The old town
Herculaneum was buried under twenty-three meters of volcanic ash and pumice in the terrible eruption of Mount Vesuvius in AD79. Bourbone bring in to light thanks to a random discovery near the ancient theatre in Herculaneaum.
This archeological site offers the possibility of observing the old urban pattern, the house distribution in space, the magnificent thermal baths, the sumptuosus gym and also la monumental cathedral.
The perfect preservation of wood, of bronze and of the front part of the building create a more completed picture of the different style under the Vesuvius and also of the construction industry of the time.
The most important archaeological testimonies are the college of the Augustales, thermal baths, the House of Aristides and Neptune, The House of Sanniti and the shore where more than 300 people died.
Live as in the Ancient Pompeii
A close step away from ruins, the ancient Pompeii comes to light in Caupona inn.
Here, for the first time, it is possible to taste Roman cooking as it was in Ancient Rome in its original flavors in various dishes. You’re going to savor the true Roman essence in ancient but elaborate recipes.
The authenticity of this place continues in the Pompeian atmosphere: wine in amphora, suffused lighting, harmonious music from lyre and cithara, terracotta plate, accurately reproduced frescos.
A dive into the past, an unique experience.
Pick up at the accommodation or agreed meeting point
10:00 transfer to Herculaneum
entrance to the Archaeological Park at the time established on the entrance ticket
Start of the tour guided by a licensed professional (2.3h)
route pre-established by the organization: narration and stops by the tour guide
When finished, exit the site
transfer to Caupona restaurant
• 13:00 Welcome to the Caupona Restaurant
Beginning of the experience with tasting of the 3-course menu