Paestum Ruins, Via Magna Graecia, Paestum, Province of Salerno, Italy


The ancient city belonging to Poseidon.

A journey beyond the borders of time.

In the archaeological site of Paestum it is possible to admire some wonderful examples of Greek architecture, among the better preserved in Southern Italy. The best examples are the three Doric style temples: the Temple of Neptune, the Temple of Ceres and the Basilica. An expert guide will accompany visitors to discover the 2,500-year-old religious architecture, on a journey beyond the confines of time.

Followed by a visit to the National Archaeological Museum of Paestum, in which the most important examples of Greek art are preserved. Inside the museum you can admire the elements that served as decoration of the temples and some of the most beautiful painted tombs of Campania region.  The Tomb of the Diver, kept in perfect conditions, fascinates hundreds of thousands of visitors every year.


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Tour’s Details

Tour type: walking
Duration: 2 hours
Location: Italy, Salerno & Paestum
Meet Location: At the ticket office of the Paestum ruins
End Location: Outside the Archaeological Museum of Paestum
Transportation method: It can be arranged on demand
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Maximum number of People: 15
Kid friendly: Yes
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Tour’s Program

- Meeting the guide at the ticket office of Paestum site
- Highlights of the visit: The Temple of Cerere, Nettuno, Poseidone, the amphitheater, the forum and the archaeological museum
- Guide service for the entire duration of the tour
- Transportation.
- Meals.
- Admission fees: Paestum.
- The site of Paestum is vast and also very exposed with minimal shade, so the use of sunscreen and wearing a hat it is recommended.
- Make sure to take plenty of water.
- It is best to use closed shoes and not flip flops, since it can be difficult to walk through the ruins of Pompeii with opened shoes.
- Skip the line: the guide can buy the tickets immediately at a preferential check-out.
- The archaeological site of Paestum is closed on the 1st January, the 1st May and 25th December.
- It is forbidden to introduce inside the excavations of Paestum, handbags, backpacks, luggage, cases, larger than 30x30x15 cm.
- Regarding school trips, it is strictly necessary to book the tour before the visit.

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