Walk in the footsteps of ancient Greeks and Romans, led by an expert historian on a half-day tour of the ruins of Herculaneum. Like nearby Pompeii, this city was buried beneath 50 feet of ash and mud during the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD. Get a glimpse of the life of its ancient people as you explore the well-preserved domus homes with original architecture, wood and marble décor, jewelry, and even the organic remains of food.
Led by a knowledgeable guide, spend a half day exploring the ruins of Paestum, famous for the three massive ancient Greek temples dating from 600 to 450 BC. Learn the history of this well-preserved destination, with its city walls, temples, and amphitheater largely intact.