Paestum Greek temples Private guided tour
- Meeting point: Paestum
- 2 hours
Paestum is one of the most significant and precious archaeological sites in Italy, a gem of our cultural heritage.
A tour of this precious town will let you to live an overwhelming experience.
Old legends attribute its buildings to the “Argonauts” of Greek mythology: people of Greek origin, coming from Sybaris, who founded Paestum in the 6th century BC. The city, originally called “Poseidonia” because of Poseidon, god of the sea, soon became one of the most prosperous cities in the Mediterranean area. Its decline came, however, with the fall of the Roman Empire.
Today, Paestum is well known for its spectacular Doric temples. Properly, one of the most important symbols of this area are the Doric temples such as the Temple of Neptune, the Basilica and the Temple of Ceres. Enjoy the tour with our archaeological guide, which will allow you to better discover the beauty of Paestum and will help you the buy the entrance tickets offering you a skip the line service.
Not far from the Doric temples you will also find the archaeological museum of Paestum, one of the richest archaeological collections in Italy. Your tour can therefore be enriched and includes a visit to the numerous artefacts as well as frescoes, which retrace the 3 main phases of Paestum’s history: the prehistoric phase, the phase of transition from Poseidonia to Paestum and the phase of decline with the advent of the Romans! For lovers of history and archaeology, then, Greek temples of Paestum private guide tour is the right choice for a fantastic experience!
Visit of the Greek Temples and Museum 2 hours
Skip the line assistance
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