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Sorrento Herculaneum

  • Individuali - Escursioni da Amalfi
  • partenza dalla Costiera Amalfitana
  • Daily excursion by Land

Sorrento Herculaneum

Departure from the Hotel by GT Bus to Herculaneum, a residential town buried in ashes by the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 a.D. Guided visit to the archaeological excavations. Herculaneum was destroyed along with Pompeii in 79 AD, and was rediscovered in 1709. Il was e residential town without Pompeii’s commercial importance, surrounded by the villas of wealthy Romans.
After the visit departure to Sorrento. Free time for lunch.
Visit of Sorrento town centre: in the lanes of the old city centre, still untouched in spite of the progress and mass tourism, have survived churches and ancient monasteries, keepers of valuable memories. Centuries old palaces and Durazzo portals evidence the splendour of the noble families of Sorrento. Via S. Cesareo, the lively “decumanus”, is the beating heart of the town, with its many-colored shops, where tourists from every part of the world crowd. But the real architectonic jewel of the town is the fourteenth century Cloister of San Francesco, with crossed tuff arches of Arabian derivation, where the traditional concerts of the “Estate Musicale Sorrentina” take place. Departure to Amalfi driving along the untamed beauty of the Amalfi Coast, through the picturesque villages of Conca dei Marini, Furore and Praiano.
Photo stop at the famous Belvedere in Positano.
Return to the hotel in the afternoon

Included: Full day GT Bus, English speaking guide, headphones inside ruins with live commentary

not included: Entrance fees, Lunch, extras

 

Language: English

Availability: Tue

People min/max: 15-50

Duration approx: 8 hours

Entrance fees to be paid locally:
Herculaneum € 11,00
(EU members 18/25 years 50% discount / free under 18 (copy of passport required) ,  Free admission on the first Sunday of the month)
 

Note:
The above tours are not avilable on 02 JUNE, 15 AUGUST and 16 AUGUST
Infant up to 2 years old (not included) free of charge with no seat assignment 
Different pick up points require a supplement

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