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Naples: San Lorenzo Maggiore and Neapolis Sotterrata Ticket

1. Naples: San Lorenzo Maggiore and Neapolis Sotterrata Ticket

Explore the complex of San Lorenzo Maggiore, at the geographic center of ancient Naples, and the subterranean treasures that lie beneath it. See colorful frescoes in the Sisto V Hall, the Gothic charm of the Chamber Hall, and excavated relics in the museum. Marvel at the beauty of the San Lorenzo Maggiore Church and its Franciscan frescoes before gazing at the stunning ceiling frescoes in the Sisto V Hall. Pass through the Cloister and visit Chapter Hall, decorated with a Gothic portal from the late fourteenth century. Then, descend 10 meters underground and discover the ancient ruins of the Neapolis, the old Greek-Roman city which was founded in 470 B.C. Discover the ancient commercial heart of the city, the Macellum (market). End your visit with some time in the museum, which presents a cross-section of the history of Naples from the classical age until the nineteenth century.

Sorrento: Sightseeing Cruise with Limoncello Tasting

2. Sorrento: Sightseeing Cruise with Limoncello Tasting

Discover the enchanting coastline of Sorrento and the island of Capri on this 2-hour cruise. Explore secluded natural pools and enjoy the wafting scent of citrus groves as you admire historic waterfront homes and ruins. After a refreshing swim, hear tales of local history while sipping limoncello. Your tour begins at the Bagni della Regina Giovanna, once the site of an ancient Roman villa atop a large cliff with a scenic, secluded beach area sheltered below. Marvel at the natural rock archway over the clear waters as the pool opens out to the sea. On the boat, relax under the tent or sun yourself at the stern. Continue your tour as you enter Puolo Bay. This charming fishing village offers incredible views stretching all the way from the beach's colorful pebbles and sand over towards the famed Mt. Vesuvius in the distance. Next, venture onwards to Massa Lubrense with its panoramic views. Swing past the island of Capri and admire the picturesque coastline as you reach Capo Corbo. Here, admire the natural waterfall and stop for a pleasant dip in the magical Fiordo Delle Sirene. Finally, round out your tour with a limoncello tasting, hosted by the captain. Hear about the region's history and legends as the gentle waves of the sea bear you back to port.

Naples: Small Group Pasta and Tiramisu Class

3. 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: Gluten-Free Pizza Making Class with Lunch and Wine

4. Naples: Gluten-Free Pizza Making Class with Lunch and Wine

Discover the joy of crafting Neapolitan pizza from scratch with this gluten-free pizza-making experience in Naples. Cook authentic pizza in the city where it was born. Enjoy a full meal that includes your pizza paired with wine and completed with some lemon sorbet. Be greeted by your chef in a restaurant in the center of Naples. Roll up your sleeves and put on your apron to begin your pizza-making adventure. Watch as your guide walks you through creating the dough from scratch. Find out about leavening and temperatures for cooking. Cut up mozzarella and prepare the tomato sauce. Apply your toppings and bake your Margherita masterpiece. Taste your freshly-baked pizza while overlooking the sea of Naples and Castel Nuovo. Sip on good Italian wine and finish your meal with lemon sorbet.

Naples: Private 3-Hour Family Tour with Pizza Making

5. Naples: Private 3-Hour Family Tour with Pizza Making

This stress-free daily excursion in Naples is organized specifically for families with children. Departing from the port or centrally located hotels, you will first visit the monumental area of Naples and view Santa Lucia from the city. You will then continue on to visit Piazza del Plebiscito, the San Carlo Theater, and many more interesting places in Naples. You will stop off at a local artisan gelateria where they will explain how they make gelato using their recipe. Afterwards, you will continue on the tour, going to a famous pizzeria where you can make your own pizza. Normally, the pizzaiolo (pizza maker) will help you and your kids to make a pizza. You can then enjoy eating your delicious masterpieces. The kids will love it!

