With this private tour in Naples you will visit the Capodimonte Museum, located in the Palace of Capodimonte, a Bourbon palace. You will admire the masterworks of the greatest Italian artists, like Caravaggio, Tiziano and others.
Admire the Royal Palace of Capodimonte
Visit the Capodimonte Museum, located in the Royal Palace of Capodimonte in Naples. The Royal Palace was built by Carlo III of Borbone, in the vicinity of the wood where the king had decided to build a big enclosure. The works lasted nearly a century, and began in 1738 under the direction of the military engineer Giovanni Antonio Median, aimed from the outset to accommodate the huge collection of art that King Carlo had inherited from his mother Elisabetta Farnese.
Visit the Museum with a private guide
The main sections heritage sites within the National Galleries of Capodimonte are the Farnese and Borbone Collection, the largest and most important collection of art of Southern Italy. At the beginning '500, the Pope Paolo III, born Alessandro Farnese (1468-1549), was one of the greatest collectors of art objects and antiques, and when Carlo Bourbon, his descendant of his mother's side, became King of Naples decided to transfer the entire collection in the capital of the new kingdom. It was the largest movement of art around the XVIIth century. The Museum is spread over three floors, with over 150 rooms containing paintings and objets d'art from the XIII to XX century.
Admire the paintings and art objects from the XIII to XX century
The private guide will show you all the unmissable masterpieces of the Capodimonte Museum, one of the most prestigious and rich in the panorama of Italian and European museums. It is characterized by an articulated path, developed on three floors of the palace. The main attractions are: the masterworks of Caravaggio, the “Flagellazione di Cristo”, “San Ludovico di Tolosa” by Simone Martini, Tiziano “Paolo III” , Masaccio “Crocifissione”, Luca Giordano “Madonna del baldacchino” and many other.
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. The others tours of Naples are the Private tour of the National Archaelogical Museum or the Tour of the Centre of Naples and the Seafront area.