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Campania: Artecard 3 - 7 Day or Gold/Lite 365 City Pass

Campania: Artecard 3 - 7 Day or Gold/Lite 365 City Pass

Purchase the Naples & Campania Artecard for access to over 40 monuments, museums, and archaeological sites, including Ruins of Pompei, Herculaneum, National Archaeological Museum, Madre, Museum and Royal Wood of Capodimonte, Royal Palace of Naples, Castel Sant'Elmo, Certosa of San Martino, Royal Palace of Caserta, Paestum, and the Archaeological Museum of Capua. Enjoy free admission to many museums or sites and discounted admission to all other museums and archaeological sites visited thereafter. Explore the city as you travel for free on the Naples and Campania regional public transportation network (UnicoCampania public transport system). Visit your chosen cultural sites, selecting freely from the following list, and receive a discount of up to 50% from the other sites on: • Parco Archeologico di Pompei • Parco Archeologico di Ercolano • Museo Archeologico Nazionale • Palazzo Reale di Napoli • Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte • Reggia di Caserta • Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Paestum • Palazzo Reale di Napoli • Certosa e Museo di San Martino • Madre_Museo d’Arte Contemporanea Donnaregina • Museo Pignatelli Cortes • Museo Duca di Martina • Museo civico di Castel Nuovo • Castel Sant'Elmo • Parco Archeologico di Oplontis • Scavi di Oplontis • Scavi di Stabia • Scavi di Boscoreale ed Antiquarium • Parco Archeologico di Baia • Museo Archeologico dei Campi Flegrei nel Castello di Baia • Anfiteatro Flavio • Parco Archeologico di Cuma • Museo Archeologico dell'Antica Capua • Museo dei Gladiatori • Anfiteatro Campano • Mitreo • Parco Archeologico di Paestum • Certosa San Lorenzo • Parco Archeologico di Elea Velia

Naples: 3-Day City Attractions and Public Transport Pass

Naples: 3-Day City Attractions and Public Transport Pass

Gain access with a single city pass to over 20 monuments, museums, and archaeological sites in Naples, including the National Archaeological Museum, Madre Museum and Royal Wood of Capodimonte, Royal Palace of Naples, Castel Sant'Elmo, Certosa of San Martino. Enjoy free admission to 3 museums or sites and discounted admission to all other museums and archaeological sites visited thereafter. Explore the city as you travel for free on Naples public transportation network (Unico Campania). Use the underground Line 1 “Metro dell’Arte”, Line 2, Line 6, funicular, tram, trains Circumflegrea, and Cumana e Circumvesuviana Urban Route.

Naples: Contrasting Districts Walking Tour with Funicular

Naples: Contrasting Districts Walking Tour with Funicular

Kick off your tour with a funicular ride to Vomero Hill. Explore this unique district with its noble and majestic buildings before heading down the hill. Descend through a quiet area without the chaos of the city and take in the panoramic views of the Gulf of Naples, Capri, the Sorrento peninsula, the seafront of Naples, and other monuments. Go down the lesser-known stone stairs, not known even by the Neapolitans. Admire the panorama of the historic center of Vesuvius, the churches, and many other monuments. Continue to the ancient part of Naples, where your guide will point out the contrasts between rich and poor areas. Discover the differences between the people and the atmosphere of the various places on the route.

Naples: Self-Guided Audio Tour

Naples: Self-Guided Audio Tour

Welcome to the captivating city of Naples, where history, culture, and vibrant energy converge to create a unique and unforgettable experience. Embark on a journey through the heart of this ancient Italian gem with our Naples Self-Guided Audio Tour. This immersive tour is designed to be your personal companion as you explore the city at your own pace, allowing you to delve into its rich past, discover hidden gems, and savor the flavors of its renowned cuisine. Naples, with its storied history dating back to ancient times, has left an indelible mark on the world. From the remnants of Greco-Roman civilization to the medieval charm of its narrow streets, the city is a treasure trove of cultural and architectural wonders. Our self-guided audio tour is meticulously crafted to provide you with insightful narratives, interesting anecdotes, and expert commentary, ensuring that you gain a deeper understanding of Naples' heritage. As you stroll through the bustling streets, marvel at historic landmarks, and indulge in the local atmosphere, our audio tour will be your informative and engaging companion. Whether you're drawn to the grandeur of Naples' historic castles, the artistic masterpieces in its museums, or the authentic flavors of Neapolitan pizza, this self-guided tour will guide you through the highlights while allowing you the flexibility to linger in places that captivate your interest. Learn more about the top 19 tourist attractions in Naples. Its history, culture, myths, architecture, and other important facts are in this audio commentary which starts from the city's central station then the itinerary gradually moves one by one. 1. Stazione Napoli Centrale 2. Museo del Tesoro di San Gennaro 3. Napoli Sotterranea 4. Via San Gregorio Armeno 5. Archivio di Stato di Napoli 6. Museo Cappella Sansevero 7. The Naples National Archaeological Museum 8. Complesso Monumentale di Santa Chiara 9. Chiesa del Gesù Nuovo 10. Castel Sant'Elmo 11. Certosa e Museo di San Martino 12. Via Toledo 13. San Carlo Theatre 14. Royal Palace of Naples 15. Piazza del Plebiscito 16. Galleria Borbonica 17. Castel dell'Ovo 18. Via Francesco Caracciolo 19. Catacombe di San Gaudioso So, put on your headphones, press play, and let the Naples Self-Guided Audio Tour be your key to unlocking the secrets and stories that make this city a true gem of the Mediterranean. Immerse yourself in the beauty and history of Naples as you navigate its enchanting streets and discover the soul of this captivating destination.

