Meeting point with your licensed guide, Car/Minivan and driver at your hotel/cruise terminale in Naples/Sorrento, your first view of the city takes you back to the 13th century with the Castle Nuovo, a grim and gloomy fortress that served as the residence of the kings of Anjou, Aragon, and the Spanish Viceroys. The historical center is worth to be visited: Cappella Sansevero, Via S.Gregorio Armeno, Duomo, Church of the Gesù Nuovo. Naples is a mysterious and superstitious town. The city history balances between truth and imagination. This tour, right in the heart of the historical center, will let you discover some of the mysteries and legends of Naples.The Sansevero Chapel, temple of masonry and esoterism; among 18Th century marble masterpieces, such as the " Veiled Christ",stroll in the famous crib-alley of San Gregorio Armeno, where the best artisan of terracotta nativity scenes will show you their skills.The Duomo, the main church of the city, one of the masterpiece of Neapolitan Baroque: the chapel of the Patron Saint of Naples, San Gennaro. Here twice a year, the coagulated blood of the Saint liquefies. Is that Faith or superstition?
Walking through "Spaccanapoli", artery of the ancient Greek-Roman city, you can reach the Church of Gesù Nuovo, another splendid example of Neapolitan baroque. The strong sense of religion is shown by the reliquaries and ex-voto offerings displayed all over the church. You will continue after lunch with a driving narrated sightseeing tour passing the Piazza della Borsa, the Corso Umberto, lined with beautiful lamps and 19th-century buildings containing some of the most elegant shops and cafes in Naples. A stop will be made at the Piazza Plebiscito; the most monumental and harmonious square in the city, to view the vast 17th-century Royal Palace, San Carlo Opera House and the Church of St. Francis. Continue the dive at Posillipo Hill, you'll have time for photographs and an excellent panoramic view of the city. You will then enjoy refreshments and pastry at a local Neapolitan Cafe. On your return, you'll pass by Mergellina and the world famous Castle of the Egg in Santa Lucia. Return back to your hotel/cruise terminal.
- Hotel / Pier Pick up and Drop off
- Licensed Tour Guide Full Day
- Private car or Minivan
- Chauffeur Driver
- Taxes & Insurance
- Tolls & Parkings
- Entrance Fees
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Naples Historical Centre and Sightseeing Tour