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Mount Vesuvius

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Address: Via Palazzo del Principe, 80056, Naples, Italy
Phone Number: 081-739-36-66
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The only active volcano on the mainland of Europe, Mount Vesuvius is famous...

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.

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Vesuvius Tour With Optional Crater Adventure Hike
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Pompeii and Mt Vesuvius 4WD Group Tour
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Half-Day Tour to Mt Vesuvius

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Vesuvio Trick

Me and my husband were a bit disappointed by the way the locals handle the trip to the top of Vesuvius, although I guess it was still less expensive than taking a tour. 5 Euro... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Peru
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

How sad to see a mountain look as bad as this. As we drove up the mountainside there was litter strewn everywhere, abandoned restaurants covered in graffiti. We arrived almost at the top to be told to pay 5e parking and a further 2e to be transported to the ticket booth for entrance, 10e each.

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Me and my husband were a bit disappointed by the way the locals handle the trip to the top of Vesuvius, although I guess it was still less expensive than taking a tour. 5 Euro for parking (3/4 of the way up the mountain), 2 Euro each to take a bus to (close to) the top of the mountain, and,... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

1. Make sure you can see the top of Vesuvius before you go up as you need to enjoy the fabulous views from there. 2.You can drive almost to the top where there is parking on a side road for €5. 3.A shuttle bus will take you to the ticket office and back afterwards for €2 /person - well worth... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Went with family. Hired a taxi from Herculaneum for 10 Euros per person. 30 minute hike to the top. Views of Naples and Amalfi coast are beautiful.

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Bergen, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We, my son and grandson vent up to the top og Vesuv and walked a quarter of the length of the path on the edge of the crater. The walk up from the entrance area (where the busses and cars are parked) can be demanding if you have problems to breath some dust as you walk on sand and stones.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

When traveling to Pompeii, Italy, you will find the opportunity to hike the mount Vesuvius. Few tips: -go next to Pompeii and buy the bus and park trip together for like 22€ that will get you to the start point of the hike to the crater. -bring water and hiking or tennis shoes -sandals and flip flops are a mistake... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I really recommend this for nature lovers. The wind, smell,view and feeling as you walk up the volcano is great. Standing on the top of such a famous volcano and watching the smoke come up from the crater is really special. Take notice of the tour guides explaining some really interesting facts of the volcano and on the 79 AD... More 

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a fun time walking Mount Vesuvius ermmmm with 50 year 10 students. Lots of energy and enthusiasm needed, the walk is stunning with amazing panoramic views of the surrounding lands and bay area. Ease take a camera and preferably with different Lens's as you will be able to create such stunning images from the back drop provided. Get a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Hiking up to reach the rim of Mt. Vesuvius' crater could be challenging for some people, so wearing comfortable shoes is a must. Once you get to the top, the view of the City of Naples and the Gulf of Naples is incredible.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We travelled to Mount Vesuvius using the Circumvesuviana train from Sorrento to Ercolano. Outside the station you can catch the Vesuvius Express bus to 1000ft. This costs 20 euros and includes the entry fee into the national Park. The guides say the walk to the summit takes 15 or so minutes...maybe if you are 16 years old. Allow 30 -... More 

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