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Monte Faito e Panorama

Strada Statale 269 KM 4,774, 80069, Vico Equense, Italy
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“cable car” (18 reviews)
“bay of naples” (4 reviews)
“great view” (4 reviews)
Strada Statale 269 KM 4,774, 80069, Vico Equense, Italy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great view from the mountain, one can see the Gulf of Naples and also the gulf of Salerno. We went throw the cable car and it was really nice.

Thank Ariel B
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Wonderful nature , excellent for trekking, several good restaurant with local food and very quite, furthermore within 15/20 minutes you can reach nice beaches......

Thank Antchierchia
Reviewed 4 July 2017

The Monte Faito mountain is absolutely worth a visit. Very quiet, wonderful views, fresh mountain air. There are several trekking paths (they are marked, but the marks are not always easy to see). The cable car from Castellamare is unfortunately still under renovation and has...More

1  Thank Else G
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

We are in Sorrento at the moment but we cant find any information out about this attraction. We have visited in the past and think it's a lovely walk.

1  Thank mark1caroline
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Drove to Monte Faito about 25 Kilometers from Sorrento, approached via winding road, narrow in places. It takes about an hour to get there passing through a national park towards the last 2 Kilometers. If you set the sat nav it may take you through...More

5  Thank Raja N
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Would love to have given a review of a lovely sunny day but the cable car closed at the end of September, I wish the website had told us that before we wasted our time and money getting to the station. Monte Faito's loss was...More

5  Thank Sandra S
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Monte Faito, at 1100 metres (3600feet) and almost the same height as Vesuvius at 1281 metres (4200 feet), will be the highlight to your visit to Castellammare di Stabia, located between Sorrento/Vico Equense and Pompeii. The summit provides spectacular 360° panoramic views of both the...More

3  Thank JuliusVtravel
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

We stumbled upon this by accident when looking for things to do near our hotel (Towers). You board the cable car from Castellammare station on the Circumvesuviana railway line. The journey up Mount Faito is nothing short of spectacular. It feels like this should be...More

1  Thank Jonathan C
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

The cable car from Castellammare di Stabia station runs every half an hour or so and takes around 15 minutes. Tickets are very reasonable and can be purchased in the circumvesuviana station. Once you have your ticket, walk along the platform to the cablecar entrance....More

2  Thank Steve5387
Reviewed 16 September 2016

head for the resturant terrace by turning right and then right again when you come out at the top of the funicular- its a 10 miunte walk but worth it for the panoramic views from the restaurant terrace.

Thank Jason D
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Lee B
29 September 2016|
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Response from Steve5387 | Reviewed this property |
You buy your ticket for the cablecar at the train station ticket office. Then pass through the barrier to the platform as you would for the trains, turn right and walk 50 yards or so to the cable car building at the far end... More
Glen M
19 April 2016|
Response from Antonio P |
we must take the Circumvesuviana ( Sorrento - Naples ) and get off at Castellammare di Stabia , you will find them the lift . attention the facility is seasonal and only summer . informed about schedules and times on the... More
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