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In AD 79, Herculaneum was a peaceful fishing port, inhabited by craftsmen and wealthy patricians who were attracted here by the superb Bay of Naples. With the eruption of Vesuvius the town was quickly engulfed by a sea of mud causing death and devastation. The mud solidified into a hard shell, preserving the timber structures which in Pompeii were consumed by fire, thus providing an evocative and moving testimony of daily life suddenly cut short.

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Tourist attractions Ercolano : Things to see and do

  • Baths Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Corso Resina I - 80056 Ercolano

    These small baths date back to Augustus' reign. You will visit the men's baths with the palestra, the changing rooms, the frigidarium, with its frescoed ceiling, the tepidarium and the calidarium, then the women's baths with the waiting-room, the cha..

  • Vesuvius Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Via Enrico De Nicola I - 80056 Ercolano

    Its threatening and familiar outline is an intrinsic feature of the Bay of Naples. Even if the volcano instantly evokes the disaster of Pompei to visitors, the Neapolitans' clearly think otherwise and, flinging caution to the wind, continue to build ..

  • Pistrinum (Bakers) Recommended Recommended

    Corso Resina I - 80056 Ercolano

    An inscription states that this bakery belonged to Sextus Patulus Felix. In the shop and back room of the baker's you can see mills and a large oven.

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Hotels Ercolano

  • Hotel Belvedere

    Via San Vito 124 I - 80056 Ercolano

    Set at the foot of Mount Vesuvius, Hotel Belvedere is ideal for excursions around the volcano or to the archaeological ruins in Ercolano, 3 km away. Its restaurant offers views across the Gulf of Naples. All offering air conditioning, rooms come wit..

  • Andris Hotel

    Via San Vito 130 I - 80056 Ercolano

    Offering an outdoor pool, Andris Hotel is located in the Vesuvio National Park, a 5-minute drive from Ercolano's centre and archaeological area. Its rooms feature modern décor and cherry-wood furniture. Each room at Hotel Andris is air conditioned a..

  • Miglio d'Oro Park Hotel

    Corso Resina, 296 I - 80056 Ercolano

    A few metres from the entrance to the Herculaneum excavations, this 18th-century villa offers large, modern rooms overlooking the sea or the splendid 25,000 m² park surrounding the hotel. Wi-Fi throughout is free. In the spring and summer months, br..

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