Mount Vesuvius

The ticket includes the guide service.
The ticket service is open all year including public holidays except for safety reasons, in the days affected by any adverse weather events.

Guided tours of the Vesuvius

To walk the path is in fact necessary to the accompaniment mandatory Alpine Volcanological and the Campania Region Guide. The climb continues gently for about 800 m and is rewarded by a series of panoramic views via the most suggestive way, along the various bends.

The trailhead is located at the square at 1000 Herculaneum, the square is home to a parking area for those arriving motorized. Once arrived at the top, shows the voucher on your smartphone at the ticket office of the Refuge Imbò , Strada Matrone, to receive a paper ticket. Then you can join the next tour available in the language of your choice. The duration of the tour is approximately one hour, wearing comfortable shoes and something heavy, temperatures are quite cold up there! The guided tour begins at an altitude of about 1170 m.

  • Children up to 1.20 m in height participate for free when accompanied by an adult
  • The tour is not recommended for visitors with reduced mobility
  • Tickets cost 10 Euro

Book the entrance to the Park and a guided tour >>>Once arrived at the top, shows the voucher on your phone to the ticket.
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What is included:
Admission jump-tail in Herculaneum
Access to MAV, Virtual Archeological Museum of Herculaneum
Access to Villa Campolieto
jump-tail Entrance to the crater of Vesuvius
20% discount on transport to the Vesuvius
30% discount transport for the MAV, Herculaneum and Villa Campolieto
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Tickets for bus tours of Mount Vesuvius from Naples
Get on a bus leaving from Naples and make a thorough tour and guided Vesuvius, find out more >>>

Tickets to Pompeii & Vesuvius: Day trip from Rome
travels from Rome on a comfortable bus and jump the long queue for access to the ancient ruins of Pompeii, find out more >>>

Opening hours (Daily including holidays)

January-February-November-December: 09:00 to 15:00
March to October: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
April-May-June-September: 09:00 to 17:00
July August: 09:00 to 18:00

free admission

  • The members of the governing bodies and the Vesuvius National Park's personnel;
  • Personnel of the Vesuvius;
  • Scholars, researchers and staff of universities, organizations or scientific institutions, research or education, scientific and cultural reasons, upon presentation of the ticket of a request letter on letterhead Ente, Institute, University of belonging;
  • A No. 1 teacher / accompanist for class of 25 pupils;
  • A No. 1 tour guide for every 25 tourists;
  • Representatives of organizations and / or government, for institutional reasons, the ticket upon presentation of a letter of request of the Ente letterhead;
  • At the height of children less than 1.20 meters must be accompanied by parents or guardians. This exemption does not apply to school visits;
  • Residents in the municipalities of the community park with a valid identity document on the occasion of the European Day of Parks or other special events of national importance be announced through the press or media;
  • At Exclusive guides of the Vesuvius National Park;
  • At 100% invalid using certificates that attest, and to their attendants;
  • To all those who are accompanied by a written authorization issued Ente Parco for institutional reasons, representation and public interest;
  • Reporters in the exercise of freedom of the press, upon notice to the Park.

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