Pompeii and  Herculaneum - Herculaneum with Your Art Historian

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Herculaneum with Your Art Historian

Tue, 28 Sep
(201 reviews)
Herculaneum, Campania , Pompeii and Herculaneum, Italy
45 mins

About the tour

On the slopes of Mount Vesuvius, the modern city of Herculaneum stands on the ancient buried city: this unique view, from the very first entrance, it’s what makes Herculaneum special! With the guide of your expert Archaeologist, you’ll discover the history and the secrets of the most well preserved city, UNESCO World Heritage Site, victim of the 79ad Vesuvian Eruption, Herculaneum was buried under volcanic material after the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD but, unlike the nearby site of Pompeii, a lot of the town was preserved: roofs, beds, doors, food, and even skeletons. You’ll see intact buildings at your own pace, see well-preserved frescoes and mosaics, and imagine the daily rituals of those using the shops, public and public thermal baths that can still be seen today. You’ll see how the effects of the Eruption was at one time distructive and helpful for the preservation of the ancient city I wait for you! Ciao

Meet Alessandra Desiderio

Alessandra Desiderio

Alessandra is an art historian! Since she was a child, she loved art in all its forms and I transformed this great passion into a profession by becoming a licensed tourist guide. You have taken part as an art historian in many cultural projects in my city and have been included in the catalogue of the National Museum of Capodimonte with an intervention on a Neapolitan painting of the 600 '. Her mission is TELLING about her land through the eyes of a local scholar and guide, leading her guests to discover mysterious and unusual places, unveiling their numerous legends, all this without ever neglecting the historical and cultural aspect of the city.

What to expect

Get ready for something special. We’re travelling to Pompeii and Herculaneum with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you’ll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing content creator.

The tour will last about 45 mins and will be live-streamed by your content creator directly from Pompeii and Herculaneum. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your content creator and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.

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We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to join, but you have the option to leave a tip during the tour.

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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.

Reviews from travellers

Catherine G.

18 June 2021

Very much enjoyed this tour with such a well informed and pleasant guide.

Carl W.

01 June 2021

I have joined a few of Allessandra's tours and can thoroughly recommend both her and her tours. They are well structured and delivered at a perfect pace. She seems very knowledgeable and always has very interesting facts and stories to tell :-)

June T.

01 June 2021

Great Trip so interesting thank you.

Sharon G.

01 June 2021


Jen Mc M.

31 May 2021

An interesting tour. Thank you.

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