Your Licensed English speaking driver will pick you up at your Hotel or Villa by a Mercedes air conditioned vehicle and he will welcome you introducing himself and the program of your Paestum and Cheese Factory Tour. 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.
First stop at the Cheese Factory where through its products will drive their customers to discover the flavors and typical of the area. In addition to Buffalo Mozzarella, Ricotta, Cheeses, you will find Cakes, Ice Cream and Yogurt buffalo milk that tasted directly from the farm, will intertwine in scents and scenery that evoke unique feelings. Here after your visit at the factory and buffalos you can enjoy your lunch.
The Greco-Roman archaeological area, the ancient Poseidonia, a Greek colony, founded according to historians between the 6th and 5th century BC. In 273 BC, Poseidonia became a colony of the Roman Empire under the name of Paestum. During Roman rule, Paestum underwent significant urban development and became a point of reference for all the types trade developed in the Mediterranean area.A visit to the area should start in the northern sanctuary with the Temple of Athena as its most important monument, then the Roman Forum, the Sanctuary dedicated to Hera the so-colled Basilica with columns and the Temple of Neptune. The National Archaeological Museum houses exceptional finds from the city and territory of Poseidonia-Paestum: from prehistoric finds to relics from the Lucanian city, and from architectonic remains to pottery and sculptures. Part of the Museum is dedicated to the archaic sculptures of the famous metopes from the “Heraion di Foce Sele” sanctuary.