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All you need to know for excursions

Hours and days of opening

every day of the year, also on Saturdays, Sundays and all holidays

Price list

Disabled and Children up to 1,20m FREE, Students and residents € 8, others € 10

Duration of the excursion

The whole excursion usually lasts 90 minutes. This duration may, however, vary.

How to reach us by car

A3 Napoli-Salerno Torre del Greco exit or Ercolano. Follow the instructions.

How to reach us by bus

EAV bus that reaches Vesuvius from Pompeii. info: +39 081 20 09 91

Info and contacts

Contact us for any information: +39 0817775720 – guidevesuvio@virgilio.it

F.A.Q.

In what periods of the year is it possible to take an excursion?

All year long, everyday

January-February-November-December: 09:00 – 15:00
March-October: 09:00 – 16:00
April-May-June-September: 09:00 – 17:00
July-August: 09:00 – 18:00

For safe reason or in case of bad weather the ascent can stopped by vulcanological guides

How much does an excursion on the crater cost?

For the visit to the crater an entrance fee is charged. The ticket includes guide service

  • Ticket Price: € 10.00
  • Discount price: € 8,00

The entry is free for visitors less than 1,2 metres tall, with parents.
This policy does not apply to children in groups.

Discounted tickets are available for students supplied by a signed presentation letter from the school and travel agencies who previously contact and register at the Ente Parco Nazionale del Vesuvio .

Prices are subject to change.

How long does an excursion last?

Although the duration of the hike can widely changes according to the age and health of visitors, generally the whole hike takes 90 minutes

How can I reach you by car?

Take the motorway A3 Naples-Salerno until the exit Torre del Greco or Herculaneum and then follow the road sign to Vesuvius.

How can I reach you by bus?

From Neaples to Sorrento the Railway Circumvesuviana joins all the vesuvian towns. From Pompeii and Hercolaneum take the public bus EAV to reach the crater toll free number 800 053939

Are there any contraindications based on age or health status?

From Neaples to Sorrento the Railway Circumvesuviana joins all the vesuvian towns. From Pompeii and Hercolaneum take the public bus EAV to reach the crater toll free number 800 053939

Path to the Crater

Group of hikers

Do you have any other questions?

Do not hesitate to contact us at the addresses listed on this site. Or

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EXPERT GUIDES

The Regional College of Alpine and Volcanological Guides of the Campania Region is a Public Body with a territorial character established by the State Law n. 6 of 2/1/1989. The framework law regulates mountain professions in the field of professional updates, rights, duties, penalties for guides, as well as the abusive exercise of the profession.