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Ercolano: Herculaneum Priority Entrance Ticket

Ercolano: Herculaneum Priority Entrance Ticket

From US$ 18.84 per person

Skip the line to the Herculaneum archeological site, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the world's most preserved ancient cities.

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Experience

Highlights
  • Skip the lines to the Herculaneum archeological site
  • Walk the cobbled streets of this ancient town
  • Imagine what life was like before the devastating volcanic eruption of 79AD
Full description

Gain instant access to the ancient Roman town of Herculaneum with your priority entrance ticket. Herculaneum was buried under ash after the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD but, unlike the nearby site of Pompeii, a lot of the town was preserved: roofs, beds, doors, food, and even 300 skeletons. Walk the cobbled streets of this UNESCO World Heritage Site and get a glimpse of what life was like before the devastating eruption. Marvel at artifacts that have kept their original form for almost 2000 years.  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 swimming baths that can still be seen today. 

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  • Priority entrance ticket
  • Audio guide (if option selected)
  • Guided tour

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Know before you go

  • Please dress appropriately and wear comfortable shoes
  • From March 16 to October 14 opening hours from 9:30 AM-7:30 PM (last admission 6:00 PM; the archaeological area must be left by 7:00 PM)
  • From October 15 to March 15 opening hours from 8:30 AM-5:00 PM (last admission 3:30 PM; the archaeological area must be left by 4:40 PM)
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.4 /5

based on 1473 reviews

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Great experience albeit without tour. The ausio guide was informative enough. It was cooling and huge. A 'tour guide' approached me at the ticket entrance but I don't know how legitimate she is so be careful of that. You do need to deposit a form of ID at the audio guide counter to ensure that you return the audio guide back.

November 8, 2022

Arrived around 9am, no queues and very few people inside, very interesting site, a couple of hours is adequate to see it. It's a different experience to Pompeii. Worth visiting. As an aside, the "food court" is a room with a bunch of vending machines, having said that, the coffee was still good (it is Italy after all).

November 6, 2022

it was very easy to book online and though it wasn't busy when we visited it was great to bypass the queue at the entrance desk. Herculaneum is an amazing piece of archaeological research offering a pretty unique insight into the town before it was buried in tonnes of ash

November 4, 2022

Product ID: 87431