A 2 hours tour of Pompeii allows seeing in detail the western part of the ancient town where the most important public buildings homes and shops are located.
Highlights: the Marina Gate, the Basilica (court house), the Forum (main square), the Forum baths, the Lupanar (brothel), the bakery, the house of Faun, the Termopolium Capuano, the house of Tragic Poet, the plaster casts.
Transfer by train to Herculaneum (30 minutes trip + 10 minutes walk) and quick lunch break if required
A wonderful 2 hours walk through the city of Herculaneum including: the Temple of the Augustali, the beach where more then 300 skeletons were found, the thermal baths, the forum, the house of Neptune and Amphitrite, the Samnite house, the gymnasium, the house of the Dears and much more.
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- Duration: 6 Hrs 30 Mins
Departure Time :
9 am, 10 am, 11 am
Departure Details :
Pompeii at the main entrance of Pompeii ruins called "Porta Marina Superiore". In front of the Bar Restaurant called Hortus. , Just a few steps away from the Circumvesuviana train station... read more
Return Details :
The tour ends at the ruins of Herculaneum. The guide will inform you how to get back to the train station and will be happy to give you any kind of useful information.
Cancellation Policy : Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund
This tour consists in a marvellous walk around of the ancient Roman cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum, buried from the ashes of the volcano Vesuvius in 79 a. D. In 4 hours I'll be able to show you most of the highlights of the towns!A walk in Pompeii is a very intense experience; you'll have the feeling of wandering in a town that is still alive. I 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.Herculaneum is much smaller but better preserved then Pompeii. While Pompeii had been covered in four to five meters of ashes, an avalanche of muds 20 meters thick had buried Herculaneum.Second stories, carbonized wooden objects, intact paintings and mosaics are still preserved. With my explanation I'll make the city come to life.This tour can be further customized upon request
- Choice of several departures throughout the day
- Family friendly
- Ideal choice for families
- Led by a local guide
- Led by an art historian
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- Led by local archaeologist
- Small group walking tour
- Guaranteed to skip the long lines
- Train tickets (2EUR per person)
- Entrance fees (our guidecan skip the line and to buy tickets for you in a blink. The price is EUR 15 for Pompeii and EUR 11 for Herculaneum. Tickets are free for UNDER18 y.o.)
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
1 hour free time for lunch stop or shopping is scheduled after the tour of Pompeii
sunglasses and sunscreen are suggested
Comfortable shoes are required, NO flip flops