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Herculaneum: Tickets & Tour with a Local Archaeologist

Product ID: 363545
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Explore one of the best-preserved ancient cities in the world and experience the last days of the citizens of Herculaneum with the help of an expert archaeologist guide.
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Duration: 2 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • Witness the tragic effects of the eruption of Mount Vesuvius
  • Benefit from the knowledge of an archaeologist guide
  • Avoid the long lines of tourists with a skip-the-line ticket
Full description
Discover the ruins of Herculaneum, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the world's best-preserved ancient cities. Herculaneum was buried under volcanic material after the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD but, unlike the nearby site of Pompeii, a lot of the town was preserved, such as roofs, beds, doors, food, and even skeletons.

Walk the cobbled streets of this UNESCO World Heritage Site with an expert archaeologist and get a glimpse of what life was like before the devastating eruption. Explore intact buildings at your own pace, see well-preserved frescoes, and imagine the daily rituals of those using the shops, public gymnasium and public thermal baths that can still be seen today.
Includes
  • Guided tour
  • Skip-the-line entrance tickets
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

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Please arrive at the ticket office 10 minutes before the tour starts.

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Naples Grand Tour

Product ID: 363545