You will spend a day being surrounded by the luxury and slender of the royal palace, which is one of the biggest in the world.
The Royal Palace of Caserta, with its room’s Baroque style and its vast gardens and parks are a UNESCO site since 1997. The King of Naples Carlo di Borbone who instructed the architect Luigi Vanvitelli to build a palace that would rival the palace of Verailles and the Royal Palace of Madrid commissioned the royal palace. Caserta in fact was to be the centre and capital of the empire of Napoli. The palace, which is spread across 5 floors benefits from 1200 rooms and each one has its own unique beauty and splendour.
Whilst visiting its site you won’t be able to not to be impressed by its presence, sculptures, mosaics and floors such as the ones located in the “Sala di Astrea”, della “Sala di Marte” e della “Sala del Trono”.
The parts that are the most scenic and grand within the royal palace are the ones form the “Scalone d’Onore” and “Cappella Palatina”.
It’s hard to not fall for the enchanted “Teatro di Corte”, e true gem of the eighteenth century theatre scene. Finally you will be able to enjoy walking across these mesmerising parks and admire the fountains that will enchant you with their water spray visuals like the ones from the “Fontana di Diana e Atteone” at the footsteps of the Great Cascade.
In past years the Caserta has been regarded as one of the best film backdrops and sets. Some of the films to feature the Caserta has been the “Lo Sbarco di Anzio” from 1968, “Mission Impossible III” from 2006, “Angels and Demons” but most of all famous director George Lucas also used the set for his first and second part of “Star Wars”.
Without a doubt there is no other city in the Mediterranean Sea that has such a vibrant feel that Naples has. A local expert will explain all that there is to know about the history of this magical city, with its rich history, superstitions and its hidden gems.
We will begin at the “Palazzo Reale in Napoli”, the historical residential home of the Spanish viceroys for over 150 years and of the Bourbon dynasty from 1734 to 1861. Hear also lays the “Teatro San Carlo” one of the oldest theatres in the world that is still being used this very day. Will then head over to the main piazza of Naples called the “Piazza del Plebiscito” where the “Basilica di San Francesco di Paola” takes centre stage.
For those coffee lovers it’s essential to sample the local coffee and most importantly to enjoy it with a “Babà” or “Sfogliatella” which are both a sweet typical of this city.
The Tour includes:
Local tourist guide in Italian, English (other languages on request)
Pick up from Port of Civitavecchia / Fiumicino Airport / Ciampino Airport / Railway Stations / Hotel in Rome, with minivan equipped for disabled people (round trip)
It is recommended to bring a camera, sunscreen, a hat