Meeting point with your licensed guide, private minivan and chauffeur and at the hotel/ cruise terminal, you will pass Mount Vesuvius as you begin your coastal drive south to the ancient City of Herculaneum, which is one of the most famous archeological sites in the world.
Ironically, one of the ancient world's worst disasters preserved time in Herculaneum, your tour guide will let you experience life as it was in 79 AD. , will bring you back into the Roman Imperial age for about 2 hours.
Dating back to the 4th century BC, the city was thought to have been founded by the legendary Hercules.
This elite Roman resort was devastated by the same volcanic eruption that buried Pompeii in 79 AD, unlike the ash and pumice , Herculaneum was covered by a torrent of mud, which protected the ruins from atmospheric agents and illegal excavators.
The guided walking tour of Herculaneum will take also a couple of hours, to see the suburban Baths, the house of the Deers, the Augustales temple, the Palestra, the house of Neptun and Anphitrite, the house of the Pretty Courtyard, the house of the wooden Partition Wall, the Bicentenary house, the area of the Marina, where in 1980 archeologist found over 250 skeletons of fugitives.
In the second part of the day your drive continues towards Sorrento, you will see the dolomitic cliff towering straight up out of the sea and typical villages, which have characterized its peninsula for many centuries.
The next stop is the fabled town of Sorrento. Legend tells us it was the "sirens" of Sorrento who attempted to lure Ulysses onto the rocks.
This delightful town has a wonderful climate and marvelous views of Naples Bay.
Take a stroll around the main square and explore the side streets. There are many souvenir shops and local specialties including articles of highly polished wood inlaid with beautiful marquetry. You'll see first-hand why its delightful climate make the village a favorite Mediterranean resort.
From Sorrento back to the hotel / cruise terminal.
- Private car or Minivan
- Chauffeur Driver
- Hotel Pick-up & Drop-off
- Licensed Tour Guide Full Day
- Taxes & Insurance
- Tolls & Parkings
- Entrance Fees
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Herculaneum and Sorrento guided tour