The Phlegraean Fields are a volcanic area located north-west of Naples. An area
rich in historical, naturalistic and mythological traces. Here they produce wines
with a unique flavor thanks to the volcanic nature of its soils, in particular
Falanghina and Piedirosso are produced.
The lake of Averno that you can admire
in the picture contains all the characteristics of this extraordinary territory. It was
used as a port during the Roman Empire and it is here that Virgilio sets the sixth
song of the Aeneid. In the background you can see the so-called Temple of
Apollo, an ancient thermal hall. along the shores of the lake there are the historic
vineyards of the Phlegraean area.
Continue to follow the Education page to discover the gems and the flavors of the
wonderful Campania Region.