Hike To the Top of the Vesuvius Summit in Naples: Position on map

Hike To the Top of the Vesuvius Summit

To the Top of the Vesuvius Summit


Min: 3327 ft
Max: 3766 ft
Uphill: 1027 ft
Downhill: 1040 ft
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In my profession I have the rare fortune to combine my two greatest passions: travelling and writing. Even as a child, I couldn't get excited about a week of pure beach holidays. At that time I was content to bother my parents with Italian vocabulary and facts from the travel guide while driving south. While I was studying comparative linguistics and cultural studies at the University of... Read more

last update on Sep 4, 2017
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Distance: 2.49 miles
Duration:1 h
Min: 3327 ft
Max: 3766 ft
Uphill: 1027 ft
Downhill: 1040 ft

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  • You're traveling a distance of 2 miles on this easy trail. The hike is therefore not too long. The average length of all hikes in Campania is 7 miles.
  • You're facing an uphill climb of 313 vertical meters on this hike. The hike takes you to an elevation of 3766 ft.
  • You shouldn’t forget to bring your hiking boots. There are some sections on the trail where sturdy footwear is required. There are places to buy beverages and food along the track. However it’s always recommended to bring enough water and food along with you.


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