Around neapolitan squares
Naples is famous for its squares and buildings full of history and art. This fantastic tour will let you to discover the most beautiful architectural sites of the city of Naples. There are several churches, all different and all with a unique history behind it as: Gesù Nuovo, San Gregorio Armeno. Riding our bikes, along the way you will have the opportunity to admire the promenade of Naples with its jewels, famous all over the world: Castel dell'Ovo, Maschio Angioino.
ITINERARY IN BRIEF
Total km in Bike about 14 km. – Total difference in altitude about 100 m.
Meeting with the Guide and technical assistance
for the starting briefing: in Piazza del Plebiscito,
Napoli at about 10:00 a.m.
Starting tour at about 10:30 a.m.
Duration without visits: about 2 hours.
Duration with visit: about 3 hours.
*On request it is possible to change the starting point
of the tour and the timetable according to your needs.
Points of Interest:
Palazzo Cellamare: The foundation of the building dates back to the beginning of the decade of the sixteenth century by the will of the abbot of Sant'Angelo di Atella Giovanni Francesco Carafa. Succeeded by his nephew Luigi Carafa in 1531, he commissioned to Ferdinando Manlio to completely renovate the building according to the most typical tastes of sixteenth. Palace of Arts: The Palace of the Arts of Naples (also known as PAN) is a museum of the city of Naples, located in the historic Palazzo Carafa of Roccella in Via dei Mille; It hosts exhibitions of contemporary art in its many forms: painting, sculpture, photography, graphic design, cartoon, design, video art, cinema ...
The Castel dell'Ovo (castrum Ovi, in Latin), is the oldest castle in the city of Naples and is one of the elements that stands out most in the famous view of the gulf. It is located between the districts of St. Ferdinand and Chiaia, opposite the area of Mergellina. Because of different events which partially destroyed the original Norman look and through further reconstruction works that took place during the Angevin and Aragonese period, the architectural line of the castle changed dramatically until reaching the stage where it is today.
Castel Nuovo (Maschio Angioino): is an historic medieval and Renaissance castle. It is considered a symbol of the city of Naples. The castle dominates the spectacular Piazza Municipio and it hosts the Neapolitan Society of native history and the Committee of Naples Institute for the History of the Italian Risorgimento.
Gesù Nuovo: or the Trinità Maggiore, is a monumental church of Naples, located in Piazza del Gesù Nuovo in front of the obelisk of the Immaculate and the Basilica of Santa Chiara. It is one of the most important churches in the city, among the highest concentrations of Baroque painting and sculpture, in which have worked some of the most influential artists of the Neapolitan school. Inside it houses the body of St. Joseph Moscati, who was canonized by Pope John Paul II in 1987.
San Gregorio Armeno: or San Biagio Maggiore, with its convent, is located in the street of the historic center of Naples. It is famous for the characteristic shops of shepherds and sacred crafts. It is also popularly known as the church of Santa Patrizia.
Cost per person*
3/4 pax € 45.00/person
Not included services:
Admission to museums;
Supplement MTB, trekking: € 12.00;
Supplement e-bike: € 20,00.
Supplement for 1/2 pax: 15,00€ per person
Customized tours on request.
*booking and more info send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
**for this tour, I Rent Bike gives you a city bike, really comfortable for city routes