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If you're there for the history, it's good for a nice walk around the lake and the ruins to poke around now that they're open to the path. On weekends they limit the already limited areas where cars can go, so it's a safe place...More
This is a good place to walk your dog or just get some exercise. The trail takes you past ruins and some vineyards. The trail is wide and I use our jogging stroller with no issues. During the week it is very peaceful but on...More
We stopped here as part of a private tour of the area. That way it was no trouble to get there but just to get out of the car and listen to what our driver told us about the history of the area.
This was a great spot for a dog walk around the lake (very full after the recent rains), and a delicious traditional lunch in le cantine. Drop off the Tangenziale Lago d'Averno exit, head uphill on the SP303 towards Cuma and take the left immediately...More
Vergil wrote the entrance to the underworld was here, but now it's a place where locals go for a nice jog in the evenings. I'm was a local (until I moved), so I loved this place for getting exercise or going for a stroll with...More
When you read that Vergil wrote the entrance to the underworld was here, and that birds would drop dead flying over the lake, you expect something hellish. Alas, that was long ago. Today, it is just a smallish lake with ducks swimming in it and...More
Lago D'Averno is a lake where locals jog/bike/walk their dogs. (yes I'm one of those locals.) Yes the history is really cool, but unless you are there during the Land Art Exhibit not sure as a tourist you need to walk it. However, if you...More
It was an eerie feeling to look down from the road vista point at the lake considered by the ancients to be the entrance to hell. BUT, that said, it's just a lake and not that much to see. So if you have to make...More