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Herculaneum Archaeological Park (Parco Archeologico di Ercolano) Tours and Activities

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The ruins of this ancient Roman city, now theHerculaneum Archaeological Park (Parco Archeologico di Ercolano), live in the shadow of their more famous neighbor, Pompeii. But many enthusiasts consider this smaller site—one of Italy’s most important UNESCO-listed spots—to be equally interesting and engaging.

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Private Tour: Day Trip Excursion to Herculaneum - Mt. Vesuvius and Pompeii

Private Tour: Day Trip Excursion to Herculaneum - Mt. Vesuvius and Pompeii

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Explore the incredible excavation sites of Pompeii and Herculaneum, as well as the volcano that buried both cities in the first century, on this private tour. Drive to nearly the top of Mt. Vesuvius for a walk to the crater. Travel back in time to see what remains of Herculaneum and Pompeii, both cities remarkably well-preserved by the volcanic eruption. If you'd like to know more about the history of the sites, upgrade your tour to include a guide.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$110.15
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$110.15
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Pompeii and Herculaneum SELECT small group- from Sorrento

Pompeii and Herculaneum SELECT small group- from Sorrento

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Uncover the archeological mysteries of Pompeii and Herculaneum on an enriching full-day excursion from Sorrento. With a knowledgeable guide, witness the devastation of Mt. Vesuvius’ ancient eruption first hand as you explore the volcanic ruins of Pompeii and Herculaneum on foot. Delve deep into the tragic history of the region, and then revitalize with a delicious Italian lunch at a traditional restaurant. Receive personalized attention from your guide on this small-group tour, limited to only 21 people.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$173.27
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$173.27

Ercolano Tour

Ercolano Tour

With Pickup from Naples and the included transfer, do not miss the opportunity to visit Ercolano, which was the favorite summer residence of the rich Romans and the first archaeological site discovered in the Vesuvian area in the 18th century. It will be like entering a time machine, you will walk among the historical buildings of the ancient Roman city that was buried by the ashes of the apocalyptic eruption of Vesuvius in 79 AD. Ercolano is smaller than Pompeii and can be visited in an hour and a half. Located in the shadow of Vesuvius, Herculaneum was an ancient Roman city that was destroyed by the pyroclastic flows of Vesuvius in 79 AD. Not far from Naples, it is easily reachable in just 15 minutes. From Naples you will reach Ercolano so that you can visit the ruins in about 2 hours. In addition, you can choose whether or not you have a tour guide that can show you the ruins by revealing all the secrets of the history of Herculaneum. You will have the opportunity to take numerous pictures during the breaks!
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$90.32
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$90.32

Herculaneum Small Group tour with an Archaeologist

Herculaneum Small Group tour with an Archaeologist

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The ancient Roman city of Herculaneum is a UNESCO World Heritage site and lies just north of Pompeii. On this tour, explore the ruins with an archaeologist guide and benefit from a smaller group size, meaning more chance to ask your guide questions. Visit the Samnite house and the Temple of the Augustales, see the remains of the thermal baths and gymnasium, and learn how the city was destroyed by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$59.41
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$59.41
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Skip the Line: Herculaneum Ruins Ticket

Skip the Line: Herculaneum Ruins Ticket

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Wander amid the ancient ruins of Herculaneum with this entrance ticket to the archaeological site. Buried by the Mt. Vesuvius eruption of AD 79 like the nearby city of Pompeii, the ancient city was preserved for centuries by volcanic mud and dust, so exploring it today is like stepping back in time to Roman days. Skip past the main entrance line with your fast-access ticket, then explore the ruins of Roman bakeries, thermal baths, and houses at your own pace.
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  • 8 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$22.86
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$22.86
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Pompeii and Herculaneum Skip-The-Line with Lunch&WineTasting from Rome

Pompeii and Herculaneum Skip-The-Line with Lunch&WineTasting from Rome

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Explore the ancient ruins of Pompeii and Herculaneum Ercolano on this all-day tour. After a convenient hotel pickup, travel by private minivan with an English-speaking guide. Visit neighboring cities covered in ash, volcanic rock, and lava nearly 2,000 years ago by Mt. Vesuvius and learn their respective histories. Enjoy a tasting of the local specialty, buffalo mozzarella, in the heartland of this celebrated Italian delicacy.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$482.68
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$482.68
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Herculaneum Private Tour with an Archaeologist

