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Private and small guided tours of Herculaneum and other sites in Italy. We aim to provide you a top-quality experience in our beautiful town.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Corso Resina 43, 80056 Ercolano, Italy
+39 345 630 2374
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Reviewed 11 November 2018

We had a combined tour with transportation to and a guide at Herculaneum and then transportation to a wine farm for a great lunch and then to Vesuvius (we went to the entrance but it was closed because of weather issues). We arranged this over...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Margaret A
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

This is an absolute must see. It’s not a Pompeii miniature. It’s a totally different story with the same ending. You get a great insight into upper class Roman life. Be prepared to walk on very rough cobblestone streets and a very long climb back...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Edwinkie
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

We went to Pompeii as well! Both are different! This are is more preserved but smaller than Pompeii! Also did a private tour to understand the information here! It is worth it! We did this and Pompeii in the same day! They are not far...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Wendy32413
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Visited Herculaneum today with my family, 5 of us in total. Rossana was our guide for the day and. To say she was excellent doesn’t really capture how good she was. She had my 3 kids engaged for the whole tour, which after being dragged...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Jimmyoz73
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Excellent site to visit you can almost feel what it was like during the time when it was a bustling port and I would recommend anyone visiting the area to step back in time.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Glyn F
Reviewed 23 September 2018

We visited Herculaneum as a group, arriving early (we were on the second coach to arrive) which was just as well because this place gets very, very busy! Our local guide Melania was excellent with so much knowledge and enthusiasm about the history of the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Chris M
Reviewed 6 September 2018

Rossana was a fantastic guide. She was ready when we arrived and took us through Herculaneum giving all the facts and background, as well as really bringing it all to life with insights into what life was like, how people lived and what happened on...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

We visited Herculaneum with Goldentours and spent about 2 hours at the site; altogether a half day travelling to and from Sorrento. Our guide Lucia was well informed and gave a good insight into the days before, during and after the eruption of Mount Vesuvius....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jacquim883
Reviewed 23 August 2018

We decided to visit Pompei as a family of 3 adults and 3 children. A friend recommended using Herculaneum Tours as they really bring the place to life and make it fun for the kids too. This turned out to be very true and we...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank ChrisCorbridge
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

I got the audio guide and some of the ruins it said to look at were closed if I was disappointed at this wondered if you had a guide did you get into these areas as some of the reviews mentioned seeing I found Pompeii...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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lonnie H
17 September 2016|
Response from herculaneumtours | Property representative |
Hello Lonnie, The best way to contact us is to send me an email through the website or use the contact form on the website You will know soon the availability. Thank you!
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Response from ljohntom | Reviewed this property |
Also there are shops in town that sell tickets for the tour, cheaper than hotel bookings and take a credit card, will pick you up from the hotel or very near.
24 August 2015|
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Response from 851SteveB851 | Reviewed this property |
I cannot remember the actual cost and the receipts have all been thrown away now. However, our hotel arranged a tour of both sites on the same day which works out cheaper. The guide was excellent and used the latest wireless... More