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From Naples: Day Trip to Mount Vesuvius with Alpine Guide

Activity provider: Napoli Official Tour

From Naples: Day Trip to Mount Vesuvius with Alpine Guide

Activity provider: Napoli Official Tour
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From US$ 64.35 per person

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Ascend 1,000 meters above sea level to the summit of Mount Vesuvius on a full-day trip from Naples. Hear the history of the volcano from your guide and admire breathtaking views of the Bay of Naples.

About this activity

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Duration 4 hours
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Skip the ticket line
Live tour guide
English, Italian
Pickup included
Be picked up from the address you have chosen from the list.
Small group
Limited to 15 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the most characteristic locations of the region
  • Enjoy a panoramic drive by shuttle bus
  • Reach the crater of the volcano and listen to a professional alpine guide
Full description

Enjoy a full-day bus trip to Mount Vesuvius from the city of Naples with a guide. Learn about the geological history of the volcano, feast your eyes on stunning views of the Bay of Naples, and watch for local wildlife including deer, eagles, and foxes.

Your tour begins with a bus pick-up from your hotel. Watch as the bustling city streets melt away as you near the Bay of Naples. Here, look for majestic vistas of Mount Vesuvius, the Mediterranean Sea, and the city center of Naples as the bus ascends 1,000 meters up the steep mountainside.

Upon arrival, exit the bus and hike to the lip of the crater. Listen as your volcanological and alpine guide explain the unique geology of the volcano as well as the overall formation of the nearby mountains. Take a photo with family or friends and then board the bus to return to Naples.

Includes
  • Transportation by shuttle bus
  • Entrance fees to Mt. Vesuvius
  • Alpine guide service provided by the National Park of Vesuvius
  • Personal expenses

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Head covering or kippah
  • Passport or ID card, copy accepted

Know before you go

  • Free of charge for children 3 years and under
  • Reduced price for children between the ages of 4 and 17 years old
  • Different pick-up locations are possible (such as the main train station or sea port) upon request
  • In the event that Vesuvius is forced to close due to natural causes, you will be allowed to change the date or receive a refund (for Vesuvius entrance fee only)
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.1 /5

based on 314 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.3/5
  • Transportation
    4.5/5
  • Value for money
    3.8/5
  • Safety
    4.3/5

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The activity was awesome! The driver was in touch when he picked us up. The only issue was we had a wait a little bit for pick up. The car was full, which made it uncomfortable to drive in. You are paying for them to buy your ticket and the ride to the volcano.

January 15, 2023

Very good experience except for the times given. In the booking we were given a pick up of 9.30am from outside a cafe. Later, an email gave the pick up time of 9.45am, in the event, the driver turned up at 10.10am. We were, therefore, waiting outside the cafe for 45 minutes not knowing whether the driver would turn up at all.

October 7, 2022

Booking Vesuvius was difficult to plan in the Netherlands due to transport and parking to Vesuvius. This organization removed all obstacles in 1x. You pay a little more for it, but no hassle on the spot. You will be picked up in Naples and dropped off at Vesuvius where you will have to climb the last km yourself. Already there you get a guide tour. Good walking shoes are needed. We also saw old people and small children make this climb, this is not recommended.

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September 27, 2022

Product ID: 194996