Best of Naples

Best of Naples

4.95 19 Reviews

Tour Highlights

  • Espresso coffee or Cappuccino with typical Neapolitan Sfogliatella
  • Audio headsets so you can always hear your guide
  • Expert, English-speaking guide
  • Small groups of 25 people or less

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Discover the highlights of Naples with your expert local guide, who will tell you all about the city’s incredible history, as well as its secrets, anecdotes and superstitions. Naples is a vibrant city full of contrasts and colours – with its rich history, beautiful architecture and delicious food, the city has always been an icon and shows a character that has no equal. Blessed with sun, sea and the fertile land around Mt. Vesuvius, it is no wonder that it has been a fortunate settlement whose history dates back millennia

Tour Description

Discover the magic and history hidden in Naples. This beautiful ‘city by the bay’ sits in an incredible natural context crowned by Mt. Vesuvius, continental Europe’s only active volcano, the islands of Capri and Ischia, not to mention this ancient city’s baroque domes and architecture.

Start your tour at the monumental Neptune’s Fountain, from here your expert guide will accompany you to Castel Nuovo or the ‘Maschio Angioino’, one of the most important symbols of Naples, dominating the Municipio Square, and immediately setting the tone for the tour by displaying Naples’ royal character.
Continue your tour to the San Carlo Theatre, the oldest continuously used opera house in Europe, and the iconic Umberto I shopping-gallery, an Art Deco masterpiece of iron and glass, which displays unparalleled creativity and elegance.

Then take in the beauty of the monumental Piazza del Plebiscito, with its incredible domed church, before having a break to enjoy sfogliatella, a local pastry with delicious orange flavored ricotta cream. The perfect pairing involves a cup of local coffee, and Naples is renowned for the best coffee in Italy, so you are in safe hands here!

Coffee culture is almost a religion in this part of Italy, let your guide educate you on this important way of life. Learn the ritual that the locals love to practice, before savoring their favourite drink for yourself. From here you will stroll through the little backroads around Via Chiaia, getting a feel for the modern way of life in the city, while mixing with the locals.

Complete your Naples experience with a glimpse of the sea, you’ll walk along the lungomare promenade to reach the final highlight of the tour, Castel Dell’ Ovo. From this medieval castle you’ll see amazing views over the bay of Naples, Mt. Vesuvius and the famous islands of Capri and Ischia.
The tour will end on its panoramic terrace, where you have time to take in the essence of the city from above - the perfect photo opportunity to capture the beauty of Naples!

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What's included

  • Espresso coffee or Cappuccino with typical Neapolitan Sfogliatella
  • Audio headsets so you can always hear your guide
  • Expert, English-speaking guide
  • Small groups of 25 people or less

Sites Visited

  • Historic café in Naples (Inside)
  • Piazza Municipio
  • Maschio Angioino
  • Teatro San Carlo
  • Galleria Umberto I
  • Piazza Plebiscito
  • Via Chiaia
  • Piazza Vittoria
  • Lungomare Caracciolo
  • Castel dell'Ovo

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FAQs

  • When can I make a amendment to a booking?

    Changes made to bookings within the 72 hour window will be subject to rebooking fees to cover the cost of tickets purchased, transport, guide rescheduling, headsets and administration.

  • I would like to add another person to my booking

    We are happy to assist with this request - availability permitting. Please contact our Customer Care Team who can check availability on the tour and take payment for the additional booking, as payment details are not saved in our system for security reasons.

  • How will I recognize the guide?

    Our City Wonders coordinators will be wearing blue polo shirts or jackets at the meeting point for easy recognition and holding a sign with the tour name.

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With Dark Rome it's not just facts, our passionate guides tell you the stories that bring the sights to life.

  • All of our guides are experts in their field
  • We only hire fluent English-speakers so nothing is ever lost in translation
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