Herculaneum ruins 2-hour guided visit
Excursions & day trips

Herculaneum ruins 2-hour guided visit

Free cancellation
Language: English , Italian , French , Spanish , German , Portuguese
Availability: On selected dates
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 2 hours
Do this because
  • Explore the Herculaneum archaeological area on a 2-hour guided tour
  • Visit public and private buildings including houses, baths and temples
  • Learn more about the site's history and excavation processes from your guide
What to expect

Encounter your guide at the ticket office of the excavations and, after getting your entrance tickets, begin a guided tour of Herculaneum Ruins!

The ancient city of Herculaneum, already seriously damaged by the 62AD earthquake, was buried by the eruption of Vesuvius on 24 August 79AD. Your guided excursion will last about two hours and the itinerary will include all the public and private buildings that can be visited by the public. Admire the Baths, House of Argos, House of Neptune and Amphitrite, House of the Black Hall, House of the Wooden Partition, House of the Deer, the Gymnasium, the Temple of the Augustals and the area of the Marina. Discover how the particular circumstances that led to the burial of Herculaneum still make it very difficult the excavation but have allowed the preservation of highly perishable materials, such as wood, papyrus and food.

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What's included
  • Guided tour
What's not included
  • Entrance ticket to Herculaneum ruins (€13,00 per person)

Corso Resina 187, 80056 Herculaneum NA, Italy

Meeting point:

At the ticket office of Herculaneum Archaeological Area

What to remember
  • A minimum of 2 passengers per booking is required for the tour to take place
  • It is suggested to wear comfortable shoes, and to bring a hat, water and sunscreen
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From Wednesday to Monday at 10.00am

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Tour Guide Naples s.r.l.
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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