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Paestum: Guided City Orientation Tour

1. Paestum: Guided City Orientation Tour

After meeting your guide at the tour meeting point, you'll travel by van or car to the city of Capaccio Paestum. There you can discover the stories and curiosities of this magnificent area. The area of Capaccio Paestum is very interesting. It is a city rich in history and legends, many of which you will discover throughout this tour. Your driver and guide will answer your questions as you travel, helping to make your trip unique. You'll see the walls of Paestum, stopping to admire the breathtaking panorama of the belvedere of the Madonna del Granato. In Beldvedere Square there is a sanctuary dedicated to the Madonna del Granato, which you will discover dates back to the 10th century A.D. Throughout your tour you will also have a break discover the buffalo farms and taste some iconic buffalo mozzarella.

From Naples: Paestum and Mozzarella Tasting Day Tour

2. From Naples: Paestum and Mozzarella Tasting Day Tour

Discover the 2 main highlights of Paestum, its ancient Greek temples and its world-famous Mozzarella on this guided tour. Start your tour in Naples, driving in comfort southwards to the archaeological site of Paestum. Visit this ancient Greek colony founded in the 7th century. Admire the 3 Doric temples, considered the best-preserved Greek temples in the world. Explore fascinating artifacts like sculptures and tomb paintings at Paestum Museum. Move onward to a local farm where the famous buffalo mozzarella cheese is produced. See how it is entirely made by hand with buffalo milk. During this fabulous excursion, enjoy the daily production of the cheese factory. Learn about the process of making the delicious mozzarella cheese of Campania. Walk through the stables where the most avant-garde techniques of milking are used to safeguard animal welfare, hygiene, and milk quality. Conclude the tour by tasting this exquisite product. Make the best of your free time by shopping for mozzarella and dairy products or grabbing lunch from the farm’s own bistro.

From Naples: Paestum Day Trip with Mozzarella Tasting

3. From Naples: Paestum Day Trip with Mozzarella Tasting

Experience everything Paestum has to offer in this day trip from Naples. Explore an ancient Greek town, see stunning Greek temples, and learn how local farmers produce their famous mozzarella. End your day with a delicious tasting of local buffalo mozzarella. Meet your driver outside your Naples accommodation and head to Paestum on the beautiful Cilento Coast. With its three ancient Greek Doric temples, Paestum is a center for Greek history lovers. Admire the oldest two temples dedicated to the goddess Hera and the newest ruin built for Athena. Enjoy some free time in Paestum. At the National Archaeological Museum of Paestum, you can find sculptures, tomb paintings, and artifacts recovered from the Greek ruins. The Museum also hosts several stunning metope relief panels depicting ancient Greek life and artwork from the mysterious Tomb of the Diver. Rejoin your driver in the van, and drive to a local farm famous for its buffalo mozzarella. At the farm, learn how the farmers produce their delicious cheese with traditional techniques and different types of milk. Finish your tour with a tasting of creamy buffalo mozzarella.

Cilento's Wine Tour: Discover the Secrets

4. Cilento's Wine Tour: Discover the Secrets

Commence this delicious outing with a complimentary pickup from your guide. You will meet your driver/guide at Paestum railway station before taking the scenic drive to your first vineyard.  Upon arrival at the vineyard, your knowledgeable farmer guide will share with your their wisdom for how the vineyard is maintained and what is involved with grape selection and the processing of the harvest. At the end of the experience your questions will be welcomed if you desire to know more.  After the vineyard tour, you will have the opportunity to taste excellent products made on this very vineyard. You will sample Cilento wines like Fiano Cilento DOP and Aglianico Cilento DOP. In addition to the wine, you'll also get to pair them with delicious sausages and cheese to complete the experience. This tour will uncover the secrets of Italian wine making.

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What people are saying about Paestum

The tour was really amazing! The transfer worked great, from and to the train station in Paestum. Then we were shown and explained one of the vineyards, as well as the manufacturing process. Afterwards we were able to taste 4 exquisite wines plus grappa and liqueur, along with selected regional specialties. It was wonderful, thanks to our amazing guide! We can recommend this tour to every wine lover.