Herculaneum small group tour with an archaeologist - skip the line

You cannot miss the chance to visit Herculaneum when you're in Naples and Pompeii area.
The ancient Roman city of Herculaneum is a UNESCO World Heritage site and lies just north of Pompeii.
Explore the ruins with an archaeologist guide and benefit from a smaller group size of max 20 people, meaning more chance to ask your guide questions and learn how the city was destroyed by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD.
Guided walking tour of Herculaneum Gain historical insight from an archaeologist guide Skip-the-line tickets means no waiting in long queues

per adult from

$78

NZD

Duration

2 hours

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  • What's included :
    • skip the line admission fees
    • 2 hrs live guidance by an archaeologist licensed guide
    • Entry/Admission - Casa dei Cervi
    • Entry/Admission - La Terrazza di M. Nonio Balbo
    • Entry/Admission - College of the Augustales
    • Entry/Admission - Casa del Rilievo di Telefo
    • Entry/Admission - Partem Domus lignea - Casa del Tramezzo di Legno
    • Entry/Admission - House of the Skeleton
    • Entry/Admission - Central Thermae
    • Entry/Admission - Casa del Salone Nero
    • Entry/Admission - Casa Sannitica
    • Entry/Admission - Casa del Bel Cortile
    • Entry/Admission - House of the Grand Portal
    What's excluded :
    • transportation
    • personal expenses
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    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: 15 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: 10 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

  • Departure Point :
    Biglietteria degli scavi di Ercolano - Herculaneum siteticket office, Scavi di Ercolano, 80056 Ercolano NA, Italy
    Return Detail :
    Herculaneum Ruins, Corso Resina, 187, 80056 Ercolano NA, Italy
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    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by PompeiIn

Activity ID: V-213106P2

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