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD but, unlike the nearby site of Pompeii, a lot of the town was preserved, such as roofs, beds, doors, food, and even skeletons. Walk the cobbled streets of this UNESCO World Heritage Site with an expert archaeologist and get a glimpse of what life was like before the devastating eruption. Explore intact buildings at your own pace, see well-preserved frescoes, and imagine the daily rituals of those using the shops, public gymnasium and public thermal baths that can still be seen today.

Naples: Make Your Own Neapolitan Pizza Workshop

3. 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. Your pizza will be served with authentic Italian bruschetta. 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: Pizza-Making Class with a Chef

4. Naples: Pizza-Making Class with a Chef

Uncover the secret to making authentic Italian-style pizza at a pizzeria in Naples. Make dough from scratch and top your pizza with fresh ingredients. Work with a local chef and feast on your pizza, a dessert, limoncello, and beer at the end of your class.   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.

Boscotrecase: Vesuvius Wine Tasting Tour With Lunch

5. Boscotrecase: Vesuvius Wine Tasting Tour With Lunch

Campania Overland with this tasting tour, will give you the opportunity to discover the history and all the secrets of the techniques of producing wines at km0, on the slopes of Vesuvius. At the beginning of the tour you will meet with our guide inside the vineyard, from here you will leave for a small tour inside the vineyard. The guide will show you the techniques, handed down from generation to generation, through which the highest quality wines are currently produced, one of the symbols of Campania excellence, including the renamed Lacrima Christi. At the end of the tour you can finally taste a family lunch prepared by Donna Angela, where our wines will be paired. A small sensory journey through the flavors of tradition, you can taste the legendary spaghetti with piennolo tomato, a must on the menu. The tasting and lunch will take place surrounded by a unique landscape of its kind, the union between sea and mountains, between Naples and Sorrento and obviously the view of the imposing Vesuvius will keep you company.

Naples: City Highlights Guided Bike Tour

6. 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

7. 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: Small Group Pasta and Tiramisu Class

8. Naples: Small Group Pasta and Tiramisu Class

During this private lesson, you will learn how to prepare 2 pasta recipes and the tiramisu dessert from scratch. Your Cesarina will reveal the tricks of the trade of these iconic recipes. Have fun putting your cooking skills to the test and amaze your friends and family once home with an Italian meal! This experience is suitable for families with children of all ages.

Naples: Traditional Neapolitan Music Concert

9. 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. 

Mount Vesuvius Wine Tasting and Lunch from Pompeii

10. Mount Vesuvius Wine Tasting and Lunch from Pompeii

Take the train and get off at "Pompei Scavi" (Pompeii Circumvesuviana train station). From this station, a private transfer will take you to the enchanting "Sorrento Winery" located on the slopes of Mount Vesuvius. After a brief introduction, take a tour among the vines, some of which are more than a hundred years old. Enjoy the wonderful view above the Gulf of Naples. Continue your activity and enjoy a 2-course lunch made of local and homemade products. Each dish will be paired with a different glass of wine. At the end of your lunch, you will come back to Pompeii Scavi railway station.  

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What people are saying about Naples

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 258 reviews

Enjoyed this tour, cyclingling through the crazy streets of Naples, our guide was great and kept us safe and close to him whilst navigating the streets, we chose to pay the extra and went for electric bikes, which were great and effortless meaning we could go up the hills with ease to see some amazing views of the city

The making of the Pizza was great fun and the result was delicious. The Pizza Chef was experienced and funny. The lady explaining everything in English was very fluent and gave a lot of background information. All in all it was the absolute highlight of our trip!

We really enjoyed the tour and the food was delicious. Marion was great, very informative, great with the children whilst on the tour and gave us some good advise on places to check out whilst in Naples.

An authentic Italian pizza class. Very fun and great instructions with a fun chef..

Very good and friendly guide. Good combination of history and food.