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GOLDENTOURS INTERNATIONAL

Sunday from 07 april till 27 october 2019

GOLDENTOURS INTERNATIONAL

Starting at € 56,00

GOLDENTOURS INTERNATIONAL

8 hours

GOLDENTOURS INTERNATIONAL

All Ages 

GOLDENTOURS INTERNATIONAL

A walking Tour in Pompeii & Herculaneum

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If you like walking, and are interested in the ancient world, this is the tour for you!
Pompeii and Herculaneum are the largest towns of the five buried by the Vesuvius eruption of 79 AD, and they are also the most fully excavated, although they were buried by the same eruption, Pompeii was covered mainly by ash, and Herculaneum by mud and lava, it is interesting to compare building techniques and life style walking round the sites, as Pompeii lived off commerce. Whereas Herculaneum was a fishing community, but by the first century it was becoming a fashionable holiday resort both towns were discovered and excavated mid-18th century.

PROGRAM:

  • Pick-up from your hotel or meeting point and transfer to Pompeii.
  • Guided visit of 2 hours showing you the main public monuments and some of the homes of the Pompeii ruins.
  • After the visit you will have free time at leisure for lunch before to reach the second archeological site of this tour which is Herculaneum.
  • Guided visit of about 2 hours showing you the main attractions of this huge ruins.
  • Transfer back to the hotel.

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operating from 07 april 2019 till 27 october 2019 - departure from Sorrento


If you like walking, and are interested in the ancient world, this is the tour for you. Pompeii and Herculaneum are the largest towns of the five buried by the Vesuvian eruption of 79 AD, and they are also the most fully excavated, although they were buried by the same eruption, Pompeii was covered mainly by ash, and Herculaneum by mud and lava, it is interesting to compare building techniques and life style walking round the sites, as Pompeii lived off commerce. Where as Herculaneum was a fishing community, but by the first century it was becoming a fashionable holiday resort both towns were discovered and excavated mid 18th century. About 75% of Pompeii has now been excavated, compared to 25 % of Herculaneum, where the new town been built over the archaeological site.
There is a lunch between the two visits, and return to Sorrento is in the late afternoon.

included

 
▸Air-conditioned coach
▸Authorized Tour Guide English speaking

not included

 
▸Entrance fee Pompeii ruins: 15,00 euro 
▸Entrance fee Vesuvius “crater”: 10,00 euro 
▸Lunch

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