From Rome: Small-Group Pompeii & Naples Day Tour with Lunch

From Rome: Small-Group Pompeii & Naples Day Tour with Lunch

A great full day excursion of the ancient archaeological site of Pompeii and suggestive Naples, both Unesco World Heritage Sites. Travel in a small group of no more than 6 people with a tour assistant in an air-conditioned minivan. Departure from Rome, with one break along the freeway for a mid-morning breakfast or snack. First stop will be at the Pompeii archeological site where your professional guide it will show the highlights of this intact ancient Roman city. You will visit the main areas of Pompeii, like the Macellum (food market), the Thermal Baths, the areas where the Romans would gather to have dinner and wine as well as the homes of wealthy citizens, where you will learn about their customs and traditions. Lunch and tasting of local products in a biologic farm. In the afternoon visit of the wonderful Bay of Naples, where you can admire the beautiful gulf, a walk in the Naples center and taste a good typical Neapolitan coffee. Then departure to Rome.

Naples: City Pass with guided tours, Pompeji & Underground

Naples: City Pass with guided tours, Pompeji & Underground

This City Pass grants you access to National Archaeological Museum of Naples, guided streetfood- and Underground tour, allowing you to immerse yourself in Naples' rich cultural heritage. Additionally, the pass offers the opportunity to explore the meticulously preserved cities of Pompeji and Herculaneum, providing a glimpse into daily life during the Roman Empire. Navigating Naples is made easy with the included hop-on-hop-off bus tour, which allows you to explore the historic city center, beautiful waterfront, and bustling markets at your own pace. The Naples City Pass also ensures seamless transportation throughout the city with access to buses, trams, and the metro, if booked optional. The Naples City Pass is your ultimate ticket to unlocking the treasures of Naples and its surroundings. Book your City pass for 2 until 5 days. Following attractions are included: Museums & Galleries: - National Archaeological Museum of Naples Landmarks & Monuments: - Herculaneum Archaeological Park - Pompeii Archaeological Park Guided Tours: - Naples Streetfood Tour - Napoli Sotterranea (underground naples) including Pizza experience Hop on Hop Off: - 24 hrs Hop on Hop Off with 2 different routes Public Transportation: - unlimited travel on public transport for Naples City Centre, optional bookable Discount Partner: - 10 % EatWith - 15 % of Naples Bay tours

Panoramic Naples Private Tour by Vintage Vespa

Panoramic Naples Private Tour by Vintage Vespa

A poet once wrote, "See Naples and Die," in recognition of the fact that the magnificent southern Italian city is so beautiful it’s essential to visit at least once in your life. On this 4-hour panoramic tour you will see it from many angles, and all from the seat of a vintage Vespa moped. Some of the views are famous, while others are hidden gems known only to locals. Among the many highlights is the Parco Virgiliano, a picturesque oasis on the hill of Posillipo, where a series of terraces overlook the Gulf of Naples. Another, is the romantic fishing village of Marechiaro. Get views of the volcanic islet of Nisida, and drive along the promenade of Via Petrarca. Wind your way along Via Orazio for stunning views of Versuvius. Pass the serene sanctuary of Sant'Antonio a Posillipo. Heading back to port, you will see the imposing Castel dell'Ovo, and the rocky Borgo Marinari, where boats bob and diners gather for cocktails. Continue to elegant Piazza Trieste e Trento and Piazza Plebiscito and admire an unforgettable view on the Gulf of Naples from the terraces of the Certosa di San Martino (closed on Wednesdays - replaced on that day with fortress of Castel Sant'Elmo, from which you can admire a 360 degrees panoramic view on Naples).

