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Free Things To Do In Naples

Naples is a stunning city residing in south Italy and offers an incredibly vibrant historic past.

It’s home to some mesmerising ancient architecture, as well as beautiful views over the ocean. The Bay of Naples is a top holiday destination that attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors to its complex every single year.

If you’re in the process of planning a trip to the lovely Italian city, make sure to check out our guide below that includes details of the best free attractions in Naples, as well as the top paid attractions to enjoy in the city too!

Free Attractions in Naples

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Piazza del Plebiscito

Known as the largest piazza in Naples, Piazza del Plebiscito is a top free attraction to visit in Naples.

It’s an old-fashioned semi-circular piazza that’s absolutely teeming with quintessentially Italian charm and history.

Throughout Piazza del Plebiscito, you’ll find a plethora of indulgent cafes, numerous bars and restaurants, as well as plenty of benches where you could easily lose hours to people...

Caserta Royal Palace Entrance Ticket

clock Duration: 3 hours
  • This palace, which is also popularly regarded as the Bourbon Kings former residence, now houses a University, a Public Library, a Large Theatre, the Monistenies, the Magistracy, a Cathedral Church and a Seminary.
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San Lorenzo Maggiore

San Lorenzo Maggiore is one of the top religious sites in Napoli, and for good reason; it’s absolutely beautiful!

Dating back to the Greco-Roman era, the San Lorenzo Maggiore is a mightily impressive Basilica that’s housed numerous tales and tragedies over the years.

Regardless of whether you’re a religious believer or not, you won’t be able to deny that the San Lorenzo Maggiore is a truly spectacular...

Skip-the-Line Ticket in Catacombs of San Gennaro

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  • These 5600 square metres representation of historic and artistic extraordinary destination and is one of the most important in all South of Italy.
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Via San Gregorio Armeno

If there’s one thing that you certainly won’t want to miss out on when visiting Naples, it’s Via San Gregorio Armeno.

This ancient street in the old center of Naples is teeming with character and charm and is one of the very best markets in the city.

It’s often nicknamed the “Nativity Street” as it’s home to numerous artisans who create scenes for the Christmas Nativities all over the...

San Gaudioso Catacombs Skip-The-Line Ticket

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  • This particular site is one of the most important early Christian Cemetery in the city. You can discover what's below Naples ground with an entry ticket
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Duomo di Napoli

While it might not be as an impressive of a structure on the outside as other buildings in Italy such as the Colosseum in Rome or the Pantheon, the Duomo di Napoli offers unparalleled beauty within its towering walls.

As the Duomo has received plenty of alterations and “facelifts” over the years, the interior now includes a mishmash of different influences in terms of its architecture and religious...

Galleria Borbonica Entrance Ticket in Standard Route

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  • This location used to be a Veterinary Laboratory until few years ago. It's more like an enchanting scenery, unfolding before your very eyes. It is situated in Vico del Grottone 4, 100 metres from Plebiscito Square.
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Villa Floridiana

One of the best free attractions in Naples if you’re looking for a quieter space in the city without venturing too far afield is the Villa Floridiana Park in the Vomero area.

Here, you’ll find ample open space where you can wander around at your own leisurely pace, while admiring the spectacular views out to sea from within the park’s grounds.

It’s a fantastic place to bring the whole family as you can...

Naples Underground Entrance Ticket

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  • A visit to the Naples underground is much like a visit to 2400 years in the past. This tour is an historic one that affords you the opportunity of seeing a whole different world in real life.
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MADRE Museum of Contemporary Art

The Museo d'Arte Contemporanea Donnaregina, or Museo MADRE as it’s more commonly referred to, is a museum teeming with collections of contemporary art in the city centre of Naples.

This museum is the perfect place for art lovers to visit as it combines an eclectic mix of the ancient architecture of Naples city as its backdrop, along with the incredibly modern and unique installations and art collections inside the...

The Archaeological Museum of Naples with an Archaeologist Private Tour

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  • Explore one of the most important archaeological museums in the world. See treasures from Pompeii and Herculaneum, with frescoes and mosaics from walls of homes as well as statues and ordinary plus precious objects from the Roman...read more

Napoli: Museo Cappella Sansevero Cristo Velato biglietti

clock Duration: 30 minutes
  • Buy yours tickets for "Sansevero Chapel Museum", skip the line and jump the queue. The Chapel of St. Severo is one of the most interesting complexes of XVIII century in Naples. Discover a jewel of the world's artistic heritage featuring the statue of “Veiled Christ” by Giuseppe Sanmartino. Baroque creativity, dynastic pride, beauty and...read more

Transfer for the Veiled Christ with skip the line ticket

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  • Visit one of the most magical and at the same time terrifying sculpture in the world.
    The swollen vein still pulsating on the forehead, the wounds of the nails on the feet and on the thin hands, and the sunken side finally relaxed in the freedom of death are a sign of an intense search which has no time for preciosity or scholastic canons,...read more

Museum of resistance to the Camorra

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  • The exhibition at home Don Diana is part of a path of social rebirth, in addition to the exhibition itself, it wants to send a message of social promotion such as to encourage active...read more

Naples Underground Entrance Ticket

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  • Going down 136 steps, low and comfortable, we will reach a depth of about 40 meters below ground, where we will visit few of the tuffaceous cavities excavated in the Greek era (IV centuries BC.), and exploited as cisterns for the water supply of our city for approximately 23 centuries. The environment is spacious and illuminated, except for a...read more

Skip the Line: Doll Hospital Visit with Artisan Ice Cream Tasting

clock Duration: 15 to 20 m
  • The Doll's Hospital is a Kids Friendly Experience which allows you to discover the history and secrets of doll's evolution in one of the oldest artisan's workshop in Campania Region!
    Let yourself be transported to the one of the most interesting attraction for family, here kids and adult accompanied by the doll’s specialist doctors , will...read more

Shopping Experience: McArthurglen La Reggia Designer Outlet

clock Duration: 5 hours
  • The shopping experience begins with the pick-up from the meeting-point at the scheduled time and transfer to McArthurGlen La Reggia Designer Outlet where you can find your favourite brands up to 70% off, all year round.

    With its architecture, cafes and restaurants, children's play area, free parking and more than 140 stores, La Reggia...read more

Naples Underground Guided Tour

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  • Come with us into the insides of the city to discover the history and mysteries with the most fascinating tour of Naples.

    The best kid and family friendly tour in...read more
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