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Caserta Royal Palace & Naples (Archeological Museum+Sansevero Chapel) from Rome

The UNESCO World Heritage listed Reggia di Caserta started out as a royal boasting contest.King Charles VII of Bourbon wanted a palace to outshine the Palace of Versailles,so in 1752 he initiated the construction of the largest royal residence in the world.King Charles introduced reforms and kick-started the economy with hectic building activity.His most ambitious project was a palace to rival Versailles, and he commissioned the Neapolitan architect Vanvitelli who designed a palace larger than any other royal palace in the world.The Archeological Museum of Naples has a breathtaking collection of Roman statues and this extraordinary museum is arguably one of the best not just in Italy,but in Europe.The "Veiled Christ" is one of the most famous and impressive works of art in the world. Giuseppe Sanmartino,a young Napolitan artist made a "life-sized marble statue, representing Our Lord Jesus Christ dead,and covered in a transparent shroud carved from the same block as the statue".

per adult from

$954

AUD

Duration

10 hours 12 minutes

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • Pick-up and drop off with luxury transportation and private chauffeur
    • Private English-speaking tour escort at your disposal
    • Entrance tickets in the Royal Palace of Caserta
    • Private professional guide inside Royal Palace of Caserta
    • Entrance tickets in the Archeological Museum of Naples
    • Private professional guide inside the Archeological Museum of Naples
    • Skip the line entrance tickets at Sansevero's Chapel (Veiled Christ)
    • Private professional guide inside the Sansevero's Chapel (Veiled Christ)
    • Entry/Admission - Reggia di Caserta
    • Entry/Admission - Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli
    • Entry/Admission - Museo Cappella Sansevero
    What's excluded :
    • Food and Beverages
    • Gratuities (optional)
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Reggia di Caserta, Viale Douhet Reggia 2/A, 81100, Caserta Italy

    The construction of the Royal Palace of Caserta was ordered in 1750 by Charles of Bourbon, it was conceived as the new central for the Kingdom of Naples, just become autonomous from the Spanish motherland. The structure is an ancient royal palace located in Caserta, the largest royal residence in the world, in 1997 it was declared a UNESCO heritage site. It was built in full Italian Baroque style and finished in 1845. The palace is very large and covers 47000 square meters of surface, among the most beautiful areas of the royal palace there are the Palatine Chapel with its majestic altar and the Hall of the throne with its magnificent frescoes painted on the ceiling. Through the palace rooms you access the old apartment and the new apartment. The latter is made in full neoclassical style. Immediately after the apartments we find the Quadreria with a very large art collection, eleven rooms full of paintings and works. Many paintings coming from the best artistic schools in Campania: from the Academy of Belle Arti, from the school of Salvator Rosa or from the portraits of the Bourbon court. In the elliptical room we find the Royal Presepe with a 40 square meter base, the Terrae Mothus collection is very important: here are collected works by great contemporary artists such as Andy Warhol. Outside the palace we find the Park, very large and full of fountains. There are 6 fountains and tanks dedicated to the gods of the Greco-Roman antiquity, within them we can also admire aquatic plants in excellent condition. Inside the park, in addition to the fountains, there are also two gardens differentiated into two different types, similar in structure but different in style, the first is the Italian garden and the second is the English one.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, Piazza Museo Nazionale 19, 80135, Naples Italy

    “Vedi Napoli, e poi muori”. In other words, before you die, you must experience the beauty and magnificence of Naples. The Archeological Museum of Naples has a breathtaking collection of Roman statues and this extraordinary museum is arguably one of the best not just in Italy, but in Europe. Here you’ll find gargantuan Roman statues such as the Farnese Bull, as well as some exquisite mosaics and frescoes from Pompeii and Herculaneum. For anyone interested in Roman art, it’s unmissable.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Museo Cappella Sansevero, Via Francesco De Sanctis, 19/21, 80134, Naples Italy

    The "Veiled Christ" is one of the most famous and impressive works of art in the world. Giuseppe Sanmartino, a young Napolitan artist made a "life-sized marble statue, representing Our Lord Jesus Christ dead, and covered in a transparent shroud carved from the same block as the statue".

    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pick up at 7:00 am at your accomodation (hotel, B&B, apartment). Please confirm us the pick up address.N.B.: If your accomodation is not in the area indicated on the above map, send us a message to arrange your pick up.
    Departure Time :
    7:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Infant seats available
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

7

Organised by Rome Italy Explora

Activity ID: V-120696P107

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