Solfatara Volcano and the Amphitheatre

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Tour Number

Activity Level

56066


Categories

Museums / Culture, Nature and Wildlife, Youth and Family

Details

Kid Friendly: No. If they like walking and they are under the supervision of their parents.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 10

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), French (conversational), German (conversational), Italian (fluent)

Walking tour in Pozzuoli


The amazing Volcano Solfatara is stage of rare phenomena of secondary volcanism, with boiling mud, fumaroles, mineral waters and some amazing experiments. It is situated in the city of Pozzuoli, the ancient Roman "Puteoli", which was the commercial port of Imperial Times. The Amphitheatre of Pozzuoli: (closed on Tuesdays) is a huge structure once used for gladiator shows and venationes (beasts and gladiators fights), it is the third in size of its kind all over the Roman Empire. The underground passageways are well preserved. And the Tempio di Serapide or Pozzuoli's Macellum is the Roman food market, thermometer of the volcanic phenomenon of bradyseism.

Itinerary

We'll meet at the Metro Line2 stop in Pozzuoli, we'll walk a while, 15 mn upwards, to the Volcano Solfatara, 1 hour tour there. We'll walk down to the Amphitheatre, 1 hour tour, and then we'll reach the port of Pozzuoli, where there's the Temple of Serapis, the fish market and many nice restaurants.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Underground stop of Pozzuoli, Line2 from Naples.

End location: Port of Pozzuoli, where you can have lunch and a walk in the historic centre, whenever you like you can take there the train Cumana, back to Naples.

Duration: 4 hours 30 min.

Transportation

You can arrive in Pozzuoli by taking the subway and then we'll walk together. Wear comfortable shoes, it's a bit hard walk!

What’s Included

Other: My service as a local guide in Pozzuoli and all I'll tip you off everything interesting in the area.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

40 eur - €3,20 public transport from Naples, €11 entrance fees per person, €25 fresh fish meal

Restrictions

I am not a driver. I can accompany you in your vehicle or I can arrange for a separate car and driver.

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