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Spaccanapoli & Veiled Christ Small Group Tour

Written by SUNLAND,
Thursday, February 24, 2022 8:03:38 PM

Highlights

Visit the Capital of the ancient two Sicily's rein and its vibrant historical centre.
Visit the famous chapel of Sansevero, the most important evidence of Neapolitan art of the '700, which holds the famous Veiled Christ statue.
Discover San Gennaro Cathedral, a precious example of Neapolitan Gothic art and Baroque architecture.

Full Description

Meet your local guide for the day and board on the coach to depart to Naples, passing the beautiful towns and enjoy the enchanting view of the coast along the Amalfi Drive. Starting point of the walking tour of the city is Piazza del Gesù Nuovo, one of the most famous squares in the historic centre. The name of the square comes from the Chiesa del Gesù Nuovo an historic Baroque Church full of history and legends; in the middle of the square the huge obelisk dedicated to the Immacolata Concezione. Along via San Biagio, best known as "Spaccanapoli", you will be guided to discover the more fascinating and relevant sites of this Decumano like the Chiesa di Santa Chiara and the spectacular square of San Domenico Maggiore. Next is the Cappella Sansevero that hosts the statue of the Veiled Christ one of the most gorgeous sculpture in the world. Besides this masterpiece realized by Giuseppe Sanmartino in 1753, the chapel contains works of Rococo art by some of the leading Italian artists of the 18th century and the astonishing ‘anatomical machines'. Back on Via San Biagio dei Librai, after few steps, we will stop in Piazzetta Nilo, the name is due to the Statue of the God Nile, which dates back to the 2nd - 3rd century B.C. At that time many Egyptians from Alexandria of Egypt settled in the area and wanted to erect a statue that recalled the prosperity and wealth of the Nile River. The tour will continue to piazza San Gaetano where once used to take place the old Agora of Greek Naples. Last step of the tour is the Napoli Dome dedicated to San Gennaro and Santa Maria Assunta. The Church is a relevant Neapolitan Gothic and Baroque art. The main attraction of the interior is the Royal Chapel of the Treasure of San Gennaro. The church houses a vial of the blood of San Genanro, which is brought out three times a year, when the dried blood usually liquefies. According to the legend if the blood fails to liquefy, a disaster will befall Naples. Return to the Amalfi Coast in the afternoon.

Pricelist:

Price per person

ADULT

EU YOUTH*

18/24 YRS

CHILDREN *

11/17 YRS

CHILDREN *

2/10 YRS

From Amalfi / Maiori / Minori

83.00

70.00

65.00

45.00

From Positano

103.00

90.00

85.00

65.00

From Praiano

98.00

85.00

80.00

60.00

What's included:

• Full-day tour bus service from Amalfi • English-speaking guide • Entrance fees San Severo chapel

Not included:

• Meals and personal shopping • Tips • Shuttle service Positano/Praiano/Ravello

Know before you go

* Under 18s + European citizens under 25 MUST take a valid ID or will be required to pay the full entry ticket on the spot.
At time of booking clients must provide full name of each participant, Sunland will be not responsible for wrong names on the entry tickets.
It is advised that you bring: sun cream, a bottle of water, an umbrella, a jumper and a camera

Small group excursions require min. participants to operate. Please reconfirm the tour 24hrs before the departure.

Last updated Friday, February 25, 2022 9:30:12 AM

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