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Parco Virgiliano Tours

Parco Virgiliano
The ancient Roman poet Virgil didn't die in Naples, but the city had stolen his heart and he said he wanted to be buried there. At least that's what the Neapolitans say. On the pretty Posillipo Hill, there are three attractions associated with Virgil – two parks, and his supposed tomb. Both parks have variations on the same name – Parco Virgiliano.

At the base of the Posillipo Hill, the Parco Virgiliano a Piedigrotta (also known as the Parco Virgiliano a Mergellina, the neighborhood below Posillipo) includes a winding path up the side of the hill, with plants on either side and great views over the Gulf of Naples and beyond. Partway up the hill, the supposed location of Virgil's tomb is at the end of a long tunnel. Although it's less of a pilgrimage destination now, it's still popular with some visitors.

At the top of Posillipo Hill is the other Parco Virgiliano (also called Parco Virgiliano a Posillipo). In addition to green space, this park also has a few playgrounds for kids and a small amphitheater where there are sometimes performances in the summer months. The park on top of the hill is a perfect place to enjoy the views over the historic city, the water, and even Mt. Vesuvius in the distance.

Even if you're not staying in the posh Posillipo neighborhood, it can be an excellent place to spend a romantic evening, with a walk through the park, dinner at a nice restaurant, and a parting view over the lit-up city before heading back to your hotel for the night.

Address: Viale Virgilio, Naples 80123, Italy
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Naples City Hop-on Hop-off TourHop-on Hop-off Tours

Naples City Hop-on Hop-off Tour

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Enjoy a panoramic view of Naples from the open-air top of a double-decker bus and a hop-on hop-off ticket good for 24 hours. With more than 30 combined stops to choose from on three different routes, including major attractions like the Archaeological Museum, Capodimonte Museum and Piazza Municipio, these buses make it easy to discover Naples at your own pace.
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Private Tour: Naples Sightseeing by Vintage Fiat 500 or Fiat 600Private Sightseeing Tours

Private Tour: Naples Sightseeing by Vintage Fiat 500 or Fiat 600

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Take a classic Italian ride through Naples on this private, 5-hour tour by vintage Fiat 600. Led by a personal driver, pass the UNESCO-listed Historic Centre of Naples, Castel Dell'Ovo, Parco Virgiliano and other top attractions. Learn the history behind each major landmark you pass, hopping out to relax with coffee and cake at a local café. Take some time to explore by foot before returning to your original departure point.
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Naples Seaside Bike TourBike & Mountain Bike Tours

Naples Seaside Bike Tour

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Pedal through historic Naples during this 3-hour bike tour. Follow your guide down the Naples promenade, up Posillipo Hill, and into Virgilian Park while learning about the city's culture and history. Use of bicycle and helmet included.
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Naples And Campi Flegrei Bike Tour4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours

Naples And Campi Flegrei Bike Tour

All day at Campi Flegrei trough volcanos, lakes and beautiful up hills gonna let you think that Naples can be a lot of more that what the people says. Don't forget to dress properly and bring with you always light back pack with jacket. You don't need to be an professional biker to do this product, but at the least you must be an good biker with some year of experience and comfortable ridind on the open roads. For the rest just leave our professional taking care of you and enjoy the day.
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Naples panoramic e-bike ride with pizza tastingDining Experiences

Naples panoramic e-bike ride with pizza tasting

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Thanks to its panoramic view, Posillipo has been the chosen place for the sumptuous dwellings of wealthy and powerful men since ancient times. With our e-bikes we will be able to climb hills without any effort, and admire the stunning landscapes along the way. We will visit enchanting places, such as the Virgiliano Park and Marechiaro, surrounded by nature and sea.We will also taste the best fried pizza in town!
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Private Tour: Naples Sightseeing by VespaPrivate Sightseeing Tours

Private Tour: Naples Sightseeing by Vespa

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See Naples like a true Italian on this 4.5-hour Vespa tour. Led by an expert driver, hop on the back of a vintage scooter and soak up the city’s history, architecture and old-world charm. Pass top attractions including the UNESCO-listed Historic Centre of Naples, Parco Virgiliano and Castel Dell'Ovo, hopping off to relax at a local cafe with a cake and coffee (own expense). Enjoy an intimate look at this southern Italian city before returning to your original departure point.
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