Tickets for Herculaneum: Skip The Line + English Guided Tour

Dig up the ancient secrets of Herculaneum with an archaeologist

Cancellations are possible up to 24 hours before your visit date
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Overview
Duration
2 hours
Highlights
  • Get an incredible insight into a Roman town 2,000 years ago, right on the coast around the Bay of Naples
  • Join a trained archaeologist and see how lava and ash preserved everything when Vesuvius erupted in 79 AD
  • Learn about the 300 or so skeletons that were found by archaeologists at Herculaneum, all in great condition and offering details on the lives of Roman residents
Description

Destroyed in 79 AD by volcanic lava, Herculaneum remains one of the most fascinating clues as to the lives of the rich in Roman times.

With more lavish marble and mosaics in its remains than Pompeii, it's clear that Herculaneum's homes were not completely destroyed by the eruption, just buried up to their top floors in ash.

Explore with a trained archaeologist and find out how the carbonization in the lava helped to preserve everything from mosaics to roofs, beds, wood, and even sewage!

Ticket
Ticket features
Instant ticket delivery
Skip The Line
Smartphone tickets accepted
What's included
Skip-the-line admission to Herculaneum
Guided visit and assistance by an English-speaking archaeologist
Instructions
  • Show your smartphone ticket to your guide in front of the ticket office of Herculaneum
  • The guide will be holding a sign with 'Askos Tours' written on it
  • Please make sure to arrive at least 10 minutes before the start of the tour
Changing or cancelling your ticket
  • Cancellations are possible up to 24 hours before your visit date
  • Changes may be possible for this ticket
Venue
Address
Herculaneum
Corso Resina, 80056, Naples
Key info
Live guide
English
Ratings & reviews
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Nov 23, 2019
Great guide. Made the whole experience come to life!
Nov 9, 2019
The guide was very well informed and willing to answer any questions. It helps that your guides are specialists in their field.
Oct 31, 2019
Great, informative tour by very enthusiastic and knowledgeable guide.

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