Herculaneum Private guided tour
- Meeting point: Main entrance Herculaneum excavations
- 2 hours
Herculaneum ruins were found in ‘700. It was the first archaeological site discovered in that period and now it is one of the most famous archaeological sites in the world. Take the chance to visit the ancient city, declared one of the UNESCO sites in 1997, with a private licensed archaeological tour guide, which will also help you to purchase the entrance tickets to enter inside the archaeological site (not included) as it is guaranteed the skip the line service.
Herculaneum has archaic origins as it was populated by indigenes and then by Samnites, Greeks, Etruscans and Romans. Nowadays, in Herculaneum ruins it is possible to observe the daily life of the ancient population and to appreciate the precious finds of this old city. Moreover, Herculaneum was the first tourism destination loved by the rich Romans. Thanks to the recent excavations, it is possible to visit the thermal baths, protected against the pyroclastic flows of the eruption, the Forum, the gorgeous paintings, portrait statues excavated from different villas.
Best points to discover with our tour guide are the Villa of the Papyri, famous for papyri in Greek, and the House of Neptune and Amphitrite, with its spectacular mosaics.
Meet the guide in Herculaneum
Skip the line assistance
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