Naples Tourist Attractions

Naples, Italy is known for several things, one of them is that this is where the pizza originated and another is for its gorgeous coastline and maybe the Amalfi coastline especially. We have listed a few of the activities found on

From Naples: Pompeii Ruins & Mount Vesuvius Day Tour

In 79 AD the volcano of Mount Vesuvius erupted leaving the Roman city of Pompeii buried beneath the molten ashes it left behind. On this tour participants get to visit both Mount Vesuvius as well as Pompeii. The adventure begins with participants being collected from their downtown Naples hotel for the ride to Pompeii, which is a UNESCO world heritage site.

The city has been remarkably frozen in time for almost 2,000 years and an expert guide will share stories about the Greek Theatre, the Forum, the Lupanare and the Thermal Baths found here, as well as tell tales about the plaster casts of the bodies of Pompeii people by the disruption.

After the 2-hour tour participants get to enjoy a typical Naples pizza lunch at one of Pompeii’s cafés before the group gets driven close to the summit of Mount Vesuvius for the short walk to the lip of the crater where the views of the Bay of Naples is stunning and the smoke from the active volcano creates a unique atmosphere.

The volcano is considered an active volcano and has erupted more than 50 times since the eruption that buried Pompeii and its sister city, Herculaneum.

The group is expected to be back in Naples at approximately 5.00 PM, depending on traffic conditions and other variables.

From Naples: Amalfi Coast Full-Day Trip

The Amalfi Coast is famous, scenic and dramatic through its beauty alone. This 8-hour full-day excursion begins at around 8-8.30 AM with pickup at your Naples hotel taking place approximately 30-40 minutes prior.

The Amalfi coastline is one of indescribable beauty and its surroundings are charming and include Ravello with its elegant buildings and the pastel-colored, cliff side village of Positano.

Participants get to experience some of southern Italy’s romance, fashion and laid-back lifestyle, learn about a land full of beauty, passion and myths that has inspired poets and artists all over the world.

Halfway through the day a light lunch of mixed salad and a main course with spaghetti, aubergine/eggplant, mozzarella and tomato will be enjoyed at a restaurant with breathtaking views before exploration is continued.

The selection “with boat” can be added to the basic tour and will include a 30 minute boat trip in Amalfi.

Naples: Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour: 24-Hour Ticket

Explore Naples at your own pace with this 24-hour ticket for the hop-on hop-off sightseeing bus. The ticket for the panoramic hop-on hop-off bus gives access to two different routes, Line A and Line B.

The hop-on hop-off bus experience works in more or less the same way all over the world. Users get on the bus and can then choose to ride the route from beginning to end in one go or they can jump off at any stop at any time, explore the site and then jump back on one of the next times the bus stops at the same stop, or they can walk to another site and get on the bus at the stop there if there is one.

It is often recommended to first ride the route fully to locate the various sites on the route before deciding which ones to explore further and get off there during the next ride or route.

Line A takes 45 minutes in its full loop and stops at:

  • 1 - Largo Castello (Piazza Municipio)
  • 2 - Chiesa Del Gesù Nuovo
  • 3 - Piazza Dante – Ingresso Ai Decumani
  • 4 - Museo Archeologico Nazionale – Galleria Principe Di Napoli
  • 5 - Chiesa Di Santa Maria Della Sanità
  • 6 - Museo e Bosco Di Capodimonte, Osservatorio Astronomico
  • 7 - Santa Maria Incoronata
  • 8 - Teatro Bellini – Mura Greche
  • 9 - Museo Arte Contemporanea Donna Regina
  • 10 - Castel Capuano – Porta Capuano
  • 11 - Piazza Bovio/ Università

Line B takes 70 minutes in its full loop and stops at:

  • 1 - Largo Castello (Piazza Municipio)
  • 2 - Piazza Vittoria – Via Calabritto
  • 3 - Palazzi Storici
  • 4 - Mergellina – Piazza del Leone
  • 5 - Capo Posillipo – Veduta Panoramica
  • 6 - Discesa Marechiaro
  • 7 - Parco Virgiliano
  • 8 - Veduta Panoramica
  • 9 - Viale Dohm
  • 10 - Piazza Vittoria
  • 11 - Castel dell’Ovo – Borgo Marinari
  • 12 - Stazione Marittima, pier for cruises and le Isole Del Golfo

Buses run every 45-90 minutes and they are ideal for shopping expeditions, restaurant sampling and exploring the city of Naples, the birthplace of pizza.

Free WiFi is offered onboard the buses and the free mobile app “Sightseeing Experience” offers an interactive map that shows the position of the bus in real time, bus stops and your position for easy navigation.

Naples: Street Food Tour with Local Guide

Meet your guide in Piazza Bellini and take off on a tour to discover popular street food in Naples while also marveling at the maze made up of narrow streets, art galleries and monuments along the way. Your guide will lead the group down two of the historical center’s main streets while telling curiosities, legends and stories about this ancient city.

During this 2.5-hour street food experience participants will get to enjoy the taste and flavors of pizza a portafoglio, pizza fritta, frittata di pasta, arancini, taralli, babà e sfogliatelle as well as fresh mozzarella served in the salumeria.

Visit a limoncello factory and have a sip at a limoncello shot before ending the tour with a gelato.

The tour is a walking tour and is not suitable for wheelchair users, vegans and those with gluten or lactose intolerance. Vegetarian options are available.

Naples: Make Your Own Neapolitan Pizza Workshop

While in Naples, why not learn how to make a Neapolitan pizza? This 2-hour activity is all about just that. With the tips and tricks learnt from an Italian chef participants will learn how to master the art of freshly made pizza dough in this cooking workshop.

The English-speaking Italian chef will guide the participants through the art of using flour and water to make the Neapolitan pizza dough before creating and then baking the self-made Margherita pizza. Once the pizza is baked it’s time to eat it accompanied by a glass of wine while enjoying the views of Naples and the Nuovo Castle before the experience is over.

Also included is bruschetta, lemon sorbet and water. Other drinks and foods are not included.

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