Guided visit of Certosa di San Martino with a private guide

Private tour of St. Martino Certosa and Castel Sant' Elmo in Naples

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Visit of the St. Martin's Certosa and the Museum with the private guide

With this private tour  in Naples, you will visit St. Martino Certosa, situated on the Vomero hill which marks the most important evidence of the XVI century Neapolitan civilization. The magnificent view from the square represents for sure the best panorama of of the city of Naples.

Guided visit of Certosa di San Martino with a private guide highlights: 

  • Visit St. Martino Certosa on an exclusive private tour
  • Enjoy the explanations of your private guide in the Church
  • Visit the church, the monastery, the cloister and the Museum
  • Admire the masterworks of the Baroque art
  • Admire the most visible landmark of the city, peched atop the Vomero hill that commands the gulf

Visit with a private guide St. Martino Certosa in Naples, located on the Vomero hill, offering a magnificent view of the city. Visit the church, the monastery, the cloister and the Museum, with a display of Spanish and Bourbon artifacts, as well as displays of the Presepe (Nativity scene) considered to be among the finest in the world.

Admire the Certosa of St. Martino 

With this private tour, you can visit the Certosa of St. Martino in Naples. Situated on the Vomero hill, it is the most important evidence of the XVI century neapolitan civilization. It was founded in 1325 by Carlo Duke of Calabria, eldest son of Robert of Anjou, but was rebuilt in the late XVIth and mid XVIIth century. Suppressed the religious orders and became state property, the Charterhouse in 1866 is intended to "historical museum" by Giuseppe Fiorelli, attached to the National Museum as a branch and open to the public in 1867.

Visit the Church and Monastery

Your private expert guide will show you the most important spots of the Certosa, explaining you everything about its history and artworks. The church was consecrated in 1368 and was dedicated to San Martino, San Bruno, to the Virgin and All Saints. For almost two centuries was enriched with decorative works, until you reach the XVIIth century when it became involved in the site more artistic personalities of the time, including Battistello Caracciolo, Jusepe Ribera and Giovanni Lanfranco.

A trip in the artistic history of Naples

The private tour in Naples will take you also to the monastry of St. Martino, that  presents amazing views over the city of Naples and a number of masterworks of the Baroque art. Main attractions are the church, the monastry, the cloisters and the Orilia Collection of ancient art, the Bourbons boats and the Nativities dating back the XVIII century. From here you can admire one of the most evocative view on the city of Naples, from the "Spaccanapoli" street, which divides into two parts the historich centre of Naples to the majestic Mount Vesuvius  on the Gulf of Naples. You will also have the chance to visit the Castel Sant'Elmo, which is above the Certosa, from where you can enjoy one of the most amazing views of the city of Naples. 

Other tours in Naples

Naples is one of favourite destinations for Italian and foreign tourists who love spending their holidays in cities of artistic interest. If you look for more private tours of Naples check the Private tour of the National Archaelogical Museum or the Tour of the Centre of Naples and the Seafront area.

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