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Thermopolium, Archaeological Site of Herculaneum

Thermopolium, Archaeological Site of Herculaneum: Our most recommended tours and activities

Ercolano: Herculaneum Skip-the-Line Ticket & Audio Guide

1. Ercolano: Herculaneum Skip-the-Line Ticket & Audio Guide

Visit the ruins of Herculaneum! The Roman city of Herculaneum, destroyed and buried by the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 A.D., was brought back to the chronicles of history in the 18th century thanks to Bourbon explorations. Over time, the memory of the location of the ancient Roman city was lost, and it was not until 1710 that a farmer, Ambrogio Nucerino, digging a well to irrigate his vegetable garden, recovered many valuable marble fragments, which only later were understood to belong to the theater of the ancient city. A day before the tour our team will contact you via whatsapp or via email: we will send you the tickets and all the informations you need. Be sure to download on your smartphone all the contents before the visit. The ruins and museums don't have free Wi-Fi and mobile network coverage is not always good. Reservations arriving after 6 p.m. will be processed the following morning after 8 a.m..

Herculaneum: Tickets & Tour with a Local Archaeologist

2. Herculaneum: Tickets & Tour with a Local Archaeologist

Discover the ruins of Herculaneum, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the world's best-preserved ancient cities. Herculaneum was buried under volcanic material after the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD but, unlike the nearby site of Pompeii, a lot of the town was preserved, such as roofs, beds, doors, food, and even skeletons. Walk the cobbled streets of this UNESCO World Heritage Site with an expert archaeologist and get a glimpse of what life was like before the devastating eruption. Explore intact buildings at your own pace, see well-preserved frescoes, and imagine the daily rituals of those using the shops, public gymnasium and public thermal baths that can still be seen today.

Herculaneum: Skip The Line Entrance ticket + Audioguide

3. Herculaneum: Skip The Line Entrance ticket + Audioguide

Would you like to visit Herculaneum without a guide in person? The ideal solution is renting an audioguide that will permit you to visit the ancient archaeological park far and wide, according to your timing and curiosities. In our service will be also included the entrance ticket, so you don't have to wait any long line at the entrance. The audioguide will be provided with a detailed map of the site of Herculaneum, and it will permit you to get oriented between the streets and lanes hearing the explanation and suddenly, you will make a jump in the past.

Herculaneum Archaeological Park smart Audio Tour

4. Herculaneum Archaeological Park smart Audio Tour

You will be completely free to use the audio guide right after the purchase, starting to listen the contents and define into details the points of interest you will see. Using your own smartphone you'll sure that the device is sanitized : it's yours! The app will help you to reach the point of interest thanks to maps and geo localization. More complex points of interest for example Big Domus ( like House of deers, etc..) or spa nad gym are splitted in several sections to ensure you are always well linked to what you are watching. For each doubt or issue about using the Itguides app , a whatsapp contact is provided on the app to give you the right support.

Herculaneum: Private Walking Tour with Archeologist Guide

5. Herculaneum: Private Walking Tour with Archeologist Guide

Explore the ruins of Herculaneum on a 2-hour private tour with an archeologist guide. Known as the sister to Pompeii, the town was buried following a volcanic eruption in 79 A.D. Get a glimpse into the private lives of Romans and see amazingly well-preserved wooden objects, paintings, and mosaics. While Pompeii was covered in 4-5 meters of ash, an avalanche of mud about 20 meters deep buried Herculaneum, created a better-preserved site. See many of the highlights, including the Forum, the House of the Black Saloon, the House of the Wooden Partition, the Bakery, the Terrace of Marcus Nonius Balbus, and the beach where hundreds of skeletons of the victims were discovered.

Campania: Pompei+Herculaneum+Vesuvius audio guide

6. Campania: Pompei+Herculaneum+Vesuvius audio guide

You will be completely free to use the audio guides right after the purchase starting to listen the contents and design into detail the points of interest you will see. Using your own smartphone you'll sure that the device is sanitized : it's yours! The app will help you to reach the point of interest thanks to maps and geo localization. More complex points of interest for example Big Domus in Pompeii and Herculaneum Ruins ( like one of Menandro, House of Cervi, etc..) or big collection into the MANN ( like Farnese collection, Egypt collection , etc..) , are splitted in several sections to ensure you are always well linked to what you are watching. For each doubt or issue about using the ITGUIDES app , a whatsapp contact is provided on the app to give you the right support.

