Pompeii Vesuvius and Herculaneum tour is designed to learn the Roman history in its greatest tragedy.
One of our Licensed English speaking driver will pick you up at your accomodation by a Mercedes air conditioned vehicle and he will welcome you introducing himself and the program of your Pompeii Vesuvius Herculaneum Tour.
During the day he will give you a running commentary related to culture, history and traditions, he will unswer to any questions you will have about your Pompeii Vesuvius and Herculaneum day Tour.
All the drivers are not allowed to take you inside of the archaeological sites, to enjoy the tour in Pompeii and or Herculaneum we highly recommend an Official Guide that provide insightful commentary, information on history and unswer to all your questions. We can provide this service upon request.
We will start your tour driving to Pompeii, your driver will stop as close as possible to the entrance to the Archaeological site and he will point you the tickets office, restroom, where if you need buy a bottle of water and of course he will give you details about meeting point and time for your pick up after your Pompeii tour that will take 2 hours.
Pompeii the most important roman archaeological site in the world destroyed in about 3 hours during which about twenty thousand people and thousands of thousands of animals died atrociously. It was August 29, 79 AD. During your tour walking through the ruins you will admire Houses, Therme, Bakery place, Restaurants, Theaters, the Forum, Plaster cast of people die 2000 years ago and much more.
After your Pompeii tour we will proceed our tour to Vesuvius that explodes suddenly after centuries of inactivity but still there, active and attractive, fertile and fatal, mysteriously impressive. We will reach 1000 meters in height, where after parking your driver will show the ticket office and the entrance of the climb to the summit of the volcano.
Once you reach the top after about twenty minutes, will open a world of sea, islands, coasts belonging to the Gulf of Naples, spectacular and breathtaking.
The tour will continue to Herculaneum, where prior to the visit you will have time to enjoy lunch, it will be advised by your driver a nice place for a quick lunch, pizza or sandwiches.
Herculaneum that at the time of the eruption was a fairly large town of about 4000 inhabitants. Today, it is visible in the open only a small portion, and many important buildings are inaccessible. Herculaneum was hit by a pyroclastic flow, and then submerged in a river of mud that has hardened over the city. In this way, many things have been perfectly preserved: vegetables, fabrics, furniture and parts of wooden beams, even a boat, but also the upper floors of buildings.
Visiting Pompeii and Herculaneum you will have the impression of being right at the time of the ancient Romans.
At the end of your Herculaneum Tour you will be driven to your accomodation.