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Naples: Downtown Tour and Veiled Christ Entry

1. Naples: Downtown Tour and Veiled Christ Entry

Discover downtown Naples and explore the San Severo Chapel on a guided walking tour. Follow your guide through the lively Spaccanapoli street and admire highlights, including San Domenico Maggiore. Begin at Piazza Bellini to see the remains of ancient Greek walls. Continue to Piazza del Gesù, one of the most famous squares of the city a few steps away from the historical center. Visit Spaccanapoli, a long and narrow street that divides the old Naples into two halves with shops, restaurants, and alleys. Be amazed by the San Domenico Maggiore church with a perfect overlapping of different architectural styles and the pearl of Naples, the Chapel San Severo. See the famous statue of the God of Nile river, Piazza St. Gaetano, and the churches of Naples, San Lorenzo, and San Paolo Maggiore. See the 13th-century baroque cathedral of Saint Gennaro at the heart of the Neapolitan faith. Here the blood of the saint patron St. Gennaro is preserved.

Naples: Old Town and Veiled Christ Tour

2. Naples: Old Town and Veiled Christ Tour

Explore one of the oldest cities in Europe with your guide and cross the heart of the historic center of Naples from Piazza Bellini, where you still find visible portions of Greek walls. Skirt the Conservatory of Naples, with the chance to hear the rehearsals of young Neapolitan musicians. Continue to Via dei Tribunali, the Decumano Maggiore of ancient Neapolis, but also one of the liveliest and richest streets in Naples.  See the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore alla Pietrasanta, with its ancient Romanesque bell tower, and the mysterious church of Santa Maria delle Anime del Purgatorio ad Arco. The Basilica of San Lorenzo Maggiore, an Angevin jewel, and the Duomo, which preserves the miraculous holy blood di San Gennar, beloved patron Saint of the city, will be waiting for you a few steps away. Back to Spaccanapoli, the lower decumanus, you will stroll through the teeming and characteristic Neapolitan shops. Discover the wonderful Basilica of San Domenico Maggiore, with its square of the same name that makes the scenery unique. The last stop will be the precious Sansevero Chapel: the vision of the Veiled Christ, together with the story of your guide, will be a unique and unforgettable experience.

Naples: Private Food Tasting Walking Tour

3. Naples: Private Food Tasting Walking Tour

The food tasting walking tour will take you to discover the city of Naples by trying its real local gastronomic excellence. Departing from the meeting point, you will walk in the old and lively street market of Pignasecca, full of flavors and calls from the hawkers and through the well-known Spaccanapoli, where you’ll reach the historic center. Guided by our city trainers, you will have access to the best pizza places, fry places, taverns, confectioneries and bars. You will fall in love with Naples before you know it. Get access to places where food is made and which are usually not accessible to the public. It will be a unique chance for you to walk on by churches and palaces of the historic center, taste genuine food and have a word with chefs and pizza makers, they may even tell you some of their secrets. “Cuoppo” di frittura (a “cone” of fried food), Buffalo mozzarella with Parma ham, Taralli (small bagles) with almonds and black pepper, Parmigiana eggplant, a good glass of typical red wine from Campania, Pizza Margherita, Babà, Sfogliatella and Neapolitan espresso will accompany the most culinary day of your vacation. You will walk along the Decumano Inferiore (lower decumanus), better known as "Spaccanapoli" because it's a long road that literally cuts the city into two parts. You will visit the Church of Gesù Nuovo and will discover fascinating legends and the magic of the mysterious alchemist symbols on its facade, before entering in the Church of St. Clare. You will reach the Square of San Domenico Maggiore and will walk through the Christmas Alley with entry in the most ancient workshop where they make the famous Neapolitan crib to discover an art old as modern, between the historical personages of the ancient Neapolitan crib and newer ones like Michael Jackson, Pope Francesco or Lady Gaga.  Through the pedestrian alley of Via d'Alba with its shops selling music instrument, books and restaurants, you will reach Piazza Bellini and will cross Port'Alba, the remnant of one of the city gates in Naples that leads to Piazza Dante, where the tour ends.

Naples: Guided City Highlights FAT E-Scooter Tour

4. Naples: Guided City Highlights FAT E-Scooter Tour

Get to more of the highlights of Naples in less time with an e-scooter tour. Have an instructor help you learn to ride the e-scooter before setting off on your adventure to area's like the historical center and the seaside. Enjoy the convenience of being picked up from your hotel or selected squares in Naples and transferred by van to the tour supplier's office in Naples. Listen to a short briefing on how to operate your e-scooter. Learn some rules that will help you ride confidently. Make your way through the streets of Naples with ease on your e-scooter. Ride through the historical city center to see the squares of San Domenico Maggiore and Gesù Nuovo. Admire the neoclassical Royal Palace and Pantheon in Piazza del Plebiscito. Take in the sights as you travel along the seafront area. View historical buildings on one side and views of the Vesuvius and the bay on the other side. Stop for a break before heading to seaside Castel dell'Ovo which was built with Norman archetitectue. Hear the legend of the egg. Return to the starting point at the tour supplier's office and transfer back to your hotel or square where you were originally picked up.

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What people are saying about San Domenico Maggiore Church

Thanks Carlo can only be the introduction of our experience of the tour of the historic center of Naples and the Veiled Christ. A wonderful dive into the history of Naples, made interesting even for two teenagers. Absolutely recommend !!

Carlo our companion, had the ability to excite us because he made us feel a little Neapolitan too and made us immerse in Neapolis. Thank you

Francesco Longobardi was an excellent educated and prepared guide I highly recommend for a tour in old Naples.

Great way to learn about the history of Naples during a leisurely walk through the old city.

Very knowledgeable guides and with a compelling narration.