Paestum and Mozzarella Farm experience

Cultural & Theme Tours in Salerno

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A unique tour which matches food and archaeology.Visit a mozzarella farm. Paestum is famous for the mozzarella production, made by the milk of the local buffalos. Visit the local farm and look at the process of cheese production and taste delicious and fresh mozzarella!Then you get the chance to visit one of the most beautiful archaeolocal site in the world: here you can see the three magnificent temples dating back to Greek times. Paestum ruins charm thousands of people every year, here in fact the tourist can feel the real essence of the Greek life during the Magna Greek empire.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Centro Storico, Naples, Province of Naples, CampaniaPick up at the Port or any other accommodation to be agreed with customer. Duration: 1 hourStop At: Tenuta Vannulo, Capaccio Scalo, Capaccio-Paestum, Province of Salerno, CampaniaTrasfer to Paestum and visit at local best mozzarella cheese farm where you can see the stables of buffalos and at the end you can taste some freshly made mozzarella!Lunch break in the farm (Optional, not included): Vegetables from the garden, two first courses to choose from the menu, mozzarella and ricotta cheese and a sweet.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Templi Greci di Paestum, Paestum, Capaccio-Paestum, Province of Salerno, CampaniaTransfer to the Archaeological Area of Paestum. Admire the magnificent ancient ruins conserved in the National archaeological museum of Paestum.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Il Tempio di Nettuno o Poseidone o di Hera II, Paestum, Capaccio-Paestum, Province of Salerno, CampaniaTemple of Hera II in Paestum (Poseidonia), earlier and still often known as ”Temple of Poseidon” or ”Temple of Neptunus” due to misidentification. This is the more northern and younger of the two temples of Hera in Paestum.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Anfiteatro Romano di Paestum, Paestum, Capaccio-Paestum, Province of Salerno, CampaniaFounded in the Caesarean period (around 50 BC), it is one of the oldest examples of this kind of buildings.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Temple of Athena, Paestum, Capaccio-Paestum, Province of Salerno, CampaniaThe Temple of Athena or Temple of Ceres (c. 500 BC) is a Greek temple found at Paestum, built near the so-called Basilica which is much larger than it.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Paestum, Paestum, Capaccio-Paestum, Province of Salerno, CampaniaNext to the archaeological park is the National Archaeological Museum of Paestum, founded in 1952, that the houses artefacts dating from the VII century BC up to the VII century AD. The museum is closed for maintenance on the 1st and 3rd Monday of every month.- Transfer back to the Port or other location passing through the city of Salerno, Amalfi Coast and NaplesDuration: 1 hour

What’s included

  • Transportation by a modern and comfortable Minivan
  • Half day guidance at Paestum site
  • Guided visit of a celebrated Mozzarella Farm
  • Paestum archaeological site and museum admission fee
  • Entry/Admission - Tenuta Vannulo
  • Entry/Admission - Templi Greci di Paestum
  • Entry/Admission - Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Paestum

What’s not included

  • Lunch - Lunch can be arranged on request for extra price

Highlights

  • Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
  • Led by a local guide
  • Perfect for all ages and skill level
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