DISCOVER NAPLES’ HISTORIC CENTRE
This excursion will give you the chance to discover the true essence of Naples, its most folkloristic and ancient side. You will savor the unique atmosphere of Naples’ historic centre, which is characterised by its typical small shops, local artisans, ancient churches and museums.
SANTA CHIARA CLOISTER
You will explore the Santa Chiara Cloister, a 17th-century architectural gem. The Cloister is made up of 72 octagonal columns, covered in hand-painted tiles. Every single tile is unique, with eye-catching blue and gold flowers, and lush vines climbing the pillars. Inside this wonderful monumental complex you can also visit a museum, which contains artworks, manuscripts, and a central garden, surrounded by centuries-old trees and plants.
SAN LORENZO MAGGIORE EXCAVATIONS
You will have the chance to visit the ancient Naples, exploring an extensive archaeological area which reveals structures such as markets and streets. Above the excavations stands the elegant medieval basilica of San Lorenzo, with artworks that narrate the city’s history.
CHURCH OF SAINTS MARCELLINUS AND FESTO
The excursion will end at the Church of Saints Marcellinus and Festo, where the dinner will take place. The church showcases a rich blend of architectural styles, including Romanesque, Gothic, and Baroque elements. Its facade is adorned with intricate sculptures, and the interior features elegant arches, ornate altars, and chapels dedicated to various saints. The cloister of the church has a rectangular plan. In its center is a 19th-20th century garden, decorated with various fountains made of marble.