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Herculaneum kids friendly tour

This tour for kids and is designed to guide them through the discover of Herculeneum, one of the most fascinating archaeological site of the world.

Everything is well-preserved and the kids can walk around the town, enter houses, temples and theater and truly feel what it was like to live in Roman times.

The guide will focus on their needs and will capture their attention with marvelous stories of the ancient daily life of the Romans. During the visit the guide will use educational materials, such as papers and multimedia (tablet) for reconstruction.

The itinerary can be subjected to slight variations due to the closure of some locations or due to overcrowding.

per adult from




2 hours


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  • What's included :
    • Local certified guide specialized in tours with children
    • Herculaneum tickets
    What's excluded :
    • Transportation
    • Meals
    • Entry/Admission - Parco Acheologico di Ercolano
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, Corso Resina, 187, 80056 Ercolano Italy

    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: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Casa dei Cervi, Cardo V Sito Archeologico di Ercolano, Ercolano Italy

    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 Italy

    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, Herculaneum Archeological Park, Ercolano Italy

    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 Italy

    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, Herculaneum Archeological Park, Ercolano Italy

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

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: House of the Skeleton, Herculaneum Archeological Park, Ercolano Italy

    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, Herculaneum Archeological Park, Ercolano Italy

    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, Herculaneum Archeological Park the junction of Cardo IV with the Decumanus Maximus, Ercolano Italy

    The House of the Black Hall is one of Herculaneum's more luxurious mansions.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Casa Sannitica, Herculaneum Archeological Park, Ercolano Italy

    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 Italy

    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, Herculaneum Archeological Park, Ercolano Italy

    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

  • Departure Point :
    Herculaneum Hotel & Maison, Corso Resina, 230, 80056 Ercolano NA, Italy
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • We can design a specific itinerary for wheelchair users
    • The archaeological site of Herculaneum is closed on the 1st January and 25th December.
    • It is forbidden to introduce inside the excavations of Herculaneum handbags, backpacks, luggage, cases, larger than 30x30x15 cm.
    • Regarding school trips, it is strictly necessary to book the tour before the visit.
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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Organised by Askos Tours

Activity ID: V-23258P56

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