Solfatara

The official campground is on the edge of the Solfatara Crater. The entrance is a bit small but…

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The vulcano Solfatara is situated 10km west of Napoli. It is a “sleeping” vulcano which belongs to the Phlegräic Fields. The crater is walkable, the steps sound hollow on the hot ground.

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There are hot sulfur springs (fumaroles) and bubbling mud.

In earlier times the crater was used as a natural sauna. The brick-built chambers are still there.

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