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Rione Sanità and Fontanelle cemetery walking tour

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Immerse yourselves in the intriguing history and culture of Naples with a Rione Sanità and Fontanelle cemetery walking tour! Explore the Fontanelle Cemetery, where the cult of the "pezzentelle" thrives among over 40,000 remains, and learn about the Neapolitan relationship with death. Continue on to Rione Sanità to marvel at the stunning Neapolitan Baroque architecture of Palazzo San Felice and Palazzo dello Spagnolo. End your journey with a sweet treat at a renowned pastry shop, tasting the famous fiocco di neve dessert. This 3-hour guided walking tour promises to be a fascinating and unforgettable experience for travelers seeking to delve into the rich history and mysteries of Naples.

About this experience

  • Free Cancellation For a full refund cancel at least before the start of your booking
  • Private Tour, Small Group Tour
  • Guided Experience
  • Explore Fontanelle Cemetery and its mysterious history
  • Learn about the cult of the "pezzentelle" souls
  • Admire the Neapolitan Baroque architecture in Rione Sanità
  • Taste the famous fiocco di neve dessert
  • Experience the rich history and tradition of Naples
  • 3-hour guided walking tour
  • Pastry tasting
  • Pick up and drop-off service

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Introduction

Welcome to an immersive journey through the heart of Naples with the Rione Sanità and Fontanelle cemetery walking tour. Uncover the secrets and stories of one of the oldest and most intriguing neighborhoods in Naples, where history, mystery, and tradition intertwine to create a truly unforgettable experience.

What to expect?

Embark on a 3-hour guided walking tour that will lead you through the fascinating Fontanelle Cemetery, a unique site where the sacred and the profane merge to form the cult of the "pezzentelle." Explore the cemetery's history, housing over 40,000 remains of plague and cholera victims, and witness the intricate rituals and beliefs surrounding the souls of purgatory. Continue your journey to Rione Sanità, marveling at the Neapolitan Baroque architecture of Palazzo San Felice and Palazzo dello Spagnolo. Conclude your tour with a sweet treat as you savor the famous fiocco di neve dessert at a renowned pastry shop in Naples.

Who is this for?

This tour is perfect for history enthusiasts, culture seekers, and those with a curiosity for the unconventional. Whether you're a history buff eager to delve into the depths of Naples' past or a traveler looking to uncover the city's hidden gems, this experience caters to individuals of all ages and backgrounds. Immerse yourself in the rich heritage of Naples and discover a side of the city that few have the opportunity to explore.

Why book this?

Immerse yourself in the captivating history and unique traditions of Naples with the Rione Sanità and Fontanelle cemetery walking tour. Delve into the depths of the Fontanelle Cemetery, where the past comes to life through the haunting remnants of epidemics long gone. Experience the grandeur of Neapolitan Baroque architecture in Rione Sanità and indulge in a delightful culinary experience with the famous fiocco di neve dessert. From ancient mysteries to architectural marvels, this tour offers a comprehensive glimpse into the soul of Naples that is not to be missed.

Good to know

As you embark on this walking tour, be prepared for a mix of historical insights, cultural discoveries, and culinary delights. Comfortable footwear is recommended as you navigate the cobblestone streets of Naples and explore the unique landmarks along the way. Your knowledgeable guide will provide you with fascinating anecdotes and insider information, ensuring a memorable and enriching experience. Don't forget to bring your curiosity and sense of adventure as you uncover the hidden treasures of Rione Sanità and the Fontanelle cemetery.

Reviews

Travelers who have embarked on the Rione Sanità and Fontanelle cemetery walking tour have been captivated by the rich history and intriguing stories that unfold throughout the experience. From the eerie beauty of the Fontanelle Cemetery to the architectural wonders of Rione Sanità, visitors have praised the tour for its depth of knowledge and engaging narratives. Many have highlighted the unique combination of history, culture, and gastronomy as a highlight of their trip to Naples, making this tour a must-do for anyone looking to explore the city beyond the surface. Join us on this unforgettable journey and discover the hidden treasures of Naples with us.

Times

  • Every day except Sundays

How long before the event do I need to book?

  • You can book at any time before the event

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2024-07-23 13:49