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Pompeii & Herculanium Ruins
A HINT OF HISTORY…It was August 23rd, 79 AD when Vesuvius was suddenly covered by a huge smoky cloud, followed by terrible and threatening lightnings. Pompeii was afflicted by a rain of hot ash and lapilli. Now Pompeii is one of the most visited archaeological sites in the world.Herculanium…Famous for its legendary origins and its archaeological excavations, which, with those of Pompeii are part, since 1997 partof the UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Already seriously damaged by the earthquake of 62, the city was destroyed by the eruption of Vesuvius (79), covered with a huge mass of mud, ash and other which the village eruptive materials drawn from rainwater which penetrates into every opening, solidified into a hard anddense layer of 15-20 meters.
For pick up from Hotel/Down Town/Train
Note: For the visit of Herculanium and Pompeii ruins we kindly suggest you to reserve a private authorized guide that we can provide for.
The order of the itinerary might change caused from the traffic.
Please , do not hesitate to contact us for any further information you might need.
*Included: Tolls ,parking ,petrol and taxes.
*Not included: entrance fees, lunch and tips.
*Entrance fees to visit Pompeii and Herculanium ruins is 20 Euro per person (Kombo Tickets), free for under 18's and over 65's.
If you reserve the private authorized guide you will skip the line cause the guide will provide to arrange tickets for you.
Don’t forget to carry with you the European passport.