Herculaneum ruins and Naples National Archaeological Museum private tour

Private & Custom Tours in Italy

Tour description provided by Viator

Be ready to live this amazing experience in the Ancient Roman city of Herculaneum, with a full immersion in the habits of the time. Your driver will pick meet you in the lobby of your hotel, and will drive you to Ercolano, where you will meet your guide. You will visit the archaeological site - where you will be led through the ruins  – and the Archaeological Museum of Naples to complete your tour next to the historical centre of Naples.
In the 79AC, the small urban settlement of Herculaneum was destroyed and covered by layers of ashes and lava. Centuries later, the city has been excavated and brought back to life.Your guide will lead you into the streets of the city, showing you the magnificence of the domus, the timeless beauty of the Baths, but what will leave you breathless is the perfection of the wooden doors and furniture, still standing, since burned and charred by the lava. Your guide will explain you in detail the habits of the local population, comparing Herculaneum to the near Pompeii, whose lifestyle was completely different.After a break for lunch, your driver will bring you to the MANN in order to continue the tour. As you will realise, the Archaeological Museum hosts a collection of statues, relics and frescoes from Pompeii and the bordering areas. You will even visit the famous “Gabinetto Segreto del Re” – reproducing a section of the red-light district – and the restored lately opened to the public Egyptian section – one of the biggest in Italy.The tour will last more or less 6 hours.At the end of the tour, your guide will be happy to provide you additional info, suggestions and directions.You will absolutely love this tour!

What’s included

  • Entrance fees
  • Professional guide
  • Local guide
  • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
  • Walking tour
  • Private tour
  • Round-trip private transfer
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)
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