Take a private, full-day tour of 2 Italian cities, Herculaneum and Pompeii, which were covered during the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 A.D. Herculaneum was a residential coastal town and Pompeii remains one of the most popular Italian attractions today.
What to Expect
Learn about the aftermath of the famous eruption of Vesuvius in 79 A.D. on an exclusive, private, full-day tour of 2 towns affected by the eruption, Herculaneum and Pompeii.
Upon departing Sorrento, you will travel to Herculaneum, which was a residential coastal town. The layers of mud and ash from the eruption have made it so that the town has been preserved for centuries. Upon arriving, you will have the opportunity to view the town from above before heading down and beginning the hour-long guided tour.
In addition to walking the streets, you will have the opportunity to look inside structures, such as the public baths and the House of the Argus, a grand, private residence. There is a vast amount of artwork, such as frescoes and mosaics on the walls and floors of various buildings.
After the tour ends, you will have free time to explore a bit on your own or enjoy a coffee before departing to Pompeii. This city, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is one of Italy's most famous attractions. Here you will explore the main features of the ancient city, including the baths, bakeries, arena, and brothel, to name a few.
What's Not Included
- Entrance fees
- Guide service