Pompeii And Herculaneum Led By An Archaeologist With Private Transport - Naples

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  • Duration: 8 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered, Pick at the cruise port , train station, airport, or at your accommodation in Naples, Salerno, Sorrento or Amalfi Coast., ,
  • Return Details :
    Drop off to a desired location in the Campania Region.
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

This tour consists in a marvelous walk in company of a competent archaeologist and professional guide around of the ancient Roman cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum buried from the ashes of the volcano Vesuvius in 79 a. D.
Relax in a comfortable trasportation in a private Minivan.
A walk in Pompeii is a very strong experience; you'll have the feeling of wandering in a town that is still alive. The guide will tell you about the history of the town and how the Romans lived, showing you all the most important public buildings and private houses.
While Pompeii had been covered in five meters of ash, an avalanche of mud 20 meters thick buried Herculaneum, which is smaller but better preserved then Pompeii; there It is still possible to see second stories, carbonized wooden objects, intact paintings and mosaics. With our guide's explanation the city will come to life.
The itinerary can be subjected to slight variations due to the closure of some locations or due to overcrowding.

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Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Pompeii - Archaeological Area., Pompeii, Province of Naples, Campania

Pick up at your accommodation in Naples, Salerno, Sorrento or Amalfi Coast.Enter in Pompeii ruins at the main entrance of the archaeological site called "Porta Marina Superiore".

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Basilica, Pompeii, Province of Naples, Campania

Basilica was an open portico that gave shelter to merchants and other activities

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Forum, Pompeii, Province of Naples, Campania

Have a look of the ancient main square of Pompeii

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Via Abbondanza, Pompeii, Province of Naples, Campania

Walk through the main street of Pompeii

Stop At: House of Menander (Casa del Menandro), Pompeii, Province of Naples, Campania

The house of Menander is one of the richest and most magnificent houses in ancient Pompeii in terms of architecture, decoration and contents

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Granai del Foro, Pompeii, Province of Naples, Campania

In the granary you will see marble tables and baths for fountains that adorned the entrances of houses and some casts of victims of the eruption as well as that of a dog and a tree.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Stabian Baths (Terme Stabiane), Pompeii, Province of Naples, Campania

These occupy a vast area between the Brothel lane, the Holconius crossroads and the Via Stabiana. They represent the oldest thermal complex in the city

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Lupanar, Pompeii, Province of Naples, Campania

Visit the most famous brothel in the ruined Roman city of Pompeii

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Casa del Fauno, Pompeii, Province of Naples, Campania

The house of Faun was one of the largest and most impressive private residences in Pompeii

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Odeon - Teatro Piccolo, Pompeii, Province of Naples, Campania

Have a look of the so called Teatro Piccolo of Pompeii

Stop At: Teatro Grande, Pompeii, Province of Naples, Campania

Visit the most important Theater in Pompeii

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Ruins of Herculaneum, Ercolano, Province of Naples, Campania

Stop for a lunch of about 1 hour, it is optional, if you wish we can suggest some of the best restaurants around the ruins. And pick up with private trasport to hercolaneum ruins.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Casa dei Cervi, Ercolano, Province of Naples, Campania

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, Province of Naples, Campania

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, Ercolano, Province of Naples, Campania

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, Province of Naples, Campania

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, Ercolano, Province of Naples, Campania

It is very important house for the elegant wooden partition remained.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: House of the Skeleton, Ercolano, Province of Naples, Campania

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, Ercolano, Province of Naples, Campania

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: 10 minutes

Stop At: Casa del Salone Nero, Ercolano, Province of Naples, Campania

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: 15 minutes

Stop At: Casa Sannitica, Ercolano, Province of Naples, Campania

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, Province of Naples, Campania

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, Ercolano, Province of Naples, Campania

Beautiful domus in the Centre of the archaeological area, with various environments, collonnati, frescos e-com everywhere at Herculaneum-charred remains of wooden parts.
Drop off at your accommodation in Naples, Salerno, Sorrento or Amalfi Coast.

Duration: 40 minutes

Inclusions

The guidance and assistance for the entire tour by a qualified archaeologist and guide;

Hotel/port pick up

Hotel/port drop off

Transportation with a private Minivan and a professional driver

All taxes, gas and parking expenses.

Fuel surcharge

Landing and facility fees

Bottled water

Exclusions

Entrance fees in Pompeii and Herculaneum

Meals (not obliged to stop)

Entry/Admission - Pompeii - Archaeological Area.

Entry/Admission - Parco Acheologico di Ercolano

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not wheelchair accessible

Infant seats available

Suggested comfortable shoes.

In the summer NO flip flops.

Best to bring sunglasses, sunscreen and water.

Lunch stop in between Pompeii and Herculaneum (not obliged to stop)

This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

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