Tour of Pompeii, Vesuvius, Herculaneum (full day 8 hours)

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Vesuvius is an active volcano in continental Europe and one of the most studied and dangerous in the world due to the high population and its explosive characteristics, the highest peak is 1,281 meters. You can reach the crater with a 20/25 minute climbing walk. The entrance to the crater is included with an internal volcano guide. (2h) Pompeii is a vast archaeological site. Once a flourishing and sophisticated Roman city, Pompeii was buried under meters of ash and pumice by the catastrophic eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD The site is constantly evolving thanks to continuous excavations that offer new discoveries every year, a professional guide is highly recommended to be able to visit it in more detail in relaxation in its most important facilities. The guide is on request will help you skip the long lines at the ticket office and is not included in the tour price (2/3). Lastly Herculaneum, buried under a blanket of ashes, lapilli and mud from Vesuvius (1 / 2h).

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Duration: 8 to 9 hours
Starts: Naples, Italy
Trip Category: Day Trips & Excursions >> Day Trips



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Vesuvius is an active volcano in continental Europe and one of the most studied and dangerous in the world due to the high population and its explosive characteristics, the highest peak is 1,281 meters. You can reach the crater with a 20/25 minute climbing walk. The entrance to the crater is included with an internal volcano guide. (2h) Pompeii is a vast archaeological site. Once a flourishing and sophisticated Roman city, Pompeii was buried under meters of ash and pumice by the catastrophic eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD The site is constantly evolving thanks to continuous excavations that offer new discoveries every year, a professional guide is highly recommended to be able to visit it in more detail in relaxation in its most important facilities. The guide is on request will help you skip the long lines at the ticket office and is not included in the tour price (2/3). Lastly Herculaneum, buried under a blanket of ashes, lapilli and mud from Vesuvius (1 / 2h).

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Stop At: Pompeii Archaeological Park, Porta Marina (via Villa dei Misteri), 80045 Pompeii Italy

Pompeii is a vast archaeological site, it is so large that you can easily get lost inside. Once a flourishing and sophisticated Roman city, Pompeii was buried under meters of ash and pumice by the catastrophic eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD The site is constantly evolving thanks to the continuous excavations that offer new discoveries every year. A professional private guide is highly recommended to be able to visit it in more detail and relax in its most important facilities. The guide is on request will help you skip the long lines at the ticket office and is not included in the tour price. A 2-hour stop is provided

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Vesuvius National Park, Via Palazzo del Principe, 80044 Ottaviano Italy

Ride on the crater of Vesuvius where there is a magnificent panorama in the Gulf of Naples with its islands to see.

Duration: 2 hours

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

Herculaneum is world famous for the archaeological excavations of the Roman city founded, according to legend, by Hercules and destroyed by the eruption of Vesuvius in 79; together with those of Pompeii and Oplontis, they are part of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Vesuvius National Park, Via Palazzo del Principe, 80044 Ottaviano Italy

You will have the opportunity to stop for lunch in the wine cellars of Vesuvius to taste wines and quality food of own production in the family winery. € 30 all inclusive menu per person not included in the tour price, stop on customer request.

Duration: 1 hour



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