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Parco Nazionale del Vesuvio

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Reviewed 13 August 2018

We drove up as far as we were allowed in the National Park. We splurged for the bus (approx 5 Euros for 2) that saves you about 2 Km (Mile and 1/2) all uphill. Drop off is at the ticket kiosk. Make sure you buy...More

Thank Lumos586
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

This park includes a hike to the top of the crater. You can walk around and view several summits. Seeing the crater from several different vantage points was truly awe inspiring. The wildflowers were lovely in the summer. Views on the drive up the hike...More

Thank Lisa G
Reviewed 7 June 2018

We parked at the entrance to the park - close to the parking kiosk - cost 5 Euros. We didn't bother with the bus and walked up. It's an hour up and 50 minutes down (the bus will save you about 20 minutes each way)....More

Thank Paul W
Reviewed 10 May 2018

In order to go up to Vesuvio, one must take a bus and then walk for about 30 minutes before reaching the very top. The bus ticket can be purchased at the ticket counter that is located on the very same street was the exit...More

Thank Rosemary Z
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Not a steep climb to the top, rather a steady walk uphill for those who exercise once a week. The view from the top of Naples, Pompeii and inside the volcano are amazing and well worth seeing if you're visiting this wonderful part of Italy.

Thank Dave B
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

This was a long hike but worth the view. When you arrive by car you park in a lower area and can take a taxi or walk to the entrance. Parking was €5. We walked to the entrance but I would suggest the taxi as...More

1  Thank alison f
Reviewed 21 September 2017

It is a steady climb of of 280 meters from the drop-off point of the shuttle from our parking spot to the ticket office. The path is in reasonable condition. Keep your fingers crossed for a clear view from the top and enjoy the sense...More

Thank Glyn12
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

It is very easy to access from the train station at Pompeii Scavi. The return bus service will cost €8. This will take you to approx 200m vertically from the top. You then pay €10 to enter and hike to the top. The hike is...More

Thank csmurf
Reviewed 5 September 2017

You can drive almost to the top, then a quick climb and you have some great views. Track is loose gravel so trainers at the least.

Thank martinstev
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

First off the hike and scenery are amazing. We parked about 2 km away from the ticket booth in a parking area Cost: 5$l€ We declined the shuttle as we wanted to walk the 3 km to the top. Shuttle cost 8€ per person Once...More

1  Thank EddyNFLD
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11 August 2017|
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Response from EddyNFLD |
The only thing there is a parking lot. There are some restaurants about halfway so maybe you could enjoy some local wine while he makes his trip
26 February 2017|
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Response from EddyNFLD |
There is no where that I know of that you could store your luggage. If you are driving there is a paid parking lot that had two police officers there today. I would assume it is rather safe