Today it is still regarded as one of the most dangerous volcanoes because 3 million people live nearby and Vesuvius' eruptions tend to be explosive rather than gentle. The last eruption was in March 1944 which destroyed several nearby villages.
Tours & Tickets
Venture to the top of legendary Mt Vesuvius on this half-day tour from Sorrento. Board an all-terrain 4x4 vehicle for a fun, rugged ride through Vesuvius ... Read more
Duration: 6 hours (approx.)
Explore Italy’s scandalously beautiful Campania region on a 3-day southern Italy tour from Rome, with 4-star hotel accommodation in Sorrento included! After ... Read more
Duration: 3 days (approx.)