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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

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.

Naples: Pizza-Making Class with a Chef

3. 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.

Herculaneum: Tickets & Tour with a Local Archaeologist

4. 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: City Highlights Guided Bike Tour

5. 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

6. 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.

From Naples: Tour of Capri and Blue Grotto

7. From Naples: Tour of Capri and Blue Grotto

Start your day trip by boarding the fast ferry for a scenic 55-minute ride to the Island of Capri. Arriving at the colorful Marina Grande your guide will organize the transfer with local private minibuses along the famous road to Anacapri village located about 1800 ft above sea level. After discovering the history of the village you may take the chairlift to Monte Solaro, the highest point of the island or visit the beautiful Villa San Michele and gardens of Axel Munthe, a Swedish physician and author of the famous book, "The Story of San Michele". After, you will have more time to explore Anacapri before the return drive half way to Capri Town. The route will offer magnificent views along the way. Walk with your guide through narrow streets to the fabled plaza, La Piazzetta, which is surrounded by old buildings, chic boutiques and gift shops and filled with sidewalk cafes. Popular with tourists and local alike, Capri is always crowded and bustling with activity. You will have time to explore before heading back down to Marina Grande. If you want, you can circumnavigate the entire coastline of Capri  by boat (not inclued) and then visit the beautiful Faraglioni rock. Go inside the Green Grotto, as well as the marvelous White Grotto. Pass by a natural arch, the lighthouse of Capri, the Marina Grande and Marina Piccola and finally the Coral Grotto. This takes about 1 hour and you will skip the long lines and have plenty of opportunities to take photographs.

Naples: Private Tour with Locals – Highlights & Hidden Gems

8. 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: Small Group Pasta and Tiramisu Class

9. 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.

Pizza Making Class With Local Maestro Pizzaiolo

10. Pizza Making Class With Local Maestro Pizzaiolo

The class takes place in a professional kitchen, a few minutes walking from the very place where the pizza Margherita was first created in 1889. Only top quality products from the region are used in the dishes: therefore, before the class, the local expert will escort you to the local market which provides the ingredients you will use for making your Neapolitan pizza. You will prepare a Pizza Margherita and a Fried Pizza. Of course, once the pizzas are cooked, you will enjoy them together in the framework of the beautiful restaurant of the facility, at the beating heart of Naples’ city center. In addition, you will have the opportunity to taste some of the dishes prepared by the Maestro Pizzaiolo. After the class, you will take a small walk in the beautiful seaside area, and then enjoy an excellent dessert all together. In addition, after the class, you will receive a complete ebook with the recipes you have prepared, so that you can try them at home with your favorite guests.

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What people are saying about Naples

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 258 reviews

Fun and informative lesson! Who knew pizza making is such a skill?! Lucia was a friendly guide and Francesco the pizza master has a wonderful craft. We enjoyed complimentary water, wine, and limoncello.

This is the best way to understand the city’s history and culture to decide which area and activities you want to focus on.

Highly recommend this tour! Our guide Daniella was amazing!!! Lots of food to taste and very informative! A great evening!

A great tour with tasting of most significant napoletanean food. You can skip dinner afterwards

We had a great bike tour with Tino and can higly recommend it.