Naples & Herculaneum Handicap Driving Tour

Our Easiest Half-day Accessible Tour!

This handicap accessible Naples touris easy for disabled tourists. Herculaneum disabled access is MUCH better than Pompeii disabled access and makes for an easy visit to the historical ruins buried in the 79 AD eruption.  Your tour guide will use wheelchair accessible paths to explain the daily life that occurred in the 2000 year old homes that your will enter.

The rest of this tour will include a drive around Naples where your tour guide will tell the stories behind the numerous monuments, palaces, forts, and piazzas built over the centuries.

During your driving tour of Naples, you’ll get out of the vehicle to visit Plebiscito Square, the San Carlo Opera House, the Castel Nuovo, the Royal Palace, the Galleria Umberto, and San Francesco di Paola Church (from the outside). The remainder of your Naples handicap driving tour will be spent driving around the Mergellina neighborhood, the Santa Lucia district, and viewing the Castel Dell’Ovo.

If you would like to add a visit to Pompeii to this tour, you can book the Accessible Pompeii & Herculaneum with Naples Driving Tour. 

 

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Tour Highlights

– Plebiscito Square
– San Carlo Opera House
– Castel Nuovo
– Royal Palace
– San Francesco di Paola Church
– Galleria Umberto
– Mergellina coastal neighborhood in Naples
– Castel Dell’Ovo (Castle of the Egg)
– Santa Lucia District
– Overview of Herculaneum
– Visits inside Herculaneum homes (which buildings will depend on restoration activities)

Accessibility Description

The Naples & Herculaneum Handicap Driving Tour has a 3 Star Sage Accessibility Rating because it has step-free routes throughout the tour.  Tour participants will encounter some some cobblestones in Naples, but wheelchair users should have little problem.

This tour did not receive a higher accessibility rating because wheelchair users will need to be able to transfer into a car.  If you would like to stay in your wheelchair during the tour, you can choose one of the tours with a 4 Star Sage Accessibility Rating: theNaples & Sorrento Accessible Shore Excursion or the Pompeii & Amalfi Coast Accessible Tour.

The tour guide for your Naples & Herculaneum Handicap Driving Tour will be holding a sign with your name waiting for you at the accessible Naples cruise terminal.

 

Transportation on your Naples handicap accessible tour will be provided by a car for groups of two people or less.  Groups between three people and seven people will use the accessible van shown in the photos shown below.

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Your Naples handicap accessible tour will include a visit to the famous Galleria Umberto and will avoid the steps shown in the photo on the left.  You will also visit the San Carlo Opera House built in 1937 next to the Royal Palace.

 

The Naples & Herculaneum Handicap Driving Tour will bring you to the Castel Nuovo (shown in the photo on the left) and the Castel dell’Ovo (shown in the photo on the right).

 

The Piazza del Plescibito (shown in the photo on the left) is one of the most popular sights in Naples and will be visited on this handicap accessible Naples tour. All portions of the tour that include walking/rolling will use curb cuts such as those shown in the photo on the right.

 

The accessible Herculaneum tour begins with an overview of the site while looking down from the accessible sidewalk surrounding Herculaneum (view from the sidewalk shown in photo on the left).  Your tour will include visits to several of the buildings with step-free entrances (shown in the photo on the right).

 

The accessible tour of Herculaneum uses a series of wheelchair ramps and paved paths to enter the ruins and travel between the different buildings.

 

Tour Details

Tour duration:  4 hours
Cost:  700 euro for 1 or 2 people, 750 euro for 3 to 4 people, 800 euro for 5-6 people.
50 euro off if booked as part of an accessible cruise & excursions package.
Days of the week the tour is offered:  Every day of the week
Meet-up time:  8:30 am
Meet-up place: Hotel in Sorrento or Naples; Cruise dock in Naples, Sorrento, or Salerno
* Tours starting at Salerno cruise dock have an additional 100 euro fee
Dress code:  None
Maximum number of people on tour: Cars can fit 2 people plus the tour guide.  Vans can fit 6 people plus the tour guide.
Entrance tickets:  Not included.  Some entrance tickets are free for disabled visitors if they have an ID card from their home country stating the percent of their disability. Otherwise Herculaneum admission is 11 euro per person.
Cancellation policy: 80% refund with at least 7 days notice, 50% refund with at least 4 days notice, and no refund with less than 4 days notice. Tours run rain or shine.
Not included: Entrance tickets, snacks/meals, and gratuities.

 

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