Pompeii and  Herculaneum - Herculaneum with Your Art Historian: The luxury of ornaments

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Herculaneum with Your Art Historian: The luxury of ornaments

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

About the tour

Herculaneum was a smaller city than the famous Pompeii, it was used by the great aristocratic families as a resort, to spend their holidays and rest. We will virtually enter in some beautiful houses, the so called DOMUS, to admire the magnificent mosaics and colorful frescoes still on the spot! There will also be a surprise .... we will see together doors, beds and shelves in original charred wood from 2000 years ago !!! And so much gold! jewelry, bronze ornaments and precious stones Are you ready??

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

Margaret Anne W.

08 June 2021

Well done…..good to walk about and explained well

Susan O.

08 June 2021

Excellent tour of an important archeological site.

Sharon G.

06 June 2021


Nina (Toronto) B.

06 June 2021

Great tour.... thanks very much!

Anne S.

06 June 2021

Lovely tour with lots of interest. Thank you.

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