As soon as you set foot in Naples, you’ll feel inside an Italian dream. The authenticity of the culture can be found all over its buildings, streets, and people. Get ready to discover the best highlights the city has to offer, as well as its unique hidden gems. Your local host can even customize this tour to your wishes.
Start with the Queen Margherita of Savoy challenge, put on a blindfold and try to cross Piazza del Plebiscito in a straight line while passing between two statues. There’s a great story behind this challenge, and your local host will explain all about it.
Step into the real Naples at the Spanish Quarter. Here is where the Italian folklore, vibrant atmosphere and buzzing local life come perfectly together. Wander through this quarter and if you are lucky, you might meet Salvatore, a local artist with a beautiful soul. Even if you don’t meet him in person, his street art is everywhere and your local host will tell you his touching story.
Take a break and enjoy a delicious babà filled with rum and a coffee. Check out the classic Pignasecca market made up from streets filled with endless stalls of crafts and local products. Along the way, you will also find two unique churches with a history and a secret melody that not many know about.
Palazzo Venezia Monumental cannot be missed. On the outside, a beautiful building and on the inside a treasure full of secrets, like a fantastic garden, incredible art exhibitions and a stunning townhouse in Pompeian style.
If there is one thing that characterizes Naples it is its Nativity crafts. Step into a workshop and see the artisans at work, no matter the season, it is always Christmas in Naples. Then hear the story of San Gennaro, a local legend and the protector of the city, and his blood that tells the luck of the city each year.
The local guides are natural storytellers, each one with a different background ranging from the arts to history. They cannot wait to share some of the most unique stories and personal anecdotes with you.
The plan of the tour is as follows.
Start: Begin the tour in a piazza filled with stories
Stop 1: Discover a secret church
Stop 2: Glorious Galleria, a building that will impress you for sure
Stop 3: Experience the Spanish quarter
Stop 4: Get to know a local hero and his stories
Stop 5: Have a coffee break
Stop 6: Vibrant local market
Stop 7: Hidden garden
Stop 8: Roman road and architectural details of the city
Stop 9: Visit a medieval cathedral
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