Ercolano: Archaeological Park of Herculaneum Walking Tour

7. Ercolano: Archaeological Park of Herculaneum Walking Tour

An ancient holiday resort already in Roman times, Herculaneum preserves intact splendid examples of private architecture: stupendous domus in which incredible mosaics and frescoes are preserved, as well as structures in charred wood. the tour will allow us to discover the city buried by the ash of the eruption of 79 AD. , with shops, houses, the gym, the ancient beach where the skeletons of the locals are kept. Places of public and private interest will bring you back to the life of the ancient Romans, which you will have no trouble imagining because the buildings, decorations and treasures found in Herculaneum will allow you to relive daily life without any effort. The ancient blanket of ash that fell on the city, still present on site, will leave you speechless, as will the tour that will remain indelible in your memory.

Naples: Pompeii & Herculaneum Tour with Lunch & Wine Tasting

8. Naples: Pompeii & Herculaneum Tour with Lunch & Wine Tasting

Embark on a full-day private tour to the archaeological marvels of Pompeii and Herculaneum, frozen in time by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D. Witness the remarkably preserved city of Pompeii, where volcanic ash has retained its splendor. Take a break to recharge your energy with a lunch break and wine tasting in a local winery, learn more about the wine-making process, and delight your palate with the typical Italian cuisine! with Then, explore Herculaneum's ruins with an archaeologist, discovering mosaics, carbonized artifacts, and villas that offer a glimpse into ancient Roman life. This time-travel experience, reveals the secrets of the Roman Empire's affluent citizens. Uncover the rich history of Pompeii and Herculaneum in a meaningful and captivating way. What are you waiting for? Get ready to spend an unforgettable day with us!

Naples: Herculaneum Entry Ticket with Audioguide + Postcard

9. Naples: Herculaneum Entry Ticket with Audioguide + Postcard

Gain immediate access to the Herculaneum Archaeological Park with your skip-the-line ticket and immerse yourself in a world frozen in time by the catastrophic eruption of Vesuvius in 79 AD. Explore remarkably preserved villas and streets that tell a poignant story of life and sudden death in ancient Rome. With your audio guide, uncover hidden gems among the ruins, from vibrant frescoes and wooden doors to the stark contrasts between slaves' quarters and opulent Roman homes. Navigate effortlessly with a map through historical markets, fountains, and theaters, and stand where 300 souls awaited rescue, encapsulating a tragic moment in history. Herculaneum offers a more intimate glimpse into Roman life than its famous neighbor Pompeii. Despite being devastated hours later by a ferocious pyroclastic surge, it presents an astonishingly well-preserved snapshot of ancient wealth and domesticity, highlighted by intact clothing, intricate mosaics, and frescoes. With fewer crowds and a more compact layout, Herculaneum invites you to step back in time and experience the luxury and everyday moments of its inhabitants, right in the shadow of the very volcano that preserved their legacy.

Herculaneum: 2-Hour Private Tour of the Ruins

10. Herculaneum: 2-Hour Private Tour of the Ruins

See the ruins of Herculaneum, the smaller, but no less impressive, sister of Pompeii, frozen in time by the same devastating volcanic eruption of August 24th 79 AD. Left buried under the rubble of ash until the 1700s, its discovery stunned the world. All of the ancient town lies at the bottom of an archaeological hole, about 75 feet deep. Getting closer, see the area of the marina where 300 human skeletons were found along with a boat (on display at weekends). Discover the garden of the “House of the Albergo,” where quince trees have been replanted following evidence of carbonized roots of the ancient fruit tree. Your next stop will be the Council Hall of the Augustali, where beautiful frescoes depict Hercules. Visit the mosaics in the House of Neptune and Amphitrite, and the neighboring store where food and wine containers, carbonized by the volcano, still hang on the walls. Go to the ancient spa, still covered with mosaics from the Roman saunas, gyms, hot rooms and cold tubs. Finally, see the most spectacular villa of Herculaneum at Villa dei Cervi with its luxurious mosaics, frescoes and statues.

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What people are saying about Thermopolium, Archaeological Site of Herculaneum

So much better having a guide as it we would never have got such a full understanding of what happened in Herculaneum and the things we were looking at. He made it fun and very interesting. Would recommend.

Ricardo was brilliant. Very informative and tailored our tour to the small group’s personal interests. Exceptional knowledge which he was more than willing to share

Riccardo, our guide, was professional and very knowledgeable! We really enjoyed learning about this special place!

Great tour. Riccardo, our guide, was excellent, very informative. It was a superb experience, well worth it.

Fantastic preservation of the area, much smaller than Pompei, but better preserved.