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Vulcano Solfatara

Via Solfatara 161, 80078, Pozzuoli, Italy
+39 081 526 2341
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Phlegraean Fields Tour from Naples
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Transfer from Naples to Volcano Solfatara with Entrance Ticket
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Night Guided Visit of Solfatara with Transfer and Brief Wine Tasting
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The Romans already knew the Solfatara since Imperial times. Strabone (66 B.C. -24 A.C.) gives the most ancient written testimony coming to us in his “Strabonis geographica”, indicating it with the name “Forum Vulcani”, dwelling of the god Volcano, entrance to Hades. The Solfatara opens up officially to visitors in the year 1900, although it was since time immemorial destination for its renown volcanic phenomena, for the therapeutic properties of the sulfurous waters and for the hot saunas; it was in fact included among the forty most famous thermae of the Phlegreaen Fields since the Middle Ages.
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“bubbling mud” (28 reviews)
“steam vents” (10 reviews)
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Via Solfatara 161, 80078, Pozzuoli, Italy
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+39 081 526 2341
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Reviewed yesterday

We visited the Solfatara just a few days ago and were most impressed with the idea of being on a volcano and seeing and hearing the natural activity. It was a bit difficult to find and it seemed like we were driving around in circles...More

Thank RennmausHamburg
Reviewed 1 week ago

The vulcano Solfatara is part of the Phlegraean Fields caldera. The ground is hot and steam and sulfuric fumes rise from the fumeroles. This is probably the closest a person can get to an active volcano as you can walk around the Solfatara and observe...More

Thank 628jscott
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Extremely interesting, loads to see and the guide we had was so informative and took time to explain everything thing going on. This place doesn't disappoint.

Thank Alison J
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

I had a great trip here today, I hired an electric bike in Pozzuoli and this was the 2nd spot I wanted to see. It's an amazing experience and it demonstrates what the earth is capable of! In my humble opinion. The sulphur smell wasn't...More

Thank letaylors03
Reviewed 13 May 2017

This is really interesting but I just couldn't take the smell. Made me heave for hours afterwards - be prepared to leg-it!! My teenage son (who clearly has no sense of smell) enjoyed it though

Thank Feebee989
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

I took a group of 20 to experience this true volcanic crater experience. It is here that the wonder of tectonic activity can be appreciated first hand, with the bubbling pools, the temperature variations in the ground, the hot steam vents and the sometimes overwhelming...More

Thank Darren99999
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Visited Solfatara after walking around Pozzuoli for the day. It's not often that you can get so close to active volcanic activity, with all the steam streaming up from the ground. You can smell the sulfur from afar and I just wish there can be...More

Thank Josh L
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Visited this location as part of a tour of the area. Walk in the crater if a volcano and see the steam emitted from the ground. Smell the hydrogen sulphate and feel the heat from the ground. I recommend the local guide who explains what...More

Thank craig b
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Here are part of a tour. Great guide, great ham sandwich bad rotten egg smell which means great health. Recommend.

Thank Charlotte B
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Magnificent small volcano, unique in its gender. We visited it with young kids and they also loved it. The experience to see smoke (hot) coming out of the earth, smell the sulfur.. and walk in the caldera... superb...

Thank takiskon5
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