Naples: History, Tradition, and Culture Tour
- Duration: 6 hours
Experience the magic of Naples at Christmas on a walking tour with a professional guide. Discover the most elaborately decorated places on a tour exclusive to the Christmas period.
During the tour, give yourself over to the festive spirit on the streets of Naples. Hear about local Christmas legends, myths, and stories as you soak up the seasonal atmosphere.
With your guide, visit Naples's old-fashioned Christmas Market, located in Via dei Presepi. Find out why the market is so popular and which products you need to try at Christmas.
Your meeting point will be at 10:00AM at Gran Caffè Gambrinus, Naples historical cafeteria, where your local guide will be waiting for you. You will start your day in the best way, with a tasting of a traditional Neapolitan coffee. Before beginning your experience, you will admire the majesty of “Piazza del Plebiscito”, where you can see the church of “San Francesco” and the “Royal Palace”. During your walking tour, you will visit Galleria Umberto I, a public shopping house gallery located directly across from the “San Carlo Opera House”. The walking tour will continue in “Piazza del Gesù”, one of the symbols of the historical center where you can visit the church “Chiesa del Gesù Nuovo”. Walking through the famous “Spaccanapoli” (which divides the city into two quarters), you will smell in the air the fresh flavors of Neapolitan cuisine. You can admire Piazza San Domenico, and visit th...
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 centr...
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