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Caserta: 3-hour Shared Tour of the Royal Palace

1. Caserta: 3-hour Shared Tour of the Royal Palace

Visit the Royal Palace of Caserta the smart way by skipping the lines at the entry and learning about its wonderful collections from a professional local guide in a small group. Walk through the stunning 1.8-mile park where you can spot sculptures inspired by classical mythology, fountains, pools, and waterfalls. Visit the English Garden, with its colors of native and exotic plants constructed by Maria Carolina, wife of Ferdinand IV of Bourbon. Then, draw all your attention to the inside of the palace, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997. Marvel at its 1,200 rooms, 134 staircases, and countless stucco, bas-reliefs, frescoes, sculptures, and inlaid floors. Finally, climb the Scala Regia to reach the Royal Apartments and visit the Throne Room and the rooms of the Bourbons to conclude your tour.

Caserta: Royal Palace of Caserta Guided Tour

2. Caserta: Royal Palace of Caserta Guided Tour

The Royal Palace of Caserta, commissioned by King Charles of Bourbon to emulate Versailles, is the largest royal residence in the world, a huge building with 1200 rooms, 34 flights of stairs and 1742 windows and since 1997 has been declared by the UNESCO heritage of humanity. Inside, admire the halls and private rooms of the kings. The route will include a detailed visit to the representative and private rooms of the Bourbon kings, where you will be able to admire the furniture, ornaments, chandeliers and sculptures of great value. Walk through the 800 rooms with historical paintings, precious gilded stuccos and precious objects that testify the skill of local and foreign artisans. The second part of the route will be dedicated to the Halls of the '700, furnished with precious silks, watches with curious shapes and refined porcelain. In this environment, Ferdinando and Maria Carolina received their friends. Relive the glories of the Bourbon era for a charming experience, visiting not only the rich reception rooms, the throne room and those dedicated to diplomatic meetings, but also the private rooms and corners that will still speak to you about life more intimate than the king and the queen. The complex also includes the scenic royal park, 3 kilometers long, enriched by fountains with sculptural groups inspired by the "Metamorphosis" of Ovid with places of entertainment for the royals such as the great Peschiera and the Castelluccia in addition to places of leisure and tranquility like the English Garden.

Campania: Royal Palace of Caserta Guided Private Tour

3. Campania: Royal Palace of Caserta Guided Private Tour

Tour one of the largest and most opulent palaces in Europe on a 2-hour guided tour of the Royal Palace of Caserta, located at the foot of the Campanian Subapennine mountain range. Commissioned by King Charles of Bourbon in 1751, the architect Luigi Vanvitelli designed a palace that could compete with the large residences of European monarchs. Marvel at his architectural masterpiece on a tour of some of the 1,200 rooms, illuminated by 1,970 windows. In the atrium of the main building you will find a majestic staircase of 116 steps and marble statues that lead to the upper vestibule and Palatine Chapel, with its vaulted ceilings and gilded rosettes. Look at the royal apartments, decorated in a mix of Rococo and Neoclassic styles, and learn how the best painters and cabinet makers contributed to create the highest decoration of 18th-century Italy in the King’s apartment, Murat's apartment, court theater, and more.

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What people are saying about Caserta City

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4.5 / 5

based on 18 reviews

We opted for a private guided tour. The Reggia is wonderful and the competence and professionalism of the guide, Prof.sa Tonia, made everything extremely pleasant.

Very nice and interesting visit together with a very professional guide available and prepared.

Lovely guide … Gilda. She was very knowledgeable and had a great way of explaining history.

Excellent experience the absolutely prepared competent and helpful guide

Exhaustive explanations and guide available for clarifications