This trail starts from Herculaneum along clockwise circumnavigation of Mount Vesuvius. It starts from an altitude of 900m above sea level, continue to the dirt Road Matrone and you come up to an altitude of 1000m a.s.l. then get to an altitude of 615m a.s.l.
From the square at an altitude of 1000m it will be possible (on request) walk enter the Gran Cono ̽ where you can admire the Gulf of Naples, the Sorrentine peninsula, the islands of Capri, Ischia and Procida, Monte Somma, Punta Nasone, the Cognoli Ottaviano and the Valley of Hell.
The route continues downhill along the ancient path of the Road Matrone that for over a century has accompanied tourists to Mount Vesuvius from the slope boschese, through a picturesque volcanic landscape of rare beauty.
It comes within the Forest Reserve Tirone lanoint which where you can admire enchanting views of the Gulf of Castellammare di Stabia and in the background the island of Capri and Ischia immersed in vegetation characterized by the varied landscape of a dense forest of Mediterranean scrub with gorse, laurel, rosemary, holm oaks and arid areas where you can admire lichens and the typical Stereocaulon vesuvianum as well as species of wild orchids.
̽On request, you can visit the crater the ticket of €10 is not included.
Contact us and we'll give you all the information and details about the excursion.
Includes the following services:
- Transfer from the hotel or from the Circumvesuviana station "Pompei Scavi-Villa dei Misteri";
- Mtb rent;
- Equipment: helmet and water bottle;
- Mtb expert guide.
On request service guide by Mtb and trekking for groups and team.