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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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  • Worth the scroll, I and my wife were here in 2010, this volcano is located beside the hotel Gli Dei. The volcano ta qiuetinho there who knows until when, experience only you see the gases being expelled the qq time of day, the smell, get ready!
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  • It's an unsettling experience because you are on a volcano caldera that extends for a large circle with Pozzuoli at it's center. And you can smell the sulfur and feel the heat below your feet but it's...  more »
  • We stayed 2 weeks ago on Sunday. Enjoyable visit and place maintained, only minus the cost of the ticket and parking (also because there's little control and several people I saw them jump the ticket office, without of course make tickets). Only improved this aspect.
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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.