Paestum and Mozzarella Farm experience

Day Trips & Excursions in Salerno

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This tour will be a perfect mix of art and culinary experiences. The city of Paestum gives to the costumers the possibility to visit one of the most beautiful archaeological site in the world and to taste the amazing Mozzarella that is considered, as pizza, the symbol of Italy all over the world. 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. To complete this amazing day trip a Mozzarella Farm experiences cannot fail. Mozzarella has always been considered a gastronomical treasure of Italy, only in a local farm people can look at the process of cheese production and taste delicious and fresh mozzarella.
The ruins of Paestum give to the visitors a sense of mystery and of eternity. Walking through the ruins people can image how life was in ancient times. The town in the past was chosen as a maritime economical centre given its proximity to the sea, for centuries the Greek civilization was left undisturbed, the mild climate favoured the establishment of a magnificent town.At short distance from the archaeological park you can find the National Archaeological Museum, with the houses and artefacts dating from the VII century BC up to the VII century AD and the famous Greek Tomb of the Diver.In the surrounding area there are lots of Mozzarella Farms, where fresh Mozzarella is made in the traditional way that provide genuine taste. In this kind of eco-bio farm the tourists can assist to the cheese production process and try this amazing local food. Itinerary- Pick up at the Port or any other arranged accommodation- 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:Vegetables from the garden, two first courses to choose from the menu, mozzarella and ricotta cheese and a sweet- Transfer to the Archaeological Area of Paestum: Three Doric temples of the V century BC, named Temple of Neptune, Basilica and Temple of Ceres stand in the city. The temple of Neptune can be compared for its imposing magnificence with the Parthenon.- Next 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 Naples

What’s included

  • Transportation by a private Mercedes Minivan
  • Local archaeological guide
  • Food tasting and lunch in the Mozzarella farm
  • Guided visit of a celebrated Mozzarella Farm
  • All taxes

What’s not included

  • Entrance fees in Paestum (10 euro per person; free for the under 18 shoving an identification)

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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