Paestum and Cheese Factory

Shore Excursion

At your disembarking you will find one of our Licensed English speaking driver that for an easy identification will be holding a sign with your name on it and he will welcome you introducing himself and the program of your Paestum and cheese factory Shore excursion. On the way he will give you a running commentary related to culture, history and traditions and of course he will stop on the way to give you time to take pictures at the best view points.

Cheese Factory

A stroll around the Estate brings you close to the buffalos, surrounded by smell scent and noises that harmonize with the modern breeding facilities. By watching experience and knowledge of artisanal cheese making you can appreciate the passion that is needed to make an excellent product. The tour ends with a tasting of freshly made mozzarella cheese.


Is an ancient city of Magna Grecia, sacred to Poseidon. It has its period of maximum splendor and wealth. Between 420 B.C. and 410 B.C. Lucans take over the city, and the change in the name Paistom. In 273 B.C. Rome withdrew Paistom to Lucania, where he founded a colony, and changed the name of the city in Paestum. The relationship between Paestum and Rome were always very tight: the Paestum socii navales were the Romans, allies in case of need were to provide ships and sailors. But Paestum was progressively invaded by the waters of the river Sele, then all the inhabitants began to flee by taking refuge in the nearby mountains. With the abandonment of Paestum, the ancient city he lost his memory because the city was gradually submerged marshes and scrub.

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