Can you climb Mount Vesuvius for free?

If it will be raining heavily it’s not permitted to climb the crater, to ensure the security of tourists. There is an entry fee to Vesuvius national park – 10 euros, that is not included in any private transports company costs. The ticket is free for the children who are not taller than 1.2m.

Can you drive to the top of Mount Vesuvius?

You can drive yourself up Vesuvius but you will have to leave your car at the lower parking lot (only buses and other tours can use the higher parking lot) and that will add another 30 minutes of walking along the road to your trip.

Can you walk up Mount Vesuvius?

Yes. There is a ordinary road to the sub-summit and from there a path to the summit. As far as a trail to the sub-summit, I rather doubt it but am not sure. From Pompeii there are buses and I believe trains to take you either to the sub-summit (buses) or to the town at the base.

Is it cold at the top of Vesuvius?

It’s fairly hot at the top. The walk up is a challenge as you need sturdy footwear. Just make sure you have plenty of water and sun hats. The view is amazing at the top but no steam when we went up.

Will Mount Vesuvius erupt again?

Volcano World Vesuvius has erupted about three dozen times since 79 A.D., most recently from 1913-1944. The 1913-1944 eruption is thought to be the end of an eruptive cycle that began in 1631. It has not erupted since then, but Vesuvius is an active volcano, it will erupt again.

Is Vesuvius worth climbing?

Its takes about 35-40mins to walk to the top and around the top of the crater. Make sure you have some good foot wear on, and ladies don’t go wearing heals or wedges as we saw some people!!

Does it cost money to visit Pompeii?

Expect to spend 15 Euro to enter the Pompeii Ruins. To get the most out of your visit, prepare to spend about 4-5 hours exploring the ruins and rent an audio guide.

Can you look inside Mt Vesuvius?

Well away from the public route, the other side of the crater is only accessible if you have a guide. There are no fences or handrails here, just a narrow path around the edge of the crater with no other visitors in sight.