Herculaneum Private Tour with an Archaeologist

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Enjoy a private walking tour through the eerily well-preserved ancient Roman city of Herculaneum. Walk through the impressive archaeological site buried in the same volcanic eruption as Pompeii for a look at how the ancient Romans lived. See how frescoes, mosaics and even some wooden items were preserved.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$135.52
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$135.52
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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 are among the world’s most important Roman archaeological sites, but the ruins can be hard to interpret to the untrained eye. With this tour, take a deep dive into ancient history by visiting both sites with an archaeologist guide. Learn about the history and architecture of these two cities buried by the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in AD 79, taking in the highlights in just a few hours.
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$124.36
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$124.36
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Herculaneum Group Tour from Naples

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Herculaneum Group Tour from Naples

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Escape the city bustle for a tour of Herculaneum, a fascinating archeological site. Explore this ancient Roman town that was buried by a volcanic eruption in 79 A.D. with a local guide. See the site’s thermal spas and striking mosaics. Pick-up in Naples and round-trip transportation are included.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$50.79
$56.45
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Private Tour Pompeii, Vesuvius and Herculaneum

Private Tour Pompeii, Vesuvius and Herculaneum

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The ancient Roman cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum are two of the most remarkably preserved in Italy and listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. On this tour, visit both on a day trip from Naples and benefit from the undivided attention of a private guide. Explore the archaeological sites on a walking tour and discover how they were buried by the eruption of the Vesuvius volcano in 79AD. Then, visit the notorious Mt Vesuvius itself and take in the views from the crater rim.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$283.42
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$283.42
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Pompeii and Herculaneum Private Walking Tour with an Archaeologist

Pompeii and Herculaneum Private Walking Tour with an Archaeologist

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Explore the two areas most devastated by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in AD 79, Pompeii and Herculaneum. This half-day tour explores the two archaeological sites where visitors can see the remains of the cities such as shops, the Forum, the courthouse, thermal baths, the Temple of Augustalium, and more. Spend hours at each site and learn about the daily life of the ancient Romans from your archaeologist guide.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$513.62
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$513.62
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Vesuvius and Herculaneum Day Trip from Naples

Vesuvius and Herculaneum Day Trip from Naples

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Escape the city bustle of Naples on a full-day tour to the ruins of Herculaneum and Mt. Vesuvius. Utilize skip the line entry to the Roman town of Herculaneum and explore the ruins at your own pace. Go for a walk up to the crater of the Mt. Vesuvius volcano. Round-trip transportation from Naples is included.
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$92.82
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$92.82
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Tour of Mt. Vesuvius + Herculaneum + Pompeii (FullDay 8h)

Tour of Mt. Vesuvius + Herculaneum + Pompeii (FullDay 8h)

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Mt. Vesuvius You will be going up to 3,000 feet to see Naples and its suburbs. The driver will assist you in purchasing the tickets. Once bought, you can start your adventure climbing to the top of Mt Vesuvius. You will have an opportunity to explore this magnificent volcano. Herculaneum The final stop is Herculaneum, which you will have 2 hours. Herculaneum - named after one of the Roman mythological heroes, Hercules - was destroyed by the 79AD eruption of Mt. Vesuvius. The slow walk across of Herculaneum will allow you to observe the molding of civilization into this remote town. -Optional lunch to agree with driver in the morning- Pompeii You will have roughly 2 hours to explore this ancient ruin. Filled with an abundance of history, this partially buried town offers marvelous scenery that one must personally see to believe. A must see site that will provide you with a rare and knowledgeable experience!
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  • 8 to 9 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$480.34
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Private Shore Excursion from Naples: Pompeii, Herculaneum, and Mt Vesuvius

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Private Shore Excursion from Naples: Pompeii, Herculaneum, and Mt Vesuvius

