Unmissable tourist sites
Pozzuoli Travel guide
Pozzuoli : Michelin's recommendations
This former trading post was founded by the Greeks and became a major commercial port under the Romans. As the town is at the centre of the volcanic area known as the Phlegrean Fields it is constantly affected by ground movements which occur in this region. Changes in sea level led to the harbour being abandoned and, more recently, the evacuation of Pozzuoli's town centre.
Tourist attractions Pozzuoli : Things to see and do
V. Rionetella I - 80078 Pozzuoli
Dating from the early years of the Roman Empire, this temple is located at the top of the town and was converted into a church in the 11C... and forgotten until a recent fire revealed a grandiose marble colonnade.
V. Roma I - 80078 Pozzuoli
This is not a temple but a former market which was lined with shops! Its name come from an apse in the end wall where there used to be a statue of Serapis, the protecting God of traders. The remaining columns in the central pavilion show signs of mar..
Via Terracciano 75 I - 80078 Pozzuoli
Dating from the reign of Vespasian, this amphitheatre is one of the largest in Italy and could hold almost 40 000 spectators. Built of brick and stone, the surrounding walls, the entrances and especially the underground parts (corridors, storage ar..
via campana 262 I - 80078 pozzuoli
The hotel offers a reference point for easy access to both the old town of Pozzuoli to Naples.The rooms are furnished to provide a comfortable service, private bathroom with shower, hairdryer, digital TV, air conditioning and minibar.The hotel also h..
Campi Flegrei 30 I - 80078 Pozzuoli
Overlooking the Tyrrhenian sea, Hotel Gauro offers rooms with a balcony and air conditioning. It is located 2.5 km from the port of Pozzuoli and features a 24-hour front desk and a bar. Rooms at the Gauro include satellite TV, a minibar and DVD pla..
via Napoli 4 I - 80078 Pozzuoli
Fish and seafood are to the fore in this restaurant with a stunning location jutting out over the sea. It has breathtaking views of the bay, as well as a sun terrace and access down to the water.
via Roma 15/19 I - 80078 Pozzuoli
A pleasant restaurant overlooking the port, serving simply prepared fish dishes that highlight the fresh quality of the ingredients used. The raw fish dishes, pasta and fish soup are highly recommended.