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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.
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Corso Resina 43, 80056 Ercolano, Italy
+39 345 630 2374
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Visited here with our tour group before visiting Pompeii, but has its own special aspects which mean both sites complement each other. Tour guide was great. Takes at least 2 hours , even in bad weather. Only negative are the toilets which were dirty and...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Paul S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Herculaneum after visiting Pompeii. It was well worth the effort and a great contrast to the size of Pompeii. An interesting fact being that a lot of the city that was destroyed is actually situated under the new city so is unlikely to...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Derek W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having visited Pompeii in the morning this was the icing on the cake of a great day out Much more to see and a lot quieter than the morning. Friends had said it was better than Pompeii and they were right.the site is not massive...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tour of Herculaneum which is a smaller site than Pompeii, but which is perfectly formed. Absolutely incredible insight as to what life was like 2,000 years ago.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank ianmfc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Luciano Leone was the most passionate tour guide we met in Italy. Not to say the others were not, the tours guides we had were all excellent and really live and breath the subjects they talk about. Luciano was an on site archilogist who filled...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good tour with very good guide named Stephany Very good English very knowledgeable and sympathetic

Thank M0tyP
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Italo was a great host/guide who took our little group of two couples on a personalised tour of all the key locations of Herculaneum. His years of experience gave us great insights into ancient life; he compared and contrasted with Pompei in a very helpful...More

Thank Myles M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rosanna was our private tour guide and she was magnificent! We learned so much from her and she was also a good listener to us. She took her time with us and answered every question perfectly. Her English was amazing and you can feel her...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank tomgar3
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Above, I have stated that we bought the "Skip the Line Ancient Herculaneum Small Group Walking Tour with Top Rated Guide". I could not find an item on the drop down menu without a guide. We walked around at our own pace. After having seen...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Charmaine C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

In visiting the Naples area last month I did a guided tour of the Herculaneum Archaeological Site. Having been to Pompeii several times I wanted to see the difference and compare the two. Though smaller, I think there was just as much to see at...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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2 May 2019|
Response from Margaret A | Reviewed this property |
I think it depends on when you go as to long lines. When we went our guide handled getting tickets so we did not wait in line. We were there very early in the morning and I do not recall a long line. Not much later the... More
22 March 2019|
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Response from Edwinkie | Reviewed this property |
Had no trouble understanding the guide. I find when you use the audio tours you miss out on the personal stories and knowledge that the guides expound upon.
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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