Pompeii and Herculaneum Small Group tour with an Archaeologist
Pompeii and Herculaneum Small Group tour with an Archaeologist
Pompeii and Herculaneum Small Group tour with an Archaeologist
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Pompeii and Herculaneum Small Group tour with an Archaeologist

This experience combines the two archaeological sites of Pompeii and Herculaneum, famous for the eruption of Mount Vesuvius happened in 79 AD.

Join the guide at the main entrance of Pompeii ruins called Porta Marina Superiore, where the tour starts.

Discover the site and its best highlights with the assistance of an expert Archaeologist.

You will see the Forum – the main square – the most important houses and buildings and the famous plaster casts.

After the tour take a quick break, then reach the site of Herculaneum by the local metro line called Circumvesuviana at a few steps from Pompeii entrance.

End your tour with the site of Herculaneum, smaller than Pompeii but better preserved: visit the beach where more than 300 skeletons were found.

Available locations

  • Via Luigi Palmieri, 173, Naples, Campania, Italy

Price

  • Prices from €100 / person

Duration

From 5 h 30 min

Number of Participants

1 - 15 participants

Operating Hours

available daily

Cancellation Policy

If you cancel up to 1 day (s) prior to your event you will have to pay 100%

Description

Itinerary

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Pompeii Archaeological Park, Porta Marina (via Villa dei Misteri), 80045 Pompeii Italy

Meet the guide at the main entrance of the archaeological site called "Porta Marina Superiore". The guide will be holding a sign with our company's name "Askos Tours" on the top.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Basilica, Vicolo Delle Terme 2, 80045 Pompeii Italy

Basilica was an open portico that gave shelter to merchants and other activities.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Forum, Via Villa dei Misteri, 80045 Pompeii Italy

Have a look of the ancient main square of Pompeii.

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Via dell’Abbondanza, Via dell_Abbondanza, 80045 Pompeii Italy

Walk through the main street of Pompeii.

Stop At: House of Menander (Casa del Menandro), Pompeii Italy

The house of Menander is one of the richest and most magnificent houses in ancient Pompeii in terms of architecture, decoration and contents.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Granai del Foro, Porta Marina Superiore Via Villa dei Misteri 3 Building 7, 80045 Pompeii Italy

In the granary you will see marble tables and baths for fountains that adorned the entrances of houses and some casts of victims of the eruption as well as that of a dog and a tree.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Stabian Baths (Terme Stabiane), Via Del Foro, 26, Pompeii Italy

These occupy a vast area between the Brothel lane, the Holconius crossroads and the Via Stabiana. They represent the oldest thermal complex in the city.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Via Villa Dei Misteri 2 Approximately Two Blocks East of The Forum at The Intersection of Vico del Lupanare and Vico del Balcone Pensile, 80045 Pompeii Italy

Visit the most famous brothel in the ruined Roman city of Pompeii.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Casa del Fauno, Via Villa Dei Misteri 2, 80045 Pompeii Italy

The house of Faun was one of the largest and most impressive private residences in Pompeii.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Odeon - Teatro Piccolo, Pompei Scavi, Pompeii Italy

Have a look of the so called Teatro Piccolo of Pompeii.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Teatro Grande, Via Paganora 19/A, Pompeii Italy

Visit the most important Theater in Pompeii

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, Corso Resina, 187, 80056 Ercolano Italy

Transfer by train to Herculaneum (30 minutes trip + 10 minutes walk) and quick lunch break if required.

Meeting place is the Ticket Office of the Herculaneum ruins.

You can get there as follows:

- By car in via Pignalver (There is a not guarded parking very close the meeting place)

- By train in Corso Resina 1 (Circumvesuviana train station is 10 minutes walk away)

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Casa dei Cervi, Cardo V Sito Archeologico di Ercolano, Ercolano Italy

The house receives its name from marble statues of stags/deer found in the peristyle.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: La Terrazza di M. Nonio Balbo, Ercolano Italy

M. Nonius Balbus was the city's major benefactor restoring and building many public buildings. On his death he was made patron and feted with many honours, detailed in the long inscription on his funeral altar.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: College of the Augustales, Herculaneum Archeological Park, Ercolano Italy

It is thought that the building was a centre of the cult of the Emperor Augustus and the headquarters of the Collegium Augustalium (or possibly even the local curia).

