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Private Tour: Day Trip Excursion to Herculaneum Mt Vesuvius and Pompeii
"Depart from your hotel or cruise ship to take a tour to the ancient town of Pompeii and Herculaneum.  By choosing the option without the presence of a licensed guide You will have your first stop at the Pompeii or Herculaneum ruins entrance. You will buy the ticket and will get inside the ruins and will enjoy them your own  after that you will be lead by the driver at the entrance of the second archaeological site (Pompeii or Herculaneum) and will be staying there a couple of hours to visit it later on you will continue your excursion heading to the top of Mount Vesuvius and after having bought
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Half-Day Tour to Herculaneum
"Let's discover the ruins of the old city of HerculaneumThis Full Day tour allows people to visit the archeological site of Ercolano traveling in a very confortable way thanks to our Mercedes vehicles. One of our professional English speaking drivers will pick you up in the morning from your accommodation or from the nearest meeting point and then he will drive you to Ercolano. Once there you will have the chance to"""This half day tour allows people to visit the archaeological site of Ercolano traveling in a very comfortable way thanks to our Mercedes vehicles."
From EUR210.00
 
Private Day Tour from Rome To Pompeii and Sorrento - Hotel Pick Up Included
"7:30am - You will be picked up from your hotel in Rome by your driver. You'll enjoy a scenic 2 hour drive to Pompeii. You’ll visit Pompeii Ruins on your own or with a tour guide (at an additional cost) then you’ll head to Sorrento with the a stop for lunch and pictures along the way. Your first stop is to Pompeii where you will enjoy the Pompeii ruins. You can go inside on your own or if you wish you have the option to include a private licensed guide for an additional fee. Pompeii was an ancient Roman town near modern Naples where the common people went on holidays at the time of the ancient Rome. Pompeii along with Herculaneum and many ancient towns in the surrounding area was mostly destroyed and buried under 4 to 6 m (13 to 20 ft) of volcanic ash and pumice in the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD.The excavations are huge
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More Warnings and Dangers in Herculaneum

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Water

Although more sheltered and thus not as hot as Pompeii it can still get very hot in summer so make sure you take some water with you and wear a hat.On a good note, unlike Pompeii, at Herculaneum your...
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Mt Vesuvius

On Mt Vesuvius wear good footwear - and watch your footing on the way down - both my husband and I almost had a few spills.
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Big Fiery Mountain

Mt Vesuvius has not erupted in a long while. But you cn see all the distruction it caused the last time!
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Cavis Canum!!!!!!

This is a warning... or at least it was a warning in ancient Roman times. This here happens to be the oldest eample ever found of a "Beware of the Dog" sign.
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Via San Vito, 130, Ercolano, 80056, Italy
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Top Things to Do in Herculaneum

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House of the Deer

The Mansion is one of the finest and largest in the town.From the first picture we are looking out at an embankment toward the sea. We are in the shade of an atrium and there is a garden at the right....
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Site Overview

As we have seen in our travels, even in the 21C, the people in at least the south of Italy still use the local bakery as a place to bring their unbaked loaves. In Ancient Herculaneum the fining of the...
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Hall of the Augustals

This large room is over 40 by 50 feet in size. On one wall is a painting of a bronzed Hercules sitting with Jupiter's wife Juno standing behind him and Minerva in a helmet nearby. The room has four...
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Thermopolia - Taverns

One of the things I found fascinating both here and at Pompeii were the places you could buy food. These include a number of thermapolia or taverns and clearly are a window into what was happening in...
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Forum Baths

The womens' section of the baths was smaller and in the disrobing room there was a mosaic in the floor showing a triton and various marine creatures. Note the undulating nature of the floor caused by...
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House Of The Mosaic Atrium

The entrance to the house leads into an atrium with painted walls. There are many intact walls with open window areas and doorways. Some of the rooms have mosaic floors and others have floor...
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Top 5 Herculaneum Writers

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toonsarah

"A city locked in time"
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iandsmith

"Herculaneaum, one of many"
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Balam

"An Amazing Place"
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leics

"An entirely different experience."
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Tolik

"Vesuvius , The Most Famous Volcano In The World"
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