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Campi Flegrei: Our most recommended tours and activities

Pozzuoli and Phlegraean Fields: Guided Walking Tour

1. Pozzuoli and Phlegraean Fields: Guided Walking Tour

Explore the wonders of the Phlegraean Fields Archaeological Park. Stroll through the historic center of Pozzuoli, visit the area of the fascinating Temple of Serapis, and take in the beautiful seafront of Pozzuoli on a guided walking tour. Meet your guide at the exit of the Pozzuoli metro station and discover the Archaeological Park of the Campi Flegrei and the historical center of Pozzuoli. Visit the gigantic Flavian Amphitheater to discover why it took so long to build. Continue towards the historic center of Pozzuoli, which will reveal its most ancient secrets. Reach the Macellum of Pozzuoli or the public market of the Roman Puteoli. Your guide will answer questions you might have. Don't miss the possibility to admire the beautiful seafront of Pozzuoli with an immense sea view.

Naples: Phlegraean Fields Full-Day Private Tour

2. Naples: Phlegraean Fields Full-Day Private Tour

Escape the hustle and bustle of Naples on a full-day tour of the Phlegraean Fields, the volcanic landscape of Campania surrounding the metropolis. Following a pick-up from your pre-arranged location in Naples, travel to the regional park, also known as the Campi Flegrei. The fascinating area owes its varied landscape to the numerous, now extinct and dormant volcanos, and the bradyseismic phenomena most prevalent in the Macellum of Pozzuoli. Tour this former market of the Roman colony of Puteoli, excavated in the 18th century after the discovery of a statue of Serapis. See the surviving columns of the macellum, studded with mollusc holes. Visit the Acropolis of Cuma at the site of the ruined city of Cumae on the coast of the Tyrrhenian Sea. Founded by Euboean Greeks, the most famous monument here is the Sybil cave sanctuary. Go to the former Roman seaside resort of Baiae to see the Museum of the Phlegrean Fields in the former Aragonese fortress. Much of the site is underwater, but above ground you will see the remains of temples to Venus, Diana, and Mercury. Other highlights include the enormous Roman cistern of the Piscina Mirabilis at Miseno, known in ancient times as Misenum, when it was home to the largest base of the Roman navy. Marvel at the volcanic lakes of D'Averno, Fusaro, and Miseno, before your return transfer to Naples.

From Naples: Phlegraean Fields 5-Hour Fiat 500/600 Tour

3. From Naples: Phlegraean Fields 5-Hour Fiat 500/600 Tour

The Phlegraean Fields, also known as Campi Flegrei, have enormous historical significance, impressive landscapes and Roman ruins which emerge from vast area of volcanic origin. Your guide, carefully selected from authorized tour guides, will give you the opportunity to visit Naples and its surroundings with them and they will be like a genial, polite, and knowledgeable friend. As they guide you along the chosen route, they will offer alternative ways to taste the rich traditions and enjoy the splendid views this beautiful land offers, all in a comfortable vintage Fiat 500 or Fiat 600, whose legend has accompanied Italian history since the 1950s. The Fiat 600 D is undoubtedly the symbol of the economic growth of the 1960s. Designed by engineer Dante Giacosa, the Fiat 600 is a little jewel of a car with a popular place in Italian history. Fiat 600 and Fiat 500 are very classic cars and will let you savour the charm of an Italian wonder. Zooming around in these beautiful vehicles you'll notice the nostalgic glances of passers-by who have their own Fiat 600-themed memories. On this 5-hour tour you will explore Pozzuoli Port, Serapide Temple, Anfiteatro Flavio, Solfatara, Lake Lucrino, Monte Nuovo, Lake Avernus, Bacoli's Bay, Baia Castle, Piscina Mirabilis, Bacoli, Cape Miseno, Lake Fusaro, and Casine Vanvitelliana.

