Arrival in Naples and transfer by accessible minivan to the hotel. Meeting with guide and departure for a panoramic tour along the seafront, now a traffic-free zone. Visit to Castel dell’Ovo. From here we proceed to Possilipo hill to take in a view without equal. On the way back, a mere stones’ throw from the hustle and bustle of the city’s shopping area, we will sample a seafood menu, right in front of the sea itself. After which, we return to the hotel. Buon appetito!
After breakfast, early departure towards the heart of Naples. Among the sights and sounds of the Pignasecca
market stalls, we will select first-hand products of the finest quality, with the help of our chef, who will later prepare the evening meal. We proceed then to a visit of the Santa Chiara Monastery
and a brief stroll through the alleyways of the historic centre
. A first taste of street food: potato croquettes, rice balls, fried pizza, babà and sweet treats. In the afternoon we visit the Cathedral of San Gennaro
, a fitting monument to the city’s patron saint. At 1900, it’s time to go to Valeria’s house, where, thanks to GustoSanoNapoletano
, we will eat both healthily and heartily. Return to hotel.
After breakfast, departure with the famous accessible minivan for a trip to Vomero Hill and the San Martino Terrace, to take in the bay of Naples in 360 degrees, framed by Vesuvius, with the entire city sprawled below. From here we visit Saint Elmo Castle and the adjoining monastery complex. We take a pit-stop for street food and herbal tea in this charming residential area before heading back down towards the port, where we will spend the afternoon in an enogastronomic centre, learning the art of real Neapolitan Pizza. Finally.. We’ll eat the fruits of our labours! Then back to the hotel.
After breakfast, departure for a tour, taking in various stops along Naples’ Metropolitan Line 1, transformed into unexpected museums thanks to the intervention of celebrated architects and contemporary artists. Leaving the underground at Via Toledo, we can treat our eyes to the historic townhouses of this avenue, and can treat our mouths to the street food of the nearby Spanish Quarter. In the afternoon we visit the fortified Castel Nuovo, followed by the Royal Palace. In the evening we dine in a traditional tavern to the characteristic strains of traditional Neapolitan music. Return to the hotel.
Optional supplement for dinner in an award-winning restaurant in the historic center.
After breakfast, departure for a guided tour in the marvelous Capodimonte Museum, located on the hill of the same name and constructed by Charles of Bourbon. We will pay particular interest to the East wing of the building, which houses the Farnese Collection, the founding nucleus of the museum. Transfer to the departure terminal.