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Beautiful view

great for a few photo's, with the fantastic contrast between the lake and the sea, the vivid green vegetation and cultivations along the banks.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Finian K

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

great for a few photo's, with the fantastic contrast between the lake and the sea, the vivid green vegetation and cultivations along the banks.

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Thank Finian K
Chippenham, England, United Kingdom
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367 reviews
192 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

The main road to Naples passes high above this volcanic caldera, but there is only just enough space to pull in to get the best view. The lake is almost circular, a beautiful deep shade of blue - very photogenic.

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MIlton Keynes
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130 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

Given the history of this lake and the comments of others,we decided to sit in a cafe above the lake looking down at it where it could be appreciated with a lemon granita!

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Stuttgart, Germany
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

My husband and I enjoy eating a sandwich and a bottle of proseco while looking over the Lago. It is beautiful and peaceful. Many people walk by and sit for a while. As we sit we watch young lovers walking by, old lovers taking selfies and families stopping for a while to take in the site. All in all this... More 

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Pozzuoli, Italy
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2016

I live in the area and this is a nice area to bring your dog for a walk or to go for a long jog. However, if you are a tourist, it's not worth renting a car to see it. There are parts that are muddy and not well kept. There is a lot of construction going on (Jan 2016)... More 

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Thank Elizabeth M
Naples, Campania, Italy
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107 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

This spectacle will take you back into the Roman times. The lake is roughly circular, measuring 2 km (1.2 mi) in circumference and 60 m (213 ft) deep.

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Port St Lucie, FL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

You can have a nice 2-mi walk around a lovely, peaceful lake, and enjoy the ducks who call it home year 'round. On the way, you'll pass the ruins of the Tempio di Apollo. It's not restored, but seeing it the way it is helped me to get an idea of the HUGE amount of work needed to really restore... More 

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Naples, Italy
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

If you're looking for a place for a natural walk or a bike ride suitable for all ages Lago d'Averno is an interesting choice. Mysterious history from Greek & Roman myths who knew this lake as the access to the Underworld - or more commonly as the Gateway to Hell!...Originally used as a naval base linked to lake Lucrino and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015 via mobile

Not much to see in all honesty. A big lake, with the ruins of a temple to Apollo on its shoreline. A few other caves and shines dotted around the place, but little to signify its relevance in Virgil's Aenid. Pop along if you have free time, but don't go out of your way.

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Brussels, Région De Bruxelles-Capitale, Belgium
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Entrance to, as reputed in Roman mythology. Today it is a natural oasis and wildlife habitat. There is a wonderful walk around this beauty spot with the Temple of Apollo on the shoreline and the Sybil's Grotto set back on the lower slopes of the crater in which this lake sits. There is more to this place than meets the... More 

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