Local Connections: Caravaggio With Local Expert

8.75 hours | Naples | NAP-135
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Description

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

WHAT YOU VISIT
Capodimonte Museum
The grand pink-and-gray palace built in 1738 as a hunting lodge for Charles II is acclaimed as southern Italy's largest and richest art gallery with a collection that includes works by Botticelli, Caravaggio, Titian and Andy Warhol.

Naples' Historical Center
A leisurely stroll through this acclaimed UNESCO World Heritage Site is an education in architecture from ancient to medieval times to the Baroque period. Among the magnificent sites you'll walk past includes the 15th century Chiesa del Gesu Nuovo, considered one of the city's finest examples of Renaissance architecture and the Church of Santa Chiara, one of the city's largest and most important churches.

Pio Monte della Misericordia
Built in 1601 by Neapolitan nobles, the church is home to contemporary artworks by Italian and foreign artists but the star attraction is Caravaggio's 'Seven Works of Mercy,' an oil painting that dates back to 1607.

PHOTO OPPORTUNITY
Have your camera at the ready when your coach tour includes a stop at the impressive Piazza del Plebiscito, the largest square in Naples and home to the Royal Place and the Church of San Francesco di Paola, and Teatro di San Carlo, Italy's largest opera house.

LUNCH
Enjoy an authentic taste of Naples with a pizza lunch with drinks and dessert.

WHAT YOU SEE ALONG THE WAY
Take in the charming hustle and bustle of Naples from the comfort of an air-conditioned motorcoach complete with a knowledgeable tour guide narrating the way.

Tour timeline may vary to avoid overcrowding, etc.

Depart from the ship to Capodimonte Museum

Transport type:
Air Conditioned Motorcoach
Travel time:
00:45

Inside visit of Palazzo Zevallos and see the last masterpiece of Caravaggio

Time at site:
00:30
Inside visit:
Yes

Reboard your motorcoach and return to the ship

Transport type:
Air Conditioned Motorcoach
Travel time:
00:45

Arrive at Capodimonte Museum and inside visit with local expert

Time at site:
01:30
Free time at site:
15
Inside visit:
Yes
Air conditioned:
Yes
Steps:
40
Wheelchair accessible:
No
Restroom available:
Yes
Shopping available:
No
Photo/video opportunity:
Yes

Re-board the coach and drive to Naples historical center

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

Arrive in Naples historical centre and walk through the center to a local pizzeria

Transport type:
Walking
Travel time:
00:30

Enjoy a pizza style lunch

Time at site:
01:15
Inside visit:
Yes

Walk through the historical center with some explanation walking to Pio Monte della Misericordia

Transport type:
Walking
Travel time:
00:45

Inside visit of Pio Monte della Misericordia and see the 7 mercies of Caravaggio

Time at site:
01:15
Free time at site:
15
Inside visit:
Yes
Wheelchair accessible:
No
Restroom available:
No
Shopping available:
No
Photo/video opportunity:
Yes

Re-board the coach and drive to the monumental square Piazza Plebiscito

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

Walk to Piazza Plebiscito

Transport type:
Walking
Travel time:
00:30