Art Galleries and Art Museums Walking Tour in Naples, Naples

Italy is well known in the whole world for its outstanding artists. Naples has an especially rich culture and history that you can admire by visiting its museums and galleries. These contain priceless paintings and works of art that are both old and contemporary. This self-guided tour will lead you to the most prominent art exhibitions in Naples:
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Art Galleries and Art Museums Walking Tour in Naples Map

Guide Name: Art Galleries and Art Museums Walking Tour in Naples
Guide Location: Italy » Naples (See other walking tours in Naples)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 5
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.1 km
Author: vickyc
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Museo d’Arte Contemporanea Donna Regina

1) Museo d’Arte Contemporanea Donna Regina

The Museo d’Arte Contemporanea Donna Regina is a contemporary art museum located in the historic center of Naples. It gets its name from its building, the former Palazzo Donna Regina.

The Museo d’Arte Contemporanea Donna Regina was founded in 2003 when the Italian Ministry for the Heritage and Cultural Activities and the Unified Conference of the Regional and Local Authorities decided to establish a center of excellence to promote contemporary art. The Palazzo Donna Regina was purchased...   view more
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Girolamini Picture Gallery

2) Girolamini Picture Gallery

This small picture gallery is attached to the Girolamini Oratory in Naples. It has some of the finest works of Italian Renaissance artists on display.

The Girolamini Picture Gallery was installed in the beginning of the 17th century. It was placed in sacristy and managed by the fathers of the San Filippo Neri Oratory and not open for public viewing until 1961. After the devastating earthquake of 1980, the gallery closed its doors and opened again in 1995. Paintings on display were donated by...   view more
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Pio Monte della Misericordia

3) Pio Monte della Misericordia

The Pio Monte della Misericordia is a small church located on the Via dei Tribunali in the historic center of Naples. It houses a small but significant art gallery that is open for public viewing.

The Pio Monte della Misericordia was founded by a group of seven Neapolitan nobles in 1602. It was called the charity brotherhood and was located in a small church near the stairs that led to the Cathedral of Naples. The brotherhood performed many charitable deeds like feeding the hungry, providing...   view more
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Accademia di Belle Arti

4) Accademia di Belle Arti (must see)

The Accademia di Belle Arti is a school of fine arts attached the University of Naples. It is located in a building that once housed a convent and has its own art gallery with works by well known early artists and some of its illustrious students.

The Accademia di Belle Arti is located in the former San Giovanni Battista delle Monache convent. The building was constructed in the 17th century. In 1864, the architect, Enrico Alvino renovated the structure and added a neoclassical façade, a...   view more
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Castel Nuovo

5) Castel Nuovo (must see)

The Castel Nuovo is a large medieval castle in Naples that houses two museums. It is a major tourist attraction and a venue of many events in the city.

The Castel Nuovo was commissioned by Charles I of Anjou and built between 1279 and 1282 as the royal residence after the capital of the Kingdom shifted from Palermo to Naples. It became the venue for all important events during the rule of the Angevin dynasty. The Spanish Aragon dynasty that ruled Naples after the Angevins improved the...   view more

Walking Tours in Naples, Italy

Create Your Own Walk in Naples

Create Your Own Walk in Naples

Creating your own self-guided walk in Naples is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Nightlife Walking Tour in Naples

Nightlife Walking Tour in Naples

Naples is a city with an exciting and diverse nightlife. There are different types of venues, clubs and bars, catering to a variety of tastes. The crowds at the discos are usually made up of young students who come from the many universities in Naples. There are streets packed with small wine bars. This self-guided tour will take you through the most seductive nightlife of Naples.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.2 km
Naples: Capodimonte Hill Walking Tour

Naples: Capodimonte Hill Walking Tour

Capodimonte Hill is very rich and full of unique attractions. It rises above the lower part of Naples and offers panoramic views of the sea, the islands and the volcanoes. The unique Royal Botanical Garden and the famous Capodimonte Palace are set on this hill. This self-guided tour will lead you through the most popular sites of Capodimonte:

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.0 km
Landmarks of Naples Walking Tour

Landmarks of Naples Walking Tour

Naples is one of the most significant and most beautiful cities in Italy. It is known for its old and majestic architecture, monuments, fountains. Some of its landmarks are a thousand years old and are still preserved in their original condition. This self-guided tour will lead you through the most spectacular places of Naples:

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 7.7 km
City Orientation Walk

City Orientation Walk

Naples is the 3rd largest city of Italy. It is situated on the shore of the Mediterranean and is a dream city for tourists. Within it there is a hidden city of ancient civilizations. You can visit its underground streets. The architecture of the city is magnificent and contributes to the magical landscape of the city. This orientation walk will lead you to the most ancient and amazingly beautiful sights of Naples.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.5 km
Naples: Chiaia District Walking Tour

Naples: Chiaia District Walking Tour

Chiaia is deservedly considered to be the most exquisite part of Naples. Refined and exclusive, it hosts world-known brand name stores and is the place where one can always meet a famous personality. Home to once-in-a-lifetime pizzas and amazing seafood restaurants, it also offers gorgeous views of the Bay of Naples and its marina. The famous volcano Vesuvius can be seen from Chiaia too. Villa Pignatelli and Castello Aselmeyer are arguably the neighbourhood’s main attractions, however as you wander its streets you’ll see that there is much more to it. This self-guided tour will lead you through the most popular places in Chiaia.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.8 km
Religious Sites Walking Tour in Naples

Religious Sites Walking Tour in Naples

Naples is a city with many religious, historical and architectural sights of great artistic value. The city has numerous magnificent churches. They are especially worth a visit because they have preserved their original structure from ancient times. This self-guided tour will lead you to churches, cathedrals and basilicas with beautiful paintings, architecture and history:

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.1 km