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Naples Movie Tour – Historical Center

Naples Movie Tour – Historical Center

The first leg is in Piazza Bellini, where are the ruins of the Greek walls of the city and where Sophia Loren moves in Vittorio De Sica’s Marriage Italian Style. The tour continues in via dei Tribunali, location of Eat Pray Love with Julia Roberts, where the group will admire monuments such as Palazzo Spinelli – location in which Jack Lemmon and Marcello Mastroianni meet in Maccheroni – and the Chiesa delle Anime del Purgatorio, where in the nearby were shot The Gold of Naples and an episode of the TV Series The Sopranos. In piazza San Gaetano the tour will focus on a funny scene involving Marcello Mastroianni in Everybody’s Fine, and at the end of via dei Tribunali the group will have the chance to see the façade of the Chiesa dei Girolamini, an important location of The Treasure of Saint Gennaro. Following the characters of this famous Italian comedy, the tour continues in via Duomo in order to visit the Cathedral of Naples, the church dedicated to Saint Gennaro, the city’s patron, that houses a vial of the Saint’s blood. After a visit in piazza Cardinale Riario Sforza, filmed by John Turturro’s Passione and Terry Gilliam’s short The Wholly Family, the group returns in via dei Tribunali, and the tour continues in via S. Gregorio Armeno, the famous street where are created the Neapolitan Christmas crèches and sculptures. In this place were filmed The Wholly Family. piazzetta Nilo, a location for Everybody’s Fine. Pallonetto Santa Chiara, location of The Four Days of Naples. Cortile della Chiesa di Santa Chiara, location Decameron by Pasolini. The tour will end in Piazza del Gesù Nuovo, location of lots of films, such as No, grazie, il caffè mi rende nervosoThe Gold of NaplesMarriage Italian Style and Pacco, doppio pacco e contropaccotto.

Duration: approx. 3 hours   Info and reservations