Herculaneum private tour with a local guide
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Herculaneum private tour with a local guide

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Free cancellation
Language: English , Italian , French , Spanish , German
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 3 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Take part in a private tour of the ruins of Herculaneum with an expert guide at your disposal
  • Explore the site on a personalized itinerary to retrace the history of the city and its inhabitants
  • Visit the spa, the forum, the gymnasium and take home the best photographic memories
What to expect

Embark on a thrilling journey through time to discover the fascinating history of the archaeological site of Herculaneum on a 3-hour private tour! This experience is part of Iconic Insiders, a selection of tours designed for first time visitors to uncover what matters and get oriented in a new city. Your destination insider is a licensed guide who will offer recommendations and highlight the most visually attractive places of the itinerary.

Walk along the North Thistle, the north-south oriented road, and experience the city like a real ancient Roman. Stop at the bakery and at the Thermopolium, where ready-to-eat food could be purchased. Access the Gymnasium and the thermal baths, Romans favourite place to relax and conversate. Visit the College of the Augustales, where rites related to the Imperial cult would take place and the Forum, the administrative center of any self-respecting Roman city.

During the tour, you'll also have the chance to admire some of the best preserved domus and the treasures they keep. Follow your guide among the House of the Black Salon, the House of Neptune and Amphitrite and the House of the Beautiful Courtyard, named after some of their distinguishing features and their most astonishing frescoes. Lastly, retrace the final dramatic hours of Herculaneum visiting the Marina Gate, the terrace of Marco Nonio Balbo and the beach where the skeletons of the victims of the eruption were discovered.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Temperature screening is compulsory for all visitors
  • What's included
    • 3-hour private tour
    • Friendly and local guide
    • Skip-the-line entrance fees
    • Headset (for groups of more than 5 people)
    Where

    Corso Resina, 80056 Ercolano NA, Italy

    Meeting point:

    Meet your destination insider at the Ruins of Herculaneum ticket office.

    What to remember
    • The venue is mostly accessible to people with reduced mobility or wheelchairs. CLICK HERE to check the alternative itinerary (in blue) that includes most of the archeological site and 2 permanent exhibitions (Padiglione della Barca and an exhibition dedicated to jewelry and luxury items). Most of the domus are accessible
    • This is a private tour for a group up to 10 guests. Tell the guide what you want and let them focus on your interests.
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    When
    • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability
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    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.
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