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Vesuvio

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Address: 80056, Naples, Italy
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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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Private Tour: Day Trip Excursion to Herculaneum Mt Vesuvius and Pompeii

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Central to the history of Naples, and still alive

The walk up Vesuvio is easier for the visitor than we are used to. The path is wide and a simple slope. Fumeroles were active while we were there, sending out their wisps of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a rental car and had some difficulty finding the base parking lot even with good GPS. A lot of narrow alleys/streets. I have been to the top several times over 30 years. The base lot we found this trip was much lower on the cone. There were dozens of people waiting for the next bus and we would... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Vesuvio was one of our main target when we visited Naples. We went by train from Naples and then we wanted to catch the bus. But some tourist agency told us that buses are out of order and we have to go there with that agency. You have to pay to agency for the way up and down and also... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The walk up Vesuvio is easier for the visitor than we are used to. The path is wide and a simple slope. Fumeroles were active while we were there, sending out their wisps of smoke. We were frustrated somewhat by hanging around the bus departure are by the train station for almost an hour waiting to get up there. Take... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My. Vesuvio is and was one of my favorite places to visit when I lived in Napels. The walk up is not too bad and the views are breathtaking... Highly recommed a trip up if you are in Naples and while you are there - Enjoy an Espresso :).

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed the visit to Vesuvio. The walk is ok but you will be really dusty :-) Nice to see smoke still coming out

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate here again on Sunday 8th Jan. I know I've written about the food here before but it can change as I've discovered at other restaurants- it hasn't, my lamb chop starter and lemon sole main course were beautifully cooked and so delicious. Lovely food at a reasonable price with smashing service. Particularly good if looking for a place... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It's very easy to get to from Naples or Sorrento with public transportation. Just take the Circumvesuviana train (it's only a few Euros) You just get tickets at the station and then get off at Vesuvio stop. From there the bus stops right at the station to take you over. It seems like a lot of steps but it's really... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The power of the sleeping nature all right there. Get ready to climb right to the top. If you need any in depth hint for this trip contact me (car rental, parking, tours, costs etc). I was there with my 5 y.o. son and he loved it as well.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If your trip takes anywhere around Naples, you must visit Vesuvio! Your bus/shuttle/car will take you to the starting point of the hike, which is actually inside the volcano (sort of speak), as more than 30% of its old peak was blown in the air at the time of the erruption that destroyed Pompeii (79 AD). From there, you will... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We hiked up to the top as part of a tour. The first part of the hike was the steepest, so pace yourself. Once you got through it the rest of the hike was much easier, and you get good views of the crater (not sure it is worth the trouble to go around the crater completely, as the view... More 

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