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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
+39 371 398 0552
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really excellent tour. Our guide Serena was very knowledgeable and really brought to life the excavations and the lives of the people living in the town. This was so much more informative than doing this ourselves, or as part of a big group, or listening...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Davide was enthusiastic and knowledgeable. He made a complicated place simple and pointed out some very insightful features we would definitely have missed

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Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

Fabio was an excellent tour guide for our trip to Herculaneum. His high level of insight and genuine passion for Herculaneum brought the experience to life for us. I highly recommend this company if you are after a personalised tour by an expert. Julie

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Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

Just spent a few hours doing a tour of Herculaneum with Manuela she was great, very knowledgeable and friendly we would very much recommend her to anyone who visits either Pompeii or Herculaneum. 5 Star tour for sure. Thanks again

Thank Chris W
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

This place is better preserved and less people than Pompeii. It takes less time to accomplish and is also cheaper allowing to do other things or tours in the same day. I feel Pompeii is nice but too big and also a tourist trap. This...More

Thank Travis W
Reviewed 17 June 2018

Our tour of Herculaneum was FABULOUS with Fabio Every detail was" perfecto" Fabio was so well informed- full of such knowledge of history- and a wonderful presenter. He was most generous with his time- and we found Herculaneum so fascinating- Even our 3 & 5...More

Thank bcardina
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Herculaneum is a small fishing town that was covered over with 20 metres of mud in 79 AD when mount Vesuvius erupted. It is now a famous archeological site open to the public. We decided to visit Herculaneum rather than Pompeii as we were told...More

Thank annabel609
Reviewed 29 May 2018

Loretta was an absolutely fantastic guide, you can tell right away that she is passionate about what she does. Highly suggest taking the earliest tour possible so that you miss the mobs of school children and tour buses that arrive later in the morning. We...More

Thank tatugrl
Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

Thourouly enjoyed our time here. Paid €11 each admission and €10 for guide in group of 10. Well worth that bit extra for informative walk with Luciano Leone Travelled by train from Sorrento so easy and cheap €4.80 return. Be aware tho of very pursuasive...More

Thank Graham C
Reviewed 15 May 2018

We had an absolutely brilliant tour and Barbara (our tour guide) was fantastic. She was incredibly knowledgeable and engaging, great sense of humour and her English was extremely good. I would highly recommend this tour to anyone visiting Pompeii and would certainly use this tour...More

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lonnie H
17 September 2016|
Response from Ione T | 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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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.
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Response from Steve B | 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