Royal Palace, Naples

Royal Palace, Naples

Royal Palace, Naples: Our most recommended tours and activities

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

1. 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

2. 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: Royal Palace and Spanish Quarters Small Group Tour

3. Naples: Royal Palace and Spanish Quarters Small Group Tour

Immerse yourself in the historical allure of Naples with a guided tour in a small group tour, and discover the city's most iconic treasures. Marvel at the majestic Maschio Angioino, a medieval fortress steeped in history. Bask in the artistic grandeur of Teatro San Carlo, one of Europe's oldest and most prestigious opera houses. Stand in awe at the monumental Piazza del Plebiscito, the beating heart of Naples. Continue to the highlight of the tour, exclusive access to the Royal Palace. Explore the opulent rooms and historical treasures of the architectural jewel that once hosted royalty. Then, venture into the vibrant Spanish Quarter, traversing Via Toledo until you reach the Maradona murals. Experience the dynamic energy of this historic neighborhood before concluding the tour.

Naples: Palazzo Reale Entrance Ticket & Pemcards

4. Naples: Palazzo Reale Entrance Ticket & Pemcards

Explore the primary royal residence of the Bourbon kings with a full-day entrance ticket to the Palazzo Reale in Naples. Home to the Bourbon rulers in the first half of the 18th century, the Palazzo Reale was designed by one of the most prominent architects of the day, Domenico Fontana. The palace is situated on the elegant Piazza Plebiscito, the largest square in Naples.  Inside, discover a beautiful double staircase that leads you up to the royal apartments, now home to the palace's museum of furnishings and art. Admire a huge 18th-century nativity scene in the Cappella Reale (Royal Chapel). Learn about the vast collection of texts in the National Library, including thousands of papyrus scrolls found at Herculaneum, and the remains of a 5th-century Coptic Bible.

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.

From Rome: Pompeii and Naples Day Trip by High-Speed Train

6. From Rome: Pompeii and Naples Day Trip by High-Speed Train

Check-in at Termini Station and experience the comfort of some of Europe’s finest trains. In just over an hour, we arrive in Naples where you’ll meet your local guide and head to a shuttle bus that will take you to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Pompeii. Enjoy a 2-hour guided tour exploring the details of this one-of-a-kind ancient city while uncovering moments of terror frozen in time, death postures, and ruins unchanged from almost two millennia ago. Stroll along the ancient streets where perfectly conserved ancient bakeries, shops, stalls, private and communal residences, public baths, and yes, even brothels remain! See plaster casts of the Pompeiians who were immortalized on that tragic day. Upon conclusion of the guided tour in Pompeii, we’ll visit a historic pizzeria serving some of the most authentic pizza Pompei has to offer (and remember, we’re in the birthplace of Italian pizza, so it’s a competitive market)! After lunch, we’ll make the short ride back to the heart of Naples for more exploring. Take in the breathtaking view of the Bay of Naples from Posillipo, where the famous saying “See Naples and die” will suddenly make perfect sense. While Vesuvius looms in the distance, take in one of the most naturally and artistically beautiful cities in the world from a stunning vantage point. As we descend closer to the historic center we’ll take in the magnificent seaside promenade and Castel dell’Ovo from the air-conditioned vehicle and then step out into the “living room” of Naples to view the breathtaking Piazza del Plebescito, the San Carlo Theatre, and of course, the Royal Palace (from outside). No trip to Naples is complete without sampling an authentic Neapolitan espresso and the mother-of-all Italian pastries: the sfogliatella. After enjoying a bit of free time to shop/explore, get a glimpse of the Quartieri Spagnoli (famous for its narrow alleys with clothes drying in the sun) and the Umberto I Gallery. After this brief but satisfying tour of Naples, we return to Rome with your heart (and belly) full, via comfortable high-speed train.

