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Sightseeing tours in the City of Naples

Hop-on hop-off open top sightseeing bus and small group tours

Sightseeing Bus Naples City Centre

Small group tour: sightseeing trips include a two-hour tour of Naples

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Sightseeing in Naples

The City of Naples is quite a compact area for the purpose of sightseeing . Once in the city centre, if you really enjoy walking then you could walk everywhere.


For most people though a little transport is desirable at some time, even if it is just a short bus journey.


No visit to Naples would be complete without visiting San Martino, a large hill overlooking the city centre for views, culture and sights and the funicular railway up the hill is an attraction in itself.

We have a dedicated page identifying the major sights in Naples. There is no single blockbuster mega attraction, as Pompeii is just outside Naples. In many ways the sum of the parts of a visit to Naples is more satisfying than any single attraction.


Like nearly every town and city worldwide that attracts visitors, Naples has its own hop-on hop-off sightseeing bus service that consists of three interconnected routes that cover all the major sights and more. These offer a painless and stress free way to get around the city and one lap around the main city route also provides a good orientation.


The alternative is a concentrated two-hour small group orientation tour covering all the main sights and giving you access to a knowledgeable guide. The tour is finished mid-morning and the information gained will enable you to explore independently for the rest of the day in a much more informed and productive way.


Naples open top hop-on hop-off sightseeing bus

There are 2 routes and you can use your ticket on both. There is an interchange for both routes at Piazza Municipio, a short walk from the ferry/cruise terminal.

From this central terminus the buses radiate out, one going westward along the coast, the other focusing on the historic centre of Naples.

Naples Hop On Sightseeing Buses at Piazza Municipio Terminus

Naples hop-on sightseeing buses at Piazza Municipio

There are 11 stops on the Art route (around the historic city centre centre of Naples), 12 stops on the Views of the Gulf route (along the coast).

Both routes are connected to Piazza Municipio and take approximately 75 minutes to complete a full circuit.

Naples hop-on sightseeing bus details


Small Group two-hour tour of the best of Naples

This is small group two-hour morning tour of Naples that starts early at 8.00am with hotel pick-ups.


Visiting the most important cultural and historic sights in Naples this is a great way to get up to speed very quickly with what Naples has to offer.


Use the small group format to your advantage to use the local knowledge of the guide and you are well equipped to explore the city for the rest of the day making an informed judgement on which places are of personal interest.

Stops on your morning tour of this exciting city include the Cathedral to visit its charming baroque Treasure Chapel and S. Restituta basilica, dating back to the 4th century.


You'll also take a drive to Plebiscito Square to see the Royal Palace and the beautiful neoclassical Church of St Francesco di Paula.


After a drive to the Town Hall Square and the New Castle, built by the French Family of Anjou, the tour ends at the terrace at Posillipo, for wonderful views of the picturesque city of Naples.

Small Group Tour Of Naples

Unico Artecard - 3 day tourist pass for Naples, Pompeii etc, including public transport

Aimed squarely at the visitor to Naples this pass combines public transport in Naples for 3 days, (including the Naples airport bus) plus entry to two attractions from a long list that includes the National Archaeological Museum in Naples and Pompeii and Herculaneum.

From the third attraction onwards you enjoy up to a 50% discount on standard tickets.

Unico Artcard Naples
Popular Tours From Naples

Including Pompeii

Morning Half Day Tour To Pompeii    €60.00

Includes admission and 2 hr walking tour

Pompeii & Mount Vesuvius Tour    €99.00

Includes lunch, walking tours and admissions

Pompeii & Herculaneum Tour    €90.00

Includes lunch and visit to coral factory

Pompeii & Sorrento Tour    €85.00

Includes lunch, walking tours and admissions

Pompeii & Amalfi Tour    €75.00

Includes lunch

Pompeii & Herculaneum Independently

Pompeii Fast Track Admission   from €19

Herculaneum Fast Track Admission   from €17

Pompeii Fast Track Admission With Guide   from €19

Not Including Pompeii

Half Day Afternoon Tour To Mount Vesuvius    €60.00

Includes admission

Capri Day Tour With Lunch    €112.50

Hydrofoil, island plus lunch

Capri Day Tour With Boat Trip To Blue Grotto    €150.00

Hydrofoil, island tour plus boat trip

Private Tours

Tour Transfers    from €239 per vehicle

Viist Pompeii etc during your airport/hotel transfer

Private Trips to Pompeii, Vesuvius etc    from €199 per vehicle

There and back private visits to Pompeii etc

Full day customised day tours   from €449 per vehicle

Create your own itinearry or use a well proven itinerary

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