Museums to discover on the Gulf of Pozzuoli
Bagnoli overlooks the Gulf of Pozzuoli and is part of the Flegrei Fields. The Latin name, Balneolis, is linked to the presence of thermal springs that made this place a popular holiday destination in Roman times.
The City of Science is here, an interactive science museum and educational garden for an all-round immersion in science. There is also the "Children's Workshop" dedicated to children, the human body museum "Corporea", a planetarium and an interactive exhibition on the sea. Sea lovers cannot miss the Museo del Mare not far from the Bagnoli stop of the Cumana railway. Another interesting museum for discovering Bagnoli and its history is the Museo Archeologico Estrusco De Feis.
Enjoy a stroll along the 900-metre-long Pontile: it is Europe's longest seafront promenade. It opens up a beautiful panorama of Cape Miseno, Bacoli, Procida, Nisida and Ischia. The sun is shining on the Arenile.
For an unforgettable excursion, walk through the tunnel connecting Bagnoli and the Vallone della Gaiola. It was built in Roman times and rebuilt under the Bourbons. It arrives at the archaeological complex of Pausilypon.