PAUSILYPON AND PUTEOLI
The journey starts in Coroglio with the sightseeing of the Pausilypon archeological area, the astonishing Villa of Vedio Pollione and the panoramic view point overlooking the charming bay of Trentaremi. Professional guides from the CSI Gaiola (on reservation) will lead us through the beauties of the site. Afterwards we will gently descend towards the village of Bagnoli and then move to the heart of the Campi Flegrei area that is the small town of Pozzuoli. Here we will stop at the Temple of Serapis, known to be the “thermometer” of the volcanic phenomenon of bradyseism (raising and lowering of the ground level).
From the center of Pozzuoli to the mysterious and fascinating Lago D’Averno is just a trow of a stone. The circumnavigation of the lake, part of the Park of Campi Flegrei, is an easy ride by bike and allows participants to see the remains of the Temple of Apollo romantically sourrounded by a lush nature. Ducks, cormorants, geese and other inhabitants of the lake greet cyclists heading towards Pozzuoli.
On our way back we will ride along the promenade of Pozzuoli and finally we will stop at the North Jetty in via Coroglio, near Piazza Bagnoli, to enjoy the view “from the sea” of Campi Flegrei. Unforgettable is the sensation of touching the nearby tiny island of Nisida and having the impressive bulk of Ischia island in the same picture. More details about the history of the area and the undergoing redevelopment projects are provided by expert guides.