The Vesuvius National Park

Tuesday, 16/06/2015
Milena Morreale

The park

The Vesuvius National Park, born in the 1995, develops around the Vesuvius and receives a remarkable variety of species of flora and fauna.

In the park they are passable 9 trails:

  • The valley of hell
  • Octavian's Cognoli
  • Mount Somma
  • The Tirone-Alto Vesuvio Reserve
  • The Gran Cono (crater)
  • The Matrone Road
  • The Vallone della Profica
  • The cogwheel train
  • The Lava river

Information on the Vesuvius National Park

Opening time:

  • January - February 09:00 - 15:00
  • March - October 09:00 - 16:00
  • April - May - June - September 09:00 - 17:00
  • July - August 09:00 - 18:00
  • November - December 09:00 - 15:00

Price tickets:

  • For the Grand Cono, € 10. The route starts from the square at 1000 altitude slm in Ercolano (free for children below 1,20 mt only if accompanied by parents).
  • 8 € for school students of all levels, university students with a presentation letter signed by the Headmaster;
  • Consult the site of the Parco del Vesuvio for the other goals


  • For the "Riserva Tirone" and "Strada Matrone" paths, a gate must be requested at the "Territorial Offices for Biodiversity (UTB)" by sending a fax containing the data concerning the expected date of the visit and the number of participants. (Tel: 0823 354693, e-mail: [email protected])

How to get:

  • Address: Casetta del Presidio Permanente Vulcano Vesuvio
  • From Piazza Garibaldi: Circumvesuviana to Ercolano, then the EAV bus that reaches Vesuvius.
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