Private Walking Tour through the Historical City of Herculaneum

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Choose to relive the history of the elegant city of Herculaneum with our expert guide!
Here you will admire ancient artifacts from over 2000 years ago almost intact, which differentiate this site from Pompeii, making it a unique and unmissable experience!
The tour begins with an overall panoramic view of the entire archaeological park.
We will pass through a tunnel dug in about 20/25 meters of volcanic materials to reach the ancient beach of Herculaneum, where about 300 people on the run found death and whose skeletons we see today.
Upon entering the city, everything will be a step back into the past, among refined details of Roman houses, shops and spas.

Additional Info

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



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Choose to relive the history of the elegant city of Herculaneum with our expert guide!
Here you will admire ancient artifacts from over 2000 years ago almost intact, which differentiate this site from Pompeii, making it a unique and unmissable experience!
The tour begins with an overall panoramic view of the entire archaeological park.
We will pass through a tunnel dug in about 20/25 meters of volcanic materials to reach the ancient beach of Herculaneum, where about 300 people on the run found death and whose skeletons we see today.
Upon entering the city, everything will be a step back into the past, among refined details of Roman houses, shops and spas.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, Corso Resina, 187, 80056 Ercolano Italy

Despite the centuries-old history, therefore, the excavations have brought to light only a part of the ancient city, so that much of the ancient Herculaneum is still buried underground, preserving, among other things, the entire forensic area, the sacred and civil buildings with their precious furnishings and decorative apparatuses.

Currently most of the archaeological park that can be visited consists, with the exception of the thermal baths and the gym, of private houses of the imperial age, characterized by a large typological variety: houses with a traditional layout, multi-family houses, large residences that develop part of their neighborhoods in dominant position on the sea and straddling the walls.

Entrance ticket to the Archaeological Park of Herculaneum (€ 13 – free under 18 with document)

Stop At: Terme Del Foro, Via Mare, Ercolano Italy

The typical Roman thermal system of Herculaneum is very well preserved and allows us to see the gym, the changing room and the rooms intended for warm and warm baths.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Partem Domus lignea – Casa del Tramezzo di Legno, Herculaneum Archeological Park, Ercolano Italy

We will visit one of the best preserved houses in Herculaneum, famous for its charred wood furniture

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Casa di Nettuno e Anfitrite, Ercolano Italy

Among the symbolic houses of Herculaneum, the one of Neptune and Amphitrite stands out as it contains one of the most beautiful mosaics of the Vesuvian sites

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Casa dei Cervi, Cardo V Sito Archeologico di Ercolano, Ercolano Italy

The renowned deer house was located in a spectacular panoramic position between the Gulf of Naples and Capri, it is full of wonderful polychrome marble.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Casa Sannitica, Herculaneum Archeological Park, Ercolano Italy

Among the oldest houses in Herculaneum, the Samnite house is famous for its pictorial decoration in the first Pompeian style.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Salone della Barca di Ercolano, Ercolano Scavi, Ercolano Italy

Outside the archaeological area, in a small museum you can admire the ancient charred Roman boat and other wonderful finds

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: College of the Augustales, Herculaneum Archeological Park, Ercolano Italy

We will visit one of the few public temples excavated that can be visited with wonderful mythological frescoes.

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, which overlooks the main street of Herculaneum reflects the Vitruvian model and is interesting for the state of conservation of its frescoes

Duration: 10 minutes



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