On a visit to Naples with a private driver, take the chance to visit the third-largest city in Italy and one of the oldest, most delicious and most artistic ones.
The national archeological museum is filled with incredible relics from nearby Pompeii with sculptures, mosaics and many personal items on show, that were recovered in the wake of the Mt Vesuvius eruption. The archeological museum is one of the best museums in Italy filled with frescoes, art and historic artifacts.
Naples Cathedral (Il Duomo)
Another place which you do not want to miss in Naples is the Duomo, which is an ancient Cathedral erected in memory of the Saint of Naples. The Feast of Saint Gennaro is also held here each year on 19th September in which the vials of the patron Saint’s blood are taken out to see if the blood liquefies.
Outside, you will find the street of Spaccanapoli, which dived the historic city center. This is a particularly pretty area to explore on a tour with cobblestone streets, stalls etc and the perfect chance to watch local people going about their day as you take a stroll. Then on to San Carlo Theater is often referred to as the most famous opera house the world that hosts the biggest performers in the world on a regular basis.
Pizza at lunch
Who doesn't love pizza? Well, come to Naples the birthplace of pizza!
This will be the best pizza you will have ever tasted in your life, in Naples there are no less than 3 thousands pizzerias, it’s a huge part of our culture. The most famous pizzeria’s are certainly “Gino Sorbillo’s” and “da Michele “, both located in the historic city center. Sorbillo’s maybe is the most social pizza place in Italy and in the world, because the owner (Gino sorbillo) is very well known around the globe, he likes to experiment using some biological flower and tries to push more intense ingredients.
“Da Michele” is a pizzeria where you can eat the best Margherita in the world, you will experience the charm of a crib in frenetic movement, you will observe the satisfaction in the face of “Julia Roberts” on the set of “eat, pray, love”, immortalized on the walls of the pizzeria, together with the faces of many celebrities. There are only two types of pizzas on the menu to guarantee quality.
San Severo Chapel
Meanwhile, when you visit the San Severo Chapel, you can experience a much smaller world with a big atmosphere. The painted ceiling is a sight to see in itself, while the spectacular statue inside of the crucifixion of Christ is not to be missed. The building has an exquisite layout with many famous works of art.
Maybe you have also heard of the Naples Bourbon Tunnel? This is a truly unique attraction, which travels 30 meters into Mount Echia and displays over 500 years of Neapolitan history. Lastly on a trip to Naples, the Maschio Angioino which is otherwise known as the New Castle is a huge medieval castle with a museum, gallery, beautiful art and amazing views of the city.
During the tour you will discover:
- The National Archaeological Museum
- Galleria Umberto
- Piazza Plebiscito
- Castel dell'Ovo
- Town Hall
- San Severo Chapel Museum
City Tour Naples in brief :
* Alcaexcursions English speaking private driver will meet/pick up at your Hotel/Accommodation and after a brief presentation, you will be accompanied to your luxury and licensed Mercedes vehicle for to start this lovely tour.
*Departures from: Sorrento, Positano and Amalfi Coast, but Please note: the tour order may vary depending on your pick up point.
*Departure from the meeting point at the agreed time.
*Our private driver will take you to your first stop, The National Archaeological Museum of Naples.
This is one of the first museums founded in Europe in the early 1800’s.
*Once visited the Museum for a couple of hours, our chauffeur will guide you to discover the Cathedral, the Galleria Umberto, Piazza Plebiscito, Castel Nuovo.
*Then you’ll approach the historical center and you’ll visit Spaccanapoli, the Sansevero Chapel Museum, a true gem of the world’s artistic heritage. The museum houses famous masterpieces like the Veiled Christ, Disillusion, and the mystifying presence of the Anatomical Machines.
*Stop for lunch in one of the pizzerias mentioned above where you can enjoy the best and most delicious pizza in the world.
*After lunch, your private driver will take you on a city tour of Naples. You can unwind in the car as he takes you on a drive through the famous city keeping you informed with plenty of local stories.
*Return to your accommodation in the late afternoon.
*Total duration 9 hours
Please kindly note that your driver will be at your complete disposal for the entire time, personalizing your sightseeing tour in order to offer you the best possible experience; in our tour descriptions you can read the highlights of each location, but of course you can discuss the itinerary with your driver and the timing between each place which might be subject to change (traffic - weather conditions).
*Entrance Fees and Times
- The National Archaeological Museum of Naples - 10 Euros
09.00 am – 7.30 pm closed on Tuesdays
- Museum Cappella San Severo
09.00 am – 7.30 pm - Ordinary ticket: € 8.00 + € 2.00 booking rights
- Luxury air conditioned
- English speaking driver
- Photo stops
- Stop in Naples
- All taxes, parking tolls, gasoline, driver maintenance
- Wi-Fi on board
- Refreshing wipes
- Meals and drinks
- Entrance fees to Museums, Churches, Monuments
- Guides in sites
- Guide for Half Day: 120 € (2 hours). Guide for Full Day: 250 €.