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Visit Pompeii and Herculaneum, then access the crater of Mt. Vesuvius to learn about the eruption that buried them. With your own private driver, travel from Naples and enjoy free time to explore the town’s beguiling ruins at your leisure. Later, check out the crater of the infamous volcano, and learn about its inner workings from a volcanologist. If you want to know more about ancient Pompeii and Herculaneum, upgrade to include walking tours with a local archaeologist. Numbers are limited to just three people per group.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$321.75
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$357.50
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$321.75
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$357.50
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Skip-the-Line Ancient Pompeii, Oplontis & Herculaneum Sites Private Guided Tour

Skip-the-Line Ancient Pompeii, Oplontis & Herculaneum Sites Private Guided Tour

Enter the Ancient Pompeii gates, and walk through the ruins of the city that for long time was lost and forgotten. Visit the highlights of the site, test the acoustic perfection of the theatres, pass by the Temple of Isis and walk inside the Baths and the House of Menander. Pass by the Lupanariae district and enter the huge Forum. At the end of the Pompeii tour you will go a little off the beaten path and visit the majestic Villa di Poppea. The domus is still standing, and surrounded by a beautiful garden, on the Vesuvius slopes. Peculiar of this domus are the incredible frescoes that will leave you breathless. Last but not the least, you will reach Herculaneum. Compared to Pompeii, the inhabitants of the city devoted to Hercules were wealthier, and it clearly shows in the houses and rooms decorations. You will love this tour through the centuries, and your live guide will be happy to reply to all of your questions.
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  • 6 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$294.76
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$294.76
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Private Guided Tour of Pompeii and Herculaneum

Private Guided Tour of Pompeii and Herculaneum

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This Tour is totally PRIVATE! Only for you and your family, friends! Visit two of the most important Archaeological sites of Italy, Pompeii and Herculaneum. With your Guide you will Skip the line. Discover the mysteries, the beauty, the history with a Local Expert who knows all the secrets, the habits of the ancient Roman Culture. Meeting Point at Porta Marina Superiore Pompeii, one of the main entrances of the Ruins of Pompeii. After the Tour of Pompeii you will go to Herculaneum by the local train. Once in Herculaneum expect 10 minutes walking to reach the Archaeological Site.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$170.83
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Pompeii and Herculaneum Skip-The-Line with Lunch&WineTasting Fullday from Rome

Pompeii and Herculaneum Skip-The-Line with Lunch&WineTasting Fullday from Rome

Enjoy this wonderful Fullday visiting the ancient Pompeii and Herculaneum Ercolano Archaeological Parks, UNESCO World Heritage Sites with Lunch and Wine Tasting at the slopes of Vesuvius Volcano. Included: • Skip-The-Line Tickets entrance in Pompeii Archaeological Park • Skip-The-Line Tickets entrance in Herculaneum Archaeological Park • Buffalo Mozzarella Tasting • Lunch and a Wine-Tasting at a restaurant on the slopes of the Vesuvius Volcano. Upgradable local licensed tour guide in Private option. Pickup and Dropoff your accommodation in Rome. Private or Shared Tour available options. Worry-Free and Safe Private Tour Experience, operated only with: • Expert Professional English-Speaking Drivers • Selected local Expert Licensed Tour Guides (when booked) • Welcoming by private licensed fully-insured air-conditioned comfortable Vehicles
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$373.18
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$373.18
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Skip-the-lines private tour of Ancient Herculaneum and Volcano Vesuvius with local guide and driver

Skip-the-lines private tour of Ancient Herculaneum and Volcano Vesuvius with local guide and driver

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Beat the crowds, and get up close and personal with the landmarks, on this full-day tour of Herculaneum and Mt. Vesuvius National Park. After pickup from your area accommodation, head to the UNESCO-listed Herculaneum, which was buried in ash when Mt. Vesuvius erupted in 79 AD. Save time with skip-the-line entry, and explore the Roman–era town with a trained archaeologist. Then, join a geologist-led small-group tour of Vesuvius, and hike up to its crater.
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$396.04
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Pompeii, Mt. Vesuvius, Herculaneum private tour