Naples: Città della Scienza Interactive Museum Entry Ticket

6. Naples: Città della Scienza Interactive Museum Entry Ticket

Test your dance moves against a skeleton with your entry ticket to the Città della Scienza museum in Naples. Have a fun day with all the family as you learn about the science of the human body and the secrets of the universe with interactive exhibitions. Make your way to the museum and visit the ticket office to collect your ticket. Feel the excitement as you enter the different exhibitions and find a great balance of education and entertainment. Listen to the sound of your heartbeat and test your memory against a chimpanzee in the human biology section. Delve into the world of bugs and be amazed by scorpions and spiders before blasting off into outer space at the incredible planetarium.

From Naples: 2-Hour Herculaneum Kid-Friendly Tour

7. From Naples: 2-Hour Herculaneum Kid-Friendly Tour

This tour is designed for capturing the attention of the kids and guiding them through the discovery of Herculaneum, one of the most fascinating archaeological sites in the world. Everything is well-preserved and the kids can walk around the town, enter houses, temples, theater and truly feel what it was like to live in Roman times. Your guide will focus on the their needs and attention and, with the use of tablets, reconstructions and multimedia material, they will surely have the best Herculaneum experience ever. This is a walking tour, no transportation will be included. Visit the Northern Cardo (road oriented north-south), the House of the Skeleton, thermopolium (restaurant food), men's thermal bath, the Temple of Augustali, forum (main square), House of the Black Saloon, House of Neptune and Amphitrite, House of Bel Cortile, the Samnite House, the House of the Wooden Partition, the bakery, the gym, the Home of the Bucks, the Marina gate terrace of Marcus Nonius Balbus and the beach where hundreds of skeletons of the victims of the eruption were discovered.

Naples: Private Pasta and Tiramisu Class in a Local's Home

8. Naples: Private Pasta and Tiramisu Class in a Local's Home

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: Capri, Sorrento, and Pompeii Shore Excursion

9. Naples: Capri, Sorrento, and Pompeii Shore Excursion

Begin your experience at 7:30AM with a meet and greet with your personal tour guide at the Naples cruise port. From there, catch the hydrofoil to Capri, where you receive 4.5 hours of free time to enjoy some of the highlights of the island. Take the funicular to reach Capri's center - the hub of town formed by homes complete with terraces and pergolas. The Baroque church of Santo Stefano dominates the square with its Arabesque dome and priceless Roman pavement. Not too far away you can discover the Certosa of San Giacomo, which is a display of typical Caprese architecture. The gardens of Augustus with its view over Faraglioni Rocks and the marina are also simply stunning. The most important monument of Capri is the San Michele Church, complete with its beautiful majolica pavement. This is where the famous Villa San Michele stands, built on Ancient Roman ruins. You can then choose to travel by chairlift up to Monte Solaro - the highest point of the island. Before returning back to the marina, time is issued for a light lunch before you travel by hydrofoil back to Sorrento. Upon your arrival in Sorrento, meet with your personal driver and private van to venture towards Pompeii along the scenic route of the Sorrento Peninsula. Admire the towering cliffs dipping almost completely into the beautiful blue sea, and breathe the air, heavy with typical scent of the Mediterranean. Once in Pompeii, your guide begins to show you the highlights of this incredible and evocative archaeological site. Receive a complete picture of the Roman lifestyle of the time by visiting the forums, old markets, thermal baths, villas, and original cobble-stone streets. Following two hours touring Pompeii, regroup with your driver to return back to the Naples cruise port.

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What people are saying about Naples

Anna was so kind and welcoming! This was truly the most special experience of my Europe trip so far and would highly recommend to anyone. I was so full after this experience! The food was too yummy!

A really worthwhile & fun morning .. Ladyguide excellent describing some of places & history as we sailed past … also . homes of film stars etc & stopped for a lively swim

beautiful experience, friendly and helpful staff. we did a nice tour near sorrento and scuba diving, with a lot of limoncello di sorrento offered

Anna was so sweet and the food was delicious. She was very welcoming and we enjoyed the class!

Very nice and really worth the tour. From local people we enjoyed it :)