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Shore excursion to the excavations of Herculaneum (2 hours)

Ercolano, IT
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Shore excursion to the excavations of Herculaneum (2 hours)

Ercolano, IT
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Embark on a captivating journey to the ancient city of Herculaneum with this exciting shore excursion. Step back in time as expert guides lead you through the remarkable archaeological excavations, where the remains of this ancient city have been beautifully preserved under layers of lava and ash. Marvel at the well-preserved structures and gain deeper insights into the lives of the residents who once called Herculaneum home. With a duration of 2 hours, this immersive experience is perfect for history enthusiasts and those seeking to uncover the secrets of this remarkable site. Don't miss the chance to explore this hidden gem of southern Italy and book your tour today. Remember to request a professional private guide for a more enriching and seamless experience.

About this experience

  • Free Cancellation For a full refund cancel at least before the start of your booking
  • Admission Not Included
  • 3 hours - 4 hours
  • Suitable for 2-7 Participants
  • Private Tour
  • Guided Experience
  • Private guide to skip the long lines
  • Expert people showing you the characteristic places
  • Visit the remains of the ancient city of Herculaneum
  • Opportunity for a 1 hour lunch break
  • Experience the magic of the archaeological excavations
  • WiFi on board
  • Bottled water
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • All fees and taxes
  • Commentary on board in agreed language.
  • Dinner
  • Lunch
  • Enter the monuments and archaeological sites
  • Tip

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Introduction

The shore excursion to the excavations of Herculaneum is a remarkable journey back in time. Discover the ancient city buried under layers of lava, ash, and mud during the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD. This archaeological site, along with Pompeii and other nearby cities, offers a captivating insight into the life and culture of the Roman Empire. Accompanied by expert guides, you'll navigate through well-preserved structures, streets, and homes, witnessing the astonishing preservation of frescoes, mosaics, and even wooden furniture. Immerse yourself in the captivating atmosphere of this once-thriving city and let your imagination run wild as you explore its fascinating ruins and secrets.

What to Expect

During this experience, you can anticipate a captivating and educational journey through the archaeological excavations of Herculaneum. The total duration of the tour is around 180 to 240 minutes, providing ample time to explore and absorb the historical significance of the site. Marvel at the well-preserved structures and artifacts that have survived for centuries under the volcanic debris. Let the expert guides lead you through this ancient city, sharing their knowledge and captivating stories along the way. Learn about the daily life, customs, and artistry of the inhabitants who lived in Herculaneum before its catastrophic fate. It's an opportunity to step back in time and immerse yourself in history.

Who is This For?

This tour is perfect for history enthusiasts, culture seekers, and those with a curious mind. Whether you have a passion for ancient civilizations or simply want to explore a lesser-known gem, the shore excursion to the excavations of Herculaneum welcomes all who seek to unravel the secrets of the past. Families, friends, and solo travelers alike can enjoy this experience, as the captivating stories and well-preserved ruins have something to offer everyone. Don't miss out on this opportunity to witness the intriguing remnants of a once-thriving Roman city.

Why Book This?

Embark on this shore excursion to the excavations of Herculaneum and transport yourself to a bygone era. With the expert guidance of the tour's knowledgeable professionals, you'll gain a deep understanding and appreciation for this ancient city's history and cultural significance. Avoid the long lines at the ticket office by booking a private guide, allowing you to maximize your time exploring the most important structures. The chance to witness preserved frescoes, mosaics, and everyday objects is a unique privilege that few get to experience. Immerse yourself in the atmosphere of Herculaneum and create memories that will last a lifetime.

Good to Know

It's important to note that the tour duration is approximately 180 to 240 minutes, providing sufficient time to explore the excavations thoroughly. Additional options include a one-hour lunch break for a pizza or a visit to a famous local family house to savor a set menu of delicious traditional cuisine. The tour includes a visit to Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, where you'll find the remains of the ancient city of Herculaneum. Don't forget to wear comfortable shoes and bring along a camera to capture the awe-inspiring sights.

Reviews

Customers who have embarked on this shore excursion have praised the knowledgeable guides and their ability to bring the ancient city of Herculaneum to life. They were thoroughly impressed by the well-preserved structures and the opportunity to witness the remains of a once-thriving civilization. Many reviewers expressed satisfaction with the organization of the tour, as well as the chance to avoid long lines with the assistance of a private guide. Overall, visitors were captivated by the experience and highly recommended it to fellow travelers seeking a glimpse into history's mysteries.

How long before the event do I need to book?

  • You can book at any time before the event

Vouchers accepted in the following formats

  • Mobile

Is an adult required for the booking?

  • At least one adult or senior required per booking

Your Itinerary

Parco Acheologico di Ercolano

The archaeological excavations of Herculaneum have returned the remains of the ancient city of Herculaneum, buried under a blanket of lava, ash, lapilli and mud during the eruption of Vesuvius in 79, together with Pompeii, Stabia and Oplonti. On request it is also possible a 1 hour lunch break for a pizza, or in a famous family house to taste a set Menu (all inclusive) with traditional local food, drinks, wine, dessert. A 2-hour visit is scheduled

Admission Not Included

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