Excursions & day trips

Herculaneum entrance tickets with optional guided tour

based on 102 reviews
Free cancellation
Language: English, Italian, French, Spanish, German
Availability: Every day except Tuesday
Mobile voucher accepted
Validity: Flexible
What to expect

Herculaneum is an ancient town that overlooks the Gulf of Naples, famous all over the world for its splendid archaeological Roman excavations. According to a legend, Herculaneum was founded by the mythological hero Hercules. Born in the archaic age, the city was exposed to Samnite, Greek, Etruscan influences, until the preponderant Roman presence, testified by the exceptional state of preservation today. Herculaneum was destroyed by the same eruption of Vesuvius in 79AD, which also razed Pompeii to the ground. Herculaneum began to see the light again thanks to archaeological investigations promoted in 1738, which resumed, after several interruptions, in 1927. The excavations were included in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in 1997.Explore this unique site, its urban fabric, the distribution of the houses, the monumental basilica, the grand spa complex, and the gymnasium. You can walk around the streets of the ancient city and see the perfect state of conservation of the woods, bronze parts and the elevations of the houses that has enabled the reconstruction of everyday life, as well as the various styles of Vesuvian painting.If you wish to learn more about Herculaneum and dive deep into its history, you can add a guided tour to your ticket for 2 hours with an expert tour guide. You'll visit the whole site while you listen to captivating anecdotes, secrets and stories about this world-famous location.

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Booking fee

Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.

Cancellation policy

Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.

What people say about this experience
Françoise - May 15, 2019
Superbe visite
Une découverte étonnante dans un site un peu à l'écart des grands circuits touristiques, mais quel coup de coeur !!! A recommander, à savourer, à apprécier. Nous avons adoré
Anna maria - May 1, 2019
Wow Ercolano
Il sito archeologico è molto bello e con i biglietti prenotati abbiamo saltato una bella coda!
Luisa - November 5, 2018
Fantastico
C'era una lunga fila, ma io sono passata alla cassa e mi hanno dato subito il biglietto . Avevo stampato il biglietto con stampante in B/N e il numero d'ordine scritto in ROSSO non si leggeva pertanto ho dovuto mostrare il file in pdf sullo schermo del cellulare
Natalia - November 5, 2018
Muy bueno
No había mucha gente en Herculano. Sin embargo es un placer entrar sin esperar. El servicio debería ser con ticket online y no tener q pasar x la caja igualmente. Así sería un excelente.
Ludovic - October 28, 2018
Visite très bien mais...
La visite du site est chouette mais on s'est vu refusé à l'entrée nos billets coupe-file avec réduction pour enseignants de l'Union Européenne car ils ne le font plus apparemment alors que c'est toujours spécifié sur le site de musement... Attention donc à cette fausse info !
Lang - August 11, 2018
Super!
Vraiment parfait, il ne manque que des informations pour arriver sur le site : train, bus....
Nadine - August 11, 2018
Excellent
Pas de problème...ce qu'on attend d'un billet coupe-file!
Cristina - August 4, 2018
Ne vale la pena
Raccomandatissimo, ne vale assolutamente la pena
Aline - August 1, 2018
Utile et pratique
Service parfait
Isabella - July 28, 2018
Unbelievable
Superb from start to finish
IDOIA - July 23, 2018
Estupendo
Visita inolvidable. Recomendamos llevar agua y buen calzado
Nicola - June 28, 2018
Worth it
I'm sure it would've been worth it but there were no queues!
Louise - June 10, 2018
Magnifique
à ne pas manquer
Nikolina - June 5, 2018
Great
Hi there,Unfortunately we will unable to make it to this incredible monument but hope to return to Italy soon and spend a whole day at the sites.Niko
Mohammed - June 1, 2018
Magnifique
à ne pas manquer
DESMONTS - May 26, 2018
PASSABLE
- seule personne s la queue donc obliger de passer devant tout le monde pour accéder à la caisse Caissière peu aimable a donné les billets en oubliant le plan nécessaire pour bien profiter de la visite
Mauro - May 25, 2018
Esperienza top!
Consigliato a tutti, ci siamo trovati benissimo
Kimberly - May 23, 2018
Loved it!
We would highly recommend this tour
Charles - May 17, 2018
Easy & efficient
The whole process was fast and easy.
Jamie - May 10, 2018
Loved it
Loved it
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