From Naples: Phlegraean Fields & Baia Archaeological Tour

4. From Naples: Phlegraean Fields & Baia Archaeological Tour

Visit the Gulf of Pozzuoli area, west of the city of Naples. The area has been known since ancient times for its lively volcanic activity. From a geological point of view, the area is a large quiescent caldera with a diameter of 12–15 km. Enjoy the spectacle of the Gulf from another point of view. The archaeological complex of Baia is an archaeological area located in Baia, a hamlet of Bacoli, in the Campi area Flegrei. The important archaeological remains, subjected to intense excavation campaigns since 1941, revealed a stratification of buildings, villas and spa complexes, belonging to a historical period that affects the late Republican age and the Augustan, Hadrian and severe age. Among the most significant remains are some domed vaulted structures such as the great Temple of Diana, the Temple of Mercury and that of Venus (in any case these are thermal structures and not places of worship, for which however it survived. the popular denomination). Enjoy the beauty of the Casina Vanvitelliana, a suggestive hunting lodge located on an islet of Lake Fusaro, in the municipality of Bacoli. Starting from 1752, the Fusaro area, sparsely inhabited at the time, became the hunting and fishing reserve of the Bourbons, who entrusted Luigi Vanvitelli with the first works for the transformation of the place. The building was used as the residence of illustrious guests, and is located in a spot that enjoys wonderful light and where the sky merges with the water. Often throughout the year, exhibitions of contemporary artists are set up inside. Your guide will accompany you on this fantastic journey through history and breathtaking natural scenery.

From Naples: Phlegraean Fields Highlights with Lunch

5. From Naples: Phlegraean Fields Highlights with Lunch

After pickup at your accommodation, you will be transferred to the first stop on your tour: Parco Archeologico delle Terme de Baia. Here, you can admire the thermal baths of the ancient Romans, and explore this ancient architectural beauty. Then, transfer to Piscina Mirabilis, the most ancient natural water tank. Your tour guide will explain to you all about the history of the Roman aqueducts at this point.  Then, stop for a lunch of delicious street food (fried seafood) at the famous Casina Vanvitelliana, a hunting cottage built out on the Lake Fusaro. The final stop of your trip will be the Flavian Amphitheater, the third amphitheater of the whole Roman Empire. Walk inside the underground path that used to lead the gladiators to the center ring. After this adventure, you'll be returned to your accommodation in Naples. 

Naples: Phlegraean Fields Vintage Vespa Private Tour

6. Naples: Phlegraean Fields Vintage Vespa Private Tour

The Phlegraean Fields, also known as Campi Flegrei, have enormous historical significance. The impressive landscape is littered with Roman ruins that emerge from a vast area of volcanic origin. Explore this scenic paradise on a vintage Vespa, following a unique itinerary that takes in Pozzuoli Port and the Temple of Serapis, the Anfiteatro Flavio and Solfatara crater. See the small Lake Lucrino, once famous for its fisheries and oyster beds, and admire geological wonderlands as the crater lake of Avernus, which in ancient times was identified as the gateway to the underworld. Explore the Roman cistern of the Piscina Mirabilis, get panoramic views on the romantic hunting lodge of Casine Vanvitelliana on Lake Fusaro, and more. Authorized guides have all been carefully selected. They will lead you along the chosen route on comfortable vintage Vespas, selected from among the most exclusive that Piaggio ever produced.

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What people are saying about Campi Flegrei

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 71 reviews

Thanks to Vicenzo for - His kindness, his good humor, his passion for his region and his job, his perfectly understandable English and his culture - His efficient driving - Everything he showed me around and the free time he granted me so that I could come back to what interested me the most - His way of having returned without embarrassment to feel the physical proximity due to the use of a Vespa Grazie ancora!

Very nice, only that the solfatara this period is closed, there should be the possibility to do the tour even with a normal car, the guide should be more prepared on geological phenomena

Very interesting guided tour of Pozzuoli and lots of detailed information about the Roman past and the geological situation in the region.

I recommend, Roberta our guide was great, she made us discover the corners of Pozzuoli