A taste in the Roman life in the ancient Roman cities (with private transportation) - skip the line included
THIS TOUR CAN BE CUSTOMIZED TO YOUR NEEDS AND REQUESTS.
This tour consists in a marvellous walk around of the ancient Roman cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum, buried from the ashes of the volcano Vesuvius in 79 a. D. In 4 hours I'll be able to show you most of the highlights!
A walk in Pompeii is a very intense experience; you'll have the feeling of wandering in a town that is still alive. I will tell you about the history of the town and how the Romans lived showing you all the most important public buildings and private houses.
Herculaneum is much smaller but better preserved. While Pompeii had been covered in four/five meters of ashes, an avalanche of muds 20 meters thick had buried Herculaneum.
It is still possible to see second stories, carbonized wooden objects, intact paintings and mosaics. With my explanation I'll make the city come to life.
This tour of Pompeii lasting two hours allows seeing in detail the western part of the ancient town where the most important public buildings homes and shops are located.
Highlights: the Marina Gate, the Basilica (court house), the Forum (main square), the Forum baths, the Lupanar (brothel), the bakery, the house of Faun, the Termopolium Capuano, the house of Tragic Poet, the plaster casts.
Stop for a lunch in a typical restaurant, winery or pizzeria
A wonderful walk through the city of Herculaneum with Temple of the Augustali, the beach where more then 300 skeletons were found, the thermal baths, the forum, the house of Neptune and Amphitrite, the Samnite house, the gymnasium, the house of the Dears and much more.
**AS YOU ARRIVE TO POMPEII I CAN BUY THE TICKETS FOR YOU IF YOU WISH, SO TO SKIP THE LINE, EVERYTHING WILL BE DONE IN 5-10 MINUTES**
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: The Ports of Naples, Salerno, Sorrento and Amalfi
End location: The Ports of Naples, Salerno, Sorrento and Amalfi
Duration: 7 hours
- Mercedes minivan Viano or Vito
- Mercedes E class
year: no older than 2010
Estimated Local Cash Needed
20 Eur - estimated for meals, not obliged to stop
prices per person
Please enquire for any tour before booking a tour because I am not always available for tours
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Emiliano was an excellent guide, a qualified archaelogist and a lovely chap. He made Pompeii and Herculaneum come alive for us. A very memorable and enjoyable day. Highly highly recommended. Emiliano's driver Francesco was also excellent and a lovely chap too. Together they also found us some great local places to eat . Altogether a completely wonderful day that will are still talking about months later.