Naples, a unique city, holds the key to unravelling the secrets of the past. Over the course of three millennia, it has been home to multiple cultures, each leaving behind traces of their presence and contributing to the creation of a complex, diverse, and astonishing metropolis. As you explore the city, you'll encounter a thousand years of history, uncover memorable events, and stumble upon unsolved mysteries that continue to intrigue historians and archaeologists.
Behind every corner there isa thousand-year history, a memorable fact, an unsolved mystery;its charm between beautiful and terrible pushed Goethe to affirm that Naples was "a paradise inhabited by devils".
Naples is a city of contrasts, wonderfully complicated, which must be savored in every aspect, experienced, explored, revealed.Let yourself be guided to discover Naplesand its most hidden and exciting places by an expert who, thanks to study, passion and love for the city in which he grew up, will lead you through the alleys, squares and monuments of one of the most beautiful cities in the world.
Allguided tours in Naples will be conducted bylocal experts(Licensed Tourist Guides in Campania), the itineraries arecompletely customizable, so as to adapt to any need, request or special interest.
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With a selection of the city's most fascinating landmarks, Archeologia a Napoli allows you to create your personalized itinerary. Explore the rich history and heritage of Naples as you visit ancient ruins, historical sites, and breathtaking museums. Immerse yourself in the captivating stories of this ancient city as you discover its hidden treasures. Let Archeologia a Napoli be your guide to an unforgettable journey through time.
The "Scrigno d'arte" wanted and designed by Prince Raimondo di Sangro , "o' Principe riavulo". A compendium of the culture of the Age of Enlightenment and a temple of Freemasonry . Apart from the famous Veiled Christ , designed by Corradini and entrusted to the mastery of Giuseppe Sammartino , the Chapel displays a series of exceptional works within a decorative apparatus, where every detail is designed to amaze, exalt human ingenuity and communicate the thought of the Neapolitan intellectual.
Explore the magnificent Gothic church and its artistic masterpieces, marvel at the ancient Paleochristian mosaics, and uncover the ruins of Neapolis. Immerse yourself in the remnants of the Roman market and walk the streets once buried by a mudflow in the fifth century CE. Let us guide you through the captivating past of Naples, a truly enriching experience for avid history lovers.
One of the jewels of Naples, an institution founded in 1602 by seven Neapolitan nobles who dedicated their lives to works of mercy.
The church, with its balanced architecture, enhances the works of art present inside and in particular Caravaggio 's masterpiece the " Seven Works of Mercy ".
The picture gallery, the result of private donations, houses a collection of works and sketches by Francesco de Mura
The complex, located at the gates of the decumanus major, includes important monuments such as the Renaissance Pontano Chapel , the oldest bell tower in Naples and the Basilica designed by Fanzago . Remains of the insulae and a domus decorated with precious mosaics are preserved. The route will end approximately 40 meters underground in the Pietrasanta quarries partly excavated during the construction of the basilica.
A museum of sacred art that collects dozens of works from all over the city, a wonderful baroque church (Donnaregina Nuova) and an extraordinary Gothic church that preserves frescoes attributed to Pietro Cavallini and the beautiful sarcophagus of Mary of Hungary created by Tino from Camaino
In front of the entrance of the magnificent Crypta Neapolitana, the tomb of Virgil was the object of an uninterrupted cult; from the first century, it was the destination of the pilgrimage of poets writers.. Finally, in 1939, near the tomb of Virgil, the mortal remains of the poet Giacomo Leopardi were relocated from the Church of San Vitale, to whom a cenotaph was dedicated that makes this place a temple of poetry.
A walk through the ancient Forcella which will start from the Basilica of S. Giorgio Maggiore and, passing through the remains of the ducal Santa Maria a Piazza, you will visit the small Angevin church of Sant'Agrippino a Forcella. Crossing the Porta furcellensis, protected by the amulets of Virgil the sorcerer, we will see the monumental Renaissance fountains of Scapigliata and Capone. The visit will end in the baroque jewel of S. Maria Egiziaca in Forcella.
Tra le scalinate più suggestive di Napoli la Pedamentina merita certamente una visita per scoprire uno dei luoghi meno conosciuti della città: con i suoi 414 scalini, collega la splendida Certosa di San Martino al centro storico attraverso un percorso davvero pittoresco.
Tra orti, spazi verdi e scorci sul golfo, la scalinata fu costruita a partire dal XIV secolo, per il trasporto dei materiali necessari alla costruzione della Certosa di San Martino.
One of our highlights is the Elena Ferrante Tour Vomero. Follow in the footsteps of Elena Ferrante's beloved characters and explore the enchanting district of Vomero. Visit the iconic locations described in her novels, such as the Piazza Vanvitelli and the beautiful Villa Floridiana. Let our knowledgeable guides bring the stories to life as you delve into the rich history and culture of this vibrant neighborhood.
The history of the Villa Floridiana is intimately linked to King Ferdinand IV of Bourbon and his second wife, Lucia Migliaccio di Partanna, Duchess of Floridia.She chose the green Vomero hill for her summer residence, located in a dominant position over the city..
The visit will begin in the sumptuous park of the Villa and will then continue inside the Villa, which has housed theDuca di Martina Museum, one of the largest Italian collections of decorative arts, since 1931.
Naples is an ancient city with a cosmopolitan charm that has been captivating visitors for centuries. At Archeologia a Napoli, we offer a series of itineraries that span the history of Naples from its Greek origins to the present day. Immerse yourself in the rich and diverse heritage of this fascinating city as you explore its ancient ruins, medieval castles, and vibrant neighborhoods. Whether you are a history enthusiast or simply curious about the past, our guided tours will take you on a journey through time, revealing the layers of history that make Naples truly unique.
Naples' cultural, historical, and urban texture includes myth, legend, and the interlacing of sacred and profane folklore and superstition. Legendary stories come along with every itinerary and are enhanced by the places, colors, and smells of Naples, making walking in Naples a magical experience.