One day back to the the Roman life (with private transportation) - skip the line included
Visit the ancient city ruins of Pompeii and Herculaneum in one day with me as your personal archaeologist !
Full day private transportation is included
the best highlights in both cities, a full immersion in Roman life and towns!
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.
A walk in Pompeii is an unforgettable experience.
I will explain you about the towns and how the Romans used to live.
We will visit all the most important public buildings and private houses.
After a lunch break in a typical pizzeria/restaurant or winery if required
straigh to Herculaneum, which is much smaller but better preserved than Pompeii.
Pompeii had been covered in four to five meters of ashes, but an avalanche of muds 20 meters thick buried Herculaneum instead.
That made houses second-stories , carbonized wooden , paintings and mosaics are still preserved.
THIS TOUR CAN BE CUSTOMIZED ON REQUEST
- Pick up at the port or other meeting location.
- Transfer to Pompeii
- Two hours walking tour of the archaeological area
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
- Transfer to Herculaneum
- Two hours guided tour of the archeological area Herculaneum: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.
- Drop off at the port or other meeting location.
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building
End Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building
Duration: 7 hours
Private car or Minivan Mercedes or Ford and a professional driver
Estimated Local Cash Needed
40 Eur - combo ticket;
prices are per person
Due to regulation in Italy, I'm licensed to guide you inside museums, archaeological areas , cities.
I'm not a licensed driver.
For tour including private transportation my associated professional driver will be at your disposal.
A Recent Review of this tour
Read More Reviews For This Tour
Paolo was fabulous. His knowledge of Pompeii specifically, and archeology and Roman architecture generally, are great, and his enthusiasm for his subjects infectious. We finished knowing so much more than we had when we started!