Traditions, superstitions and legends of Naples small group tour

Traditions, superstitions and legends of Naples small group tour

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  • Learn about local legends, beliefs traditions that dominate Neapolitan life
  • Visit the Church of Santa Luciella and learn about the abandoned souls
  • Meet iconic traditional characters such as the Munaciello and Pulcinella
  • Enjoy an intimate experience with a small group of up to 16 people
  • Live the city and learn from the eyes of a friendly local guide
What to expect

Renowned for mouthwatering pizzas, Mount Vesuvius and its vibrant buzz – there’s another side of Naples bursting with superstitions, traditions, and beliefs. And, on this small group tour, you’ll get to dive deep into the colourful characters, folklore, and mythology that animate Neapolitan life. Maria, one of our expert, local guides says, ‘From lucky numbers to the mischievous Munaciello – playful protector of Neapolitan homes – this tour promises an exciting peek into the real Naples'.

Your adventure kicks off at the bustling Piazza Bellini, where ancient Greek relics hint at Naples' origins. Venture down Via dei Tribunali, encountering a world of witchcraft, rituals and age-old superstitions until you reach the Chiesa di Santa Luciella, dedicated to Saint Lucia, protector of eyesight. Its underground crypt houses a unique 'skull with ears,' where Neapolitans pray to lift abandoned souls from Purgatory to Heaven. Next up, take a selfie with the Pulcinella statue – a quick rub of its nose promises good luck and laughter. Keep your eyes peeled for a Banksy masterpiece as you continue walking along this street food hotspot.

At the Duomo, you’ll meet San Gennaro, Naples’ patron saint – and learn about his miraculous blood and treasures. Along Spaccanapoli, you’ll see Bar Maradonna and the Hospital of Dolls – its an unusal location – until you reach Piazza San Domenico and the Church of Gesù Nuovo. Your guide will reveal hidden music and symbols in its diamond facade, before rounding off the tour with an espresso. You’ll feel like a real Neapolitan by the end of this tour.

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What's included
  • check 2.5-hour small-group tour
  • check Friendly and local guide
  • check Headset (for groups of more than 7 people)
Where

Piazza Bellini, Naples, Metropolitan City of Naples, Italy

Meeting point:
Piazza Bellini, in the center of the square, under the statue of Vincenzo Bellini. Please be at the meeting point at least 10 minutes before the start of the tour. The guide will be holding a TUI sign.
What to remember
  • This tour is not wheelchair accessible
  • Please remember to wear comfortable shoes
  • You will visit in a small group of up to 16 people. The small group size gives you a personalised experience away from the crowds
  • The tour will take place even when it's raining. In the event of exceptionally heavy rain, the tour may be cancelled and you will receive a full refund
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Provider
Musement S.p.A.
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

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