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Chiesa e Chiostro di San Gregorio Armeno

Chiesa e Chiostro di San Gregorio Armeno

Chiesa e Chiostro di San Gregorio Armeno: Our most recommended tours and activities

Naples: Old Town and Veiled Christ Tour

1. 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: City Center Walking Tour with Underground Entry

2. Naples: City Center Walking Tour with Underground Entry

A walk in the historic centre through alleys and streets, stories and experiences, flavours and traditions. A 'full immersion' in the Neapolitan city where every step is an encounter and knowledge, revealing an extraordinary multicultural Naples readable through the places 'above and below'. In fact, the historic centre is not only made up of historic palaces, enchanting squares, votive spires, churches with surprising monasteries, but also of artisan workshops, the famous S. Gregorio Armeno with its nativity scenes, street artists and atmospheres that change at every corner. It will be surprising to descend 121 steps and find the other face of the city, the Underground city with the Naples Underground tour.

Naples by Night: Food and Wine Walking Tour with Local Guide

3. Naples by Night: Food and Wine Walking Tour with Local Guide

Experience Naples through its food and restaurant scene on a 4-hour evening walking tour of the historic city center. Sample traditional foods in tiny delis you’d never find on your own. Meet your guide at a pizzeria on Via Port’Alba, site of one of the city gates. Stroll off to sample the city’s rich cuisine at 7 different tasting stops, and enjoy delicious snacks of eggplant parmigiana, zucchini flowers, babà (Neapolitan rum cake) and sfogliatelle (shell-shaped pastries). Pass the religious complex and monastery of Santa Chiara, along with beautiful squares like Piazza Bellini and Piazza del Gesù. Stop to try an original Pizza Margherita in the city where it originated. Sample a slice of Neapolitan pizza fritta, and sip on Aglianico wine. Come prepared to feast! Along the way, experience the hustle and bustle of Naples at night outside iconic monuments, such as the Conservatory of San Pietro a Maiella, Piazza San Gaetano, and the Basilicas of Saint Paul and Saint Lawrence. Stroll the colorful streets of San Gregorio Armeno, see the Royal Palace, and San Carlo Theatre, and much more.

From Rome: Naples and Amalfi Coast Full-Day Trip

4. 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.

From Naples: Naples Culture & Street Food Experience

5. From Naples: Naples Culture & Street Food Experience

Vedi Napoli e poi muori” that’s maybe one of the most famous quotes regarding this amazing town.. beloved town of artists, poets, musicians, Naples has so much to live for... You can' t miss a visit discovering its history and traditional cuisine! With a dedicated guide you could dispel any curiosity, discover mysteries and places off the beaten track... and of course taste the delicious and traditional street food ! Your guided tour of the historical city center starts from here: The Cathedral of Naples It is named "cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta '' but everyone knows it as the "Duomo of San Gennaro '' since it is dedicated to the patron saint San Gennaro. Explore Via Dei Tribunali and you'll be completely immersed in one of the most colorful and unique Naples's atmospheres! Here you'll taste the famous Tarallo Napoletano (a spicy salted cookie), and choose your favorite flavor; reach the San Gregorio Armeno alley also called in Italian "la strada dei presepi", one of the most amazing attractions in Naples. You can admire numerous shops with creative nativity scenes and figurines in all variations. Valk along Spaccanapoli; the straight and narrow street that traverses the old, historic center of the city of Naples, that seems to divide the city in two. Time for another tasting... Reach Piazza del Gesu Nuovo; one of Naples' most beautiful squares. It hosts the Church of the Gesu Nuovo with its unsightly façade and the Guglia dell' Immacolata; a wild pinnacle that melts roccoco and gothic art. Walk till the the Teatro San Carlo, the oldest opera house in the world still working. Explore Piazza del Plebiscito, one of the most beautiful squares of Italy. It is a noble semicircular square built on the model of the Pantheon in Rome and it is embraced by a neoclassical colonnade. The two equestrian statues located in front of the church, represent Ferdinand I of Bourbon and Charles III of Bourbon and they are a masterpiece of Antonio Canova. Last stop will be Via Toledo, which has always been considered the most important avenue of Naples and it connects the area of the decumani to Piazza del Plebiscito. ...time for a pizza ! The Piazza Portafoglio, is a pizza folded on itslef (for this reason, wallet that is portafoglio in italian)... Last but not least... time for dessert... sfogliatella or baba or and a delicious espresso

Naples: Private Tour by Classic Fiat 500 or Fiat 600

6. Naples: Private Tour by Classic Fiat 500 or Fiat 600

Discover the historic buildings of Naples from the seat of a vintage Fiat 500 or 600, guided by a knowledgeable guide. The 5-hour tour explores the city’s historic center and Posillipo hill, source of inspiration for the paintings of the 19th-century school of Posillipo. Drive to the lively cobblestoned Spaccanapoli, the main promenade of the city leading to many of its most significant landmarks. Go to Gesù Square, site of the 15th-century Gesù Nuovo church, and enter the Santa Chiara Church. Continue to via San Gregorio Armeno, the "Christmas Alley". Your next stop will be Piazza Gaetano, named after one of the city’s 54 saints. Visit the famous Veiled Christ inside Sansevero Chapel (closed on Tuesdays) and the macabre Church of Santa Maria delle Anime del Purgatorio ad Arco (closed on Sundays), guarded by 3 bronze skulls (entry tickets for these sites are not included.) Admire the looming castle of Piazza del Municipio, and the entrance to the former public shooting gallery of the Galleria Umberto I. Continue to Piazza Municipio to marvel at the Castel Nuovo. See the facade of the oldest continuously active venue for public opera performances in Europe, at the Teatro di San Carlo in Piazza del Plebiscito. The east side of the piazza is home to the Royal Palace, while the west side hosts the Church of San Francesco di Paola (entrance), styled like the Pantheon in Rome. Visit Galleria Umberto I. Go to the port to see the Borgo Marinari and Norman fort of the Castel Dell'Ovo, before driving to the waterside Posillipo neighborhood. End at the entrance of the Parco Virgiliano, named after the Roman poet Virgil, thought to be entombed nearby.

