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Caserta: Royal Palace of Caserta Guided Tour

1. 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.

Caserta: 3-Hour Private Tour of the Royal Palace

2. Caserta: 3-Hour Private Tour of the Royal Palace

On this private 3–hour tour, discover one of the most beautiful royal palaces in Italy, the renowned Royal Palace of Caserta. Inspired by the palaces of Versailles in Paris and El Escorial in Madrid, the Reggia was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997. Walk through the 3–kilometer park to admire the so–called waterway, whose water flows through the Carolino Aqueduct, an engineering masterpiece. Stroll through the park amongst sculptures inspired by classical mythology, fountains, pools and waterfalls. Climb the hill in front of the palace to visit the English Garden, journey through colors of native and exotic plants constructed by Maria Carolina, wife of Ferdinand IV of Bourbon. With 5 floors and a height of 36 meters, the building's interior is unique. Marvel at 1,200 rooms, 134 staircases and countless stucco, bas-reliefs, frescoes, sculptures, and inlaid floors. Climb the Scala Regia, carved from a single block of marble, to reach the Royal Apartments. Visit the Throne Room and the rooms of the Bourbons, all decorated by great 19th century artists and furnished by expert silk workers of the nearby factories of San Leucio.

Campania: Royal Palace of Caserta Guided Private Tour

3. 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.

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based on 18 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, Prof.sa Tonia, made everything extremely pleasant.

Very punctual and very prepared guide. He was able to skillfully involve us with his explanations

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