Cumae forest

While the Montenuovo and Miseno describe a violent and pitiless nature, Cumae forest shows an ecosystem evolving slowly and harmoniously. The forest rises at the bottom of the most ancient volcanos in the Phlegraean Fields, Cumae Mount, where is still possible to see...

Miseno

Miseno is well-known because of its beaches, but an accurate eyes sees more. It is the result of the eternal battle between fire and water raging in the Phlegraean Fields, where the violence of the nature leaves a beauty that goes beyond the dreams. The promontory...

Monte Nuovo

Montenuovo is the last volcano born in Europe. It is a symbol of the vitality of the Phlegraean Fields, and proof of how the land evolves, as a result of violent phenomenon of the nature. Montenuovo, with its 180 meters high, rises in the center of the Gulf of...

Averno Lake

A lake born from the ashes of a volcano. The Averno Lake with its volcanic origin is the only freshwater among the four Phlegrean lakes. The name contrasts with its current appearance: it comes from ancient Greek “Aornon", that means without birds, for the presence of...

Gauro Complex

The Gauro complex is a volcanic crater formed more than 10,000 years ago after the eruption of the Neapolitan Yellow Tuff. The crater is the second in size of the Phlegrean Fields and consists of three slopes: Mount Barbaro in the south, Mount Sant'Angelo in the north...