Pompeii and Herculaneum with an Archaeologist - private walking tour


Tour Number

Activity Level



Youth and Family, Museums / Culture, Hiking and Walking, First Time Visitor


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.

Maximum travelers: 10



English (fluent), French (fluent), Italian (fluent)

A full day immersion in Roman Times

Both these legendary cities were buried by the same eruption of 79 AD. With me you will understand that there are many differences between Pompeii and Herculaneum.

We will start to see the most important public buildings that the archaeologists found in Pompeii.

In Herculaneum, we will instead investigate the private buildings.

I'll also explain the differences of the eruption that buried the two cities and that permits to see in Pompeii the plaster casts and in Herculaneum the carbonized wood of two thousand years ago.



About 2 hours in Pompeii where we will see some of the Public Buildings (Theaters, Thermal Baths, Forum and its surroundings) and the Lupanare (the famous brothel).

Light lunch stop (optional)

About 2 hours in Herculaneum where we will see the Private houses and the shops (Bakery, Thermopolium) decorated with beautiful frescos, mosaics and stucco decorations.

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Address or Intersection, Suggested by Guide: Pompeii. Piazza Porta Marina Inferiore in front of restaurant Suisse

End Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Address or Intersection

Duration: 5 hours 30 min.

the tour can last between 5 and 6 hours depending on the lunch stop and the transportations


walking tour

What’s Included

Other: My guidance and assistance as your private archaeological guide

Estimated Local Cash Needed

30 euros - Tickets fee x person, free under 18

What’s Extra

Other: Entrance fees, food and public transportations.

If you need extra hours of guided tour and/or a private transportation (A/C sedan or minivan) with a professional driver don't hesitate to ask me


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

A Recent Review of this tour

Roberto is outstanding - this is not a cheap tour but completely worth the money. His knowledge and the intimate nature of the tour is fantastic. We would only have seen 20% of the wonders of Pompei and Herculaneum on our own or with a large tour. If you can afford it I would strongly recommend you book Roberto for your tour.
James Bouch

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