Vulcano Solfatara, Pozzuoli

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In the rocky hills near Naples, explore the dormant crater, bubbling mud pits, and sulfurous spouts of Vulcano Solfatara, which last erupted in 1198. Stop by the saunas and therapeutic treatment sites from Roman times that are still in use today. You can hike through the park's 33 hectares (81.5 acres), including the 40 volcanoes that constitute the site. Park your car at the entrance, and visit the attractions on foot. Using our international travel planner, Pozzuoli attractions like Vulcano Solfatara can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • August 18, 2017
    Fumaroles in activity the day as at night, smells of suffers, boiling and trembling beneath the ground (if you drop a rock on the ground), a stifling heat near countless releases of gas... it is in the atmosphere of a volcano! A must-see! NB: Station 12 min walk / a campsite is located in the crater, it is fine.
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  • August 18, 2017
    Family super visit of solfatara caldera. Access by the camping and parking. Visit pretty short but intense the whole valley is a mini volcano open-air with evictions of suffers and the dull burning mud. A very interesting family visit.
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  • August 17, 2017
    Whether you are travelling with children as if it is not, a different visit which I recommend making. In the Park you'll discover fumaroles, sulfur-scented air, will an atmosphere different from anyone know and that transports you to other worlds. Being a private park are exceeded a little on the price of tickets because nor is it to throw rockets, there is a path through which you see the different places and the place does not give more.
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  • It's so interesting to see! I definitely recommend it if you're in the area. Take some comfy shoes and bring a camera. Also be careful if you're touching the steam.
  • An amazing place that I strongly recommend to anyone who wants to visit Naples. The atmosphere is extremely fascinating and the guide we had was really prepared.
  • Worth a visit, for those interested. The area is big and there are explanations in English as well as Italian on the big signs
  • Wasn't quite sure what to expect when visiting this place but definitely glad I did so. The desolate caldera opens up on you quite unexpectedly; its vast size, the lack of life and the smell and sight of potted sulphur vents making it seem very other-worldly - almost as though human beings shouldn't really be there. Couldn't resist taking a closer look at some of the vents but paid for it in the form of some sulphur-stained clothing. Wear something old (or cover up well) would be my advice to those who follow after me!
  • This is the best place to visit on the region! A must see. Real volcano! A lot of steam around and the smell of sulphur.

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