Herculaneum - Oplonti - Naples Top Tour

Tour Prices (prices are per car)

1-2 Pass.:
€ 500
3-4 Pass.:
€ 650
5-6 Pass.:
€ 800
7-8 Pass.:
€ 900
9-10 Pass.:
€ 1200

Herculaneum - Oplonti - Naples8 hours tour

Departure Details January - December

Departure time
08:00 AM
Place of departure

Details ReturnJanuary - December

Return Time
16:00 PM
Place Return

Historical Notes

Discover the beauties of Campania's archeology that attract tourists from all over the world.
Herculaneum, according to the legend narrated by the Dionigis of Alicarnasso, you/he/she was founded by Ercole in 1243 B.C.: with all probability instead you/he/she was founded or from Osci in the XII century B.C. as written by Strabone, or from the Etruschis among the X and the VIII century B.C. You/he/she was conquered by the Greek in 479 B.C. and subsequently it passed under the influence of the Sannitis, before being conquered by the Romans in the 89 B.C., following the social war, becoming a town hall. The city became therefore a residential place for the Roman aristocracy and he/she lived its period of maximum shine with the tribuno Mark Nonio Balbo, which embellished him and it had new buildings to build. Subsequently it was stricken from the 62 Pompeii earthquake and then completely buried under a blanket of mud and materials tall piroclastici from the ten to the twenty-five meters following the eruption of the Vesuvius of the 79 such layer, with to spend some years, he solidified, forming a plan of rock called pappamonte, similar to the tufo but more tender, that protected the rests of the city.Buried under a blanket of ashes, lapilli and mud during the 79 Vesuvius eruption, together with Pompeii, Stabiae and Oplonti.

Oplontis (sometimes suitable as Oplonti) was a suburban zone in the near Pompeii, correspondent in the actual Announced Tower, in Campania, buried from the eruption of the Vesuvius of the 79. Of the ancient Oplontes are had some very fragmentary news. Its name appears for the first time during the medioevo in Peutingeriana it Tabs her/it. The site is pointed out six miles away from Ercolano and to three from Pompeii and Stabiae, and according to the indications of the map more than a real city, would deal with a suburban installation in the near Pompeii where some villas of vacation, different farms, salt pans and thermal complexes were present, sees the wealth of waters of the zone: in fact on it Tabs her/it the place you/he/she is represented with the symbol usually used for the thermal places thesis also attested by rests of buildings turned to such function that I/you/they have been recovered in the zone of Torre Annunziata.

Naples one of the most ancient cities of the west and, as such, well few is known on the historical stories that characterized his/her origin. But as all the cities of the antiquity (Babylon, Sow, Rome), that you/they boast of mythological traditions and legends on his/her origin, also the birth in Naples is hidden from the suggestive veil of the myth and the legend. From the charm of the myth, you/he/she can be passed to the reality of the historical search that has submitted us some certainties on the origins of the city: the first colonization of the Gulf in Naples goes up again to around 3000 years ago, when travellers and merchants coming from Greece and from the Anatolia, attracted by the mining wealths of the tall Tyrrhenian, they founded a first colony to Pithecusa (the actual island of Ischia) and subsequently they moved him on the coastal proper flegreo in front of the coasts ischitane, where Cuma born. ., a group of farmers coming from Cuma installed him in the inclusive area among the islet of Megaride (where today the Castel of the Ovo rises) and the Echia (the today's hill of Pizzofalcone) Mountain founding the city of Partenope. It began so the history in Naples.


All Top Toures will include:English Driver, Professional Guide, Inbound Museums / Excavation Tickets (if Expected), Local Regional Lunch, Highway Tolls, Parking Facilities, Fuel.
Suggestions: Comfortable shoes, sun umbrellas / caps, camera.
The tour will start from the agreed place, the guided tour starts from Ercolano to continue with the spectacular visit to Villa Oplonti, home of the beautiful Poppea. After the lunch break, tasting typical dishes of our land, the tour will continue to Naples