A small group walking tour in the most authentic part of Naples, a Mediterranean city appreciated for its beauty, its cuisine and its traditions. Your local guide will show you the most important monuments and you will taste the street food delicacies directly from the historic Pignasecca market.
Your walking half day excursion in small group will allow you to get to know the most authentic part of Naples, a Mediterranean city appreciated for the cultural traces left by the different colonizations and for the typical dishes with strong and decisive flavors. Your local guide will show you the most important monuments, will make you taste the delicacies directly from the historical market and will explain to you how the ancient tradition of the Christmas nativity scene is born.
This walking tour starts in Municipio square by the Neptune Fountain. After meeting your local guide you will discover the real heart of Naples, full of the artistic influences left by the different dominations suffered by the city after the Greek and Roman ages. Visit Piazza Plebiscito with the magnificent Royal Palace and walk along the seaside to enjoy the view of the bay and Mt. Vesuvius and take extraordinary pictures.
After visiting the main monuments of the centre of Naples, full of art, history and culture, it will be time to discover the "food" side of Naples, very important as well. You will have the chance to experience the Pignasecca market, one of the oldest and most picturesque of Naples. Enjoy the taste of pizza, mozzarella, ham, sosages, and some sweet food like "sfogliatella" and " babà ", paired with a local wine or a Neapolitan espresso.
During this amazing tour of Naples you will then proceed to "Spaccanapoli" the street that divides into two halves the centre of Naples. You will pass thorugh the famous San Gregorio Armeno, where you may admire an artisan shop with the finely crafted miniature work of art: objects representing the birth of Jesus, called Presepio. The tradition took place in the Middle Age, in order to imitate Saint Francis of Assisi who first created the nativity scene. Before the end of the tour visit the Cathedral of Naples, the church houses a vial of the blood of Saint Januarius which is brought out twice a year, when the dried blood usually liquefies.
Meeting point information and local telephone numbers at your destination are included on your Confirmation Voucher.
We suggest wearing comfortable clothes and shoes. In summer, remember to bring a hat and a bottle of water; in autumn/winter, don't forget an umbrella.
The tour will start with a minimum of 6 participants.