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Herculaneum Small Group tour with an Archaeologist - Skip the line

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    Stop At: Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, Corso Resina, 80056 Ercolano Italy

    Meeting place is the Ticket Office of the Herculaneum ruins.

    You can get there as follows:
    - By car in via Pignalver (There is a not guarded parking very close the meeting place)
    - By train in Corso Resina 1 (Circumvesuviana train station is 10 minutes walk away)


    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Casa dei Cervi, Cardo V Sito Archeologico di Ercolano, Ercolano Italy

    The house receives its name from marble statues of stags/deer found in the peristyle.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: La Terrazza di M. Nonio Balbo, Ercolano Italy

    M. Nonius Balbus was the city's major benefactor restoring and building many public buildings. On his death he was made patron and feted with many honours, detailed in the long inscription on his funeral altar.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: College of the Augustales, Herculaneum Archeological Park, Ercolano Italy

    It is thought that the building was a centre of the cult of the Emperor Augustus and the headquarters of the Collegium Augustalium (or possibly even the local curia).

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Casa del Rilievo di Telefo, Ercolano Italy

    The house possibly belonged to one of the town's leading benefactors, Marcus Nonius Balbus and is somewhat unusual in that it has its own private access to the adjoining Suburban Thermae to the south.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Partem Domus lignea - Casa del Tramezzo di Legno, Herculaneum Archeological Park, Ercolano Italy

    It is very important house for the elegant wooden partition remained.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: House of the Skeleton, Herculaneum Archeological Park, Ercolano Italy

    The House of the Skeleton probably the aggregation of three smaller buildings, derives its name from the discovery of human remains in a second floor room in 1831.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Central Thermae, Herculaneum Archeological Park, Ercolano Italy

    The Central Thermae were built around the beginning of the 1st century AD and were divided, as was then the common practice, into men's and women's baths, each with their own separate entrances.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Casa del Salone Nero, Herculaneum Archeological Park the junction of Cardo IV with the Decumanus Maximus, Ercolano Italy

    The House of the Black Hall is one of Herculaneum's more luxurious mansions.

    The house has a monumental entrance which still retains the carbonised remains of the doorposts and lintel.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Casa Sannitica, Herculaneum Archeological Park, Ercolano Italy

    The house has an arrangement that was typical of the Samnites (an ancient people of the Sabine race who occupied this mountainous part of central Italy). The splendid atrium is skirted by a gallery with Ionic columns. The rooms are decorated with frescoes.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Casa del Bel Cortile, Ercolano Italy

    This is one of the most original houses in Herculaneum. It has a courtyard with a stairway and a stone balcony instead of an atrium.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: House of the Grand Portal, Herculaneum Archeological Park, Ercolano Italy

    Beautiful domus in the Centre of the archaeological area, with various environments, collonnati, frescos e-com everywhere at Herculaneum-charred remains of wooden parts.

    Duration: 10 minutes
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Via dei Papiri Ercolanesi, 80056 Ercolano NA, Italy
    Duration
    2h
    Return Details
    Herculaneum Hotel & Maison, Corso Resina, 230, 80056 Ercolano NA, Italy
    Inclusions
    • Guidance and assistance
    • Herculaneum skip the line admission fee
    • Entry/Admission - Parco Acheologico di Ercolano
    Exclusions
    • Lunch
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Luciano Leone really brought the site to life, bringing his own perspective, incredibly well informed and completely engaging. If you only have time for one trip I’d strongly recommend this over Pompeii.
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    Luciano Leone was our guide and he was absolutely fantastic. His excitement and passion was so genuine that it was infectious. The two hour tour flew by with special insight into the excavation and history of Herculaneum. We booked through Airbnb experiences as a last minute
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    We usually like seeing things at our pace, but with so much history and so much to learn and discover in this amazing place, we were really happy we took this tour with the Archaeologist Michele Maria. He took us back in time to learn more how people used to live day to day,
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    Response from Herculaneum T, Manager at Herculaneum Small Group tour with an Archaeologist - Skip the line
    Responded 3 weeks ago
    Thank you so much. We are pleased that you enjoyed the tour with Michele Maria.
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    Lots to see. Our guide Luciano Leone was enthusiastic and knowledgeable. He pointed out many small details we would have missed if just walking around. There were 9 of us only. The place is well worth the visit. Less busy than Pompeii and you feel closer.
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    Response from Herculaneum T, Manager at Herculaneum Small Group tour with an Archaeologist - Skip the line
    Responded 3 weeks ago
    Thank you very much for the review. We are very happy that you enjoyed the tour to Herculaneum
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    Luciano was a wonderful guide. He was very knowledgeable about Herculanium and Pompeii. He was also very friendly and funny and went out of his way to make sure we were comfortable and had a good time. My wife and I debated on whether to hire a guide or see the ruins on our
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    Response from Herculaneum T, Manager at Herculaneum Small Group tour with an Archaeologist - Skip the line
    Responded 3 weeks ago
    Thank you so much for sharing your experience with us. We are happy that our guide, Luciano, has helped make your tour unforgettable.
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