The Best of Naples and the Hidden Underground City:Eat,Pray,Love Naples
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Vacation Style Holiday Type
Activity Level Leisurely
Group Size Small Group
This full day tour will take you on a wonderful expedition through a city that literally embraces visitors with its fresh local cuisine, its lively, animated and theatrical inhabitants, and its overall lust for life. Discover a city that teems with energy yet is filled by contradiction, a city that many regard as one of the most alive, creative, and beautiful in Italy.
Your driver is at your complete disposal throughout the trip and will stop at several sweeping viewpoints en-route for those picture perfect shots. Stops include the Sorrento coastline and the hilltop of Posilippo for a panoramic view of Naples City and Mount Vesuvius.
Your first stop in Naples is to the hidden underground city known as Napoli Sotterranea, where you have the option of joining a guided tour. Forty meters below the characteristic and lively streets of the Historic Centre of Naples, you find a different world, unexplored, isolated by time, but deeply connected with the world above. It’s the heart of Naples, and the place from which the city was born. To visit it is to travel to the past, a world 2400 years old. Every historic epic, from the foundation of Neopolis, to the bombs of WWII, has left its mark on the walls of the yellow tufa stone, the soul of Naples, and the stone with which the city was built.
Next, enter the laneways in the heart of Naples and stop for lunch sampling the famous Neapolitan pizza in a local pizzeria restaurant. In the afternoon stroll down one of the historic centres most famous streets of Spaccanapoli, with free time to visit the statue of the Veiled Christ, the Cloisters of Santa Chiara or the Church of Jesus Nuovo.
Finally, drive to the famous people’s square of Piazza Plebscitio where you will have free time to explore the pedestrianised streets of Via Toledo, Galleria Umberto, San Carlo Theatre or visit Maschio Angoinino.
Enjoy a walk along the seafront promenade (lungomare) and stop at a local gelatiera before making your way back to the Sorrento Penisula.
- Pick-up/drop-off from Gocce di Capri Residence ( Massa Lubrense)
- Small group of max 8 people
- Lunch in a local pizzeria restaurant
- Air-conditioned van
- Professional English speaking driver
- Stops at several key lookouts along the coastline
- Free time throughout the day
- Entrance fees to Naples underground and other key sights/attractions
- Other food/meals not specified under inclusions