In 79 BC, following the terrible eruption of Vesuvius, the population of these two fascinating, bustling towns was exterminated. At the same moment, the ash and lapilli that caused the extermination of these two peoples gave the cities eternal life, ensuring that the streets, palaces and all the buildings of Pompeii and Herculaneum were preserved in perfect condition through the centuries.
There are no more authentic and complete witnesses of Ancient Roman civilization in the world. In the morning we visit Pompeii, the most important archaeological site in the world, in the company of a knowledgeable and passionate archaeological guide.[readmore] You will go back in time, admiring imposing villas like the Villa of the Faun, the majestic baths, the theatre and the unique frescos of the Lupanare brothel. After lunch, you will set off for Herculaneum, a smaller and more compact archaeological site, but with its own incomparable charm.
You will be able to admire the Villa of Neptune and Amphitrite, the Palestra gymnasium and the striking masterpieces of Roman painting present in the town. Don't miss this unique and unrepeatable opportunity to fully understand the Roman civilization through these two real gems immortalized by nature's fury.Read more
Comfortable shoes suggested
IMPORTNAT: Please note that both Pompeii Ruins and Ercolano entrance fees are not included. Guide will collect the money on site and purchase the tickets. Skip the line access is always guaranteed
Pick up service will take place at the closest assembly point to your accommodation in Naples. Usually the pick up time is scheduled 30-40 minutes before the tour departure
Free cancellation not less than 48 hours in advance