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Mount Vesuvius, Active volcano in Italy

Mount Vesuvius is a somma-stratovolcano located on the Gulf of Naples in Campania, Italy.

It's best known for its eruption in AD 79 that led to the burying and destruction of the Roman cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum.

The volcano has also been depicted in numerous works of literature and music, as well as film and television.

Today, it is one of the most visited tourist attractions in Italy with approximately 2.5 million visitors every year.

Vesuvius is the only volcano in mainland Europe to have erupted within the last hundred years.

Location: Metropolitan City of Naples

Elevation above the sea: 1,281 m

Material: tephrite

Sources: Wikimedia, OpenStreetMap

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Mount Vesuvius Active volcano in Italy

Italy 0 m
Mount Vesuvius
Mount Vesuvius Active volcano in Italy
Italy 0 m
Mount Somma Stratovolcano in Italy

Italy 31 m
Mount Somma
Mount Somma Stratovolcano in Italy
Italy 31 m
Vesuvio Area protetta in provincia di Napoli

Italy 442 m
Vesuvio
Vesuvio Area protetta in provincia di Napoli
Italy 442 m
Vesuvius National Park National park in Italy

Italy 494 m
Vesuvius National Park
Vesuvius National Park National park in Italy
Italy 494 m
Vesuvius funicular Funicular in Italy

Italy 962 m
Vesuvius funicular
Vesuvius funicular Funicular in Italy
Italy 962 m
Museo Liverino Museum in Italy

Italy 4.2 km
Museo Liverino
Museo Liverino Museum in Italy
Italy 4.2 km
Villa delle Ginestre Poetic villa in Italy

Italy 5 km
Villa delle Ginestre
Villa delle Ginestre Poetic villa in Italy
Italy 5 km
Villa Mennella Historic villa in Italy

Italy 5.8 km
Villa Mennella
Villa Mennella Historic villa in Italy
Italy 5.8 km
Chiesa di San Leonardo Chiesa di Ottaviano

Italy 5.8 km
Chiesa di San Leonardo
Chiesa di San Leonardo Chiesa di Ottaviano
Italy 5.8 km
San Domenico Church building in Somma Vesuviana, Italy

Italy 5.8 km
San Domenico
San Domenico Church building in Somma Vesuviana, Italy
Italy 5.8 km
Basilica Santa Croce Minor basilica in Italy

Italy 6.2 km
Basilica Santa Croce
Basilica Santa Croce Minor basilica in Italy
Italy 6.2 km
Santuario della Madonna dell'Arco Chiesa nel comune italiano di Sant'Anastasia

Italy 6.2 km
Santuario della Madonna dell'Arco
Santuario della Madonna dell'Arco Chiesa nel comune italiano di Sant'Anastasia
Italy 6.2 km
Our Lady of Good Counsel Church Catholic shrine in Italy

Italy 6.3 km
Our Lady of Good Counsel Church
Our Lady of Good Counsel Church Catholic shrine in Italy
Italy 6.3 km
Basilica of Santa Maria a Pugliano Historic basilica in Ercolano, Italy

Italy 6.3 km
Basilica of Santa Maria a Pugliano
Basilica of Santa Maria a Pugliano Historic basilica in Ercolano, Italy
Italy 6.3 km
“Villa of Augustus” at Somma Vesuviana Archaeological site in Somma Vesuviana, Italy

Italy 6.3 km
“Villa of Augustus” at Somma Vesuviana
“Villa of Augustus” at Somma Vesuviana Archaeological site in Somma Vesuviana, Italy
Italy 6.3 km
Villa Ruggiero Historic villa in Italy

Italy 6.3 km
Villa Ruggiero
Villa Ruggiero Historic villa in Italy
Italy 6.3 km
Parco Miglio d'oro

Italy 6.4 km
Parco Miglio d'oro
Italy 6.4 km
Villa Battista Villa in Ercolano, Italy

Italy 6.4 km
Villa Battista
Villa Battista Villa in Ercolano, Italy
Italy 6.4 km
Villa Favorita, Ercolano Historic villa in Italy

Italy 6.5 km
Villa Favorita, Ercolano
Villa Favorita, Ercolano Historic villa in Italy
Italy 6.5 km
Villa Sora Archaeological site in Italy

Italy 6.5 km
Villa Sora
Villa Sora Archaeological site in Italy
Italy 6.5 km
Villa Durante Building in Ercolano, Italy

Italy 6.5 km
Villa Durante
Villa Durante Building in Ercolano, Italy
Italy 6.5 km
Villa Campolieto Building in Ercolano, Italy

Italy 6.5 km
Villa Campolieto
Villa Campolieto Building in Ercolano, Italy
Italy 6.5 km
Mav

Italy 6.6 km
Mav
Mav
Italy 6.6 km
Virtual Archaeological Museum of Herculaneum Virtual museum in Italy

Italy 6.6 km
Virtual Archaeological Museum of Herculaneum
Italy 6.6 km
Villa Aprile Villa in Italy

Italy 6.6 km
Villa Aprile
Villa Aprile Villa in Italy
Italy 6.6 km
Landriani Palace Palace in Italy

Italy 6.7 km
Landriani Palace
Landriani Palace Palace in Italy
Italy 6.7 km
Fountain of Hercules (Herculaneum) Ancient roman fountain in Herculaneum

Italy 6.8 km
Fountain of Hercules (Herculaneum)
Fountain of Hercules (Herculaneum) Ancient roman fountain in Herculaneum
Italy 6.8 km
Casa del Bicentenario Ancient Roman dwelling in Italy

Italy 6.8 km
Casa del Bicentenario
Casa del Bicentenario Ancient Roman dwelling in Italy
Italy 6.8 km
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