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Casina Vanvitelliana

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Picturesque, but not much else

This is a beautiful little villa on a lake that is accessed via a little park. It is a well known... read more

Reviewed yesterday
eldredgew2016
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Naples, Italy
A jewel

We have been visiting this incredible site due to A. Angela TV program “Le Meraviglie d’Italia... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2018
888alessioa
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Milan, Italy
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Casina Vanvitelliana is a hunting lodge built in 1782 by Carlo Vanvitelli commissioned by King Ferdinand IV of Bourbon.
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Piazza Gioacchino Rossini, 2, 80070, Bacoli, Italy
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+39 348 428 8342
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a beautiful little villa on a lake that is accessed via a little park. It is a well known spot by locals, who call it the pinocchio house. for 3 euro, you can cross the bridge and walk around inside. There is a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank eldredgew2016
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

We have been visiting this incredible site due to A. Angela TV program “Le Meraviglie d’Italia”. Despite the lack of support of local authorities: no traffic signals to reach the place, no building exceptional maintenance, we have been extremely lucky to find a professional and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 888alessioa
Reviewed 13 May 2018

Walking over the wooden bridge already sets the tone for the visit tot this pretty little museum. When you enter the house they play beautiful classical music. It has a pretty tiled floor, beautiful views and exhibits of the time. Visited as part of a...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank RenateV169
Reviewed 18 March 2018

Late-18th century building on a tiny island reachable by a wooden-bridge is a great location to visit when you are in the area. Although the building is neglected and paint is peeling every-where, the views it offers and the glimse into the 18th Century life...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 27 April 2017

The tour guide Nunziante was perfect for this short but breathtaking tour of the Royal Borbonic hunting lodge of King Ferdinand IV of Borbon. A must see and a nice walk and quick sandwich in the park is refreshing too. Remember only open on Saturday...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Lynn F
Nunziante L, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Casina Vanvitelliana, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2017

Dear Visitor thank you for this nice review. For our part, the greatest effort to enhance our land. We are waiting for you again!!!!

Reviewed 4 December 2016

This little villa sits in the small Lake Fusaro in Bacoli, a small town about 20 kilometres west of Naples. I'm sure there's some form of public transport available to this location, but we drove here with a local. You reach the villa by walking...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Murat B
Nunziante L, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Casina Vanvitelliana, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2017

Dear Guest Thank you for your review. Casina is open on Saturdays from 3 to 7 pm and Sundays from 11am to 7pm. To keep up to date on our events must see facebbok page "Casina Vanvitelliana Bacoli NA"

Reviewed 7 June 2016

Locals refer to this as Pinocchio's house. It's very cute to see, take a picture and leave. Most of the time you are unable to get inside. It's really more of a photo opt stop.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank ErinKBC
Nunziante L, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Casina Vanvitelliana, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2016

Thank you! See u soon

Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

We visited this in the morning,when the park was fairly empty apart from the obligatory women having their photos taken by photographers.The building looks interesting sat in the lake linked by an arched bridge.It is only open at weekends and costs €3 to enter.I don't...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank cycleplus1
Reviewed 14 April 2016 via mobile

Attractive little structure, closed as its a weekday but lovely little wander through a small park with plenty of seating

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Stuart H
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Vanvitelli is a prolific 18th Century architect who worked a lot for the Bourbon king. In this example he built a sort of Venice Hunting Pavilion, romance on the eternal link between Nature & Humankind. The Fusaro Park which leads to 'la Bella Villa' is...More

Date of experience: October 2014
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