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Pompeii & Herculaneum

Duration: Flexible
Language: English
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Guided Tour
Tour with Audioguide
Do this because
  • Visit UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • Discover the ruins of Pompeii
  • Explore the archaeological site of Herculaneum
What to expect

Pompeii and Herculaneum are must-visits when in the Neapolitan Riviera. These two Roman cities were buried following a catastrophic eruption by Mt Vesuvius in 79 AD. Now uncovered, both are UNESCO World Heritage Sites and offer an intriguing and at times haunting insight into life in classical times.

In the morning, your guide will lead you through Pompeii, which was smothered in volcanic ash. See the lavish villas of the Roman elite – you can still see frescoes on the walls – as well as public spaces such as the Forum. Stroll along its cobbled streets as you gaze at the remains of temples and villas.

After free time for lunch, head to the archaeological site of Herculaneum. Unlike Pompeii, it was enveloped by a mudslide. Learn about this former seaside town clawed back from oblivion. You'll see the boathouses that are the final resting place of many refugees as well as marble floors, mosaics and frescoes.

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What's included
  • Transport
  • Guide
  • Headphones with live commentary inside ruins
What to remember

Entrance fees not included. Lunch not included. You can't take any bag larger than 30x30x15cm into Pompeii or Herculaneum – there's a free-of-charge cloakroom where you can leave belongings. Not suitable for guests with reduced mobility

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Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the activity begins.

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