Castel Nuovo Small group activities

Our most recommended Castel Nuovo Small group activities

Naples: Walking Tour with Roman Ruins Entrance Ticket

1. Naples: Walking Tour with Roman Ruins Entrance Ticket

Immerse yourself in the intriguing charm of Naples. From the coastline, enjoy the enchanting beauty of the Bay of Naples and the views of the island of Capri and Mount Vesuvius. Visit the oldest part of the city and wander its narrow streets, filled with character and vivacity. See the church of Gesù Nuovo and its masterpieces, the monastery of Santa Chiara and walk through the most famous "Spaccanapoli" with its outstanding Baroque and Renaissance palaces, countless charming little shops, coffee bars and pizzeria. Explore the underground Roman ruins, buried beneath the city. See the monumental part of the city with its most famous landmark — Castel Nuovo, a 13th-century castle, the Royal Palace, the Teatro di San Carlo and the Galleria Umberto, an elegant 19th-century shopping mall.

Naples: Sightseeing Tour by E-Bike

2. Naples: Sightseeing Tour by E-Bike

Get a better appreciation of the historic city of Naples and its impressive monuments on a guided e-bike tour. Cruise by the city's hottest sites like Castle Nuovo and Castle dell'Ovo. Admire views of Bay of Naples and the towering Mount Vesuvius.  Start with a ride down Spaccanapoli in the historic heart of the city to arrive at Piazza del Municipio, where the 13th-century Castel Nuovo (Maschio Angioino) is located. Ride onwards to the grand Piazza del Plebiscito. Marvel at the colonnades of the Royal Palace and the oldest active opera house in the world at the Real Teatro di San Carlo. Next, cycle in safety along the bike paths of the promenade to Marinaro, home to the Castel dell'Ovo, the oldest castle in Naples.  Learn about some of the legends associated with the castle, such as the myth of the siren Queen Partenope. Look closer at the old settlement of Monte Echia, considered the first area of Neapolis settled by the Greeks. Travel along the magnificent coastline of the Gulf of Naples with impressive views of Vesuvius and the islands of Capri, Ischia, and Procida at almost every turn in the road.

Naples: Panoramic E-Bike Tour

3. Naples: Panoramic E-Bike Tour

Start from the ancient street of Spaccanapoli located in the heart of the historic city of Naples to reach Piazza del Municipio where the castle Maschio Angioino is located and then head to Piazza Plebiscito with its royal palace and San Carlo theater. Proceed to the promenade along the cycle path where you will stop at the ancient village of Marinaro which houses Castel dell'Ovo, the oldest castle of Naples and source of ancient legends like that of the siren Parthenope. In front of the castle, you will see Monte Echia, considered the  first settlement area of Neapolis by the Greeks. Your tour will then continue crossing the magnificent coastline by the splendid gulf setting characterized by Vesuvius, the Sorrento Peninsula and the islands of Capri, Ischia and Procida. Your next stop will be at Virgilian Natural Park from where you can easily climb the hill of Posillipo. From here, you will leave to cross the former industrial area of Bagnoli and visit the North pier (a walk of 1000 meters over the sea and a work of industrial architecture that was the old pontoon of ILVA). Finally, return to the center through the west of the city.

From Rome: Pompeii and Naples Small-Group Tour

4. From Rome: Pompeii and Naples Small-Group Tour

Escape the hustle and bustle of Rome for the day and take a trip along the Mediterranean Coast, traveling south down the highway towards the ancient archaeological site of Pompeii. After a stop for breakfast, continue to the ruins of Pompeii where an official guide will take you on a walking tour of the remarkably intact city. Buried by molten lava and ash when Mount Vesuvius erupted in 79 AD, Pompeii remained lost for hundreds of years, until it partial rediscovery in 1599. Marvel at the homes, shops, public baths and even a brothel of the everyday town, and hear the story of how the city was lost to the violence of the volcano. Stop for a tasting of local products for lunch, included in the tour price. Admire the beautiful views of the crescent-shaped Gulf of Naples, where the glamorous islands of Capri and Ischia lie like jewels in the Mediterranean Sea. Enjoy a typical Neapolitan coffee to gather your strength for a walk in the city center, where you can marvel at famous piazzas, such as Piazza del Plebiscito, and see historic castles like Castel Nuovo and Castel Sant’Elmo.

