CERTOSA OF SAN MARTINO ACCESSIBLE TOUR – NAPLES

The Certosa of San Martino tour is a half day accessible guided tour designed for wheelchair user to discover one of the largest religious monuments dedicated to Baroque art.

  • Historical interest 100% 100%
  • Fun 90% 90%

The Certosa of San Martino is one of the Naples’s greatest accessible religious monuments and one of the most successful examples of Baroque architecture and art.

“The Certosa of San Martino” is a palatial area of Naples located on the “Vomero hill”, next to “St. Elmo Castle”. It is one of the city's greatest accessible religious monuments and one of the most successful examples of Baroque architecture and art, together with the royal chapel of the Treasure of San Gennaro, as well as the fulcrum of Neapolitan painting in the 17th century. ...

It has about one hundred rooms, two churches, a courtyard, four chapels, three cloisters and hanging gardens. Chronologically, it is the second Carthusian monastery in “Campania”, having been founded nineteen years after San Lorenzo in Padula and forty-six years before San Giacomo in Capri.After the unification of “Italy”, it became a national monument and since 1866 it has housed the “National Museum of San Martino”, which was created to tell the artistic and cultural history of the city. Since December 2014, the “Ministry for Cultural Heritage and Activities” has managed the Cartesian monastery and museum through the Polo Museale della Campania, which became the Regional Directorate for Museums in December 2019. “Charles of Anjou” started the building of the monastery began in 1325, in 1580 it was expanded and in 1623 the architects Dosio and Fanzago began an almost total reconstruction, making the church the best example of “Neapolitan Baroque”. “The Certosa of San Martino includes the cemetery of the monks, the monastery of the prosecutors, the great cloister and the church. The vault has its original frame of the 14th century, here the beautiful frescoes and paintings of the same period made by Giovanni.The “Chapel of Mary Magdalene”, the Choir Conversi, the sacristy and the fresco of the Treasury are very well-preserved. In the 1866 Giuseppe Fiorelli founded the National Museum of San Martino”.The historical section includes paintings, sculptures, furniture, medals, miniatures, coins, decorations, arm and relics of the political, economical and social development of the kingdom of Naples. The Gallery of the Paintings contains important works of Neapolitan painting of the sixteenth and seventeenth century. Some of the most important items in the collection are from the Nativity Scene of 19th century. “The National Museum of San Martino” was opened to the public in “Naples” in 1866, the day after the unification of Italy, after the Certosa was declared a national monument and included among the suppressed ecclesiastical properties.The archaeologist Giuseppe Fiorelli commissioned the rooms to be used as a museum to collect evidence of the life of “Naples” and the southern kingdoms. The two-story museum is accessed from the two cloisters of the “Certosa Monastery”.Since December 2014, the “Ministry for Cultural Heritage and Activities” has managed the museum and Carthusian Monastery through the “Polo Museale della Campania”, which became the Regional Directorate for Museums in December 2019. What are you waiting for? Join us in this half day accessible tour to discover the Certosa San Martino Museum in Naples!

 

Our tour guide will take care of your needs, making sure all the routes you will take, will be accessible with your wheelchair or mobility scooter.

 

On request, it is possible to have an accessible transfewith vehicle equipped with lift

 

Enjoy our Accessible Certosa San Martino tour, without any worries!

 

Travel safe and avoid unpleasant surprises, choose our wheelchair accessible accommodation in Italy.

Highlights and what's included
  • Duration: Half Day
  • Places of interest: NAPLES
    •  CERTOSA OF SAN MARTINO 
  • Exclusivity: All our tours are PRIVATE, not sharing with other guests
  • Languages: All languages available on request
COVID FREE

Contact for information


    I have read the privacy policy and I authorize the processing of data (Require)

    Accessibe Tours you may also like

    Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel – Accessible tour – Rome

    Accessible Vatican Museums and the Sistine chapel tour will show you all the beauty of the Vatican.

    CASTEL NUOVO ACCESSIBLE TOUR – NAPLES

    Accessible Naples Royal Palace tour is an half day guided accessible tour designed for wheelchair user. The beautiful and accessible Naples Royal Palace is located in the central Piazza del …Read More

    Masonic – Accessible tour – Rome

    Discover the mysteries and secrets of some of Rome’s most famous monuments, witnesses of the eternal battle between Reason and the Catholic Church considered a Masonic symbol!

    Rome by night – Accessible Tour

    Accessible Rome Tour by Night offers you a ride among the most important monuments of Rome and suggestive corners of the Eternal City.

    Wine tasting – Accessible tour – Tuscany, Florence and Chianti area

    Accessible Wine Tasting Experience for wheelchair users and disabled travelers. Taste the different type of wines of Tuscany and Chianti area

    Lamborghini museum – Accessible tour – Bologna

    The accessible tour at the Ferruccio Lamborghini museum in Bologna is a half-day private guided tour designated for wheelchair users.

    Academy gallery and highlights of Florence – Accessible tour – Florence

    Accessible Tour of Florence : Michelangelo’s “David”, “Ponte Vecchio Bridge” and the highlights of Florence

    ACCESSIBLE SHOPPING TOUR – ROME

    ACCESSIBLE SHOPPING TOUR – ROME Accessible Shopping Tour in the historical centre of the main cities in Italy! Take a break from visiting Italian monuments and museums and enjoy Italian …Read More

    Borghese Gallery – Accessible tour – Rome

    Visit the most beautiful accessible art gallery in Rome: the Borghese Gallery.

    THE LAST SUPPER ACCESSIBLE TOUR – MILAN

    THE LAST SUPPER ACCESSIBLE TOUR – MILAN – The Last Supper is the most famous Leonardo Da Vinci’s fresco located in the historical cenacolo Vinciano in Milan.

    Shopping cart
    There are no products in the cart!
    Continue shopping
    0