Herculaneum Half Day Group Tour from Amalfi, Positano, Praiano or Maiori

Herculaneum Half Day Group Tour from Amalfi, Positano, Praiano or Maiori

4 h
Day Trips & Excursions
difficulty Easy
Wheelchair Not Accessible
Pick up included

Group tour from Amalfi Coast to Herculaneum

This half day trip departing from Amalfi, Positano, Praiano or Maiori will let you discover Herculaneum, one of the most well preserved archaological sites in the world! Your guide will explain you everything so that yuou will not miss any detail! 

Half day tour to Herculaneum from Amalfi, Positano, Praiano or Maiori highlights: 

  • Enhoy a half day in Herculaneum departing from Amalfi, Positano, Praiano o Maiori
  • Enjoy the picturesque scenery on your drive to the town of Herculaneum
  • Explore the remains of Herculaneum with a local guide
  • Admire the artistic works of the 1st century in the form of marbles and glass-covered mosaic walls
  • Learn about the history and the lifestyle of the people in Herculaneum before the eruption

Half day tour to Herculaneum from Amalfi, Positano, Praiano or Maiori

Your trip starts by spending a spectacular half day departing from Amalfi, Positano, Praiano or Maiori. First of all you will enjoy a very panoramic route though the villages of Amalfi Coast,  boarding a coach for departure to Herculaneum, a settelment destroyed in volcanic eruptions of Vesuvius in 79 AD, with your local tour guide for the day.

The Coastal Beauty of Amalfi

Amalfi Coast is generally viewed as Italy's most beautiful stretch of coastline, a scene of, pastel-shaded buildings with balconies overlooking the cornice street ways and the distant views of the turquoise waters and mountains covered in green.
The beautiful hues of the color of the town will not only leave you speechless but also have positive relaxing effects on your mind. On the route by coach to Herculaneum, you will admire the panorama having the chance of making some beautiful pictures. 


As soon as you arrive in the archeological area of Herculaneum, you will meet your expert local guide, ready to lead you in ths amazing two hours guided tour in the ancient roman ruins of Herculaneum, well known for its fascinating history, linked to the one of Pompeii, too. 
It was destroyed by a volcanic eruption in 79 AD and currently is one of the most preserved sites in the world. Here you would see the waterfront where the bones of the 300 people lie who tried to escape the town by sea during the eruption.

Travel trough time

A site that has long attracted tourists is the House of Neptune and Amphitrite, named after the goddess of the sea, consists of walls covered in glass mosaic. Moreover, the Samnite House is one of the oldest patrician mansions discovered thus far within this city.
There are many more sites in this town that are worth looking at. The remains of the paintings, geometric patterns, the marbles and glass-covered mosaic walls found in the various sites of Herculaneum are even more exquisite than those in Pompeii. After the tour, return to Amalfi.

Other tours in Campania

If you liked this tour, try also this Tour of Mt. Vesuvius from Sorrento with Wine Tasting included, or this Full-day tour of Naples, departing from Sorrento with pick-up and lunch included!

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