5 hours
Duration
Light
Activity Level

The guide will take you for a 5 hours tour through Naples to the discovery of the flavors, the smells and the colours of the city. You will learn about the ingredients used in the local cuisine during the visit of the markets. The guide will give you an overview of the local traditions, the typical dishes cooked home and information about the daily life of Neapolitans.

The itinerary offered is just for guidance and it can be adapted according to your interest and your diet restrictions

Some samples are included in the final price of the tour such as coffè and pastries.

Itinerary

Gambrinus Bar

This tour is based on the Neapolitan cuisine.

Traditional Neapolitan cooking is very rich and complex, with many simple but complete foods, such as pizza, as well as elaborate and tasty dishes.

The tour starts with the visit of the Monumental area of Naples and the tasting of a typical strong and creamy coffè in the Gambrinus Bar, an historical coffeehouse.

Toledo

Walking along the crowded and the cheerful Toledo street you’ll see the colourful pastry shops and where you will taste the babà rum, a light, golden, brioche-like sweet bread that is generously soaked in rum syrup  and a traditional sfogliatella, a shell-shaped pastry. Sfogliatella means small, thin leaf/layer, as the pastry’s texture resembles stacked leaves.

Pignasecca

If you want to experience the real Naples your guide will show you one of the most vibrant outdoor food markets of the city called Pignasecca where everything is very real and you can feel the Neapolitan energy: fresh fish stalls, fishmongers singing all the time, fruit and pizzas sold at the side of the street.

Pizza

After this first approach to the Neapolitan specialities you’ll reach the historical center of the city, the beating heart of Naples where you’ll taste the best pizza ever had. The traditional local Pizzerias are provided of wood burning brick oven plans that make the pizza unique. Furthermore, you’ll see how pizza makers prepare the famous disc to stuff with mozzarella cheese, tomatoes and basil.

Further informations

  • If you’re based in the historical center of Naples is possible to switch the places and to visit the Monumental area after the historical center and the Market
  • Lunch break during the tour
  • Comfortable outfit and shoes are warmly suggested

Tour Highlights

Monumental Area

  • Plebiscito square
  • Toledo street
  • Spanish quarters
  • Pignasecca Food Market

Historical Center

  • Spaccanapoli
  • Piazza del Gesù
  • Church Gesù Nuovo
  • Basilica of Santa Chiara
  • Piazza san Domenico
  • Church of Saint Domenico
  • san Gregorio Armeno
  • Church of Saint Lorenzo
  • Ancient Greek-Roman Neapolis

What is included

  • Half day guided service and assistance during the tour.
  • Coffè at Bar Gambrinus
  • Typical Neapolitan pastry

What is extra

  • Pizza
  • Transportation service

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