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The only active volcano on the mainland of Europe, Mount Vesuvius is famous for the calamitous eruption in 79AD, which buried the towns of Herculaneum and Pompeii.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Via Palazzo del Principe, 80044 Ottaviano, Italy
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Reviewed 2 days ago

After visiting the small Herculaneum, my Princess and I decided to go up mighty Mount Vesuvius nearby. It is a huge dormant volcano that overshadows the region with it's majestic presence. The shuttle bus and entrance fee was 20 euros each (10 for bus and...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Carl B
Reviewed 5 days ago

I believe that if you have the chance to visit it, just do it. It's something unique and the view is spectacular!!

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Ermioni M
Reviewed 5 days ago

Visited this place by car as last attraction after day trip to Positano and amalfi. Not a long walk from car park, city view from walk is something different and nice. Managed to see smoke from one corner. you can cover the arraction within one...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank CSpaace
Reviewed 6 days ago

From Neapol - train station Garibaldi goes train or somebody call it metro to the Ercolano - Scave what is train stop. The ticket cost 2,2€. Company Circumvesuviana. In the subway you buy the ticket, not the main station but under that. When you get...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank maniliza
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mount Vesuvius is most definitely worth visiting.Costing only €10 it takes approximately 2-3 hours to complete the experience. The views over The Bay of Naples are astounding and looking down into the huge crater of the volcano is awesome. Highly Recommend

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank MrStorer
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an amazing hike! You pay admission to walk/hike up to the top of Mount Vesuvius. There are three stop stations to rest along the way, and I must admit, the first part is the hardest. I am in pretty good shape, but I...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Teri0722
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took a long ride by bus from the port of Naples, approx 2.5 hours. Once there we walked up, not to bad of a walk most could manage. Spectacular views from the top . The volcano itself not to amazing . Glad that we...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank J234PTheathers
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Okay while we were in the the area we had to visit Vesuvius. We decided to drive to the starting point which turned out to be parking along the road side, (tip, get there early as you will not have to walk to far.) Take...More

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank AlunH503
Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed our hike to the top of Vesuvius despite the heat. The views of Naples and the bay are amazing even if the volcano itself looks quiet and peaceful. There were quite a few people visiting but it was ok. What you need...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank czesiuradek
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided to visit Vesuvius having spent the morning in Pompei. We got the public bus just outside the train station for 3.10 Euros one way, a 50 min journey. Once we arrived we bought tickets, 10 euros each to enter and headed up the...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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11markh888
July 20, 2019|
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Response from Chaxx | Reviewed this property |
Best to get a train from Sorrento to Vesuvius station connects with a bus to a car park at Vesuvius. Best to go as earl as you can as it gets very busy and crowded on the walk up to The top.
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HollyJane07
July 18, 2019|
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Response from thirsty4health | Reviewed this property |
Dear Holly hello, Yes, you can see Pompei and Vesuvius on the same day. Most organized tours offer a morning tour of Pompeii and then an afternoon tour of Vesuvius. My father and I took a tour last June that I booked... More
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Chap3455
June 16, 2019|
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Response from SuperTed19 | Reviewed this property |
We drove a rental car from Atina (wonderful little town), spent the morning in Pompeii (Alex Tours is excellent!), had lunch in Ercolano, climbed Vesuvius in the afternoon (no tour), had dinner in Naples (gorgeous sunset... More
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