NAPLES & VESUVIUS



Naples is one of the most important cities in the history of our country, whose historic center has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1995. As early as bright as Parthenope in Roman times and as Neapolis in the times of Ancient Greece, the capital of Campania He reached the height of its greatness in modern times, when it becomes the capital of the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies.

Visiting Naples means plunging into one of extraordinary complexity and beauty scenario: palaces, squares, churches, streets, ancient fortresses and castles in the sea, but also natural caves and places full of mystery and mysticism that make Naples a memorable milestone for every traveler.

Every corner of the city contains works of incalculable artistic and historical value, which is why we offer the visitor the opportunity to build, together with the help of a tour guide of the Campania region, a custom background for the city, so that in half a day you can have a satisfactory view of our magnificent Naples.

Given the many attractions of Naples we will just name a few of the most significant places you can choose to visit.

Starting from the center of Naples, the three adjoining squares Town Hall, Trieste e Trento and Plebiscito, into which the main city arteries. Nearby Castel Nuovo known as the Maschio Angioino, the Teatro di San Carlo and opposite the theater stands the Galleria Umberto I, while in Piazza Trieste e Trento there is the Caffè Gambrinus, the most ancient and famous of the city, where you can stop to taste a good Neapolitan coffee.

Walking through the old center of Naples, you will realize that one of the main monuments of the city is the same of the urban layout, almost entirely preserved and woven on three axes called "decumani"



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f you start from the Cathedral, you can visit the cathedral ela Royal Chapel of St. Gennaro Treasury. Via Duomo crosses the three decumani (the lower, the middle and upper), in fact, nearby you will find an uninterrupted sequence of squares, churches and palaces of the most important: from via S. Biagio dei Booksellers in Via San Gregorio Armeno , the heart of the artisan Naples and one of the most famous streets of the historic center to the market statues and items for the crib; Piazza del Gesù Nuovo in the monastery of St. Clare with the majolica Cloister of the Poor Clares, or the National Archaeological Museum, one of the first in the world.

One of the most striking points of observation of Naples is the Belvedere di San Martino, so you can take advantage to also visit the Certosa, the National Museum of San Martino and Castel Sant'Elmo. If you wish, instead, take a scenic bus ride, to admire and photograph the beauty of the Gulf of Naples, we will take you to the Belvedere on Via Petrarca.

In addition, you can walk along the promenade, which starts from Via Nazario Sauro, continuing along Via Partenope, along which is Castel dell'Ovo, then Via Caracciolo and Mergellina.

If you do not suffer from vertigo and have no fear high altitudes, if you're brave, fit and looking for breathtaking emotions, then this route is made just for you

The tour, in fact, part of the time of Vesuvius. Vesuvius is a typical example of the volcano "a fence", consists of two overlapping volcanoes, which date back to different eras.

The oldest volcano, Mount Somma, has a large circular base and ending with a big circle crater where, following the famous eruption of AD 79, he later formed the cone of Vesuvius true and right, 1281 meters high.

To get to the top of the crater, you have to walk on foot for half an hour, because the parking lot is located 1000 meters from the place. Along the way you will see that, despite the destruction made by the eruptions, the slopes of Vesuvius are thickly grown thanks to the fertility of the soil, in fact, the dominant impression to the landscape comes from the vine. By the Vesuvius Observatory, built in 1841-45 by the work of Ferdinand II, the view of the coast and the sea is immense and marvelous, extending from the Gulf of Gaeta to the Sorrento Peninsula and Capri. Traveled, however, a marked trail on waste, lapilli, sands and the ashes that are for the most part the cone, you can see that from the rim crater which overlooks the wide chasm from vertical sides where the spectacle, unique in its typically, it is impressive.


Departure time: 08:00
Include:
  • Vehicle
  • Driver
  • Vesuvius parking
  • Toll and petrol
Non include: Entrance fees and lunch
On request: Tourist guide