Herculaneum & Vesuvius shore excursion

Shore Excursions in Italy

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Enjoy a day to discover the ruins of Herculaneum and Mount Vesuvius with a private transportation in Mercedes Minivan driven by a professional driver and a specialized personal guide who will be waiting for you at the sites. The tour will start with  a two-hour guided tour of Herculaneum and learn all about this ancient city covered by Vesuvius eruption.  Afterwards, take a break for lunch in a typical Italian restaurant for some good wine and  traditional dishes.  After lunch the driver will take you to Mount Vesuvius, one of the greatest naturalistic attractions of Italy, where a local professional guide will wait to give you a short guide on the crater.
- Pick up at any port or airport in Campania, central station, client's hotel or other meeting locations. - Transfer to Herculaneum where you'll meet your guide. - Visit the ruins of Herculaneum. The most important hilights of the visit: Temple of the Augustali, the beach where more then 300 skeletons were found, Thermal Baths, Forum, House of Neptune and Amphitrite, Samnite House, Gymnasium, House of the Dears, House of the skeleton and much more. The site gives a vivid impression of the opulent lifestyle enjoyed by the wealthier citizens of the Roman Empire. - Lunch break in a panoramic restaurant on the slopes of the Mt. Vesuvius. - Transfer to Mount Vesuvius and hike to the Crater (A 20-minute walk is required to reach the highest part of the crater) Volcanological guide's lecture for half an hour at the crater. From the path they will see marvellous natural scenery. - Drop off at the meeting location or other place to be agreed with the tourists.

What’s included

  • - Full-day transportation in private Mercedes by a professional driver - 2-hour guided tour in Herculaneum - Half-hour guided tour at the crater with a volcanological guide

What’s not included

  • - Entrance fees (Herculaneum: €11 per person, free under 18 years old; Mount Vesuvius: €10 per person) - Lunch