Naples in One Day
— A Full-Day Private Tour
Join this private tour of Naples to experience the best of the rich history of the beautiful region of Campania, in a vibrant modern city.
First, tour the city of Naples – see the magnificent churches, in a variety of different architectural styles, which are essential to the fabric of the historic city. Then, continue to the Archaeological Museum, where you’ll see marvelous artefacts from Ancient Rome, Pompeii and Herculaneum.
The Historic Center of Naples
Naples’ historic center is a joyous clash of different styles and eras, which reflect the mixed cultural heritage of the city. Naples has been Greek, French, Spanish and, finally, Italian, territory – and all of its here in the marvelous historic center. Our guide will lead you down the Spaccanapoli, an ancient street that is very much alive today.
Legend has it that Naples has as many churches and pizzerias as there are days of the year – the influence that both have exerted on the city is pronounced. On this marvelous tour, you’ll see many of the churches of the center. including the mediaeval Santa Chiara, with cloister, and the Baroque Sansevero Chapel. The Sansevero Chapel is noted for its occult symbolism and statue of The Veiled Christ.
The Archaeological Museum of Naples Private Tour
After a break for lunch, your expert guide will show you the treasures of the Archaeological Museum of Naples. Goethe was absolutely entranced by this museum – in his Letters from Italy, he describes how the objects he saw there leave an impression on him that’ll never be erased.
Our expert guide will bring the remarkable history by these fascinating objects to life. Highlights include the Farnese Collection; with the remarkable Hercules and Farnese Bull, taken from the ruins of the bathhouses of Ancient Rome.
Most of the treasures from Pompeii and Herculaneum are today preserved in the Archaeological Museum. You can see the mosaics from the House of the Fawn – including the marvelous mosaic of Alexander The Great. In the Secret Cabinet, you’ll see the erotic art taken from the ruins of Pompeii and Herculaneum – women weren’t allowed to enter for many years, so, ladies, enjoy!
A Full-Day Private Tour of Naples
Join Naples in One Day with the Archaeological Museum & Historic Center to experience the best of what Naples has to offer. Enjoy the incomparable atmosphere of the historic center, amidst the vibrant modern city and then head to the Archaeological Museum to enjoy rare artifacts from Pompeii, Roman mosaics, statuary and bronzes.