Top places to visit Naples | City Tour

The area around Naples is as fascinating and rich of traditions, culture, history, arts and nature so that there is always something new to see. Gaeta Taxi Service, to let you fully appreciate the beauties around Naples, suggests the most charming itineraries that you and your travel companions can do in just one day. There are plenty of things to discover: the surreal cities frozen by the eruption of the Vesuvius, the breathtaking panorama of the Amalfi Coast, the small sea towns still untouched by mass tourism and much more. SO, what are you waiting for? Contact us now and together we will create the itinerary most suitable for you!

Phlegraean Fields, Pompeii e Vesuvius

An itinerary through the volcanic side of Naples: from the top of the Vesuvius to the living consequences of its eruption in 79 A.D. and the active volcanic activities of the Solfatara in Pozzuoli.

Duration: 8 hours + transfer time from/to pick up/drop off location.
Morning

Arrival in Pompeii and tour of the ruins that have brought to light the Roman town as it was the morning of Oct. 24th, the day it was covered by 7 meters of volcanic ashes and pumice coming from the eruption of the Vesuvius. Near the world famous archeological site there is the Sanctuary of the Blessed Virgin of the Rosary, which we suggest you to see together with the bell tower for a spectacular view from above of the ruins and its surroundings. Afterwards, you will be driven up to 1000 meters height in the Vesuvius National Park. From here you will be able to reach the crater of the volcano by walking a panoramic path. If you want, you can taste a real Neapolitan pizza in the rest area in the park or in one of the pizzeria along the way.

Afternoon

After lunch our driver will take you to Pozzuoli for a suggestive walk in the white Solfatara, “the gateway to hell” as it was called back in the old days. It will be like walking on the moon and you will see with your own eyes hydrothermal activities and effusive gaseous manifestations. You will be then transferred to the town center to visit the great Flavian Anphitheater (the third largest Italian Anphitheater), its underground and the Macellum, a Roman market place which has been erroneously called for years Temple of Serapis because of a statue of Serapis found during the first excavation.

* Admission tickets to sights are not included.
* Personal assistant and private tour guide are available on request.

Sorrento and the Amalfi Coast

An itinerary that will make you live all the beauty, the colors and the smells of the stretch of the most famous Italian coastline

Morning

The tour begins from the Sorrentine Peninsula, overlooking the Bay of Naples, with trips through typical small towns such as Vico Equense and Meta, until the magical Sorrento. Here you will be able to spend some time walking in the town alleys and down in the port area. For lunch we suggest you to have the Neapolitan street food “panzerotto,” a stuffed pizza bread with tomato and mozzarella cheese or, alternatively, you can have lunch in a “trattoria” and order “spaghetti allo scoglio,” a typical first course with mussels and clams from the local sea stretch.

Afternoon

Our driver will take you to Positano travelling on the Amalfi Drive, a road that connects the Sorrentine Peninsula to the Amalfi Coast. On the way you will see the many orange groves, vinyards and lemon groves, typical of the area, where they grow the tasteful and juicy lemons for “limoncello.”
Arrival in Positano. Our driver will stop at a belvedere overlooking the colorful town streets, to let you take postcard-like pictures and then he will take you down to the heart of Positano for a pleasant walk along the narrow alleys.
After Positano the tour continues by driving the only panoramic route that leads to Amalfi. Besides the breathtaking view embraced by the green of the mountains and the blue of the sea, you will stop on the way to take a look at the unexpected fjord of Furore. Once in Amalfi you can walk around tasting the real Italian gelato and visiting the beautiful Dome, chosen every year by hundreds of couples from around the world to celebrate their wedding.

The last stop will be Ravello, also known as “the world’s most beautiful terrace,” thanks to its dominating position over the coast. Ravello has always been an inspiration for artists from all over the world, from the German compositor Wagner to the English painter Turner.

* Upon request we can book for you a visit of a local farmhouse, where they make homemade limoncello, lemon marmalade and many other lemon-based products. They will show you how they make limoncello and they will guide you for a walk into the grove surrounded by the intoxicating smell of the lemon trees.

* Admission tickets to sights are not included.
* Personal assistant and private tour guide are available on request.

Reggia di Caserta e Monte Cassino

An itinerary that will take you from the ostentation of a royal palace to the simplicity of a monastery.

Duration: 6 hours + transfer time from/to pick up/drop off location.
Morning

Arrival in Caserta. Visit of the Royal Palace, the world largest royal residence, where the Bourbons, one of the most important dynasty in Europe in the 17th century, lived and from where they governed during their reign. The palace was built by the famous architect Vanvitelli and today you can still see the luxurious royal apartments with the big painted halls and the sumptuous chandeliers. Outside you can take a walk through the beautiful English gardens and the Italian-style park with its many fountains and the astonishing Diana’s falls..

Afternoon

After lunch you will reach Cassino for the visit of the Montecassino Abbey, the most ancient monastery in Italy, founded by Saint Benedict from Norcia in 529 A.D. Inside the abbey, besides the crypt, you can visit the historical museum which gathers historical evidences of the monastery art and the life over the years. The tour will continue to the nearby Polish Military Cemetery, where Polish solders who died during the second world war in the area around Cassino are buried.

* Admission tickets to sights are not included.
* Personal assistant and private tour guide are available on request.

Gaeta and Sperlonga

This itinerary will take you through panoramic roads to discover the two pearls of the Tyrrenian Sea, in the Riviera of Ulysses, a coastal area halfway between Rome and Naples.

Duration: 8 hours + transfer time from/to pick up/drop off location
Morning

The tour starts in Gaeta first, a small seaside town still unknown by the majority of tourists. Historically, Gaeta has been an important town from a political, cultural and religious point of view. Legend has it that Enea chose this land to bury his nurturer Cajeta, after which Gaeta was named. The first stop will be the “Split Mountain” where you can visit the Sanctuary and the “Turkish Grotto.” Afterward, you will be transferred to the top of “Mount Orlando” where you will visit the “Mausoleum of Lucio Munazio Planco,” where the Roman emperor is entombed. Then our driver will take you to the old part of the town to visit Saint Francis Church, the newly restored Cathedral and the Church of the Annunciation with its marvelous Golden Chapel.

Afternoon

After lunch, on the way to Sperlonga, there will be a stop at the Tiberius Villa, which dates to the 1st century BC, and to the Grotto and the nearby National Archeological Museum. Here you will see many marble sculptures found when the villa was excavated. The last stop will be in the white town of Sperlonga, where you can take a relaxing walk and discover traditional artisan shops, the watchtowers and the belvedere, which will offer you a magnificent view.

*Admission tickets to sights are not included.
* Personal assistant and private tour guide are available on request.

 

All our suggested tours can be 100% personalized based on how much time you have to spend in the city and what you really want to see. Do not hesitate to contact us, we will plan the most suitable excursion for you!

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