Pompeii and Naples Day Trip from Rome

5. Pompeii and Naples Day Trip from Rome

Benefit from pick-up at your hotel in Rome, and head along the coastline of the Mediterranean Sea to get magnificent views of the Amalfi Coast en route to Pompeii. Take a guided tour of the archaeological site on arrival and see the remains of the food market, thermal baths and residences of the wealthy citizens. Learn about everyday life during the Roman Empire and marvel as history is brought to life before your eyes.  Continue to Naples to explore highlights such as the monuments of Via San Gregorio Armeno, Piazza San Domenico and Piazza del Gesù with its impressive Church of Gesù Nuovo and Basilica di Santa Chiara. Admire the Royal Palace and Church of San Francesco di Paola on Piazza Plebiscito. Look at the Galleria Umberto I on Via Toledo and continue to Piazza Municipio to appreciate the medieval Castel Nuovo. Taste an authentic sfogliatella (pastry) in a local bakery before the return trip to Rome.

From Rome: Naples and Amalfi Coast Full-Day Trip

6. From Rome: Naples and Amalfi Coast Full-Day Trip

This tour begins with a pick up in your hotel in Rome. A local and knowledgable guide to Naples will show you all the points of interest, and important and magical places to visit. Your first stops will take you on a walk to Castel Nuovo, also known as Maschio Angioino, the Bourbon King’s Square, and Piazza del Plebiscito. Here you can enjoy the view of Naples and Mount Vesuvius. Passing through the Royal Palace of Naples, you will continue on your walk to the impressive Galleria Umberto and the Teatro di San Carlo. Stop at the famous Gambrinus café for a refreshment. Later, stroll along the Via Toledo and visit the interesting Spanish Quarter. The next stop is at Piazza del Gesù, where you can see the church Gesù Nuovo and its futuristic façade. Here you will find the entrance to the old town and the Spaccanapoli, the street that divides Naples. Continue to San Gregorio Armeno with its magic Christmas atmosphere, where you can visit the many craft shops that produce a mixture of Christian and modern nativity figures. On this tour you will also visit Piazza Bellini, now a popular meeting place for the locals and home to many interesting cafes, and pass through the old city gate Port’Alba to reach Piazza Dante. You will also visit the famous Sansevero Chapel or the Museum in Castel Nuovo. At this point in your tour, your expert guide will be happy to recommend a nice place to have lunch and recharge. After walking through Naples, you will be driven to the Amalfi Coast. Stroll through its quintessentially charming streets and admire the great view. Hotel drop off at the end of this tour.

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What people are saying about Castel Nuovo

Italo was our guide and expertly juggled Italian and English throughout the informative and comprehensive tour. (He also assisted a Spanish-soeaking couple with directions in the midst of the tour!) The itinerary included major Neapolitan sites, including Castel Nuovo, Reale di Napoli (Royal Palace of Naples), Galleria Umberto I, Via Toledo, Basilica Di Santa Chiara, Spaccanapoli, and the great reveal of the jaw-dropping underground remains of Neapolis, Napoli's Greek-founded ancestor from the 5th century BCE. Italo provided two opportunities for free time that allowed clients to explore on their own, shop, or sample local gastronomy. He was inviting of questions and clearly has a broad knowledge of and deep passion for his home town. This tour was well worth the money and time.

Interesting and well explained tour! Our Italian guide is very good, ready to answer all our curiosities making us fall in love more and more with this fantastic city and its inhabitants! Congratulations, highly recommended!

Great experience, we would not have known anything about the places we visited, if we hadn't done the tour we probably would not have known we could go in them.

Great sights with a friendly knowledgeable guide. An interesting tour of the city with lots to see.

Marco was friendly, informative, helpful, considerate and made it so pleasant.