Naples: Origins, Cults, and Legends Historical Tour

Naples: Origins, Cults, and Legends Historical Tour

From $35.23 per person

Join on a tour to discover the origins and essence of Naples, filled with tons of historical stories told in a fun and easygoing style. See the main highlights and share in wonderful hidden corners, allowing you to experience life as a local.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Duration 2.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English, French, Italian, Spanish
Private group available


  • Hear historical and modern day stories from your archeologist guide
  • Discover the intriguing history of Naples
  • Explore hidden parts of the city with treasures and special spots
  • Enjoy a Neapolitan coffee with a local
  • Experience the city through the eyes of a local guide
Full description
Do not miss a walk through the historic center of Naples with an expert archeologist guide. Start the tour from Piazza Bellini right in the heart of Naples and see the most remarkable historical and artistic spots in the city, with a particular focus on uncommon locations off the beaten track. Stroll through the Greek and Roman layers of Naples while listening to your expert guide detailing the history, culture, cults, fun stories, and facts. Walk through the ancient streets of the Decumani and Spaccanapoli, with stops at beautiful Gothic and Baroque churches and cathedrals.   Pass the unique nativity scenes in the artisan quarter of San Grergorio Armeno and see the exclusive Banksy mural as well as tons of street art along the way. Choose to discover either the Neapolitan Cult of the Dead church or the Veiled Christ, one of the greatest sculptures of all time.  Enjoy a stop for coffee in a bar with a shrine to footballer Diego Maradona to talk about Neapolitan culture. Your guide will also have some excellent suggestions on local food spots and where you can spend your evening.
  • Expert tour guide
  • Private or shared tour (depending on option chosen)
  • Coffee
  • A small gift for every guest
  • Food
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Customers must bring their own headphones
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks

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Meeting point

Piazza Bellini, 80138 Napoli NA, Italy. Near the statue.

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What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 / 5

based on 26 reviews

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Raffaele was a great guide, he made the tour to fit our needs and expectations. He was extremely knowledgeable about Naples and its history, both ancient and more recent and was able to share it in a positive and enlightening manner that kept my 8 year old, 14 year old and the parents engaged and entertained. We learned a lot and enjoyed the tour very much.

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February 17, 2020

Alessandra è stata stupenda. ci siamo innamorati di lei e lei ci ha davvero fatto innamorare di Napoli e dei napoletano. Preparatissima sia sui luoghi di interesse e sulla parte storica, sia sulle tradizioni napoletane ...che racconta con tanta simpatica ironia e allegria...Sa dosare alla perfezione la parte più impegnativa (storica) con quella divertente..per rendere sempre piacevole la conversazione. Per me una fantastica esperienza. Alessandra è in assoluto la migliore guida che abbia mai avuto nel penso a come vorrei la guida turistica vorrei esattamente come Alessandra!! questa esperienza è stata proprio TOP!!!!!CONSIGLIATISSSSSSSIMA!

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August 5, 2020


Michele was absolutely excellent. We enjoyed our Naples tour so much that we also asked Michele to take us round Pompeii the next day. We cannot recommended him enough he is knowledgable, passionate and friendly. 10/10 and 5 stars

September 18, 2020

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