Corners of Naples by Bike
See the "capital of the south" from a different point of view as you bike through places like Plebiscito Square, and taste delicious coffee and more on this scenic biking tour in Naples. Your tour includes an expert local guide who will take you to see iconic sites in Naples along with a small group for an unforgettable two-wheeled adventure, making this biking tour perfect for the 16-and-older crowd who are outdoor enthusiasts. You'll also get bottled water to quench your thirst and a convenient basket attached to your bike for holding your belongings while on your scenic route to explore historic streets like Via Chiaia and Via Toledo, where you'll find iconic venues, churches and shopping areas like the Sannazzaro Theater, the Church of Snat'Orsola a Chiaia and the Galleria Umberto I. While this four-hour excursion doesn't cover the cost of entrance fees to these historic sites, you'll have plenty of opportunities to take postcard-worthy photos as you pass through places like the Piazza del Gesu and the Piazza Municipio, where you'll see the historic New Castle.
Kick off this scenic tour by following your guide via bike to explore the Caracciolo waterfront, where you'll capture breathtaking views of the seaside and the epic Mount Vesuvius, a 17,000-year-old conical volcano that sits in the Gulf of Naples. As you continue to pedal during your two-wheeled adventure through Naples' historic city center, you'll trek down the boutique-and-cafe-dotted historic street of Via Chiaia. Stop for some tasty coffee and treats along the way and continue down this iconic street as you admire the architectural grandeur of nearby churches, theaters, and bridges that reference French and Spanish influences, like the 19th-century Sannazzaro Theatre, the neoclassical styled Ponte di Chiaia bridge, and the Church of Sant' Orsola a Chiaia, which boast ethereal frescoes on its vault and arches. Your half-day tour also takes you to the famed public square of the Piazza del Plebiscito, where the former residence Naples royalty known as the Royal Palace of Naples is located.
Pedal along this scenic route down Via Toledo to take in views of the colossal columns and ornate decor of the public shopping gallery of the Galleria Umberto I. Your tour also gives you the chance to take in the scenic views along the Piazza del Gesu Nuovo, where you'll pass the historic churches of the Church of Santa Chiara and the two historic churches that boast Gothic and Baroque-style architecture and are linked to tales of apparitions and peculiar writing that is said to be found in their walls.
As you continue your biking excursion through Naples' historic center, you'll get to see why the city is known for its wide selection of historic churches as your guide shares history and facts along the way. Take in the beautiful sights of religious landmarks like the 16th-century Baroque-style monastery and church of San Armeno, which you'll also pass when you travel down Via Dei Tribunali. Local artists appreciated the Saints of Naples so much that they created unforgettable graffiti art like the hyper-realistic art you'll see as you pedal past the Graffito of San Gennaro. Before concluding your small group tour, wrap up your adventure with a relaxing ride through the Piazza Municipio, where you'll get to see the medieval New Castle or Castle Nuovo, its historic walls, and surrounding seaside views of the Gulf of Naples.
If you're looking for a unique way to preview Naples' historic city center by bike, then this is an excursion you'll want to book. Sign up for a relaxing ride and book this tour now for a scenic view of Naples via bike.