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Naples - The Monumental Naples: Seaside and royal area

The Monumental Naples: Seaside and royal area

(284 reviews)
Seafront, Naples, Italy
45 mins

About the tour

Dear friends, Naples is a city that has different aspects and personalities. This virtual tour will take you to discover the Monumental and Royal Naples. We will start from the seafront, where you can admire the magnificent view of the bay with Vesuvius, the Sorrento peninsula and the island of Capri in the landscape. Raffaele will tell you about the legend of the mermaid Partenope, where it is said that her body rests under the medieval castle called "Castel dell'ovo". With the expertise of his experience as an archaeologist, Raffaele will take you to discover the largest square in Italy: Piazza del Plebiscito. Here we will be able to admire the Canova statue, the facade of the Royal Palace of Naples, the San Carlo theater (the oldest opera house in the world!), The Liberty-style Galleria Umberto I and the famous shopping street, via Toledo with the baroque palazzos along the way. Raffaele will also show you where to drink coffee and eat sfogliatella pastry in the most famous iconic bar of the city and where the real PIZZA was born for the first time in the world!

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 an 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

Helen B.

11 April 2021

Fabulous tour

Kjell-Ove B.

11 April 2021

Very interesting!

Dee V.

10 April 2021

Thank you!

Rodney Z.

10 April 2021

Knowledgeable, enthuIastic, informative and passionate about the history, culture and beauty of Naples.

Lynda M.

10 April 2021

Very knowledgeable guide. I enjoyed learning about the history of Napoli and enjoyed his funny conversational style. Great interaction with everyone’s comments

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