Naples Dolce Vita: Liberty style, Riviera, Royal gardens and Castle

(60 reviews)
Naples Castle, Naples, Italy
45 mins

About the tour

Naples is a city with a thousand faces, like a diamond. Have you ever imagined walking among the most important shop windows of the great Italian brands and finding yourself in a Medieval Castle in the middle of the sea? This can happen in Naples with THIS tour. We will start from Piazza dei Martiri, an elegant district of Naples surrounded by Rococò Palazzos and some in the Liberty style. From here our walk, among anecdotes of architecture, history and archeology, will arrive at the foot of a medieval fortress: the “Castel dell’ovo” built in the 11th century.A Legend says that an alchemical “egg” is kept in its foundations, which explains the name, but the reality is that it was built on the ruins of a magnificent Roman villa overlooking the sea. In this tour I will then take you, to the feet of the Castle where among the bronze cannons, narrow prisons, you will admire the most beautiful view of the city seen from the sea. As Goethe said in his Grand Tour “See Naples and Die, because no city is more beautiful then here. Naples is a Heaven” Your archaeologist waits for you, ciao!

Meet your local guide

Raffaele the Archaeologist

Raffaele is a Neapolitan Archaeologist with 12 years of field experience and he's an Official Tour Guide of the Campania Region. He has a BA in Archaeology, a masters in Classical Archaeology and a Ph.D in Archeological Heritage. Also he works on archeological excavations in Naples. Since he was a child, he has always loved the ancient history of Greece and Rome as well as art from the Middle Ages to the 20th (1900s). He loves to meet new people!

Raffaele the Archaeologist has been guiding since Apr 2015

What to expect

Get ready for something special. We're travelling to Naples with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you'll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and amazing guide.

The tour will last about 45 mins and will be live-streamed by your guide directly from Naples. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your guide and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.

Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to book and join, but you have the option to tip the guide during the tour.

Leaving a tip will help support the guides and allow us to offer tours in more places around the world. If you aren't able to leave a tip, then it would be great if you can share the tour with friends and family to spread the word.

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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.

Reviews from travellers

L S.

24 February 2021

Thanks for the later tour times and accommodating us in California! I enjoy your sense of humor, knowledge of Naples. It can be fast-paced, but you give so much information and see so many great sites in your amazing city! It's been wonderful to take notes for a future trip to Italy. Thanks and take care, LsTravelLove (Lori) P.S. I hope we can stay connected. I sent you a friend request on FB.

Nina C.

23 February 2021

Interesting, but I would have liked more history.

Birgit R.

22 February 2021

A lovely evening walk towards the waterfront.

Miriam C.

22 February 2021

Raffaele’s love for Naples make his tours a delight!

David B.

22 February 2021

Entertaining and informative

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