Easy Naples

2.5 hours | Naples | N A P - 2 9 0
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Points of Interest

  • Posillipo Hill
Includes snack, Easy activity

Description

Be sure to read the Special Notes further down this page for important requirements and restriction.

What you will visit:

Naples (driving tour)
Naples has a rich history dating back more than 2,800 years. It's a city that can be overwhelming at first sight, but once you adjust your perspective, you'll fall in love with its distinctively southern Italian culture-from the castles, churches and museums to the origins of the pizza pie. A tour of Naples' historic city center is an education in ancient architecture from medieval times, the Renaissance age, and the baroque period. You'll take in the hustle and bustle of Naples from the comfort of an air-conditioned motorcoach, complete with a knowledgeable tour guide narrating the way.

Piazza del Plebiscito (brief stop)
A quick stop will be made to see the largest square in Naples, where the Royal Place and the Church of San Francesco di Paola flank this semicircular piazza. Look for the equestrian statues of Ferdinand I of Bourbon and Charles III of Bourbon as you pass by the church. If this church looks familiar, it's because it is based on the Pantheon in Rome.

What you will see along the way:
Your three-hour driving tour takes you through the historic city center past Naples' marvelous old architecture and public squares, including Via Marina, Piazza Garibaldi and Piazza Carlo III. See Palazzo Municipale, home to the Castle Nuovo and the Naples National Archaeological Museum on Via Foria. Drive past the impressive Piazza del Plebiscito and the Teatro di San Carlo, which is the largest opera house in Italy. As we drive along the waterfront, notice the site where Naples was first founded: Castel dell'Ovo, or "egg castle."

Photo Opportunity:
Have your camera at the ready as you head toward the sea and stop for a photo opportunity at a viewpoint on posh Posillipo Hill, overlooking the Gulf of Naples. Here, take in the panoramic views, where many postcard shots have been taken.

Snack:
Pause for a beverage or an ice cream at a local chalet during your day.

Special Notes:

Due to changing traffic regulations in the center of Naples, the itinerary might be altered without notice.

Tour timeline may vary to avoid overcrowding, etc.

Depart from ship for an orientation drive of Naples

Transport type:
Air Conditioned Motorcoach
Transport Capacity:
40
Travel time:
00:45
Photo/video opportunity:
Yes

Refreshments at a scenic chalet

Transport type:
Air Conditioned Motorcoach
Transport Capacity:
40
Travel time:
00:15
Time at site:
00:30
Inside visit:
Yes
Air conditioned:
Yes
Walking distance:
300
Wheelchair accessible:
Yes
Restroom available:
Yes

Photo stop on Posillipo Hill

Transport type:
Air Conditioned Motorcoach
Transport Capacity:
40
Travel time:
00:15
Time at site:
00:15
Free time at site:
15
Inside visit:
No
Wheelchair accessible:
Yes
Restroom available:
No
Photo/video opportunity:
Yes

Re-board your motorcoach and return to your ship

Transport type:
Air Conditioned Motorcoach
Transport Capacity:
40
Travel time:
00:30