Herculaneum small group tour with an archaeologist – skip the line

Ercolano Trip Overview

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

Additional Info

Duration: 2 hours
Starts: Ercolano, Italy
Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours



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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

Itinerary
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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



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