Pompeii, Mt. Vesuvius, Herculaneum private tour

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Pompeii, Herculaneum, and Mt. Vesuvius are three of the most important sights in southern Italy, but visiting via public transportation is tricky. With this tour, save hours with convenient port pick up in Sorrento or Naples and private transportation via air-conditioned vehicle. Enjoy free time to explore the Roman ruins of Pompeii and Herculaneum before a ride to the trailhead for the hike to the crater atop Mt. Vesuvius.
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  • 7 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$295.18
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$295.18
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Herculaneum and Pompeii with Guide

Herculaneum and Pompeii with Guide

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Discover the UNESCO World Heritage-listed ruins of Herculaneum and Pompeii on this private full-day tour. Enjoy a personalized experience and benefit from the undivided attention and expertise of a private archaeologist guide as you explore the remains of temples, amphitheaters, and bath houses. For lunch, your driver can recommended restaurants in the region or take you wine tasting in the Vesuvius wine region (not included).
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  • 6 hours 30 minutes to 7 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$413.94
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$413.94
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Herculaneum and Pompeii Private Tour

Herculaneum and Pompeii Private Tour

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Dig deep into Roman history with a private combo tour to two of Italy's most important archaeological sites. Walk through an ancient city frozen in time by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in Pompeii, and then visit Herculaneum — a second site often overlooked by visitors that is even more lavish and better preserved than Pompeii. A private driver makes it easy to access both in one day, with time in between for lunch or wine tasting at recommended venues.
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  • 6 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$230.70
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Herculaneum Express Small Tour by Train from Sorrento

Herculaneum Express Small Tour by Train from Sorrento

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Most day-trippers from Sorrento head straight to Pompeii, but nearby Herculaneum is also a UNESCO World Heritage site and home to some impressive Roman ruins. This 4-hour express tour includes round-trip transport by train from Sorrento, skip-the-line access, and a 2-hour walking tour of the ancient ruins, visiting highlights such as the Forum, the Thermal Baths, the House of the Mosaic Atrium, and the Decumanus.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$47.03
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$47.03
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Herculaneum and Mt Vesuvius Excursion from Sorrento

Herculaneum and Mt Vesuvius Excursion from Sorrento

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Get an up-close look at the ancient aristocratic city of Herculaneum and the mighty volcano that buried it on this full-day tour from Sorrento. Travel by air-conditioned coach to the UNESCO-listed archaeological site, where you can admire remarkably well-preserved villas, baths and frescoes frozen in time by volcanic debris. Afterwards, ascend Mt Vesuvius itself for panoramic views of the ruins and coast, and take an optional trek to the summit to peer into the mouth of the destructive crater.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$59.41
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Tour of the Ruins: Hercolaneum-Oplontis-Pompeii (FullDay 8h)

Tour of the Ruins: Hercolaneum-Oplontis-Pompeii (FullDay 8h)

This "archeological tour" itinerary is from the agreed point (port / hotel / train station). Herculaneum The first stop is Herculaneum, which you will have 2 hours. Herculaneum - named after one of the Roman mythological heroes, Hercules - was destroyed by the 79AD eruption of Mt. Vesuvius. Oplontis: You will have an hour and a half to explore the Villa of Poppea. Oplontis is an ancient Roman seaside villa situated between Naples and Sorrento. It is also referred to as the Villa Oplontis. -Lunch on demand- Pompeii: You will have roughly 2 hours to explore after the catastrophic eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79A.D. Filled with an abundance of history, this partially buried town offers captivating scenery that one must personally see to believe. It is a must-see landmark that will provide you with a thoroughly unique experience. End of tour The escort drivers will return to the pick up location between 4-5pm
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$480.34
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Herculaneum Archaeological Park (Parco Archeologico di Ercolano) can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all 278 Herculaneum Archaeological Park (Parco Archeologico di Ercolano) tickets and tours on Viator.
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Herculaneum Archaeological Park (Parco Archeologico di Ercolano) costs USD 22.86. Guided Herculaneum Archaeological Park (Parco Archeologico di Ercolano) tours start around USD 22.86 per person. See all 278 Herculaneum Archaeological Park (Parco Archeologico di Ercolano) tickets and tours on Viator.
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