Private Naples and Mysterious Cultures

From $29.00/person to $352.00/person (Select "Individuals" below) Price varies based on number of individuals in your group
Ages 10 and under are free.
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Shore Excursion Size ? Private
Shore Excursion Type Cultural, Scenic
Shore Excursion Duration 4 Hours
Activity Level ? Moderate
Shore Excursion Leaves From ? Outside the Cruise Ship Terminal.
Food/Beverage Provided Not Included
Recommended Dress We recommend wearing comfortable clothing and sensible, flat-soled walking shoes. Sunscreen and sunglasses are also recommended. For those wishing to visit any churches, remember that shoulders and knees must be covered.
Restrictions Entrance tickets to the "Chiostro di San Gregorio Armeno" (approximately 8,00EURO and 6,00EURO for children) and to the "Tesoro di San Gennaro" (approximately 6,00EURO for 7 years and older and complimentary for 6 years and under) are not included and can be paid directly on the day. Guests must be able to walk over cobblestones and uneven surfaces, inclines and steps. This tour is not wheelchair accessible because of the varied terrain at the sites you will be visiting.

Every city has an esoteric side, and Naples is no exception! This 4-hour private and enlightening tour will take you through ancient Naples and a world created by popular culture, not by ignorance, as many would believe. A walk along the alleyways will bring you to merchants selling the popular curniciello, or Italian Horn. With origins to 3,500 B.C. this coveted amulet is worn as protection against the evil eye and to welcome virility and fertility. Learn how to tap into its special power as you purchase one for a family member or friend.

While in the city you will also be introduced to O Munaciello and A Bella 'Mbriana, two wandering spirits visiting the city's palaces and homes for centuries, as well as other figures that will share the rich history of Naples.

Head to the Church of San Gregorio Armeno and enter the Cloister of San Gregorio Armeno to understand why the sacred and profane are mixed here. This is the place where Santa Patrizia performs the miracle of the liquefaction of his blood yearly. Over at the Cathedral of Naples, you will find the blood ampule of San Gennero, the patron saint of Naples, that has reportedly liquified during a special ceremony each year since 1389. This saint is the world's richest thanks to the princes, popes, and commoners who have donated treasures to him over the centuries.

Explore Naples' more mysterious side when you sign up for this very special, private tour today.