Naples: Naples, Pompeii, and Vesuvius Full-Day Tour

7. Naples: Naples, Pompeii, and Vesuvius Full-Day Tour

Explore the beauty of Naples along with a guided tour of Pompeii and Vesuvius National Park. Learn Naples’ storied history through a detailed city tour. Pique your curiosity and discover how Romans really lived at the archaeological site of Pompeii before walking around the top Europe’s only still active volcano. Meet your professional guide outside of your hotel, and climb aboard a minibus for two hours of sightseeing in Naples. Stop at the Cathedral of Naples to visit the Royal Chapel of the Treasure of St. Januarius and the basilica of Santa Restituta. Discover the Piazza del Municipio, Naples’ city hall square, and see the medieval Castel Nuovo before driving through the residential streets of Posillipo. Stop at the famed Chiesa di Sant'Antonio a Posillipo for the best views of the city and bay. Return to the city center in Piazza del Plebiscito to see the front of the Royal Palace of Naples and the beautiful church of San Francesco di Paola. Pass by the historical shopping gallery, Galleria Umberto I, and the iconic opera house, Teatro di San Carlo. Drive to Pompeii to learn about fascinating places like the Forum, the thermal baths and the House of the Vettii. Discover the Lupanar, burnt by volcanic ash and stones during the volcanic eruption in 79 A.D. Take a break to relax over lunch, including pizza and a drink. Continue to Torre del Greco, passing through Vesuvius National Park. Walk to the top of the only still active volcano in continental Europe. Stroll around the crater at an elevation of nearly 1200 meters to see a panoramic view of the charming bay of Naples. Return to Naples where your guide will drop you off at your hotel.

Naples: City Monuments Guided Walking Tour

8. Naples: City Monuments Guided Walking Tour

See the main highlights and wonderful hidden gems of the city of Naples on a guided walking tour. Stroll through the Piazza del Plebiscito, admire the Royal Palace, and explore the lively neighborhood of Quartieri Spagnoli. Meet near the neoclassical Piazza del Plebiscito. Stroll through this lively square which acts as a meeting point for local people. Admire the exterior of the Basilica Reale Pontificia San Francesco da Paola, the stunning Royal Palace of Naples, and the facade of San Carlo Opera House. As you explore the city on foot and take plenty of photos, your local guide will share local stories and the history behind these iconic Neapolitan monuments. Admire the Castel Maschio Angioino (Castel Nuovo) and its imposing Arch of Triumph. Walk through the Umberto I shopping gallery with its iconic domes and the glass-vaulted arcades. Stroll through the narrow and busy streets of the Quartieri Spagnoli area. Take in the sights and sounds of the laneways as you get a sense of local life. Discover various examples of street art, including those of legendary Argentinan footballer Diego Maradona, who is still worshipped by the locals. Next, head to Toledo Street, one of the main streets of the city center. See the Bank of Napoli, and the famous Toledo Metro Art Station, where your tour will end.

Naples: Guided Fat e-Bike Tour

9. Naples: Guided Fat e-Bike Tour

You'll begin with a 15-minute briefing throughout which you will be taught how to use your e-bike in the best way possible. You will also be briefed on a few rules which will help you enjoy your safe and fun bike tour to the fullest. Following that, you will begin your panoramic tour through the best squares, castles, and monuments of the city. You will see Piazza del Plebiscito and the Royal Palace, before encountering Via Caracciolo where you will fall in love with the views over the Gulf of Napoli. From there, proceed through Via dei Mille which is complete with luxury shops, before traveling to Mergellina where you can discover its Fountain of Parthenope. You'll then travel to the panoramic terraces of S. Antonio a Posillipo, where you will be shown breathtaking views of the city and Virgiliano Park with views over the gulf, Pozzuoli, and the Islands of Ischia and Procida. You'll finally take a break to relax, before proceeding to your final stop at the Castel dell'Ovo where you will hear the legend of "the egg".

Naples: Self-Guided Audio Tour

10. 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.

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Very interesting tour with super prepared and friendly guide (Sara). The two and a half hours flew by, between stories of Kings, puff pastries and... Maradona! A beautiful journey through historic buildings and alleys: highly recommended!

Hello Carlo "the boat" is a good guide, when we come back we will call you around. Dani Lavi and Dile👏👏👏

The guide was a well of information and knowledge. Truly and inspireing tour. The lunch served was very good.

Well organised, very interesting tour with a really good guide

Interesting visit with a very knowledgeable guide -Sara-.