Discover Rione Sanità and the catacombs of Naples, participate in a project for the redevelopment of one of the most beautiful districts in the city.
Retrace the long spiritual journey of San Gennaro to discover an unfamiliar Sacred Naples, through Rione Sanità.
Every Sunday starting at 9:30
Tickets for the tour cost € 15 per person, for more details, visit our Rates section.
From November 8 2015 to January 31 2016
Basilica di Santa Maria della Sanità
Piazza Sanità, 14
You can organise a simple visit to the Catacombs, walk along the Holy Mile or combine your visit with an event: see our daily calendar.Go to the Calendar
The main entrance and ticket office of the Catacombs of Naples are in the Madre del Buon Consiglio Basilica, Via Capodimonte 13: the tour begins with the Catacombs of San Gennaro.
If, however, you would prefer to start from San Gaudioso, we have a ticket booth in the Santa Maria della Sanità Basilica at Piazza Sanità 14.
Tel. +39 081 744 37 14
Reservations are required for groups of at least 20 participants, both for the guided tour of the catacombs and for the Holy Mile.
The rates for tours of the Catacombs are:
The Catacombs of Naples are part of the Artecard circuit.
Special rates are available for members of FAI and Touring Club and for ticket holders for CitySightseeing and the Cloister of Santa Chiara:
The special rates for the Milgio Sacro are:
A guided tour that is an experience to discover the beauty of Rione Sanità, through history and interesting facts.
The rates for schools vary depending on the type of visit:
There are guided tours for primary schools, secondary schools and high schools, with educational activities and points for reflection during the visit.
Reserved tours are available for any special need:
You can contribute to the development of community projects started in the Rione Sanità by making a purchase from our Social Store..
The Catacombs of San Gennaro are a architectural barrier-free site acessible to all guests.
The disabled access (on reservation) is located in vicoletto San Gennaro dei Poveri 22, by San Gennaro Hospital.
Embossed plaques along the itinerary provide a pleasant visit for blind.
Your visit to the Catacombs is best enjoyed with comfortable shoes and a light sweater (even in warmer periods): the temperature in the site varies from between 15 and 22° C.
Coming by car? You can leave it in our free parking area.
Bus stop no. 1246 - National Museum
Lines 168, 178, C63 and R4
Alight at stop no. 3250 - Basilica dell'Incoronata - Catacombs of San Gennaro
Journey time around 15 minutes
Due to the new fare system, each bus company has its own tickets and bus passes. The TIC - integrated ticket, allows you to travel on all buses, regardless of the company.
More information on fares.
Take the Naples Tangenziale and come off at exit no. 5 - Capodimonte.
Turn right into Via Capodimonte.
The Basilica is on the right after 200 m.Travel information
If you would like to spend more than one day visiting the Catacombs, we recommend our accomodation facilities,
small bed and breakfast establishments in the heart of the city, .to feel at home in Naples.