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From Sorrento: Herculaneum Guided Tour with easy Lunch

Activity provider: BLU WELCOME TRAVEL

From Sorrento: Herculaneum Guided Tour with easy Lunch

Activity provider: BLU WELCOME TRAVEL

From US$ 105.85 per person

Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Herculaneum, one of the few ancient cities that holds its original splendor from AD 79. Enjoy skip-the-line tickets on your guided tour, and lunch at a winery.

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Duration 6 hours
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Skip the ticket line
Live tour guide
English, Italian, German, French
Pickup included
Wait for your driver in the lobby of your hotel 10-minutes before your scheduled pickup time. Your driver will wait no more than 5-minutes after the scheduled pickup time.


  • See an ancient UNESCO World Heritage Site with skip-the-line tickets
  • Relax with transportation to and from the city of Herculaneum
  • Enjoy an easy lunch at a vineyard on the slopes of a volcano
  • Learn how Herculaneum was uncovered in 1709, prior to Pompeii
  • Uncover with your guide ancient pieces of the city, preserved in time
Full description
Enjoy views of the Italian countryside as you travel with your guide to one of the ancient cities uncovered from a volcanic disaster. Learn about the history of the city from your guide, and enjoy lunch at a vineyard before heading back to Ercolano. Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Herculaneum, where the preserved ancient city holds some of the original organic objects of its era from before AD 79. See the food, wooden beds, doors and houses, and other almost completely preserved objects during your guided tour. Learn about how the city was uncovered in the 18th century, and how it was a precursor to the discovery of Pompeii by decades. Your guide will then deliver you to a local winery, where you can enjoy the views of a typical vineyard in Italy, along with lunch overlooking the Gulf of Naples. Once the tour and dining are over, relax on your complementary drive back to your accommodation. Please note: tour in German language available on Tuesdays only.
  • Entrance fee
  • Round trip transportation
  • Specialized guide
  • Lunch with wine tasting
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check
  • All participants over 12 years old must present one of the following: proof of full vaccination, proof of first vaccination administered at least 22 days ago, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative PCR test taken no more than 48 hours before the activity starts

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Camera
  • Cash

Know before you go

  • Earphones with an audioguide will be included for group sizes larger than 10
Customer reviews

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4 /5

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Fabulous day out .arrived on time and the tour guide on our coach was a lovely lady .very funny and informative .the trip is pretty early but means you miss the queues and hot afternoon sun.the lady taking us around herculaneum was also very informative and answered any questions and brought the place alive .lunch near vesuvius was plentiful and tasty .would definitely recommend .fantastic time .would definitely use get my guide again

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August 19, 2022

, The experience went well, however with quite a few hitches. During lunch we were told several times that we would not have the passage for the return and that we would be paying € 50 each. A nice surprise being that we were at the foot of Vesuvius in the middle of who knows where. However, the return was already scheduled from the tour to the Place for pick-up that had been in Herculaneum (instead it had to be in Portici. So it was not even for the outward journey, having to use one's own means even though the pick-up from the Hotel). I appreciate the willingness to listen and to find a solution after two denials. It went well. After a ride in the van and one in the car picked up off the highway, we arrived in Herculaneum and then managed to get to Portici by our own means. It was certainly a logistical experience! Very enjoyable lunch.

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