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Free Walking Tour of Naples
Activities in Naples

Free Walking Tour of Naples

  • Free
  • English English
  • 2 hours

Let yourself be captivated by the historic city of Naples on this free walking tour. Discover ancient castles, picturesque piazzas and impressive churches with an expert English-speaking guide.

Free Walking Tour of Naples

Your free walking tour of Naples will begin in Piazza Dante, ready to see the most important places of interest in historic Naples.

Follow your expert English-speaking guide through the historic Port'Alba, part of the ancient city walls, to reach the street of the same name. This alleyway leads to Piazza Bellini, a square where you'll be enchanted by the excavations of Greek buildings dating back to the 4th century BC. You'll also get to see the façade of Naples' historic music conservatory here.

You'll next stroll down Via dei Tribunalione of Naples' oldest streets, and as you take in the elegance of the crumbling buildings lining the alleyway, your guide will reveal all about the incredible Greek and Roman legacy of the Italian city. Discover who "Pulcinella" is as you make a stop by a statue of the iconic Neapolitan figure.

The free walking tour will take you inside a number of churches, where you'll have the opportunity to admire their exquisite decoration. Reaching the quaint Piazza San Gaetano, you'll be struck by the sheer size of the San Paolo Maggiore Basilica, an enormous church that seems very out of place in the narrow labyrinthine streets of Naples Old Town.

Continuing along Via San Gregorio Armeno, a historic street known for its many shops selling nativity figurines, you'll next reach Nile God Statue, an ancient sculpture dating back to the 2nd century, and the the Piazza of San Domenico Maggiore.

Your free walking tour will come to an end in Piazza del Gesu Nuovo​, where you'll wave goodbye to your guide after two fascinating hours.

Groups

It is not possible to book this free walking tour for groups of more than 6 people. If you're a larger group, we recommend reserving our Private Guided Tour of Naples.

Other free tours of Naples

Looking for more free walking tours in Naples? If you'd like to explore the city's ancient history, we recommend our Free Walking Tour of Naples Old Town, and if you'd like to discover it's most beautiful viewpoints and streets, check out our Free Tour of Naples Viewpoints & Vicoli.

Price

Free tours do not have a fixed price, rather each person offers the guide the amount they consider appropriate, depending on their level of satisfaction.

More Information

Duration

2 hours.

Language English

The tour is exclusively in English.

Included

English speaking guide with expert knowledge of Naples' history.

Not included

Entrance to paid monuments and churches.

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

You can book up until the previous day (11:00 AM local time) if there are still places available.

Ticket

Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.

Accessibility

Yes

Free!

Meeting point

Piazza Dante.

Cancellations

If you are not able to attend the tour, please cancel your reservation in the control panel, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.