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Caserta: Royal Palace Tour with a Local Guide

1. Caserta: Royal Palace Tour with a Local Guide

The Reggia of Caserta is a jewel in southern Italy. Built in 1750 by the Bourbon King Charles of Naples, this royal palace features staggering dimensions with 1,200 lavish rooms and gardens that rival European contemporaries. Ciro, one of our local guides, says, ‘It’s hard to believe that Luigi Vanvitelli was second choice for the job! Discover what inspired this great architect, looking closely at his work, and delve into the history of its 100-year construction during a pre-unified Italy. Marvel at the illusion of the gardens that stretch to the horizon. Follow the turquoise pools – look closer to see the fish – that lead to the immense Great Waterfall. Fountains, sculptures and waterfalls inspired by classical mythology. From sea monsters to the Fountain of Aeolus, there are countless wonders. You’ll get your dose of nature among the native and exotic plants of the English Gardens, with more pools, lakes and temples. Inside the palace, walk past the marble lions and up the immense Grand Staircase – with its parallel staircases, arches and columns resembling a temple. Local guide Ciro, says, ‘Look up to see the painted dome – a false ceiling used by musicians to surprise guests with music’. Explore the opulent rooms of the Royal Appartments decorated with frescoes, gold, chandeliers and baroque furniture. You’ll also see the chapel and theater, a mini version of Naples’ Teatro San Carlo. They’ll leave you in complete awe.

Caserta: Royal Palace of Caserta and Gardens Guided Tour

2. Caserta: Royal Palace of Caserta and Gardens Guided Tour

Experience the magnificence of Italian royalty at the Royal Palace of Caserta on a guided tour. Explore the palace's complex, including the royal palace and its lush royal gardens. Learn about the intriguing comparisons that the palace has to other iconic sites from your tour guide. Meet your guide and enter the palace to discover its rich history and architecture, dating back to 1752. Try to imagine what the life of royals must have been like as you wander through the numerous stately rooms, the two dozen apartments, and the royal theater. Move on to the royal gardens. Dotted with stunning mythology-inspired fountains and vivid blooms, the place will not fail to leave you with a feeling of awe. Purchase an audio guide on-site to learn more about the castle's bygone inhabitants before you leave.

From Naples: Royal Palace of Caserta Half-Day Trip

3. From Naples: Royal Palace of Caserta Half-Day Trip

The Royal palace of Caserta is one of the most famous attractions in Campania. It was the ancient mansion of the Bourbon royal family. It was built in the 1774 and became also a famous resort for artists and writers. For example, great characters of the past such as Murat or Goethe visited the Royal Palace and said that it was beautiful and enchanted! With this Day Trip to the Royal Palace you can have an unforgettable day. You will reach the Royal Palace with a comfortable shuttle bus and you can skip the line with your priority ticket. Once you enter the Royal palace you will enjoy a wonderful place. You can explore the royal gardens - the gardens are decorated with gushing fountains and a lot of beautiful flowers. Plus, you will visit the Royal Apartments, so you can explore the life and the habits of the ancient nobles. You will look at the royal bedroom and you will pass through the giant ballroom of the Royal Palace.

Caserta: Royal Palace of Caserta Ticket and Guided Tour

4. Caserta: Royal Palace of Caserta Ticket and Guided Tour

Discover the Royal Palace of Caserta and its Park with an expert guide. Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site properly. Learn about the palace, its artworks, and architecture, as well as life in the royal court from an art historian. Meet your guide at the ticket office. Start with a brief introduction to the history of the building and its architect. Then, climb the grand staircase to start your tour. Visit the Royal Court Theatre and the Palatine Chapel and learn about life in an 18th-century European court. Next, cross the vestibule to see the Royal Apartments, including the Salon of Alexander the Great, the Hall of the Bodyguards, and the Throne Room. Marvel at the painted ceilings and ornate decor. Continue to the Library, which houses a rich collection of books and the Bourbon Nativity. Then, admire the masterpieces in the Picture Gallery and hear all about them from your art historian guide. Finally, explore the Royal Garden. Discover fountains, an English garden, the old woods, and more.

Caserta: Royal Palace of Caserta Guided Tour

5. Caserta: Royal Palace of Caserta Guided Tour

The Royal Palace of Caserta, commissioned by King Charles of Bourbon to emulate Versailles, is the largest royal residence in the world, a huge building with 1200 rooms, 34 flights of stairs and 1742 windows and since 1997 has been declared by the UNESCO heritage of humanity. Inside, admire the halls and private rooms of the kings. The route will include a detailed visit to the representative and private rooms of the Bourbon kings, where you will be able to admire the furniture, ornaments, chandeliers and sculptures of great value. Walk through the 800 rooms with historical paintings, precious gilded stuccos and precious objects that testify the skill of local and foreign artisans. The second part of the route will be dedicated to the Halls of the '700, furnished with precious silks, watches with curious shapes and refined porcelain. In this environment, Ferdinando and Maria Carolina received their friends. Relive the glories of the Bourbon era for a charming experience, visiting not only the rich reception rooms, the throne room and those dedicated to diplomatic meetings, but also the private rooms and corners that will still speak to you about life more intimate than the king and the queen. The complex also includes the scenic royal park, 3 kilometers long, enriched by fountains with sculptural groups inspired by the "Metamorphosis" of Ovid with places of entertainment for the royals such as the great Peschiera and the Castelluccia in addition to places of leisure and tranquility like the English Garden.

