Guided tour

Naples: Guided Walking Tour with Bourbon Tunnel

Activity provider: Campania Overland

Naples: Guided Walking Tour with Bourbon Tunnel

Activity provider: Campania Overland

From US$ 93.12 per person

Discover the history and heritage of Naples on a guided walking tour. Visit the 19th-century Bourbon Tunnel, an underground military path built for easy access to the royal palace.

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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
Italian, English

Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a walking tour with an expert guide
  • Visit Bourbon Gallery with entrance fee included
  • Have a wonderful view of Naples from topo to underground
Full description
Accompanied by an expert and professional guide you will discover the majesty of the monumental area of Naples: Starting from the central Piazza Municipio you can admire the Neptune Fountain overlooking the majestic Castel Nuovo, better known among the Neapolitans as Maschio Angioino. You will continue towards Piazza Trieste e Trento and the adjacent Piazza del Plebiscito to enjoy the most important monuments of the city, from the San Carlo Theater to the Umberto I Gallery, from the Basilica of San Francesco di Paola to the Royal Palace, in an excursus of medieval, baroque art. and neoclassical. We will continue along Via Chiaia to discover the history of the Antica Pizzeria Brandi, where the famous pizza Margherita was born, and of the Gran Caffè Gambrinus. At the end of the walking tour you will begin your tour in the subsoil of Naples, you will discover the secrets that are hidden in the ancient Bourbon Gallery wanted by Ferdinand II of Bourbon in order to create a military path that would allow the troops to reach the Royal Palace in a short time time. The Bourbon Gallery is a long underground tunnel built in the mid-19th century by Ferdinand II of Bourbon and is considered the pride of underground Bourbon civil engineering. Rediscovered in 2005, the gallery offers the public a surprising itinerary in the subsoil and in the history of the Neapolitan city. Through the Standard route it will be possible to appreciate the war refuge, ancient cisterns of the Bolla Aqueduct, fragments of statues, vintage cars and motorcycles found during the safety measures.
Includes
  • Guided walking tour of Naples (1h30)
  • Bourbon Gallery entrance tickets
  • Guided tour of standard Bourbon Tunnel's path
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

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Meeting point

Meet your guide at the Fountain of Neptune, the main fountain in the center of the square.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Weather-appropriate clothing

Know before you go

  • Activity starts with a minimum of 4 guests.
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Well looked after and interesting to learn more about Naples.

June 13, 2022

Product ID: 418606