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Private guided tour of Ellena Ferrante’s My Brillant Friend and books and Spaccanapoli – the ancient quarter of Naples. Dotted along these street and alleys of Spaccanapoli, the ancient historical quarter of Naples where the people live, which has not changed for 500 years. In the fascinating area of Spaccanapoli, there are numerous beautiful churches, cloisters, artisan workshops, trattorias, and pizzerias, the Church and the Cloister of Santa Chiara, the Church of Gesù Nuovo, the San Severo Chapel with the breathtaking and moving statue of the Veiled Christ, the famous home of ceramic nativity scenes of all sizes (from man size to tiny) along the street of San Gregorio Armeno, and underground Naples – Napoli Sotterranea.
These are just some of the many amazing places that a visit to the ancient Center of Naples offers.
Exiting the old city, through Porta Capuana, (1484), one of the ancient doors of the city, we will arrive in the area near Piazza di Garibaldi. We will visit the ancient markets in this part of the city-Streets swarming of life and merchandises, a multiethnic Casbah in the hearth of Europe.
The group will take the metro only stop,to the neighborhood of Elena Ferrante Rione Luzzatti, the setting for My Brilliant Friend – Amica Geniale and the other books made world famous by Elena Ferrante, visiting the places in this area, featured in the books.
You will then take the metro back to Montesanto station.
Duration: 3.5 hr
Tour Runs: everyday except Italian Public holidays.