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Pompeii and Herculaneum Shared Small Group tour with an Archaeologist

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Stop At: Pompeii - Archaeological Area., Pompeii, Province of Naples, Campania

Meet the guide at the main entrance of the archaeological site called "Porta Marina Superiore". The guide will be holding a sign with our company's name "Askos Tours" on the top.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Basilica, Pompeii, Province of Naples, Campania

Basilica was an open portico that gave shelter to merchants and other activities.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Forum, Pompeii, Province of Naples, Campania

Have a look of the ancient main square of Pompeii.

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Via Abbondanza, Pompeii, Province of Naples, Campania

Walk through the main street of Pompeii.

Stop At: House of Menander (Casa del Menandro), Pompeii, Province of Naples, Campania

The house of Menander is one of the richest and most magnificent houses in ancient Pompeii in terms of architecture, decoration and contents.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Granai del Foro, Pompeii, Province of Naples, Campania

In the granary you will see marble tables and baths for fountains that adorned the entrances of houses and some casts of victims of the eruption as well as that of a dog and a tree.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Stabian Baths (Terme Stabiane), Pompeii, Province of Naples, Campania

These occupy a vast area between the Brothel lane, the Holconius crossroads and the Via Stabiana. They represent the oldest thermal complex in the city.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Lupanar, Pompeii, Province of Naples, Campania

Visit the most famous brothel in the ruined Roman city of Pompeii.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Casa del Fauno, Pompeii, Province of Naples, Campania

The house of Faun was one of the largest and most impressive private residences in Pompeii.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Odeon - Teatro Piccolo, Pompeii, Province of Naples, Campania

Have a look of the so called Teatro Piccolo of Pompeii.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Teatro Grande, Pompeii, Province of Naples, Campania

Visit the most important Theater in Pompeii

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, Ercolano, Province of Naples, Campania

Transfer by train to Herculaneum (30 minutes trip + 10 minutes walk) and quick lunch break if required.
Meeting place is the Ticket Office of the Herculaneum ruins.
You can get there as follows:
- By car in via Pignalver (There is a not guarded parking very close the meeting place)
- By train in Corso Resina 1 (Circumvesuviana train station is 10 minutes walk away)

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Casa dei Cervi, Ercolano, Province of Naples, Campania

The house receives its name from marble statues of stags/deer found in the peristyle.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: La Terrazza di M. Nonio Balbo, Ercolano, Province of Naples, Campania

M. Nonius Balbus was the city's major benefactor restoring and building many public buildings. On his death he was made patron and feted with many honours, detailed in the long inscription on his funeral altar.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: College of the Augustales, Ercolano, Province of Naples, Campania

It is thought that the building was a centre of the cult of the Emperor Augustus and the headquarters of the Collegium Augustalium (or possibly even the local curia).

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Casa del Rilievo di Telefo, Ercolano, Province of Naples, Campania

The house possibly belonged to one of the town's leading benefactors, Marcus Nonius Balbus and is somewhat unusual in that it has its own private access to the adjoining Suburban Thermae to the south.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Partem Domus lignea - Casa del Tramezzo di Legno, Ercolano, Province of Naples, Campania

It is very important house for the elegant wooden partition remained.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: House of the Skeleton, Ercolano, Province of Naples, Campania

The House of the Skeleton probably the aggregation of three smaller buildings, derives its name from the discovery of human remains in a second floor room in 1831.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Central Thermae, Ercolano, Province of Naples, Campania

The Central Thermae were built around the beginning of the 1st century AD and were divided, as was then the common practice, into men's and women's baths, each with their own separate entrances.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Casa del Salone Nero, Ercolano, Province of Naples, Campania

The House of the Black Hall is one of Herculaneum's more luxurious mansions.
The house has a monumental entrance which still retains the carbonised remains of the doorposts and lintel.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Casa Sannitica, Ercolano, Province of Naples, Campania

The house has an arrangement that was typical of the Samnites (an ancient people of the Sabine race who occupied this mountainous part of central Italy). The splendid atrium is skirted by a gallery with Ionic columns. The rooms are decorated with frescoes.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Casa del Bel Cortile, Ercolano, Province of Naples, Campania

This is one of the most original houses in Herculaneum. It has a courtyard with a stairway and a stone balcony instead of an atrium.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: House of the Grand Portal, Ercolano, Province of Naples, Campania

Beautiful domus in the Centre of the archaeological area, with various environments, collonnati, frescos e-com everywhere at Herculaneum-charred remains of wooden parts.

Duration: 10 minutes
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Reviewed 17 June 2019

Antonella was amazing and knowledgeable. She offered a very interesting tour of Ercolano's excavations and even mentioned the "colatura di alici" that was cooked in the thermopolium! Cherry on the cake, thanks to the Trenitalia's strike, I was lucky to have a private tour.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 7 June 2019

The tour was very comprehensive and informative. Antonio was a mine of Information and enthusiastic throughout. Combining Herculaneum is well worth it as it gives a good contrast with pompei. Highly recommended

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank omar504
Herculaneum T, Manager at Askos Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2019

Thanks for your review. Antonio is very knowledgeable about Pompeii and Herculaneum Sites. We are pleased that you enjoyed our tour.

Reviewed 31 May 2019 via mobile

Absolutely amazing. Sergio Pisco was a fantastic knowledgeable guide for this place. I felt sorry for people walking around with their noses in guide books while we were getting so much knowledge and questions answered by Sergio. It is so worthwhile to take the guided...More

Thank Patti D
Reviewed 14 May 2019 via mobile

Overall the tour was brilliant. Sergio was an excellent guide. Full of knowledge and his genuine passion for the history and archaeology made the experience all the more memorable. Highly recommend the tour for anyone wishing to see Pompeii or Herculaneum.

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Reviewed 8 May 2019 via mobile

Other than some initial confusion on my end over their two websites, I was very happy with Askos’ administration. Their admin group was very responsive in addressing our questions on the different tours and accomodating a last minute change. Sergio brought us around Pompeii and...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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