One Day Trip from Sorrento to Visit Paestum
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Full-day grop tour from Sorrento to Visit Paestum, with mozzarella tasting

8 h
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difficulty Easy
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English
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Ruins at paestum were the highlight but the trip was scenic overall

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Special Excursion to Paestum from Sorrento

Head off the beaten path to explore Paestum, a little-known but still very significant Italian towns, on a full-day tour from Sorrento. Have a taste of typical Italian mozzarella!

One Day Trip from Sorrento to Visit Paestum highlights: 

  • Spend a full day exploring the ancient town of Paestum
  • Learn about the history of Paestum, founded by the ancient Greeks around 60 B.C.
  • Marvel at some of the world's best-preserved Ancient Greek temples and the famous painted tombs of Paestum
  • Have a taste of typical Italian mozzarella!
  • Enjoy lesser-known town that have played important roles in Italian history
Description: 

Some of Italy's best sights are off the beaten path. While the cities of Rome, Venice, and Naples are as remarkable as their renowned fame suggests, there are many lesser-known gems strewn throughout Italy that are historic wonders in their own right. The picturesque Paestum is a gem hidden in the countryside of Southern Italy.

A day tour from Sorrento to visit Paestum

Embark on a full-day group tour from Sorrento to explore these cities. An English-speaking guide will accompany you, but you'll also have free time to walk the streets and stop at whatever sites pique your interest.

Admire the world famous temples of Paestum

You will admire in the archeological area the three Doric temples – they are said to be the best-preserved Greek temples in the world. Constructed of fine limestone, the temples and ruins are a rare, magnificent sight. You will also visit Paestum's museum which displays many fascinating artifacts, such as sculptures and tomb paintings discovered during excavations.
Paestum is also home to renowned painted tombs, dating back to the town's period of Lucanian rule. The most famous of these is the Tomb of the Diver, which is the only surviving Greek tomb from its time with adorned with frescoes of humans. Paestum's museum houses this intriguing tomb as well as many sculptures found on the site.

Have a mozzarella taste

After visiting the temples, you will visit a local farm, where the famous buffalo mozzarella cheese is produced, entirely made by hand and exclusively with buffalo milk. Here a guided tour will show you the daily production and the stables where the most avantgarde techniques of milking are used, to safeguard animal welfare, hygiene and milk quality. At the end of the guided tour you will have a taste of this exquisite product!
After the visit, you will have some free time where you are free to purchase lunch from the farm's own bistro or, of course if you prefer, you can bring your own packed lunch.After this beautiful day, you will come back to Sorrento.

Other eXPeriences from Sorrento

Join also the Private tour to Amalfi, Ravello and Positano, the Helicopter tour over Amalfi Coast and Sorrento and the Private Tour to Pompeii and Herculaneum in a day.
 

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Reviews of Full-day grop tour from Sorrento to Visit Paestum, with mozzarella tasting

5
Reviewed by An ItalyXP customer from

ruins at paestum were great

Well organised tour with an informative guide and good bus driver. Ruins at paestum were the highlight but the trip was scenic overall.
5
Reviewed by An ItalyXP customer from

ruins at paestum were great

Well organised tour with an informative guide and good bus driver. Ruins at paestum were the highlight but the trip was scenic overall. Tour ended up being 10.5 hrs rather than 8.