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The Vesuvius Observatory, Bay of Naples

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Situated on the slopes of Mount Vesuvius, this Observatory is the surveillance centre for monitoring the three volcanoes which threaten the Campanian region of Italy: Mount Vesuvius, Campi Flegrei and Ischia.

Expert guides take the visitors through educational tours in volcanology and geophysics, and demonstrate the collection of geophysics instruments and the rock collection from Vesuvius' most recent eruptions, and finishes with real time observation of seismic and geochemical data.

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