Visit the volcano that destroyed Pompeii on this fascinating afternoon trip to Mt. Vesuvius from Naples. Traveling to the top of the only active volcano in continental Europe, you'll have panoramic views of the legendary Bay of Naples from east to west.
Join the group and have lunch in a typical Italian pizzeria to enjoy a pizza and a soft drink (included).You'll drive through the town of Torre del Greco to Vesuvius National Park, then hike to the summit of Vesuvius to take a walk around the eerie crater at 3,900 feet (1,200 meters). Remember to wear comfortable walking shoes! A medium to high level of fitness is required to complete the climb. From the summit, the panoramic views of the Bay of Naples have captivated visitors for centuries. Then, peer down into the depths of the crater to see plumes of steam issuing from the sleeping, but still active, volcano.After that return to your coach and travel back to Naples. Your tour finishes at the start point in the afternoon.