Day Tour

Visit the famous Catacombs of San Gennaro

Duration 3 hours
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What’s included?:

  • Pick up- drop- off port/airport/hotel/station
  • Official English guide: English/French/Spanish/Italian
  • English speaking driver

Not included:

  • Lunch is not included, but we can recommend the best restaurants or local pizzerias where to eat the typical products of our traditional cuisine of both meat and fish.
  • Admission fees to sites/museums
  • Tips (optional)

Tour Description

Your morning will begin with our picking- up at your hotel in Naples by one of our experienced escort drivers. The walking tour stars with our guide by visiting the Basilica of Incoronata Madre del Buon Consiglio whose gardens lead to the Catacombs of San Gennaro. Just outside the exit of the Catacombs, which was the former access, we find the early Christian basilica built in the fifth century A.D. (Basilica of San Gennaro Extra Moenia). You will continue exploring the Rione Sanità (The road to Rebirth) crossing a bridge and by a short walk you will get into the Basilica of Rione including Cripta of San Gaudioso. After that you will see the Fontanelle Cementery.

For lunch our guide will suggest you a restaurant to enjoy some typical Neapolitan dishes featuring both meat and fish options, or choose an authentic traditional pizza! In the afternoon you will visit the Palazzo San Felice, the Palazzo dello Spagnolo and Church of Santa Maria dei Vergini.The tour ends near Via Foria, at Porta San Gennaro, where you will meet one of our drivers who will take you to your hotel.

The stops of the itineraries can be interchangeable according tourist needs

  • Fontanelle Cementery: The Entrance free, Opening hours From Monday to Saturday from 10 am to 5 pm
  • Catacombs of San Gennaro: The Entrance fee is €9 each, Opening hours From Monday to Saturday from 10 am to 5 pm (last admission 5 pm) Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm (last admission 2 pm)
  • Catacombs of San Gaudioso: The Entrance fee is € 9 each, Opening time Monday to Sunday from 10:00 to 13:00 (last admission at 1.00 pm) - Closed on Thursday 25 August for extraordinary maintenance.

Comfortable clothing and sensible closed toe walking shoes are recommended.

Sunscreen and sun glasses are suggested.