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Herculaneum Tours

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Ercolano, Italy
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About Herculaneum Tours
Private and small guided tours of Herculaneum and other sites in Italy. We aim to provide you a top-quality experience in our beautiful town.
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Join our
expert guides in this amazing 2.5 hours walk into the
ruins of the archaeological site of Herculaneum.
The small city, settled at the Volcano Vesuvius slopes, had been buried during the Vulcanic burst in the 79 A.C., and now 2000 years after that awful disaster, you have the chance to walk on the original pavement and move around the city.
You will be led at the discovery of the
highlights of the Roman city while listening in details to the Ancient customs and traditions. Among the main features, your will see
the "Palestra" (gym) and the houses whose walls are decorated with spectacular frescoes such as Casa di Nettuno e Anfritrite, Casa dello Scheletro, Casa dell'Alcova e Casa del salone nero.
Meet the guide at the ticket office of the ruins and start your experience in a
small group up to 14 people!  Skip the line and Share the experience with other people!
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$93.57 per adult
Skip the Line Ancient Pompeii Small Group Walking Tour with Top Rated Guide
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Join our guides in this amazing 2.5 hours walk into the ruins of the archaeological site of Pompeii.
The city, settled not far away from the Volcano Vesuvius slopes, had been buried during the Vulcanic eruption dated 79 A.C. by the historians. Today, after more than 2000 years since that awful disaster, you have the chance to visit and move around one of the oldest cities in the world.
Your group will be led at the discovery of the highlights of the Roman city while listening in details to the Ancient customs and traditions mixed up with “gossip” and stories of the main characters of the time, whose lives intertwined in Pompeii. Among the main features, your will see the "Palestra" (gym), the Temple of Isis, the Baths, the Forum, the House of Menander, the Lupanariae, the theatres and more.
The tour is up to 14 participants. Skip the line and enjoy this amazing experience!
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$68.47 per adult
Skip-the-line Ancient Pompeii Highlights Exclusive Tour with Local Private Guide
2 reviews
The city of Pompeii, settled only few kilometres away from the Mount Vesuvius slopes, had been destroyed and buried during the disastrous, volcanic eruption of the 79 A.C.
Today, after centuries of studies and excavations, you have the chance to enter and move around one of the oldest cities in the world.
Your party will follow our professional guide at the discovery of the main attractions of the Roman city while listening in details to the Ancient customs and traditions spiced up with the stories and anecdotes about the prominent characters of the time.
Among the main features, your will see the "Palestra" (gym), the Temple of Isis, the Baths, the Forum, the House of Menander, the Lupanariae, the theatres and more.
This is a private tour. Skip the line and join our guides in this amazing 2.5 hours walk into the ruins of the archaeological site of Pompeii!
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$52.49 per adult
Skip-the-line Shore Excursion from Naples Cruise Port to Pompeii & Herculaneum
On this exciting tour in the company of an expert guide, you will get to observe the incredible ruins of the once-buried towns of Pompeii and Herculaneum all in one day!
You will rendezvous with your driver at the cruise ship terminal in Naples at 8.30am and the travel in a first-class, air-conditioned luxury minivan afterwards.
Upon your arrival in Pompeii, your guide will meet up with you and provide you with fast-track access which will enable you to beat the ticket queues and immediately begin your adventure into the ancient cities of the Romans. This tour is a great opportunity for anyone with an inclination towards history or archaeology to learn more about historical facts, values, norms and culture.
A trip to the historic cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum gives you unrivalled exposure to the kind of lifestyle lead by ancient Romans, you will be amazed at how technologically advanced and sophisticated the Romans were even at such a medieval period.
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$163.18 per adult
Skip-the-line Ancient Herculaneum Highlights Exclusive Tour with Private Guide
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Pompeii wasn’t the only ancient city destroyed by the 79 A.D. eruption of Mt. Vesuvius. Explore the neighboring town of Herculaneum with a private guide on this informative tour. Since the town was buried almost intact and is without modifications, it provides a rare look into its citizens’ daily lives. Observe impressive frescoes, thermal baths, and other features of this pristine archeological site.
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$43.36 per adult
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our tour of this fascinating place was so much better than we could have done on our own. Our guide was able to answer every question that we asked, gave us so much information, and made this place come alive for us. It couldn’t have...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our small group experienced one of the best English tours in Italy with Luciano Leone at Herculaneum. We felt like he took us back in time with details only found in books.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank 3riversclan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had an awesome tour with Dr. Luciano Leone as our guide. Very informative. We booked through Viator. I’d strongly recommend asking for Luciano.

Thank houston96
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Maria was our guide and she was excellent. We were a small group (just four tourists), which was perfect. She answered any questions we had and we covered lots of ground. I learned a lot and saw everything available at the site. I would highly...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Gregory F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very good extremely surprised as you are allowed to actually walk on the tiled floors that 2,000 years ago were walked by the owners of the villas, the guide gave a fantastic commentary a very small site compared with pompeii but in my opinion all...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Ray J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to Pompeii and Herculaneum with our driver Ensel and guide Roberta. They were both wonderful and very informative. I'd definitely recommend the private tour. Pompeii is a crowded place and having a private guide who knows the site well is great. We speak...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank AlexNChl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I ended up being the only person on my tour with Loretta my guide which was brilliant. The site is really breathtaking both in its beauty but also in its intactness. My experience of Herculaneum was definitely improved by Loretta’s incredible knowledge of the site...More

Thank megfifi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had an absolutely wonderful private tour of Herculaneum with Livio! Livio and a personal driver met me at my hotel and off to Herculaneum we went! We went early in the morning and felt like the only ones there. Livio was very personable, outgoing...More

Thank Italy4me20
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Aa the timings given for the small group guided tours didn’t fit in with our itinerary, we decided to book skip the line tickets and then use the audio guides during our visit. It’s possible that we just happened to go at a quiet time,...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank juliawarrior10
Reviewed April 12, 2019

Our guide (Italio) was very knowledgable and answered our questions. He was very skilled at avoiding crowds while letting us see the highlights. We loved every minute of the tour.

Date of experience: April 2019
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May 1, 2019|
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I think it depends on when you go as to long lines. When we went our guide handled getting tickets so we did not wait in line. We were there very early in the morning and I do not recall a long line. Not much later the... More
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Response from Wendy32413 | Reviewed this property |
The guide we had was great! We had him at both places including Pompeii! Very informative! Love it!
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September 16, 2016|
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Hello Lonnie, The best way to contact us is to send me an email through the website or use the contact form on the website You will know soon the availability. Thank you!
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