Naples Gay Tour

7. Naples Gay Tour

We will meet and rejoice in the magnificent Piazza del Plebiscito, admiring the Royal Palace and the San Carlo Theater. Let yourself be amazed at the Galleria Umberto I, just as you discover the life of the LGBTQ artists who lived in this ancient capital, and touch love first-hand, in the Spanish Quarters, just before walking along via Toledo, the main Neapolitan shopping artery. Stroll around the Decumani area, accessing it through Spaccanapoli and continuing on Via San Gregorio Armeno, the "alley" of the nativity scenes. Explore Naples' Old Town and the secrets behind this ancient Greek city that somehow became Christian (or maybe just thought it did?!). Our walk will end in Piazza Bellini, where you will have free time in this super lively place, where you can find a multitude of gay friendly restaurants, cafes and bars: welcome to the heart of the Lgbtq+ nightlife of the old Parthenope!

Naples: Walking Tour of the Historical Center

8. Naples: Walking Tour of the Historical Center

Every Monday - Wednesday - Friday the tour to discover the heart of Naples. Departure at 10.00 and meeting at the Museum Cafè, in Largo Corpo in Naples, where we will start with a classic of the Neapolitan tradition: a coffee, which will make you exclaim the famous 3 "Cs", and a warm and refreshing sfogliatella, riccia or frolla fate will decide. Immediately afterwards, we will immerse ourselves in the beating heart of the city, Spaccanapoli, the most famous decumanus of Naples. We will go up through one of the most iconic streets, i.e. San Gregorio Armeno and inside one of its shops we will travel through the eyes of one of its best-known craftsmen to discover an ancient craft that is still alive today. We will continue with a visit inside the Church of San Gregorio Armeno, for us Neapolitans known as Santa Patrizia, an excellent example of Neapolitan Baroque. Then we will go up to San Lorenzo Maggiore, a church where a coronation, a consecration, a secret burial and even a forbidden love are said to have taken place. And after revealing some of the secrets and mysteries we will walk along via dei Tribunali towards the church of Santa Maria delle Anime del Purgatorio ad Arco where we will discover the cult of pezzentelle souls. The tour ends in front of the Pietrasanta bell tower, the oldest in the city.

Classic Naples: Vespa Private Tour

9. Classic Naples: Vespa Private Tour

Discover Naples from the seat of a vintage Vespa in the company of a friendly and experienced guide. Naples boasts the largest UNESCO-protected historic center in Europe, and on this 4-hour tour you will see many of the most emblematic monuments, navigating streets that larger vehicles can’t access. Discover vibrant areas, such as the narrow streets of Spaccanapoli and Via dei Tribunali. Admire the facade of Gesù Nuovo, enter the Church of Santa Chiara, and walk through the San Gregorio Armeno (the Christmas Alley). Visit the famous Veiled Christ inside Sansevero Chapel (closed on Tuesdays) and the macabre Church of Santa Maria delle Anime del Purgatorio ad Arco (closed on Sundays), guarded by 3 bronze skulls (entry tickets for these sites are not included). Admire the looming castle of Piazza del Municipio, and the entrance to the former public shooting gallery of the Galleria Umberto I. After the historic center and main monuments of the city, enjoy the famous breathtaking views from Posillipo Hill, and have a relaxing walk into Virgiliano Park where you can admire the best panorama of the Bay of Naples. Authorized tourist guides have all been carefully selected. They will lead you along the chosen route on comfortable vintage Vespas, selected from among the most exclusive that Piaggio ever produced.

Naples: Half-Day Walking Tour with Underground Ruins

10. Naples: Half-Day Walking Tour with Underground Ruins

Meet your guide front of the fountain of Neptune in Municipio Square. Walk along as your guide points out and explains the reasons behind the mixture of Greek, Roman, medieval, and Baroque architecture styles. Learn about the diversity of religious belief systems that have co-existed in Naples which is represented in places like San Gregorio Armeno market which has both Pagan and Christian symbols. Explore several artisan shops at the San Gregorio Armeno market. Hear about Neapolitan culture and food as you take in the vibe on colorful and lively streets. Continue to the monumental area of Naples to enjoy the view of the medieval Angiò’s castle and see the neoclassical Theater of San Carlo. Pass by the “Galleria Umberto I" shopping center and stroll along the ancient Via Toledo street to the grandiose Piazza Plebiscito square. Have some free time to do some shopping or go and get some lunch. Visit the archaeological excavations of “La Neapolis Sotterrata” which are located under the San Lorenzo Maggiore church. Explore the remains of an ancient Roman market.

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Very interesting tour. Three hours of walking in the historic center of Naples, visiting churches and squares in the company of a trained and friendly guide. Without forgetting the visit to the Veiled Christ.

Very competent, friendly and helpful guide. The tour is limited but what we saw was very well explained and the Veiled Christ with the Sansevero chapel is worth the trip to Naples

Beautiful experience. Guide Maura, prepared, virdiske, pleasant to listen to and friendly. Thank you

Ornella excellent guide. Very knowledgeable and also very nice. Experience not to be missed.

Interesting and pleasant thanks also to our very knowledgeable and friendly guide