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Amalfi Coast Tours: City Tours

Introductory Tour of Naples


Explore Naples: A City of Contrasts and Culture

Embarking on an Introductory Tour of Naples with Your Own Italy offers an immersive journey into the soul of one of Italy’s most vibrant and historically rich cities. Nestled along the stunning Bay of Naples and shadowed by the majestic Mount Vesuvius, Naples boasts a dynamic history that spans over two millennia, a rich cultural tapestry, and a culinary tradition that’s the envy of the world. This personalized tour is designed to introduce you to the heart of Neapolitan life, from its ancient streets and historic landmarks to the lively markets and renowned eateries.

The Historic Heart of Naples
Your tour begins in the historic center of Naples, a UNESCO World Heritage site, where the past and present merge in a lively display of daily life. Stroll through the Spaccanapoli, the narrow street that slices through the heart of the city, offering a glimpse into the layers of history that have shaped Naples. Visit the majestic Naples Cathedral, home to the venerated relic of San Gennaro, and explore the underground ruins that offer a window into the city’s ancient Greek and Roman foundations.

A Taste of Neapolitan Life
No visit to Naples is complete without indulging in its culinary delights. Naples is the birthplace of pizza, and a stop at one of the city’s historic pizzerias is a must for any visitor. Beyond pizza, Naples’ culinary scene is a testament to the richness of Campanian agriculture, offering a variety of dishes that celebrate the local produce, from seafood caught in the bay to the ripe tomatoes and fragrant basil that flavor many of its dishes.

Art and Archaeology
Naples is a treasure trove for lovers of art and archaeology. The National Archaeological Museum houses one of the most important collections of Greco-Roman artifacts in the world, including mosaics and relics from Pompeii and Herculaneum. Meanwhile, the Capodimonte Museum showcases masterpieces by Italian and international artists, set within the verdant Capodimonte Park.

The Vibrant Streets of Naples
The tour also takes you through the bustling streets and squares of Naples, where life unfolds in vivid color. Experience the lively atmosphere of the Piazza del Plebiscito, admire the elegant facade of the Royal Palace, and take a moment to enjoy the panoramic views from the Posillipo Hill, overlooking the bay.

Your Own Italy: A Personalized Naples Experience
With Your Own Italy, your introductory tour of Naples is just the beginning. We specialize in creating tailor-made experiences that delve deep into the culture, history, and essence of the places we visit. Whether you’re drawn to the architectural wonders, the bustling markets, or the culinary delights, we’re here to ensure your journey through Naples is as enriching as it is unforgettable.

Begin Your Neapolitan Discovery
Are you ready to immerse yourself in the vibrant life of Naples? Contact Your Own Italy to start planning your personalized tour of this captivating city. Discover Naples through the eyes of those who know and love it best, and experience the warmth, complexity, and beauty of this ancient city on the bay.

What's Included

  • Expert, licensed English-speaking guide
  • Private tour of Naples

Tips for Enjoying Your Naples Adventure

Wear Comfortable Shoes: Naples’ historic center is best explored on foot, with many cobblestone streets and steps.
Try Local Delicacies: Beyond pizza, don’t miss tasting sfogliatella (a shell-shaped filled pastry), babà (a rum-soaked cake), and the rich espresso that fuels the city.
Respect Local Customs: When visiting churches and religious sites, dressing modestly is appreciated.


Is there a dress code I should know about?
There is a dress code for churches and basilicas. Shoulders and knees must be covered; shorts, miniskirts, and sleeveless shirts are not permitted. It is also recommended that you not take large bags or backpacks on tours that include churches as you may not be permitted to enter and storage accommodations are not usually available.
What if there is bad weather?
Our tours operate rain or shine!
Is tipping customary in Italy?
Tipping is indeed customary in Italy ! It is considered a kind gesture and proper etiquette to leave “a little something extra” depending on the level of service you receive. For a private guide it is suggested to leave 15 – 25 euros for a typical 3-hour tour.
What happens after I’ve requested a booking through your website?
Your Own Italy will send a confirmation email within 24 hours of your booking. You will then be invited to make your payment using a link that will be provided.
Can wheelchair users go on this walking tour?
Not all walking tours are fully accessible for wheelchair users or those with walking disabilities. However, if anyone in your group requires special accommodation, please let us know when completing the booking and we will work out suitable alternative routes.
Can tours be modified?
Yes, we will do our best to adjust any tour to accommodate special requests.
How far in advance should I book my walking tour?
Tours should be booked 48 hours in advance. While we cannot guarantee availability if booking occurs in less than 48 hours, we will do our best to accommodate your request.
What are Your Own Italy’s payment terms?
Full payment is due when the tour confirmation email is sent, within 24 hours of your booking. You will be provided with a link to our payment page. We accept Visa, MasterCard, and American Express.
What is your cancellation policy?
Tours must be canceled by email 24 hours prior to the start of the tour. If cancellation is made in less than this time, Your Own Italy cannot guarantee a full refund.
How do I amend a reservation?
Any changes to existing reservations must be requested by email. All efforts will be made to accommodate changes, but they cannot be guaranteed.
What should I do if I have a larger group than the size suggested on the website?
Your Own Italy is delighted to accommodate large groups. Please specify the number in your party when booking, and every effort will be made to organize a tour within the time limits provided.

Meeting Point

Please specify when booking whether you would prefer to meet your private guide at your accommodations or at a designated point near the highlights of the tour.

Duration Of Tour

Walking Tours last approximately 3 hours unless otherwise specified.
Tour times are average – some groups prefer a more leisurely pace with fewer sites, with your private guide, this is your option.