Spaccanapoli
Activities

Enter your dates to find available activities

Our most recommended Spaccanapoli Activities

Naples: Downtown Tour and Veiled Christ Entry

1. Naples: Downtown Tour and Veiled Christ Entry

Naples is a mixture of colors and perfumes, be enchanted by the warmth of its people and the sounds of daily life. 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 in two perfect halves with shops, restaurants and alleys. Be amazed by the San Domenico Maggiore square with a perfect overlapping of different architectural styles and the pearl of Naples, the Chapel San Severo featuring the statue Cristo Velato by Giuseppe Sanmartino. See the famous statue of the God of Nile river, Piazza St. Gaetano, and the churches of Naples, San Lorenzo and San Paolo Maggiore. The baroque cathedral of Saint Gennaro dates back to the 13th century and is at the heart of the Neapolitan faith. Here the blood of the saint patron St. Gennaro is preserved. It becomes liquid during the so-called Miracle of St. Gennaro.

...
Naples: Origins, Cults, and Legends Historical Tour

2. 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.

...
Naples: Sightseeing Tour by E-Bike

3. Naples: Sightseeing Tour by E-Bike

Get a better appreciation of the historic city of Naples and its impressive monuments on a guided e-bike tour. Start with a ride down Spaccanapoli in the historic heart of the city to arrive at Piazza del Municipio, where the 13th-century Castel Nuovo (Maschio Angioino) is located. Ride onwards to Piazza del Plebiscito and marvel at the colonnades of the Royal Palace and the oldest active opera house in the world at the Real Teatro di San Carlo. Next, cycle in safety along the bike paths of the promenade to Marinaro, home to the Castel dell'Ovo, the oldest castle in Naples. Learn about some of the legends associated with the fortress, such as the myth of the siren Queen Partenope. Look closer at the old settlement of Monte Echia, considered the first area of Neapolis settled by the Greeks. Travel along the magnificent coastline of the Gulf of Naples with impressive views of Vesuvius and the islands of Capri, Ischia, and Procida at almost every turn in the road.

...
Naples: Panoramic E-Bike Tour

4. Naples: Panoramic E-Bike Tour

Start from the ancient street of Spaccanapoli located in the heart of the historic city of Naples to reach Piazza del Municipio where the castle Maschio Angioino is located and then head to Piazza Plebiscito with its royal palace and San Carlo theater. Proceed to the promenade along the cycle path where you will stop at the ancient village of Marinaro which houses Castel dell'Ovo, the oldest castle of Naples and source of ancient legends like that of the siren Parthenope. In front of the castle, you will see Monte Echia, considered the  first settlement area of Neapolis by the Greeks. Your tour will then continue crossing the magnificent coastline by the splendid gulf setting characterized by Vesuvius, the Sorrento Peninsula and the islands of Capri, Ischia and Procida. Your next stop will be at Virgilian Natural Park from where you can easily climb the hill of Posillipo. From here, you will leave to cross the former industrial area of Bagnoli and visit the North pier (a walk of 1000 meters over the sea and a work of industrial architecture that was the old pontoon of ILVA). Finally, return to the center through the west of the city.

...
From Rome: Naples and Amalfi Coast Full-Day Trip

5. From Rome: Naples and Amalfi Coast Full-Day Trip

This tour begins with a pick up in your hotel in Rome. A local and knowledgable guide to Naples will show you all the points of interest, and important and magical places to visit. Your first stops will take you on a walk to Castel Nuovo, also known as Maschio Angioino, the Bourbon King’s Square, and Piazza del Plebiscito. Here you can enjoy the view of Naples and Mount Vesuvius. Passing through the Royal Palace of Naples, you will continue on your walk to the impressive Galleria Umberto and the Teatro di San Carlo. Stop at the famous Gambrinus café for a refreshment. Later, stroll along the Via Toledo and visit the interesting Spanish Quarter. The next stop is at Piazza del Gesù, where you can see the church Gesù Nuovo and its futuristic façade. Here you will find the entrance to the old town and the Spaccanapoli, the street that divides Naples. Continue to San Gregorio Armeno with its magic Christmas atmosphere, where you can visit the many craft shops that produce a mixture of Christian and modern nativity figures. On this tour you will also visit Piazza Bellini, now a popular meeting place for the locals and home to many interesting cafes, and pass through the old city gate Port’Alba to reach Piazza Dante. You will also visit the famous Sansevero Chapel or the Museum in Castel Nuovo. At this point in your tour, your expert guide will be happy to recommend a nice place to have lunch and recharge. After walking through Naples, you will be driven to the Amalfi Coast. Stroll through its quintessentially charming streets and admire the great view. Hotel drop off at the end of this tour.

...
Naples: Full-Day Bike Rental with Delivery

6. Naples: Full-Day Bike Rental with Delivery

See more sights and cover more ground during your stay in Naples by renting a bicycle for a day. Enjoy a relaxing ride through the city and its surroundings as you peddle past ancient monuments, through charming piazzas, and along historic roads, visiting any site that interests you along the way.  Benefit from having the bicycle delivered directly to your doorstep with the convenient hotel drop-off service. Save more time and get set up for your day of adventure without the hassle of having to find the bicycle shop in the morning. Rental includes a helmet, lock, insurance and a high-quality bike with front suspension and thick tires ideal for the city's diverse terrain. As you ride through the city, enjoy breathtaking views of the Bay of Naples, cycling along the seafronts of Caracciolo and Mergellina. Soak up the best views of Mount Vesuvius from the posh area of Posillipo.  Alternatively, visit the spectacular islands in the Gulf of Naples including Capri, Ischia, and Procida. If you prefer, pick up and return the bike directly at the seaport, permitting you to board the ferry directly with no hassle.

...
Naples: Walking Tour and Street Food Market

7. Naples: Walking Tour and Street Food Market

This walking tour starts daily from Piazza Municipio by the Neptune Fountain. Alongside your guide you will discover the real heart of Naples, which is full of the artistic influences having been left by different cultures following the Greek and Roman ages. Visit the Piazza Plebiscito with its magnificent Royal Palace, before walking along the seaside to enjoy the view of the bay and Mt. Vesuvius. Afterwards, stroll inside the Pignasecca food market and taste different typical dishes, before walking through the narrow roads of the historical center and along the famous Spaccanapoli. In the historical center you can take the chance to enter a craftsman shop to learn about the tradition of the handmade statues of the Nativity, called Presepe. This is a tradition deeply felt in Naples throughout Christmas which date back to 1,000 years ago. Finally, walk along the central nave of the Naples Cathedral, also known as "Duomo”, and be fascinated by the history of Saint Gennaro and the liquefaction of his blood.

...

Other Sightseeing Options in Spaccanapoli

Want to discover all there is to do in Spaccanapoli? Click here for a full list.

What people are saying about Spaccanapoli

Our guide Ricardo was very knowledgeable and the tour was dedicated to our n Ed’s and interest . We really appreciated the local touch with street food and street art complementary to the walking scene great

Wow this was the best day of my life! Laura was our guide and really went in depth on the culture and history of every where we visited. If you're looking for a day trip from rome this is it!

The guide was very competent and humorous. His English was perfect and good to understand even for non-native speakers like us (Germans). A perfect tour through Naples! Strongly recommended!

Napoli is a crazy city but Francesco guided thru the city & showed everything with detail! What a great tour

Very nice walk in the center of Naples with a sparkly, energizing and motivational guide.