Ancient ruins brought to life!
Book this private, child-centered tour for a real adventure! Visit one of Italy’s most fascinating destinations, the ruins of ancient Herculaneum. Walk cobbled streets preserved in a land that time forgot. Visit historic homes and experience life as it was in ancient times. Imagine your children discussing art and architecture like it was play. Our local English-speaking guide makes learning fun with interactive digital activities matched to points of historic and cultural significance. Join us for an exceptional event.
Sightseeing can be overwhelming for children when it involves waiting in boring lines to see places and artifacts they don’t understand. With our tours, your children are the center of activity. With privileged, reserved admission to historic sites, there’s no boredom and fidgeting in long lines. Interactive visual learning tools, pop-up books, iPad games and trivia are tailored to delve into areas that will pique the curiosity of children.
In 79 A.D., the thriving community of Herculaneum was covered in lava and ash from the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius. Uniquely preserved, the excavations offer a rare glimpse into early civilization, its customs, art and architecture. This is a wonderful learning opportunity for the whole family, with interactive activities and explanations that make it exciting for children. See residences, temples, shops and spas preserved on that fateful day, as they once were. Your guide will tell stories of historic interest that your children will find interesting and memorable.
A treasure hunt called the “Herculean Pursuit,” will encourage children to explore purposefully. With legends of Hercules, giants and dragons, our customized tours engage children in effortless learning. Each tour is rich in art, culture and history. Your child will enjoy a feast for the senses as he takes in new colors, sights and sounds. Diversity is the spice of life, and your child will gain real world experience that will benefit him in school and in life. When you’ve worked up an appetite, you’ll find appealing restaurants near our tour destination for comfortable dining.
Parents must accompany children at all times. The Herculaneum Tour for Kids books quickly, so please don’t hesitate to contact us for information and reservations.
Usually 2.5 hours, but if you would like an in-depth longer visit we can arrange one customized for you with our local expert