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From Naples: Phlegraean Fields 5-Hour Fiat 500/600 Tour

1. From Naples: Phlegraean Fields 5-Hour Fiat 500/600 Tour

The Phlegraean Fields, also known as Campi Flegrei, have enormous historical significance, impressive landscapes and Roman ruins which emerge from vast area of volcanic origin. Your guide, carefully selected from authorized tour guides, will give you the opportunity to visit Naples and its surroundings with them and they will be like a genial, polite, and knowledgeable friend. As they guide you along the chosen route, they will offer alternative ways to taste the rich traditions and enjoy the splendid views this beautiful land offers, all in a comfortable vintage Fiat 500 or Fiat 600, whose legend has accompanied Italian history since the 1950s. The Fiat 600 D is undoubtedly the symbol of the economic growth of the 1960s. Designed by engineer Dante Giacosa, the Fiat 600 is a little jewel of a car with a popular place in Italian history. Fiat 600 and Fiat 500 are very classic cars and will let you savour the charm of an Italian wonder. Zooming around in these beautiful vehicles you'll notice the nostalgic glances of passers-by who have their own Fiat 600-themed memories. On this 5-hour tour you will explore Pozzuoli Port, Serapide Temple, Anfiteatro Flavio, Solfatara, Lake Lucrino, Monte Nuovo, Lake Avernus, Bacoli's Bay, Baia Castle, Piscina Mirabilis, Bacoli, Cape Miseno, Lake Fusaro, and Casine Vanvitelliana.

Naples: Private Tour by Classic Fiat 500 or Fiat 600

2. Naples: Private Tour by Classic Fiat 500 or Fiat 600

Discover the historic buildings of Naples from the seat of a vintage Fiat 500 or 600, guided by a knowledgeable guide. The 5-hour tour explores the city’s historic center and Posillipo hill, source of inspiration for the paintings of the 19th-century school of Posillipo. Drive to the lively cobblestoned Spaccanapoli, the main promenade of the city leading to many of its most significant landmarks. Go to Gesù Square, site of the 15th-century Gesù Nuovo church, and enter the Santa Chiara Church. Continue to via San Gregorio Armeno, the "Christmas Alley". Your next stop will be Piazza Gaetano, named after one of the city’s 54 saints. Visit the famous Veiled Christ inside Sansevero Chapel (closed on Tuesdays) and the macabre Church of Santa Maria delle Anime del Purgatorio ad Arco (closed on Sundays), guarded by 3 bronze skulls (entry tickets for these sites are not included.) Admire the looming castle of Piazza del Municipio, and the entrance to the former public shooting gallery of the Galleria Umberto I. Continue to Piazza Municipio to marvel at the Castel Nuovo. See the facade of the oldest continuously active venue for public opera performances in Europe, at the Teatro di San Carlo in Piazza del Plebiscito. The east side of the piazza is home to the Royal Palace, while the west side hosts the Church of San Francesco di Paola (entrance), styled like the Pantheon in Rome. Visit Galleria Umberto I. Go to the port to see the Borgo Marinari and Norman fort of the Castel Dell'Ovo, before driving to the waterside Posillipo neighborhood. End at the entrance of the Parco Virgiliano, named after the Roman poet Virgil, thought to be entombed nearby.

Naples: Private Urban Walking Tour to the City Center

3. Naples: Private Urban Walking Tour to the City Center

Discover the beauty of Naples with an “urban trekking” path, easy to follow at any age. The walking tour is the ideal way to go and visit Naples from uphill down to the historic center. Start from the Vomero Hill, where you’ll enjoy a most beautiful view of the Gulf of Naples, and walk down to the Historic Center, the real heart of town, passing through the ancient steps, built in the 14th century. The tour starts with a spectacular view from the marvellous terrace of St. Martin’ Charterhouse, where you can enjoy an enchanting and breathtaking view over the entire Gulf of Naples from its amazing gardens. If closed, the Charterhouse will be replaced by St. Elmo Castle, the highest point of Naples from which to admire a 360 degrees view on the city.  The tour continues going down the quiet stairs of Pedamentina, one of the most ancient footpaths of the city. It is made of 414 steps and it connects the hillside of Naples to the heart of town, the historic center, and has panoramic and evocative view. As you go down you can see ancient houses and catch a glimpse of the most beautiful view of the Gulf and of Vesuvio. As you walk you will see the B&B of Mr Pasquale Nocerino: he is a violin player and his wife, Giovanna, is a ballet dancer. This is the neighborhood where Baudelaire lived for some time and where Marguerite Yourcenar set her tale “Anna, soror…”. From the Pedamentina you can also see the most famous Spaccanapoli, the Decumano Inferiore way which really cuts the town in two. As you go further walk along the lively, authentic, colourful Market of Pignasecca and finally get to the historic center of the town. It is the biggest in Europe and is listed as a “World Heritage Site” by UNESCO. Take a stroll and visit Spaccanapoli, visit its craft shops, walking by the main Piazzas, among folklore and ancient tales. Visit the Church of Gesù Nuovo and discover fascinating legends and the magic of the mysterious alchemical symbols on its facade, before entering in the Church of St. Clare. Go into the alley of San Gregorio Armeno and enter  the historical craft shop of the Ferrigno family, where the most ancient Neapolitan Crib is handmade. The day will come to end with a pleasant stop where you will be able to taste the real Neapolitan espresso accompanied by the typical Sfogliatella or Babà (excellent local pastries).

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What people are saying about Castel Nuovo

Brilliant trip!!!

The Fiat 600 is a real head turner, and a great way to navigate this fantastic city. We were greeted by our guide Michele, who as a native Neopolitan gave us a real feeling for the history and culture. Some of the trip was also taken on foot as some of streets are very narrow. We saw so much of the old town, taking in churches, piazzas and some of the many bustling streets. Our guide was fantastic and really made us welcome. We would love to come back and do the tour on the Vespa if my heart can take it. We also had a lovely surprise as a gift and personal postcard was sent to our hotel the next day. Thank you to Michele and Ambra for an unforgettable trip Hope to see you again soon.. Teresa and Max

I had always wanted to tick off one thing from my bucket list and that was ride a Vespa in the city of Naples. NapolinVespa Tour made this happen and they pulled it off effortlessly. Vincenzo was my guide and what can I say? He made it very personable! We soaked in the city discussing culture, history and how these aspects shaped the city... I recommend you take this excursion if you are serious and willing to learn! The Vespa itself was beautiful and I managed to get the typical postcard picture of myself with the beautiful vista of Naples behind me.. I recommend that you don't hesitate and book this. It will be very memorable...

Just a brilliant vespa tour of Naples with lovely friendly guides.

Our guided tour has been such good fun! Our friendly guides met us at the hotel then took us on a great tour of lots of different parts of the city - all from the back of our vespas. We saw so much and really enjoyed being able to chat and also stop off for a superb coffee along the way. We visited some of the most famous sights but also had time to wander through the little alleys and side streets and see areas outside the city centre. Great!

Thanks to Vicenzo for - His kindness, his good humor, his passion for his region and his job, his perfectly understandable English and his culture - His efficient driving - Everything he showed me around and the free time he granted me so that I could come back to what interested me the most - His way of having returned without embarrassment to feel the physical proximity due to the use of a Vespa Grazie ancora!

To do ! 4 hours of immersion which allow you to better understand this magnificent city.