From Rome: Royal Palace of Caserta Full-Day Tour

6. From Rome: Royal Palace of Caserta Full-Day Tour

Make your way to the meeting point in the center of Rome, and meet your local tour guide. Get on board of a high-speed train and enjoy your trip to Reggia di Caserta. Be enchanted by the beauty of this royal palace built in the mid-18th century for the Bourbon kings of Naples. The palace was designed by Italian architect Luigi Vanvitelli using inspiration from the French Palace of Versailles. It is one of the world’s largest royal palaces, boasting 1,200 rooms, 24 staircases, and 1,742 windows. Step inside the enormous estate with included admission, and follow your local guide on a tour through five floors of opulent ballrooms, hallways, and apartments that dazzle with period frescoes, marble floors, mirrors, and tapestries. Also tour the expansive palace gardens, featuring ornate fountains and English and Italianate landscaping. Before returning to Rome, reflect on the regal feast for the eyes over lunch at a local pizzeria. Your tour concludes with drop-off back at the original departure point.

Naples: Caserta Royal Palace & Historic Center Day Trip

7. Naples: Caserta Royal Palace & Historic Center Day Trip

Access the Royal Palace of Caserta and stroll through the medieval village on a day trip from Naples. Visit at your own pace and explore one of Italy's most beautiful royal residences. Admire its English Garden and see beautiful frescoes. Begin your tour with a pickup from your hotel in Naples and a transfer to the Royal Palace of Caserta. Discover the life and the habits of the ancient nobles, see the royal bedroom and pass through the giant ballroom of the Royal Palace. Head outside and walk around the royal gardens, decorated with gushing fountains and an abundance of beautiful flowers. After you explore the Palace, go to the historic center of Caserta. Explore this small medieval village with its charming streets at your own leisure. At the end of your trip, your driver will take you back to your accommodation.

Campania: Royal Palace of Caserta Guided Private Tour

8. Campania: Royal Palace of Caserta Guided Private Tour

Tour one of the largest and most opulent palaces in Europe on a 2-hour guided tour of the Royal Palace of Caserta, located at the foot of the Campanian Subapennine mountain range. Commissioned by King Charles of Bourbon in 1751, the architect Luigi Vanvitelli designed a palace that could compete with the large residences of European monarchs. Marvel at his architectural masterpiece on a tour of some of the 1,200 rooms, illuminated by 1,970 windows. In the atrium of the main building you will find a majestic staircase of 116 steps and marble statues that lead to the upper vestibule and Palatine Chapel, with its vaulted ceilings and gilded rosettes. Look at the royal apartments, decorated in a mix of Rococo and Neoclassic styles, and learn how the best painters and cabinet makers contributed to create the highest decoration of 18th-century Italy in the King’s apartment, Murat's apartment, court theater, and more.

Naples: Palace of Caserta Guided Tour and Mozzarella Tasting

9. Naples: Palace of Caserta Guided Tour and Mozzarella Tasting

Discover the Reggia di Caserta, a UNESCO heritage site. Fall in love with one of the most beautiful palaces in Italy, and get comfortable with the private transfer from Naples. The transfer drives you from Naples to the Royal Palace of Caserta (a 40-minute drive). Discover one of the most beautiful Italian buildings. Visit some of its 1200 rooms and stroll through an immense park adorned with fountains and an elegant English garden. Visit the Belvedere San Leucio and indulge in some Mozzarella tasting. Lastly, we will visit Caserta vecchia Borgo Medievale before we head back to Napels.

Naples: Private Transfer to Caserta Royal Palace

10. Naples: Private Transfer to Caserta Royal Palace

After hotel or port pick–up in Naples, take a scenic drive towards Caserta. Relax with private transport, and enjoy live commentary during your journey. On arrival at Caserta, make the most of 6 hours of free time to explore the area at your leisure. Visit the beautiful residence of the Palace of Caserta, belonging to a royal family. The palace was commissioned by the Spanish King Carlo di Borbone, inspired b the Palace of Versailles in Paris, meant to show the world the power of his kingdom. Once you've explored this historical and magnificent area, meet your driver outside of the palace and head back to your hotel or preferred drop off location.

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4.7 / 5

based on 53 reviews

Rafaelle was fabulous . Very insightful, knowledgeable, accommodating, friendly and he loved to share his intellect with you. This was a great tour, very informative and loved it.

We opted for a private guided tour. The Reggia is wonderful and the competence and professionalism of the guide, Tonia, made everything extremely pleasant.

Perfect organization despite being on September 22, the feast of San Gennaro. Punctual both on departure and on return. Very comfortable journey!

Lovely guide … Gilda. She was very knowledgeable and had a great way of explaining history.

friendly and prepared guide, punctual and who made us fully appreciate the experience