Naples Shore Excursion: Mt Vesuvius Half-Day Trip from Naples

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Don’t miss Mt Vesuvius while in port in Naples! After a scenic drive through Vesuvius National Park, follow your guide on a 1-hour hike to the summit of Mt Vesuvius while hearing about the volcano’s legendary eruption that destroyed Pompeii in the year 79 AD. Enjoy sweeping views of the Bay of Naples and peer into the crater of this active volcano — a thrilling sight!

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Duration: 4 hours
Starts: Ottaviano, Italy
Trip Category: Shore Excursions >> Ports of Call Tours



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Don’t miss Mt Vesuvius while in port in Naples! After a scenic drive through Vesuvius National Park, follow your guide on a 1-hour hike to the summit of Mt Vesuvius while hearing about the volcano’s legendary eruption that destroyed Pompeii in the year 79 AD. Enjoy sweeping views of the Bay of Naples and peer into the crater of this active volcano — a thrilling sight!

Itinerary
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Stop At: Vesuvius National Park, Via Palazzo del Principe, 80044 Ottaviano Italy

Join the group and have lunch in a typical Italian pizzeria to enjoy a pizza and a soft drink (included).

You’ll drive through the town of Torre del Greco to Vesuvius National Park, then hike to the summit of Vesuvius to take a walk around the eerie crater at 3,900 feet (1,200 meters). Remember to wear comfortable walking shoes! A medium to high level of fitness is required to complete the climb.

From the summit, the panoramic views of the Bay of Naples have captivated visitors for centuries. Then, peer down into the depths of the crater to see plumes of steam issuing from the sleeping, but still active, volcano.

After that return to your coach and travel back to Naples. Your tour finishes at the start point in the afternoon.

Duration: 1 hour



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