OVERVIEW: This tour is designed for guests with mobility challenges who would like to enjoy the sights of Naples. In Naples' historic city center, you will see old-world architecture and historical sites while taking in the culture of this capital city of the Campania region.
HIGHLIGHTS: Tour Naples in comfort and see the 13th century fortress of Castle Nuovo, Piazza della Borsa and Piazza Plebiscito. Enjoy a panoramic view of the city from atop Posillipo Hill and pass by the Port of Mergellina.
NOTES: This tour is recommended for guests with walking difficulties; however, guests must be able to walk approx. 200 yards over even surfaces with 3 - 5 steps at the cafe.
This tour is designed for guests with mobility challenges who want to see the sights of Naples, one of Italy’s oldest cities. In Naples’ historic city center, you will see old-world architecture and historical sites while taking in the culture of this capital city of the Campania region.
-Castle Nuovo: See the 13th century fortress.
-Piazza della Borsa: Pass the Stock Exchange and the Galleria Umberto I.
-Piazza Plebiscito: Stop at the most beautiful square in the city.
-Posillipo Hill: Enjoy a panoramic view of Naples.
-Port of Mergellina: Pass by the small port.
Enjoy a tour of Naples from the comfort of your coach. Leaving the port, your first destination will be the 13th century Castle Nuovo. The fortress served as the residence of the kings of Anjou, Aragon and the Spanish Viceroys. You will continue past the Piazza della Borsa, home to the elaborate Stock Exchange Building. In the piazza, you will also see the Galleria Umberto I, lined with beautiful lamps and 19th century buildings containing some of the most elegant shops and cafes in Naples.
A stop will be made at the Piazza Plebiscito; the largest and perhaps most beautiful square in the city. Here you will see the vast 17th century Royal Palace, San Carlo Opera House and the Church of St. Francis. At Posillipo Hill, you'll have time to photograph the excellent panoramic views of the city. You will then enjoy refreshments at a local Neapolitan cafe.
During the tour, you will also have approximately 30 minutes of free time for shopping. On your return to the ship, you'll pass by the port of Mergellina.
What to Bring:
- You should take your SeaPass card (provided onboard the ship) and photo identification when in port.
- Camera and cash for shopping
- Sun protection and sunglasses
What to Wear:
- Comfortable walking shoes are strongly recommended.
-This tour is recommended to passengers with walking difficulties; however, guests must be able to walk approximately 200 yards over even surfaces with 3 - 5 steps at the cafe.
-Tour itinerary may change but all mentioned sites will be covered.
-If your visit falls on a Saturday, Sunday or local holiday, your coach may not be allowed to drive through Piazza Plebiscito due to local traffic regulations.
-Due to traffic restrictions and underground work in progress, it is sometimes necessary to pass by the same sights twice.