Herculaneum Walking Tour

Tour Number

Activity Level

397801


Categories

First Time Visitor, Museums / Culture

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. Bear in mind that during the summer temperatures can range the high 30 c / 100 f.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 10

Language(s)

explanation

Spanish (fluent), Italian (fluent), English (fluent)

Discover the extraordinarily preserved interior furnishings of the houses in Herculaneum.


Before the 79 AD eruption, the village of Herculaneum was spread over 20 hectares, with a population of 4. 000 inhabitants. Rich Romans spent their holidays there. In fact, it's still possible to see the orientation of the houses in front of the sea. The special conditions of Herculaneum burial allowed the preservation of organic materials and decorative elements. Vegetables, foods, fabrics, interior furnishings of the houses and wood elements are still visible in the 4. 5 hectares open-air archaeological site.

THIS TOUR CAN BE CUSTOMIZED
** I CAN BUY TiCKET WITH SKIP THE LINE ENTRANCE **

Itinerary

Our plan for the day:

- Walking through the ancient Insula

- Visiting the main Domus, like:
The House of the hotel
The House of Argus

- Seeing Public Buildings, such as:
College of the Augustales
Central Thermae

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: At the entrance of Herculaneum Archaeological site. I'll bring a sign with your name displayed.

End location: At the entrance of Herculaneum Archaeological site.

Duration: 2 hours

Start time dependent on your arrival schedule.

Transportation

Walking.

What’s Included

Other: Comprehensive tour and local language assistance for food, tickets and emergencies.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

30 Euros - Entrances are 13 € for Adults and Free for under 18 years old. Please, bring a valid ID.
Plan 15 € for refreshment/lunch.

What’s Extra

Other: Entrance tickets
Lunch

Restrictions

I am not a driver. I can accompany you in your vehicle or I can arrange for a separate car and driver.

Private tour guide Marta

Contact this Guide

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