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Casa del Rilievo di Telefo, Ercolano Italy

The house possibly belonged to one of the town's leading benefactors, Marcus Nonius Balbus and is somewhat unusual in that it has its own private access to the adjoining Suburban Thermae to the south.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Partem Domus lignea - Casa del Tramezzo di Legno, Herculaneum Archeological Park, Ercolano Italy

It is very important house for the elegant wooden partition remained.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: House of the Skeleton, Herculaneum Archeological Park, Ercolano Italy

The House of the Skeleton probably the aggregation of three smaller buildings, derives its name from the discovery of human remains in a second floor room in 1831.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Central Thermae, Herculaneum Archeological Park, Ercolano Italy

The Central Thermae were built around the beginning of the 1st century AD and were divided, as was then the common practice, into men's and women's baths, each with their own separate entrances.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Casa del Salone Nero, Herculaneum Archeological Park the junction of Cardo IV with the Decumanus Maximus, Ercolano Italy

The House of the Black Hall is one of Herculaneum's more luxurious mansions.

The house has a monumental entrance which still retains the carbonised remains of the doorposts and lintel.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Casa Sannitica, Herculaneum Archeological Park, Ercolano Italy

The house has an arrangement that was typical of the Samnites (an ancient people of the Sabine race who occupied this mountainous part of central Italy). The splendid atrium is skirted by a gallery with Ionic columns. The rooms are decorated with frescoes.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Casa del Bel Cortile, Ercolano Italy

This is one of the most original houses in Herculaneum. It has a courtyard with a stairway and a stone balcony instead of an atrium.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: House of the Grand Portal, Herculaneum Archeological Park, Ercolano Italy

Beautiful domus in the Centre of the archaeological area, with various environments, collonnati, frescos e-com everywhere at Herculaneum-charred remains of wooden parts.

Duration: 10 minutes

Included

  • Biglietti del treno della Circumvesuviana, sola andata fra Pompei ed Ercolano.

  • Biglietti di Ercolano salta la fila

  • Biglietti di Pompeii salta la fila

  • Guida e assistenza per l'intera visita guidata

  • Ingresso - Parco Acheologico di Ercolano

  • Ingresso - Pompeii Parco Archeologico

Not included

  • Pasti e bevande

  • Servizio di prelievo in albergo/alloggio

Important information

  • Controllo della temperatura all'arrivo per i viaggiatori

  • Distanziamento sociale applicato durante l'esperienza

  • Maschere per il viso obbligatorie per i viaggiatori nelle aree pubbliche

  • Maschere per il viso obbligatorie per le guide nelle aree pubbliche

  • Non accessibile in sedia a rotelle

  • Partecipanti al gruppo ridotti per motivi di sicurezza

  • Partecipazione consentita alla maggior parte dei viaggiatori

  • Puoi presentare un voucher cartaceo o elettronico per questa attività.

  • Questo tour/questa attività non ammette più di 15 viaggiatori

  • Riceverai una conferma al momento della prenotazione

  • Vicino ai trasporti pubblici

Booking lead time

None

Meeting point

Archaeological Park of Pompeii, Via Plinio, 26, 80045 Pompei NA, Italy



Return details

Ercolano Scavi, 80056 Ercolano, Metropolitan City of Naples, Italy

Reviews

5

out of5

Recommend Experience

Michael

Jun 27, 2021

Amazing!! Seeing both Pompeii and Herculaneum was incredible, our guide Michele was also perfect, very knowledgeable highly recommend it.

Denis W

Aug 31, 2020

We did the two tours one after the other. Not recomended at this time of year 7 hours in 35°. But after saying that both tours very interesting tour guide was excellent giving us all the relevant information.

James K

Feb 25, 2020

Mike was our tour guide and was incredibly informative and well spoken on the subject. We really enjoyed our 5.5 hr tour and would highly recommend this experience. Well done!!

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