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An Excursion to Vesuvius

The excursion covers to see the main features of Somma-Vesuvius and some products of its eruptions. If you happen to be in the area you can make it by car (if you can drive in a wild neapolitan traffic) or it can be made by by public transport. Pompei, Ercolano and Torre Annunziata can be reached by the "Circumvesuviana" railway. A bus service is available from Ercolano station to the Vesuvius crater. The timetable of the bus varies according to the season of the year; information can be obtained through the Circumvesuviana office (Tel 39-081.772.24.44). Shoes and dresses must be suitable for an excursion above 1000 m asl on unpared terrain. 

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