Capua & Caserta Day Tour
THE VERSAILLES OF ITALY
We all remember Kirk Douglas and Burt Lancasrer in Spartakus. Capua,the largest Roman city on the border with Campania was the site of the bloody uprisingof gladiators and slaves.On the same day, you can see the biggest palace of Italy.Caserta ‘s Reggia the Royal Palace built by Bourbon kings of Naples , with its 1200 rooms to rival Versaiile.
PICK UP TIME Suggested 9.00 am
THE DRIVES OF THE COAST Down the Coast over past the Vesuvius and Naples
CAPUA Its amphitheater, has best preserved underground area for you to explore. Time stands still as you walk the tunnels and trap doors where gladiators had been worming up for their final battle. A short walk away you will study an example of Mithreum, probably the best example in the Mediterranean , where roman leggionaires followed the cult brought from Persia .
In New Capua we will stop at the 11th century basilica of San Angelo in Formia. Its 12th century frescoes are some of the best in the south.
TIME FOR LUNCH You will agree with your driver where to have lunch and what to opt for
REGGIA DI CASERTA The palace has five floors; 1,200 rooms, including two dozen state apartments; 1,742 windows; 34 staircases; 1,026 fireplaces; a large library; and a theatre modelled after the Teatro San Carlo of Naples. A monumental avenue running 20 kilometers between the palace and Naples was planned but never realized.
RIDE BACK TO THE HOTEL Nice and relaxing ride back to your hotel.
Starting from 550€
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The costs above are for 1 English Speaking driver and 1 vehicle for the duration of the tour. Not included is lunch
Prices can vary according to the month and the availability.
RomePrivateExcursions offers a very flexible cancellation policy, in case of arrival problems due to COVID, we are willing to offer a 100% refund (Colosseum and Vatican tickets are on the other hand never refundable).