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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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  • Beautiful white crater with fumarolic. Counsel: I didn't pay 7 euros for entry, I am content to drive a car on the road that runs along the crater and monte above - this is enough to get a good view on this lunar landscape (but then, turn, the road becomes all dented and a hand-written sign prohibits further)
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  • See if you go by pouzeoles. The gentleman, very welcoming (he speaks french), will give you a small leaflet that translates the panels of the site in french. Small circuit, where you spend about an hour taking your time. It's great to be back in front of holes which come out of fumaroles that stink sulfur and see filled with bubbling mud holes! 7th entry
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  • Visit that allows to realize truly volcanic activity to tablecloths. I highly recommend it for kids or teens
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  • There's no doubt that this volcano is active! When visiting this site you'll be exposed to the extreme smell of sulphur (like rotten eggs) and plenty of blazing hot rocks accompanied by steam and an eerie hissing sound. This was a very interesting trip but at 7 euro each and 3 euro for parking it is a pit pricey for the 40 minutes that it takes to see the entire site.
  • Guide spoke very good English and was informative. Okay, there isn't much to do in the actual volcano (white bit) but the camp site looked really nice and the staff were friendly and helpful. This is somewhere I would consider returning to for camping as it seems well located and the grounds were beautiful.
  • Must visit and if you can, prefer sunset! The stream flows are georgeus at that time :)
  • Great camping. Not overcrowded even in high season now in August. Clean sanitation. Nice pool. Allways warm water. Friendly people. Nice pasta menu. Small shop. Stayed 5 days. Would come again. Grazie
  • One of the most amazing things you can find in Naples! A must for tourists and not.