Ultimate Herculaneum Tour from Naples

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Visit an ancient Roman city and admire amazing frescos still nowadays well conserved.

The legend tells the founding of Herculaneum by Hercules in 1243 BC. During the Roman Empire it became a resort for wealthy people and intellectuals. Unlike Pompeii, in 79 AD, Herculaneum was buried by 25 meters of muds and other volcanic elements.

This important philosophical center got totally forgotten until 1709, when a farmer unearthed precious marbles during digging works for a well. To date, despite its extension, second only to Pompeii’s, only a small portion of the ancient city has been excavated, with archaeologists regularly busy with new discoveries.

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Duration: 4 to 5 hours
Starts: Napoli, Italy
Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours



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Visit an ancient Roman city and admire amazing frescos still nowadays well conserved.

The legend tells the founding of Herculaneum by Hercules in 1243 BC. During the Roman Empire it became a resort for wealthy people and intellectuals. Unlike Pompeii, in 79 AD, Herculaneum was buried by 25 meters of muds and other volcanic elements.

This important philosophical center got totally forgotten until 1709, when a farmer unearthed precious marbles during digging works for a well. To date, despite its extension, second only to Pompeii’s, only a small portion of the ancient city has been excavated, with archaeologists regularly busy with new discoveries.

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

Hercolaneum, unlike Pompeii, was mainly covered by ash and mud, only partially by lava, so everything is better preserved than Pompeii: the houses still have their doors and frescos in a very good state. Enjoy a visit in this unique site in total freedom with the audioguides that our assistant will give you.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Special Offer – Intro offer: Book by March 31 to save 20%. – Book Now!



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