Mount Vesuvius looms across the bay from Naples, 5.6 mi (9 kms) away from the city. It is the only mainland European volcano to have erupted in the last hundred years although it is currently sleeping. Most famously it erupted in 79 AD, burying ... 

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Inside Mt. Vesuvius

November 2011

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Inside Mt. Vesuvius: To visualize the size and depth, pick a small bump at the top right lip of the crater. That could be a person.

At the mouth of Vesuvius!

November 2011

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At the mouth of Vesuvius!

Wild flowers on Mt. Vesuvius hike

August 2014

Beautiful view of wild flowers, Naples, and the sea.

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Pompeii Day Trip from Rome

Pompeii Tour - Taking a Break from the Hot, Hot, but ENJOYABLE Day!

August 2014

Me, my daughter and cousin are all smiles as we learn more and more about the city of Pompeii...and this is after climbing Mt. Vesuvius. What a GREAT day it was!!!

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Pompeii Day Trip from Rome

Mt Vesuvius

July 2014

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Atop Mt Vesuvius

Naples

July 2014

A view looking down from the top of Mount Vesuvius

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Pompeii Day Trip from Rome

Pompeii

June 2014

Looking down a street in the ancient town. Mount Vesuvius in the background.

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Pompeii Day Trip from Rome

Pompeii

May 2014

blobbydave
United Kingdom

Pompeii with Mt Vesuvius in the back ground

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Mt Vesuvius and Pompeii Day Trip from Naples

Mt Vesuvius

May 2014

blobbydave
United Kingdom

Inside Mt Vesuvius and smoking!

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Mt Vesuvius and Pompeii Day Trip from Naples

Mount Vesuvius

May 2014

Alan S
USA

Mount Vesuvius

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Pompeii Day Trip from Rome

Pompeii and Mt Vesuvius

November 2013

Pompeii ruins with Mt Vesuvius in background

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Pompeii and Amalfi Coast Day Trip from Naples

My hubby Jeff alongside the crater.

October 2013

Jeff stands alongside the crater. The climb to the top of Mt. Vesuvius was definitely worth it. Definitely wear comfortable shoes. Awesome! Julie

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Mt Vesuvius and Pompeii Day Trip from Naples

My husband and I at the top of Mt Vesuvius!

October 2013

We are at the top of the volcano with the crator directly behind us.

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Mt Vesuvius Half-Day Trip from Naples

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