fire to destroy, fire to enchant

The Unesco World Heritage Site, is one of the most interesting Italy’s attractions and can be considered the only archaeological site which give the real image of roman city. The preservation state of its buildings is caused by the eruption of the Vesuvius in 79 AD.

Mount Vesuvius is a stratovolcano on the Bay of Naples.The area around Vesuvius is a national park . The summit of Vesuvius is open to visitors and there is a small network of paths around the mountain. There is a spiral walkway around the mountain from the road to the crater and the Naples’view from there is breathtaking.

Solfatara of Pozzuoli is without a doubt the most interesting volcano of the Phlegreaen Fields, an area north of Naples made up by approx. 40 ancient volcanoes

The Phlegraean Fields, also known as  Campi Flegrei, is a large 13 kilometres wide caldera situated to the west of Naples. It was declared a regional park in 2003. Lying mostly underwater, the area comprises 24 craters and volcanic edifices. Hydrothermal activity can be observed at LucrinoAgnano and the town of Pozzuoli. There are also effusive gaseous manifestations in the Solfatara crater, which is known as the mythological home of the Roman god of fire, Vulcan. The area also features bradyseismic phenomena, which are most evident at the temple of Serapis in Pozzuoli.