Paestum guided tour
To the east of Salerno, after the headlands of Pontecagnano, Battipaglia and Eboli, is Paestum, which is one of the most important italian archeological sites . Here a guided tour of about an hour and half will take you in some of the best preserved ruins, architecture and monuments of the Greek world, such as the Temple of Poseidon (Neptune) ,the temple of Ceres and the Basilica, dating from the 6th Century.
The National Archaeological Museum of Paestum opened in 1952, with the aim of exhibiting the materials found during the excavations at Paestum (opposite the museum) and the cycle of antique metopes and other materials from the Heraion - the temple of Hera Argiva - built by the Greek colonists at the mouth of the Sele. In the museum you can admire the Tomb of the Diver a magnificent example of Greek painting, representing a funeral banquet. The tomb depicts a young man diving into the water is considered one of the greateast archeological discoveries of the 20th century.
All our excursion rates INCLUDE tax, transportation services, and guided tours with Licensed Professional Guides. An Official Certified Tourist Guide is a professional with a license (compulsory for the Italian law) allowed to take people inside museums, archeological sites, churches and any other place of historical interest giving specific detailed information.
For our school trips we accept pre-payment only by PAY PAL SECURE SYSTEM
( web link on each page of our internet site ) or by money transfer on our company bank account.
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Fill the Reservation Form and click on "Pay Now" to finalize the tour booking.
As soon as we receive the payment an automatic confirmation reply will be sent, within 48 hours we will issue and e-mail to you the Excursion Voucher in which will be listed,:
- date of the excursion with number of the partecipants,
- tour itinerary and services included,
- information on who to look for,
- details of the sign that our guide will be holding,
- specific location of where to meet our guide
- two emergency phone numbers.
Please, note that there will be no charge if you cancel your reservation by e-mail within at least 7 days before the date of requested service. If is not done in these terms, our company reserves the right to debit the total amount of requested services.
Paestum guided tour