Campi Flegrei
Campi Flegrei
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CatandCookies
Brighton, UK18 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2022 • Family
This isn’t a review it’s a further wanting to check if it is open (as per 2017 review) I suspect it’s never reopened. There is however a good view from the road on the hill…
Written 7 August 2022
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Mark E
Amersham, UK120 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2017 • Couples
had to veiw from a distance as there was a terrible accident a few weeks before we went (3 deaths) and the place was not open and the man at the gate did not know when theywould open again.
Written 31 October 2017
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Wolverine73
Cleveland277 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2017 • Family
I found our visit to Solfatara and the Campi Flegrei to be very interesting. The gritty soil from the volcanic activity, the vents streaming pungent sulphurous gas and heat, the mud holes--all pretty unique, and helps you imagine what a volcanic eruption throws at you. It is not a pleasant place, but an interesting change of pace.
Written 3 August 2017
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WineDineandPlay
St. Petersburg, FL1,028 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2016 • Solo
The sulfur smell comes out of the ground with the smoke, and if you think Yellowstone Park is bad, you haven't seen or smelled anything yet. It was incredible to go into this active volcano, a monster caldera like the one in Yellowstone or Indonesia, that has been used as sulfur bathes going back to the Romans. I couldn't imagine living near the crater with that smell 24 hours a day.
Written 2 September 2016
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Simon J
Munich, Germany144 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2015 • Family
This place is a bit off the beaten track although you can smell it as you approach ... it's the caldera of a volcano which last erupted centuries ago, although it is still spitting and popping.

Go here and walk on what sounds like the hollow surface above a volcanic cauldron. The Romans called this place the Entrance to Hades and it's also said to be the mythological home of the Roman god of fire, Vulcan.

The gases escaping from deep underground certainly smell bad (sulphuric) and they're hot - according to Wikipedia, this is due to "effusive gaseous manifestations" in the Solfatara crater. For you and me, this means yellowish stinky hot, humid gas - don't get too close.

The entrance fee is relatively high (for Italy) at EUR 7 per person.

Note for Americans - if you get too close and burn yourselves on the gases, it's your fault. Don't expect to sue.
Written 8 September 2015
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Anise2014
Armonk, NY582 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2015 • Solo
The Roman poet Vergil (Virgil) thought he had found the entrance to Hell. One agrees, as the sotafatarra is hot to walk on and sulfur gas escapes into the air. Nearby is the Flavian amphitheater and a museum. Don't miss the Temple of the Serapede (and catch lunch by the sea).
Written 21 June 2015
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Amit K
43 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2014 • Family
like: ground is warm to touch, sulfur craters, fumes coming out of the ground, smells like... if you can go there. it's a very short in and out so even if you have an hour to spare.

dislike: they should charge less.
Written 7 September 2014
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David R
London, UK338 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2014 • Solo
I visited Campi Flegrei because I wanted to write about this setting in two of the three books of my Trilogy about Hermes. You'll see what my visualisation of the place over 3,000 years ago is like in "Hermes the Olympian" and "Hermes the Egyptian". In my books I just refer to the place as "Phlegraea".
See the place where the Cyclopes fashioned weapons in their forges. This is the place.
Written 16 August 2014
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ATTILA B
Miskolc, Hungary739 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2012 • Friends
Although in reality they do not think the people in this space, but if you arriving you will think to just be here. Here's a real bubbling crater in the middle are. Around the much steaming hot. Here all the children in surrounding schools they brought, they are understanding what takes place in the land ....
Written 9 May 2013
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David R
London, UK338 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2012 • Solo
Yes. This is a truly amazing place, with a long and violent, smelly geological history and is a sort of deadly threat on the doorstep of Europe. if you don't believe me, and think I am some insane prophet of doom, Google it and see what others have to say too. Vesuvius is huge, but the super-volcano under the area West of Naples (which includes Campi Flegrei) is much much bigger and has the potential to get a lot bigger before it blows its top like Krakatoa. Nobody knows when it might go like that but you would have thought it should be monitored to protect the good citizens of the area and give advance warning of probable ash clouds to the rest of Europe. So I came here out of curiosity...and I saw what I needed to see, being a geologist I knew what I needed to witness. When I got down from the Naples train at Tyrrenian sea port of Torregaveta I was entranced by the beauty of the island of Ischia and the picturesque bay of Naples sea coast and beaches derived from the pale yellow sands. Why did God have to plant such a stinker of a volcano here? it reminded me of placing an arrow on the map pointing to this beauty spot and label it "Mostly Dangerous" instead of Adams' label for planet Earth which was "Mostly Harmless".
Written 10 March 2013
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