Naples Half-Day Private Tour by Vintage Fiat 500 or 600

Naples Half-Day Private Tour by Vintage Fiat 500 or 600

If you’ve heard the expression, "See Naples and Die", then this 5-hour panoramic tour will show you why, without the need for the last bit! You’ll be touring by vintage Fiat 500 or 600, some of the most iconic cars ever produced in Italy. Your driver will take you on a route that includes, but is not limited to, the Parco Virgiliano (entrance), the little fishing village of Marechiaro, and views of Nisida. You’ll nip down Via Petrarca and Via Orazio to see the sanctuary of Sant'Antonio a Posillipo, and the promenade of Largo Sermoneta. Other highlights include the Egg Castle (Castel dell'Ovo) and the harbor at Borgo Marinari. Admire handsome plazas, such as the squares of Trieste e Trento and Plebiscito and discover an unforgettable view on the Gulf of Naples from the terraces of the Certosa di San Martino (closed on Wednesdays - replaced on that day with fortress of Castel Sant'Elmo, from which to admire a 360 degrees panoramic view on Naples). The Fiat 600 D is undoubtedly the symbol of the economic growth of the 1960s. Designed by engineer Dante Giacosa, the Fiat 600 is a little jewel of a car with a popular place in Italian history. Fiat 600 and Fiat 500 are very classic cars and will let you savour the charm of an Italian wonder. Zooming around in these beautiful vehicles you'll notice the nostalgic glances of passers-by who have their own Fiat 600-themed memories.

Discover the castles of Naples

Discover the castles of Naples

Discover the castles of Naples in an exciting tour! Start your day at Castel Sant’Elmo, an imposing medieval fortress with breathtaking panoramic views of the city. Explore the bastion corridors for a complete view of the historic center, the sea, and the Gulf islands. Don't miss the charming Piazza d’Armi and the former prisons! At Castel Sant’Elmo, immerse yourself in contemporary art at the 20th Century Museum with the accompanying guide. Admire unique works as you stroll through collections that tell the story of the 20th century. Not just history and breathtaking panoramas, but also a journey into modern art! With the guide, move from Castel Sant'Elmo to Maschio Angioino using the charming funicular, one of the world's most important urban cable car systems. It will offer you a unique experience, thanks to its Liberty style from the early 20th century. Continue the visit with the exteriors of Maschio Angioino, a symbol of Naples with a mix of Gothic-Catalan and Renaissance arches. Admire the white marble entrance arch, a masterpiece of Neapolitan Renaissance. The castle, overlooking Piazza del Municipio, is rich in history and culture. Conclude the tour at Castel dell’Ovo, the oldest castle in Naples. It rises on the tuff islet of Megaride, offering a suggestive view of the Gulf. Discover the legend of Virgil's egg and admire the architectural evolution through the ages. Join us for an unforgettable adventure through history, art, legends, and an expert guide who will accompany you throughout the journey!

Naples: Private Guided Walking Tour with Local Michele Arpa

Naples: Private Guided Walking Tour with Local Michele Arpa

Explore the historic town of Naples on a guided walking tour. Learn about Naples' 3,000-year-long history from local historian buff Michele Arpa and see the city's top sights. Begin your tour in the Piazza del Gesù Nuovo with a quick rundown of the history of Naples. Learn how Naples began as a Greek settlement before coming under the rule of the Romans, Normans, Swabians, French, Aragonese, Spaniards, and Bourbons until Italian unification in 1861. As you stroll through the ancient Greek streets, hear how each dynasty left deep traces in the appearance, culture, and customs of the Neapolitan people. See architecture from the ancient Greeks and Romans and the Middle Ages, and marvel at Renaissance and Baroque churches. See some of Naples's over 500 churches. Start with the Gesù Nuova Church, with its intricate decorations. Continue to Santa Chiara to marvel at its cloister. Next, discover the centers of political power in Naples. Marvel at the Royal Palace in the spectacular Piazza Plebiscito. See the Maschio Angioino, the castle that served as a defense against sea invaders. Climb the hill of San Martino to reach the Castel Sant'Elmo. Continue to explore the homes of Naples' well-to-do families. Visit the Sansevero Chapel to see its collection of statues, including Giuseppe Sanmartino's masterpiece, the Veiled Christ. Walk down the coastal road Via Caracciolo and get a stunning photo of the clear water. As you walk, hear about the many museums in Naples from Michele. Get an overview of the National Archaeological Museum's collection of objects from Pompeii and the Capodimonte Museum's immense painting collection. Finish your tour with a visit to the Naples Cathedral and learn about its historic relics.

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4.5
(24 reviews)

Very interesting tour, away from the chaos of the historic center districts, immersed in the quiet of the Vomero district, with beautiful views of Naples and a priceless view from Posillipo to the island of Capri. The tour also allowed us to visit the Spanish quarters, a glimpse of life in the most authentic Naples. A round of applause to our guide Pasquale, who told us many anecdotes of Naples and its history. Highly recommended. Monica and Paolo from Genoa

a really nice and pleasant guide, who spoke French very well and communicated to us his love for Naples. thank you very much Stéphane

The signage in Naples is not the best. It's hard to know where to go or where you are.

Excellent person and professional. Entertaining and very instructive tour. Pleasant.

Our guide had excellent English and was very warm and interesting.