PAESTUM AND BUFFALO MOZZARELLA TOUR

This Tour is only available from Hotels in Sorrento or Positano and Amalfi.

Your English speaking driver will pick you up at your Hotel in morning at 8am.

Today we will drive you in the south of Campania region to visit the Greek Ancient city of Paestum located on the coast of the Tyrrhenian sea in the Magna Grecia.

The first stop will be at the Vannullo cheese factory where it is produced the famous buffalo mozzarella entirely made by handsand exclusively with milk. Here you will have a guided tour visiting the stable where are used the most avantgarde techniques of milking to safeguard animal welfare, hygiene and milk quality, visit the leather shop and the museum with tools and equipments of various periods and finish with a taste of the dairy production.

The tour will continue towards the ruins of Paestum originally founded under the name of Poseidonia approximately in the 600 BC from the Greek colonists of Sybaris and later conquered by the Lucanians and then the Romans. Here you will have free time to visit 3 of the most well-preserved ancient Greek temples in the world (Temple of Hera, Neptune and Ceres dedicated to Athena). Then you will visit also the Archeological Museum with its archaic Greek sculptures and vases where it is preserved a great series of metopes from the nearby sanctuary of Hera, which depict scenes from Homeric myth and women dancing to honor the goddes.

Then we can suggest you a good local Restaurant nearby the Greek ruins of Paestum to have lunch before to drive you back to the Hotel in  the afternoon.

The tour doesn’t include lunch, gratuities, entrance fees in Paestum, the licensed guide in the Paestum ruins and the guided tour of the Buffallo Mozzarella.

* Entrance fee to the Paestum Temples and Museum is 6,50 Euros per person

* The cost for the buffalo mozzarella tour is 10 Euros per person

* If you would like to arrange a guide it is possible to find one available right at the ticket office (for an extra fee of approximately 100 Euros) or you can easily walk through the Greek Temples on your own

 

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