MICHELIN Travel Discover the world
Home > > > > Ercolano Travel Guide

Where to sleep?

View 5 hotels for Ercolano

Ercolano Travel guide Recommended Recommended

Ercolano Ercolano Ercolano Ercolano Ercolano
Enlarge map
Logo LeGuideVert

Ercolano Recommended Recommended : Michelin's recommendations


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.

View 15 Tourist attractions Ercolano

Tourist attractions Ercolano : Things to see and do

  • These small baths date back to Augustus' reign. Visitors see the men's baths with palestra, changing rooms, frigidarium with frescoed ceiling, tepidarium and caldarium, then the women's baths with waiting room, changing rooms with mosaic pavement dep..

  • Vesuvius Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Via Enrico De Nicola

    The volcano's familiar yet menacing profile is the dominant feature of the Bay of Naples. Inextricably linked though it is to the disaster of Pompeii, the lower slopes of Vesuvius are today fertile land planted with fruit trees and vines producing la..

  • Divided into quarters by three secondary roads (cardo) and two main roads (decumanus), Herculaneum presents very varied types of abodes, which the mudslide filled down to the last nook when it engulfed the town. This meant that whereas in Pompeii the..

View 15 Tourist attractions Ercolano Top of page
View 5 Hotels Ercolano

Hotels Ercolano

  • 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 Four stars Four stars Four stars Four stars

    Corso Resina, 296 I - 80056 Ercolano

    Prix Prices from : 59 €

    A few metres from the entrance to the Herculaneum excavations, this 18th-century villa offers large, modern rooms overlooking the sea or the 25,000 m² grounds surrounding the hotel. WiFi throughout is free. Breakfast is served in the elegant 18th-ce..

  • Hotel Souvenir Two stars Two stars

    Via San Vito 149 I - 80056 Ercolano

    Prix Prices from : 37 €

    Set inside Mount Vesuvius National Park, Hotel Souvenir offers free parking. It is 5 minutes' drive from the ancient Roman town of Ercolano and its ancient ruins, including the Villa of the Papyri. Rooms are simple and modern, with a TV. They have a..

View 5 Hotels Ercolano Top of page
View 2 Restaurants Ercolano

Restaurants Ercolano

View 2 Restaurants Ercolano Top of page

Top of page