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Mountain Vesuvius (1 281 m / 4 203 ft)

Parent Range: Apennine Mountains
Activity type: Mountaineering, Hiking
Summit(s): Vesuvius (1 281 m /4 203 feet)
Elevation: 1 281 m / 4 203 ft
Cost of climbing: N/D
Image of Vesuvius (1 281 m / 4 203 ft)
Credit: volcano.oregonstate.edu

Facts

Mountain Name(s):
Vesuvius, Vesubi, Vesubio, Vesuv, Vesuvio, Vesuvius, Vésuve, Везувий
Elevation:
1 281 m / 4 203 ft
Summit(s):
Vesuvius (1 281 m /4 203 feet)
Activity type:
Mountaineering, Hiking
Location:
Europe, Italy: (Campania)
Starting Point:
Parent Range:
Range:
First Ascent:
1/1/1788
Geology:
Volcanic
Snow line:
0 m / 0 ft
Prominence:
1 232 m / 4 042 ft
Isolation:
20 510 m / 67 290 ft
Climbing Season(s):
01 May-31 Oct;
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Airport(s):
Convenience Center(s):
National
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Location

Europe, Italy: (Campania)

Route

Location: Europe, Italy: Sicily

Claimed by: 1 people

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    Vesuvius is the most dangerous volcano of the continental Europe. It is in the list of the most famous peaks, which are not high. Ascent is very easy.
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    Vesuvius is one of the three active volcanoes in Italy (the other two - Etna and Stromboli). Vesuvius - the only active volcano in continental Europe. There is information on more than 80 major eruptions, the most famous of which occurred August 24, 79, when they were destroyed by the Roman city of Pompeii, Herculaneum, Stabiae Oplontis and villas. Described ancient Roman and has long been considered a legendary event. The last historical eruption of Mount Vesuvius occurred in 1944. Vesuvius is located in the Mediterranean mobile belt, which stretches for 15 thousand. Miles from Western Europe to Indonesia. There is access by road to within 200 metres (660 ft) of the summit (measured vertically), but thereafter access is on foot only. There is a spiral walkway around the mountain from the road to the crater.
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    • Famous Peaks that are not High Points
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    Located in the south of Italy, about 15 km from Naples, on the shore of the Bay of Naples in the province of Naples, Campania region.
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    Be car or bus from Naples (15 km)
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    For the visit to the crater an entrance fee is charged. The ticket includes guide service Ticket Price: € 10.00 Discount price: € 8,00 The entry is free for visitors less than 1,2 metres tall, with parents. This policy does not apply to children in groups. Discounted tickets are available for students supplied by a signed presentation letter from the school and travel agencies who book and purchase at least 300 tickets (€ 2,400). Prices are subject to change.
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    Since 1880 there was an opportunity to get to the top with

    pendulum cable car, which consisted of two large wagons,

    setting in motion with a steam engine. Over time, this famous

    tourist attraction has increased so much that the volcano even

    became a kind of symbol of tourism in the region. The
      ... Read more
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Last update: Slava Shevtsov (04 Jun 2018) • History

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