Why take this tour
No trip to Naples would be complete without a visit to the Veiled Christ in the Sansevero Chapel. Prepare yourself for a tour unlike any other. This tour will take you to the Veiled Christ and will introduce you to the real Naples. This is a unique city with a rich history. And we want to tell you all about it.
Accompanying you on your journey will be an expert in art history, a genuine Neapolitan passionate about his city. He’s easy to find - he’s the man bursting with energy and passion waiting for you in the Piazza del Gesu! Together, you’ll discover not only masterpieces of art, but also a real living neighborhood. You’ll find a soul unspoilt by mass tourism.
Starting at the Church of the Gesù you’ll see the apotheosis of Baroque art with your own eyes. At the Basilica of Santa Chiara you’ll admire the masterpiece fourteenth-century monuments of the Angevin kings. Traveling along Spaccanapoli, the road that "splits" Naples in two, you’ll discover an old town where true Neapolitans live.
In San Gregorio Armeno, you’ll encounter the centuries-old art of the nativity scene. Here we will offer you a coffee in the most popular café in town. You’ll see why Neapolitan coffee is regarded as the best in Italy.
In the Cathedral you’ll hear the story of San Gennaro, and the miracle of the dissolution of the blood. This event is highly anticipated by everyone and gets everyone excited three times a year.
Finally, you’ll enter the Sansevero Chapel, built by an illustrious Neapolitan Enlightenment scientist. Here you’ll stand enraptured before the Veiled Christ by Giuseppe Sanmartino, the greatest sculptural masterpiece of the 18th century.
Do not miss this tour. Feel the essence of Naples, get right under the skin of this magnificent metropolis with its closely protected ancient culture. Let the enchanting Sansevero Chapel and the Veiled Christ leave you breathless.
- Local tour guide
- Ticket to Sansevero Chapel
- Small group
- Headsets (for groups higher than 15 people)
Points of interest
Piazza del Gesù, Spaccanapoli, Church of Santa Chiara, Piazza San Domenico, Church of Sant'Angelo al Nilo, San Severo Chapel, Veiled Christ, Statue of God Nile, San Gregorio Armeno, Piazza San Gaetano, via dei Tribunali, Cathedral of San Gennaro
- Walk through Naples typical narrow streets, UNESCO world heritage from 1995
- Be enchanted at the view of the Veiled Christ
- Stroll through San Gregorio Armeno to experience the Christmas atmosphere at any time of the year
Health & Safety
Askos srl has implemented all the prevention, protection and organizational measures provided for by the regulatory protocol for the Covid-19 Virus pandemic (Legislative Decree no.81 of 9 April 2008, Annex XLVI)
- We use and offer sanitary gel for hand sanitization, before, after and during the tour.
- Our guides and all our operators received anti-covid health and safety training. They check their temperature daily and they are trained to comply with all anti-contagion regulations.
- It is mandatory to wear your own personal mask for the whole duration of the tour. If you don't have one, we'll provide it to you.
- If headphone sets are required, they are properly sterilized and sanitized before each use.
- Our private and small group tours are designed to provide you with maximum comfort and safety.
Unfortunately this itinerary is not suitable for wheelchair users. We can arrange a private tour including a special wheelchair accessible itinerary, contact us!
We always recommend joining us at the meeting point about 15 minutes early. The guide can wait only a few minutes after the scheduled starting time. After that, the tour will start. However, if we have availability for another turn (on the same day or in the days after) we will be happy to reschedule your tour.
It’s not easy to find a spot in the public car parkings in Naples. If you are coming by car, we recommend you to park in one of the many guarded car parkings in the city. Do not hesitate to contact us for suggestions on the most suitable parking areas.
This tour will take place regularly even in case of rain. So we recommend bringing an umbrella or a raincoat with you if it rains.
Unfortunately not, if you want to secure a spot, you need to purchase the tour in advance.
Unfortunately, they are not allowed inside the Sansevero Chapel.
Catch the metro line 1 and get off at DANTE stop. The meeting point is Piazza del Gesù Nuovo, just a 5-minute walk away.
No. As this tour includes all skip-the-line tickets, no tickets or passes other than those we provide to you directly can be used.
The tour includes an itinerary of approximately 2 km walking.
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