Mount Vesuvius day trip from Naples

Mount Vesuvius day trip from Naples
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$82.35
Duration: 5 to 6 hrs
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Description

Visit at the crater of Mt. Vesuvius. The driver will take you up to 1.000 meters above sea level and from there on you will continue on foot. It is short hike along a natural path which leads to the crater. The volcanologist will explain the geological aspects as well as the local flora and fauna.

The tour manager will meet you by the nearest pick-up point to your accommodation between 11:00 and 11:30 AM (see timetable) and this tour will last approximately 5-6 hours in total. Check our full list of complimentary scheduled pick up points, or provide us your lodging address and we will arrange it for you.

This is a short hike to the volcano’s crater. The national park of Mt. Vesuvius is listed as UNESCO biosphere reserve and it is composed by the caldera of Mt. Somma and the Grand Cone of Mt. Vesuvius. In other words, a mountain into another mountain, aka the pre-existing one got its top blown away forming a new one. There is a long history of studies on the colonization of lava by vegetation throughout different epochs. The traditional agricultural areas are diverse in fruit, vines and flowers. It became sadly famous for its eruptions in 79 AD, the deadliest of recent history. Last eruption took place in 1944, in the middle of WWII and today it is considered a dormant volcano.

Extra info: It is advised to wear comfortable shoes and clothes according to the weather conditions. Entrance tickets are not included as the fee may vary under certain circumstances, such as age, nationality and profession or in occasion of special events and discount cards. To date, single entrance ticket to the crater costs 10 €.

Visit at the crater of Mt. Vesuvius. The driver will take you up to 1.000 meters above sea level and from there on you will continue on foot. It is short hike along a natural path which leads to the crater. The volcanologist will explain the geological aspects as well as the local flora and fauna.

The tour manager will meet you by the nearest pick-up point to your accommodation between 11:00 and 11:30 AM (see timetable) and this tour will last approximately 5-6 hours in total. Check our full list of complimentary scheduled pick up points, or provide us your lodging address and we will arrange it for you.