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NAPLES TOURS ( Sansevero chapel museum – spaccanapoli – via san Gregorio armeno – S. Domenico Magiore square – Gesù nuovo square)

Visitors to Naples could be overwhelmed by the amount of things there are to see and do. Castles, palaces and museums, miles of breathtaking coastline, as well as plenty of culinary delights make Italy’s third largest city and its surrounding area a treasure trove for travellers. There is no single ideal season for visiting Naples; the temperate climate means a pleasant stay at any time of year. However, every season has its particular attractions. In May, an increased number of churches and monuments are open to the public;while July and August are perfect for the beach.

Naples tours, The miracle of the city’s patron saint San Gennaro is celebrated in May and September. In December, local craftsmen create traditional Christmas crib scenes. In the outlying areas, old traditions, with processions at sea and feasts celebrated in historical costume, are still vital to local life.

Naples is a city of contradictions:on the one side there are narrow, labyrinthine streets in the historic centre, full of revving scooters and the pungent aroma from fish stores;on the other there are wide avenues lined with chic shops, frequented by bejewelled ladies in fur coats. These two walks explore both sides of Neapolitan life.

You Can Expect from this tour

Naples tours will be done with a small group of 8 people maximum for a period of about 3 hours. A fantastic walk in the historic center of Naples with a private guide who will reveal all the secrets of this magnificent city.

The old historic center of Naples was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Let us see how to make a nice walk in the historic center of Naples.
The main street running through the center of Naples, what was once the ancient Neapolis, date back to the sixth century. C. And make up the area of ​​decumani: the decumanus, the decumano upper and lower (called Spaccanapoli). Along the latter, the center of Piazza del Gesù Nuovo stands an obelisk erected by the Jesuits in 1750.

We take Via Benedetto Croce and head towards the church of Santa Chiara. We continue our walk in the next square, San Domenico Maggiore, where a spire commemorates the end of the plague of 1656. After the statue of the Nile, the street changes name to Via San Biagio dei Booksellers. We continue leaving behind the pawnshop and take Via San Gregorio Armeno.
This street of the old town is full of shops where you realize the features nativity figurines. We pass under the bell tower of San Gregorio Armeno and turn right on Via dei Tribunali. Then we cross the road to enter the cathedral, unmissable stage of our walk. Consecrated in the thirteenth century Cathedral of Naples presents a neo-Gothic facade.

Retracing our steps, at via dei Tribunali, then we turn left. To our right we will find the Pio Monte della Misericordia. So we continue our walk in the historic center of Naples in the direction of Piazza del Gesù Nuovo and concediamoci a pleasant and well-deserved break at the Gran Cafe Aragonese in Piazza San Domenico Maggiore.

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