For centuries Lago Fusaro has been a source of inspiration for poets, artists and musicians

This is where Mozart composed his opera "La Clemenza di Tito"

By Amalfi Coasting

Lago Fusaro is a small lake of volcanic origin in Bacoli, near Naples, closed off from the sea by just a sliver of land. During the Roman era it was surrounded by villas and thermal spas.

King Ferdinand IV of the Bourbon dynasty built a charming hunting and fishing lodge here, called Casina Vanvitelliana.

It was designed by architect Luigi Vanvitelli, who designed the Royal Palace of Caserta.

The lovely villa is a seamless blend of Neoclassic and late Baroque elements. Now connected to land by a wooden bridge, it originally was reachable only by row boats.

It has been a source of inspiration for poets, artists and musicians. Mozart composed here the famous opera "La Clemenza di Tito".

At the entrance tourists are welcomed by a garden rich in exotic plants and flowerbeds overlooking the lake.


Via Cuma/SP43, Bacoli.

The Casina Vanvitelliana is open for visits on Sundays from 10:00 AM till 1:00 PM.

Naples is a great tourist destination, with its history, its art and its unique character. But after time spent there, it is a luxury to relax in the nearby paradise of the Amalfi Coast.  Positano, Amalfi and Ravello, are its most well-known towns, but at the heart of the Costiera is a fourth jewel, Praiano, a much less hectic and more authentic town, where many discerning tourists have begun to stay, using it as base for their Amalfi Coasting. Try Praiano, trust us!

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