Lago d'Averno

Lago d'Averno, Pozzuoli

Lago d'Averno
4.5
Bodies of Water • Ancient Ruins
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Cruiser10291544442
5 contributions
Entrance to Hades!
Sep 2018 • Couples
Easy walk around the lake. Nice lakeside restaurant but on Sundays book or go early otherwise you will not get in!
Written June 25, 2019
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Max
34 contributions
Nice
Apr 2019 • Friends
Good view when driving past to Cumae. Easy to see why the Romans thought it was such a special place.
Written April 13, 2019
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Ancient Greek Healings
Piraeus, Greece9 contributions
magnificent view
May 2018 • Friends
easy to go and you may rent car for going to nearest villages, many places for espresso coffee and sight seeing. Since we visit place as a ceremonial team group to Magna Grecia every year we have many activities to this special place where geodetic fields are extremely bizarre
Written April 7, 2019
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stonewithnomoss
Duhok, Iraq919 contributions
Pleasant walk, near public transport
Jan 2019 • Solo
If you take the train to Luciano, you get off at the station on the beach (you can take a quick peak) and then walk the 15 minutes up to the very historically significant lake. There are the ruins of the Temple of Apollo there as well. The walking path is well maintained and well used around the lake. It is just a relaxing and pleasant place. Not worth a special trip, but very nice if you are in the area.
Written January 1, 2019
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Shanti S
17 contributions
My Primary Running Route
Sep 2018 • Family
If you're there for the history, it's good for a nice walk around the lake and the ruins to poke around now that they're open to the path. On weekends they limit the already limited areas where cars can go, so it's a safe place to run, even with animals or a stroller. It's busy with locals out for exercise and there are a handful of restaurants and a couple of agroturismos on the lake as well.
Written September 12, 2018
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Emily C
25 contributions
Good Place to Walk the Dog
Aug 2018 • Solo
This is a good place to walk your dog or just get some exercise. The trail takes you past ruins and some vineyards. The trail is wide and I use our jogging stroller with no issues. During the week it is very peaceful but on the weekends it gets very crowded and parking can be an issue. Also lots of joggers and cyclists on the weekends so if your dog has issues with either of those it may be better to go on a weekday.
Written August 20, 2018
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Jeff B
11 contributions
Nice lake for a walk
May 2018 • Couples
Pretty nice lake with a few restaurant choices and some random ruins to see. Nice to jog around or take a walk.
Written June 23, 2018
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Renate V
Hartbeesfontein, South Africa1,096 contributions
Pretty view
Apr 2018 • Friends
We stopped here as part of a private tour of the area. That way it was no trouble to get there but just to get out of the car and listen to what our driver told us about the history of the area.
It is a beautiful view from above and we could also see the farmers working away in their lands next to the lake. A pretty place to enjoy
Written May 13, 2018
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and_winter
London, UK15 contributions
Lunch and a walk at le Cantine dell'Averno
Feb 2018 • Couples
This was a great spot for a dog walk around the lake (very full after the recent rains), and a delicious traditional lunch in le cantine. Drop off the Tangenziale Lago d'Averno exit, head uphill on the SP303 towards Cuma and take the left immediately off the roundabout down the steep ramp. We arrived around eleven, parked under an orange tree, and walked down to the lake through the gate specifically for le cantine. Past the Tempio d'Apollo, and 30 mins round the pretty lake, then it was time to be the first to sit and wait for the delights, which simply kept on coming. Highlights were the tuna potato salad, braised cabbage, and definitely the fried fish - probably sprats, simply delicious, all washed down with a bottle of most quaffable on-site produced Falanghina. No specific figures to list, as it would be rude, but the cost to enjoy great food, over a delightful pace, with charming 'Domenica lunch' company, was something we'll be back for more of. Wonderful, Vergil himself would have been proud.
Written February 25, 2018
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Ann M
Seattle, WA97 contributions
For locals
Jul 2017 • Friends
Vergil wrote the entrance to the underworld was here, but now it's a place where locals go for a nice jog in the evenings. I'm was a local (until I moved), so I loved this place for getting exercise or going for a stroll with friends. There is some wildlife and a few ruins to see here, but it's definitely not much of a tourist attraction. However, it is a wonderful place to go for a run, so if that's what you're looking for, be sure to stop by!
Written November 23, 2017
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