Vesuvius and Herculaneum Private Tour from Amalfi Coast

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You will start your full-day private tour from your accommodation on Amalfi or Sorrento Coast.
You will enjoy a panoramic drive along the coast , and once arrived to Hercualneum , professional tour guide will accompany you for a 2-hour walking tour of archaeological site first discovered in the 18th century which became one of the most famous sites in the world. Nowadays, Herculaneum boasts several landmarks, such as the house with the mosaic atrium, the house of the deer, the thermal spas of the forum and the house of the mosaic of Neptune and Amphitrite (which definetely deserve to be visited).
After you will proceed through a national park which features amazing views of the Bay of Naples upon reaching an altitude of 1,000 meters and you will have free time to reach the crater of the volcano, walking along a designated path. Once there, you can admire the magnificent panoramic views, and learn more about local geology from your volcanological guides.

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Duration: 8 hours
Starts: Salerno, Italy
Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours



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You will start your full-day private tour from your accommodation on Amalfi or Sorrento Coast.
You will enjoy a panoramic drive along the coast , and once arrived to Hercualneum , professional tour guide will accompany you for a 2-hour walking tour of archaeological site first discovered in the 18th century which became one of the most famous sites in the world. Nowadays, Herculaneum boasts several landmarks, such as the house with the mosaic atrium, the house of the deer, the thermal spas of the forum and the house of the mosaic of Neptune and Amphitrite (which definetely deserve to be visited).
After you will proceed through a national park which features amazing views of the Bay of Naples upon reaching an altitude of 1,000 meters and you will have free time to reach the crater of the volcano, walking along a designated path. Once there, you can admire the magnificent panoramic views, and learn more about local geology from your volcanological guides.

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

You will be picked up by your professional english speaking driver directly in your accommodation in Amalfi or Amalfi Coast and after panoramic driver along the coast you will arrive to Herculaneum Ruins where you will attend individual 2 hours guided tour that will permit you to learn more about the difference in the level of preservation of the two sites Pompeii and Herculaneum. Herculaneum has a lot of things that Pompeii doesn’t – buildings which are almost entirely intact, delicate items such as wood and even food which survived, two-storey houses.

Duration: 2 hours

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

After your private guided tour of Herculaneum , if you prefer driver will give a free time to have a lunch in one of the restaurant or pizzerias on the slopes of mount Vesuivus , and after your lunch you will enjoy panoramic drive through National Park. Once you will reach quote 1000 meters driver will give you about 2 h of the free time to reach the crater of volcano, where professional alpine guides provide everybody useful information about the geology of volcano.

Duration: 2 hours



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