Private tour of the Fontanelle cemetery and Sanità district

Private tour of the Fontanelle cemetery and Sanità district

Free cancellation
Language: English , Italian , French , Spanish
Availability: Every day
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 2 hours 30 minutes
Do this because
  • Discover the Fontanelle cemetery in the Mater Dei district of Naples
  • Learn more about the rites and legends that surround the place from your expert guide
  • Walk thorugh the Sanità district and admire beautiful examples of Baroque architecture
What to expect

Enjoy a guided tour of the Fontanelle cemetery, in the Mater Dei district of Naples. The area, once outside the city's Roman walls, was converted into a cemetery during the 1656 plague and was then used also during the epidemics of the following centuries.

During the last century, the rite of the 'pezzentelle souls', associated to the cemetery bones, speard through the population of Naples. People adopted a skull and took care of it, hoping that this could help them through graces and intercessions. Your expert guide will tell you more about this tradition and about the legends that surround this mysterious place. Continue your experience through the Sanità district, where you will see beautiful baroque buildings and churches.

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What's included
  • Local guide
  • Private tour
  • Admission ticket to Cimitero delle Fontanelle
What's not included
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off service

Piazza Scipione Ammirato, 80136 Naples NA, Italy

Meeting point:

Outside the metro station 'Mater Dei' (Metro Line 1)


Every day at 9.30am

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Raphael Tours and Events
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.

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