What to expect
This tour will show you the best of the magical Naples and give you a taste of a real Neapolitan excellence. “la Pizza” and demonstrate the mere grandeur of the royal palace of Caserta.
Visiting the Royal Palace of Caserta is a unique experience.
Surrounded by greatness with every architectural element, built by the will of the King of Naples Carlo di Borbone.
The work was entrusted to the architect Luigi Vanvitelli with the request that it be made in addition to the park and the arrangement of the surrounding urban area. The new palace was to be a symbol of the new Bourbon state and to manifest power and grandeur.
The result did not disappoint the expectations, the grandiose complex boasts of 1200 rooms and 1742 windows and covers an area of about 47,000 m² whereas the park extends for 3 km that branch off into two long parallel avenues between which are interposed a series of charming fountains. Let’s not forget the presence of the Italian garden and the English garden that complete the park and give its visitors an unforgettable image of beauty.
Naples, in addition to possessing a historical, monumental, artistic, archaeological and heritage cultural world-wide, it also has an immense naturalistic heritage, so much so that on this distinctive element gave birth to the famous saying «See Naples and then die» (cit.Goethe)
Try to imagine a city that is more than 2800 years old with so much art, History and culture not to mention so much visible life to explore!
Naples is the guardian of numerous religious and non-religious monuments, among the best known we can mention the Certosa di San Martino, the Basilica of Santa Chiara, the church of San Gennaro. Furthermore, the beautiful Spaccanapoli, piazza Plebiscito, the Palazzo Reale, the Maschio Angioino, Castel Nuovo, the Fontana del Gigante. The list is still long, there is so much to see, it would be terrible to mention all the names and not visit them!
The city has numerous historic gardens and parks open to the public. The park of Capodimonte expands over 134 acres of green that surrounds several eighteenth-century buildings and in particular its palace.
Other green spaces of the city are the Villa Comunale di Napoli, the Parco Vergiliano in Piedigrotta, the Floridiana villa, the real botanical garden, the regional park of Campi Flegrei.
A particularly evocative view is offered by the Virgiliano park in Posillipo, located in a position so perfect that it allows you to observe the entire bay of Naples in one glance.
During this wonderful tour of Naples we will take you to enjoy a traditional Neapolitan Pizza.
If you would like professional descriptions of the places you visit, we could book a certified guide to accompany you. If you would like to make some special purchases please do not hesitate to ask