Herculaneum kids friendly tour

Cultural & Theme Tours in Italy

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This tour for kids and is designed to guide them through the discover of Herculeneum, one of the most fascinating archaeological site of the world. Everything is well-preserved and the kids can walk around the town, enter houses, temples and theater and truly feel what it was like to live in Roman times. The guide will focus on their needs and will capture their attention with marvelous stories of the ancient daily life of the Romans. During the visit the guide will use educational materials, such as papers and multimedia (tablet) for reconstruction.The itinerary can be subjected to slight variations due to the closure of some locations or due to overcrowding.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, Ercolano, Province of Naples, CampaniaMeeting place is the Ticket Office of the Herculaneum ruins. You can get there as follows:- By car in via Pignalver (There is a not guarded parking very close the meeting place)- By train in Corso Resina 1 (Circumvesuviana train station is 10 minutes walk away)Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Casa dei Cervi, Ercolano, Province of Naples, CampaniaThe house receives its name from marble statues of stags/deer found in the peristyle.Duration: 10 minutesStop At: La Terrazza di M. Nonio Balbo, Ercolano, Province of Naples, CampaniaM. Nonius Balbus was the city's major benefactor restoring and building many public buildings. On his death he was made patron and feted with many honours, detailed in the long inscription on his funeral altar.Duration: 10 minutesStop At: College of the Augustales, Ercolano, Province of Naples, Campania It is thought that the building was a centre of the cult of the Emperor Augustus and the headquarters of the Collegium Augustalium (or possibly even the local curia).Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Casa del Rilievo di Telefo, Ercolano, Province of Naples, CampaniaThe house possibly belonged to one of the town's leading benefactors, Marcus Nonius Balbus and is somewhat unusual in that it has its own private access to the adjoining Suburban Thermae to the south.Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Partem Domus lignea - Casa del Tramezzo di Legno, Ercolano, Province of Naples, CampaniaIt is very important house for the elegant wooden partition remained. Duration: 10 minutesStop At: House of the Skeleton, Ercolano, Province of Naples, CampaniaThe House of the Skeleton probably the aggregation of three smaller buildings, derives its name from the discovery of human remains in a second floor room in 1831.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Central Thermae, Ercolano, Province of Naples, CampaniaThe Central Thermae were built around the beginning of the 1st century AD and were divided, as was then the common practice, into men's and women's baths, each with their own separate entrances. Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Casa del Salone Nero, Ercolano, Province of Naples, CampaniaThe House of the Black Hall is one of Herculaneum's more luxurious mansions.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Casa Sannitica, Ercolano, Province of Naples, CampaniaThe house has an arrangement that was typical of the Samnites (an ancient people of the Sabine race who occupied this mountainous part of central Italy). The splendid atrium is skirted by a gallery with Ionic columns. The rooms are decorated with frescoes.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Casa del Bel Cortile, Ercolano, Province of Naples, CampaniaThis is one of the most original houses in Herculaneum. It has a courtyard with a stairway and a stone balcony instead of an atrium.Duration: 10 minutesStop At: House of the Grand Portal, Ercolano, Province of Naples, CampaniaBeautiful domus in the Centre of the archaeological area, with various environments, collonnati, frescos e-com everywhere at Herculaneum-charred remains of wooden parts.Duration: 10 minutes

What’s included

  • Local certified guide specialized in tours with children

What’s not included

  • Transportation
  • Tickets for entrance
  • Meals
  • Entry/Admission - Parco Acheologico di Ercolano
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