Trip on Funicolare train
It is one of the most used mean of transportation used by Neapolitans to move up and down through Naples.
Quick, punctual and frequent. Of course in Italy!
Heart-breaking panoramas on the Bay of Naples
The best sights over the sea, Vesuvius, Sorrento and Capri from privileged points of view.
Naples was founded by old Greek communities who arrived here by sea and the sea played fundamental role in the history of the town.
The hectic character of all Neapolitans finds its origin in the sea.
Admire the fine arquitecture of these liberty style Palaces built at the end of XIX century as holiday villas, when Vomero hill was an healthy vacation destination
The typical “vicoli” streets
Animated streets where you will feel the heart-beats of the town: a mix of perfumes and noise, old art shops and balconies covered by clothes.
Here is where you will better feel the extraordinary variety of the town and taste its contrasts.
This castle was built on a little isle connected to land by a short sea bridge. It was used historically to defend Naples by the attacks of foreign enemy ships.
Today in summertime people use to hang out and meet in the bars just outside the castle.
This monument reflects the importance of the town during many centuries when it was capital
of the Naples Kingdom.
Outside the building the statues of the old Kings of Naples show the different dynasties.
One of Naples most important square surrounded by the Church of San Francesco da Paola People always used to gather in this square to express their voice in favour or against.
every saturday at 10:10 in english and spanish
Time and Meeting Point
On the steps just behind the Neptune Fountain in Piazza Municipio
How to get here
Piazza Municipio starts just in front of the port of Naples, If you arrive by Cruise ships, ferries and hidro-flyes from Ischia, Capri, Procida or Sorrento, the meeting point is just at 2 minutes of walk. By tram:
Tram number 1, stops in Piazza Municipio, corner with Via Colombo, in front of the port. The meeting point is just at 2 minutes of walk.
Line 1, Municipio station. From there meeting point is at less then 1 minute of walk
Bus n 151, 201, 202, R2, 140.
If you are accomodated in Vomero area or far from the meeting point in Piazza Municipio, you may even join the walk at 10:40 in the Vomero meeting point, outside Cimarosa stop of Funicolare di Chiaia. Find here how to arrive
Good to Know
- A Free Tour Naples badge on myself will let you recognize me at the meeting point
- Tour duration is roughly 2,5 hs
- Ticket price for funicolare train is not included
- Tour is given in English and in Spanish
- Booking required
- Visits inside of monuments not included
- Remember to wear comfortable shoes