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Parco Sommerso di Gaiola Area Marina Protetta

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The Gaiola Underwater Park is a Marine Protected Area established in 2002 along the Posillipo coast, in the northwestern Gulf of Naples. The Park owes its singularity to the fusion of volcanological, biological and archaeological aspects inserted in...more
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Discesa Gaiola, 80123, Naples, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We emailed the info directly to reserve a place 2 days prior and it was hassle free from the start. There is a separate queue for those snorkelling and those going to sunbathe. Our tour guide Simone was fantastic. Even though English wasn’t his first...More

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Reviewed 16 May 2018

We were booked for a trip on the glass bottom boat to see the remains of the Roman villa. These boat trips only go on weekends. When we arrived the company warned us that the tide was bringing in or stirring up the sand and...More

2  Thank Renate V
Reviewed 9 April 2018

We were looking for Parco Virgiliano on foot and came across this hidden gem. We got the Metro Line 2 to Mergellina and then took bus no 140 to Capo Posillipo, from there follow signs to Parco Virgiliano and saw the turning towards this site...More

1  Thank TouristHarrogate
Reviewed 14 October 2017

There are no real city beaches in central Naples, so if you're done with swimming in the harbour between the dirt and rats, La Gaiola is one of the few nice options when you want to escape the summer heat. It's possible to reach it...More

2  Thank woutervd2017
Reviewed 16 September 2017

It is not much comfortable cause there are just rocks but the water is clean and that is important. You can reach it on foot from the bus station Discesa Coroglio. There is a part of the "beach" before the protected area itself where you...More

2  Thank stickal
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Our family of 4 went snorkeling while in Naples. We had a great time. If you go expecting scenes for "Atlantis" where everything is crisp and clean you will be disappointed. Much is covered with plants and soil. The tour was informative and fun. My...More

Thank brenda w
Reviewed 16 June 2017

One of the most fascinating and mysteries places in Naples. Of a dazzling beauty. Snorkeling to admire the underwater beauty of the villa of a rich Roman patrician: Pollione. An intricate mechanism of fish tanks, incredible for its modernity

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Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

A very beautiful place: crystal clear water and a view of Naples and Vesuvius as you swim. I would advise to go during the week to avoid crowds. If you want to drive there, be warned that it isn't an easy drive (is anything in...More

1  Thank Sophie L
Reviewed 22 February 2017

The best time is april, may and june. You have to walk for about 20 minutes, descendin from about 80 m to the sea level. Not good in hot summer . Interesting place about animal and plants of Mediterranean Sea and with a boat with...More

4  Thank cagtripodi
Reviewed 8 November 2016

A very pleasant visit about, History, Sea and volcanic Rocks. Spring and Summer are the best season to be there. You will be embarked on glass bottom boat to obserbe submerged roman ruins and sealife.

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You know, in winter it 's very unusual to go on boat...
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15 August 2017|
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I don't think there's anything to be booked. You just go. If you turn up early enough they let you into the protected area. If you're too late there's another beach to sit on and swim and you can have a look at the protected... More
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