The Hotel Aminta in Sorrento organizes excursions in the beautiful city of Naples
The following excursions are available from April to October.
A Day in Naples
This is a full-day, escorted tour of Naples. Stop at the heart of the lively quarter of the city popularly known as ‘´Spaccanapoli’´ to visit some of Europe’s most beautiful churches. The Church of Santa Chiara, with its fascinating majoilica cloister in rococo style (the best known of the 18th century churches in Europe) and the Church of the Gesu Nuovo with the astonishing richness of its floral marble decoration. You then proceed to the Royal Palace to visit of the Royal Apartments. You’ll be offered time for an optional lunch in the center and in the afternoon a nice walk trough Piazza del Plebiscito, Galleria Umberto I. Processed by coach to the S.Carlo Opera House, the imposing Anjeuin Castle and Posillipo, where you will enjoy the most fascinating view of the whole city of Naples from high above. You’ll return after a full day to the relaxing comforts of the Hotel Aminta.
Naples and Solfatara
Naples was founded in 600 B.C. by the Greeks and taken over by the Romans in 320 B.C. The city of Naples is rich in history with buildings, churches and monuments dating back centuries. Just over an hour from Sorrento, it makes an interesting day trip. On our tour, you will be able to visit the National Museum which is one of the best archeological museums in the world. Most of the treasures from Pompeii and Herculaneum have been trasfered to this museum for safe keeping. There is also a priceless collection of paintings and bronzes . After visiting the museum, you will see the Royal Palace, the Piazza Plebiscito, the Piazza Municipio with its huge medieval castle, the “Maschio Angioino” and the San Carlo Opera house. In the afternoon, you will drive to the area near Pozzuoli to visit the Solfatara (a small, active volcano where you can see geysers and boiling mud).