Welcome to Naples!
Meet the driver at Naples Capodichino Intl Apt or Naples train station, and go to the quaint B&B Casa Tolentino in the heart of the city, about less then 20 min by drive, according to traffic.
Check-in & welcome drink
Rest of the day off possibilities to arrange a lunch or dinner at Casa Tolentino inside or in the garden, according to weather conditions. Food delivery service, a typical Neapolitan and seasonal cuisine very good level, provided by a trattoria consist of : first and second course, fruit, water, and wine, one bottle for two ppl.
Naples: San Martino Castle and Charterhouse, Handmade gloves , lunch & dance in a typical Neapolitan alley (F, M)
Going around the city, in some of the most important historic sites, our guide Il Vagabondo (the Wanderer) will disclose the hidden truths about the city, through tales concerning history, people & traditions, what the entire world doesn't know about Naples.
Transfer by walk to funicolare centrale (5min distance from Casa Tolentino) stop Piazzetta Augusteo 3 min by walk will reach Piazza del Plebiscito
Meet our exclusive guide Il Vagabondo at Piazza del Plebiscito , one of the most largest italian square, and go up to the Vomero hill by funicolare centrale, few steps away from San Martino Castle (Sant’Elmo Castle) .
Admire the complex greatness of Naples from the bright peak of Sant’Elmo’s Castle, our guide the Wanderer has already start his narration meanwhile, sitting on the wall in front of the Castle taste a yummy sweet our “sfogliatella napoletana”.
After visiting the castle, the rooms, the charterhouse, the gardens, and the famous Christmas crib of Cuciniello, we leave the sunlight of the upper class neighborhood, and dive into the hidden city of historic center, walking through steep stairways, dark narrow alleys, noisy markets. Rest of the day free.
Naples: Neapolitan coffè master class, Art ClassCasa (F, M)
at Casa Tolentino , on the garden terrace (according to on weather
conditions) or inside.
Let’s start a Neapolitan coffee master class, our host
Gianluca will explain and
show how to make the real Neapolitan coffee, the art to drink a coffee, the
history that lurks behind Neapolitan coffee
Duration about h1.30
Transfer at Artist home for an Art Class
Leaf Art class with the Artist Bruia : The Gold Leaf and its application
suggested to : everyone, none prerequisite is required.
Meet the talented and eclectic Artist, stage name
Bruia , in her exclusive and
intriguing mansion, home and study. A wonderful place to relax, explore her
works and sculptures and experience an introduction to the material and
subject possibilities of gold leaf with an emphasis on creations, those
exercises to help and develop : visual memory, hand eye coordination,
gesture, view of the shape and sense of perspective. During
the class guests are followed step by step with advices and
demonstrations and they can realize their own small artwork, a memento to
bring at home.
An artistic and culinary experience
The multifaceted language, used by
Bruia in the works, is transported into its
dishes. “Even the kitchen is art ” , says Bruia , and she knows very well what
she speaks while experiencing combinations of flavors of the territory with
innovative notes, without ever altering the taste of the dish but sublimating it
with… this is a secret! Lunch, water and wine included , time enough to
discuss about her creative processes.
Transfer to Casa Tolentino
Rest of the day off.
Ulderico Pinfildi : The Nativity scene’ artist (F)
Transfer by walk at funicolare centrale and with a pleasant walk be reached Piazza del Gesù , few minutes distant from Ulderico Pinfildi’s workshop!
Art • Inspiration • Passion
The birth of the true Neapolitan nativity scene, the reason for its uniqueness and world renown, disclosed through Ulderico Pinfildi’s idyllic and delightful tales, tells about the links that are interwoven between history, culture, tradition, legends and mysteries of Naples in the 1700.
He will show the technique he use to create unique objects, where it is visible all the influence of Caravaggio from which the artist draws inspiration, respecting the canons of tradition.
The Nativity scene’s artist «raised fed by clay and passion» that reinterprets the Neapolitan nativity scene in a unique way, the result is the creation of artworks. Return to Casa Tolentino.
We say goodbye to Naples - transfer to airport/station