This itinerary focuses on the oldest part of the city and runs along the roads used 2000 years ago by the Greeks and Romans.
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A few meters from the sea there is the Maschio Angioino which is a French castle of exceptional beauty built in the late middle ages and embellished by the triumphal arch in the Renaissance. The Maschio Angioino is now home of important institutions and is the location of the civic museum of Naples. After leaving the castle and crossing piazza Municipio, you will get to Piazza del Gesù which is known as one of the most beautiful squares of the city with its aristocratic palaces and churches.
You will also see the Gothic church of Santa Chiara and the cloister with its spectacular majolica, a true oasis of peace in the bustle of the city. The tour continues along Via Benedetto Croce, which, with its antique shops, fried food shops and bakeries, gives to the visitor a glimpse of the picturesque and authentic ancient capital of the Mediterranean sea. You will then reach the center of the ancient Greek-roman city with its maze of narrow streets and open spaces that step by step reveals wonders. Here you can find the Cathedral of San Lorenzo with the adjacent archaeological excavations, sign of the uninterrupted succession of civilizations that have passed and affected the city through the centuries.
Then the so-called Spaccanapoli, the way that splits into two from one end to another the entire historic center. You cannot miss the opportunity to stop at the many workshops dedicated to the creation of nativity scenes, one of the most cherished traditions of the Neapolitan culture and where you can buy souvenirs. Visit the Cathedral of San Gennaro, the Saint of the city, so loved by the Neapolitans. The homonymous chapel in the cathedral contains busts, gold and silver reliquary and is one of the most valuable in Europe.
Transfers available from any hotels from/to the agreed location.