Paestum Ruins and Buffalo Mozzarella Tasting Experience

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8 Hours | From 89€ – 179€ | Free Cancellation | Reserve Now & Pay Later

 

About the tour

On holiday in Sorrento and the Amalfi Coast and searching for an exciting and educational experience that combines Italian history and culture alongside its amazing local produce and cuisine? Our Paestum and Buffalo Mozzarella Tasting Experience is perfect for you! Paestum is famous for two things, its ancient Greek Temples and its Buffalo Mozzarella, our complete itinerary includes a visit to the ancient ruins in the morning followed by a Buffalo Mozzarella tasting experience in a local dairy farm. Our professional and English speaking drivers will be with you throughout the day and pick up and drop off from your accommodation or hotel is included. 

Itinerary

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8AM | Depart from Sorrento to Paestum

One of our professional and English speaking drivers will collect you from your Hotel or Accommodation in the morning. The journey from Sorrento to Paestum will take approximately 2 hours, depending on traffic, in which you will travel in optimum comfort while experiencing the famous drive along the iconic and picturesque Amalfi Coast roads. 

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10AM | Arrival to Paestum and Tour

This truly enchanting and historical site is simply a must on any classic tour around the South of Italy.  The total tour itself is approximately 2 hours and you will visit the Temples, Ruins, Museum and Archeological site. You will have the option to hire a multilingual guide which also includes fast track access and entrance tickets into the ruins.

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12PM | Paestum to Local Dairy Farm

Once the tour of Paestum is complete the driver will accompany you to the next stop of the journey, the drive to the local dairy farm where fresh buffalo mozzarella is produced is approximately 20 minutes.

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1PM | Lunch and Buffalo Mozzarella Tasting Experience

After spending your morning immersed in history and culture another exciting part of the day awaits, lunch in a local dairy where buffalo mozzarella is produced where you will also enjoy a delicious lunch. We recommend trying the homemade ice cream made by Buffalo milk, for a refreshing light snack as well as visiting the shop where you can buy fresh produce.

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5PM | Return to Sorrento

At the end of tour one of our professional drivers will take you back to your accommodation and you will travel in optimum comfort with all the essentials. The journey will take an 2 hours and 30mins and you will arrive back to Sorrento at approximately 5pm depending on the traffic.

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Important Information

What's Included
  • Pick Up and Drop Off from and to your Hotel or Accommodation
  • Round-trip transportation in an Air Conditioned Mercedes Mini Van or Car
  • English Speaking Driver
  • Private Insured
  • Free Wi-Fi on Board
  • Lunch in the Dairy Farm
  • Buffalo Mozzarella Tasting
  • Bottle of Water
  • Licensed Vehicles
  • Fees/Gasoline

Not Included

  • Fast Track Access
  • Local Professional Guide
  • Entrance Tickets to the Ruins
Departure and Return
  • Departure: 8am from Accommodation or Hotel
  • Return: 5pm return to Accommodation or Hotel
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • This tour/activity can accommodate from Couples to Large Groups
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Keep in mind that departure and return times may vary
Rates and Cancellation Policy

The price range of this tour is from 99€ – 219€ per person depending on the size of your group participating.

For a full refund please cancel the tour 24 hours before its commencement.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. How long is the journey from Sorrento to Paestum?

The journey will take approximately 2 hours, depending on traffic.

2. Is lunch included within the experience?

Yes, after exploring Paestum you will visit a local dairy farm where you will learn how Buffalo Mozzarella is produced by hand. You will also enjoy a wonderful lunch made with all local and home grown produce as well as have the oppourtunity to shop their local produce.

3. How much time will we have to explore the Paestum Ruins?

The total tour of Paestum is approximately 2 hours where you will visit the Temples, Ruins, Museum and Archeological Sites.

4. Is there a Pick Up and Drop Off service included within the experience?

One of our Professional and English Speaking drivers will pick you up in the morning from your Hotel or Accommodation and drop you off at the end of the tour.

5. How many people can be included within this tour?

This tour can accommodate from Couples to Large Groups.

Detailed Itinerary

8AM | Depart from Sorrento to Paestum 

As Paestum is located just South of the Sorrento Peninsula and Amalfi Coast, we advise to start the tour early in the morning especially if you’re visiting during the peak of summer, so that you avoid travelling in the hot weather and it will be much more comfortable to travel at this time especially if you have children or are travelling in big groups. We recommend stopping for a quick typical Neapolitan coffee and Italian style breakfast alongside a freshly made pastry or traditional savoury breakfast, there are a few you can choose from in Piazza Tasso however our firm favourite is Bar Fauno, it’s also one of the most popular bars in Sorrento. The journey from Sorrento to Paestum will take approximately 2 hours, depending on traffic, in which you will travel in optimum comfort while experiencing the famous drive along the iconic and picturesque Amalfi Coast roads. Throughout the drive you will be able to admire the bright blue sea and the cliff edges that characterise the iconic Amalfi Coast drive, you will also have your the opportunity to stop along the way to take pictures along the picturesque coastal roads, either on the way to Paestum or on return to Sorrento.

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10AM | Arrival to Paestum and Tour

This truly enchanting and historical site is simply a must on any classic tour around the South of Italy. Paestum is home to one of Europe’s most magical and glorious archaeological sites and is recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage site as it includes three of the worlds best preserved ancient Greek temples. During your tour you will have the opportunity to visit treasures such as Temples and the iconic Tomb of the Diver, known as ‘Tomba del Tuffatore’. It is also said that these ruins are some of the best preserved temples in the world. The best way to visit the Paestum Ruins is with a professional, qualified and private tour guide which you, this way you will truly be able to fully immerse yourself into the understanding and appreciation of the history and culture of these Greek ruins, especially if you are travelling as a family with small children or in a large group of friends. The Paestum Ruins tour guides are experienced and very child friendly, they will be able to keep your children engaged and entertained throughout the duration of the tour with games and prizes all while teaching them some history about this famous site in a creative and family friendly way. Another great benefit to getting a guide is that you will be able to skip the queue as you will have fast track access and the entrance tickets are also included within the price, this way to can be sure to maximise your time and not loose any waiting in lines especially in the peak of the summer season. The total tour itself will also for approximately two hours and you will visit the Temples, Ruins, Museum and Archeological site.

12PM | Paestum to Local Dairy Farm

Once the tour of Paestum is complete the driver will accompany you to the next stop of the journey, the drive to the local dairy farm where fresh buffalo mozzarella is produced is approximately 20 minutes, depending on traffic and you will be able to enjoy the stunning panoramic views in the comfort of the private car with our professional driver.

1PM | Lunch and Buffalo Mozzarella Tasting Experience

After spending your morning immersed in history and culture another exciting part of the day awaits, lunch in a local dairy where buffalo mozzarella is produced where you will also enjoy a delicious lunch. Upon arrival you will be given a tour of the farm as see how the delicious buffalo mozzarella is produced entirely by hand in the traditional method. You will also have the opportunity to enjoy a delicious freshly made light lunch consisting local products such as buffalo mozzarella and parma ham. We recommend trying the homemade ice cream made by Buffalo milk, for a refreshing light snack. You will also have the opportunity to buy some of the local fresh products such as the mozzarella.

5PM | Return to Sorrento

At the end of tour one of our professional drivers will take you back to your accommodation and you will travel in optimum comfort with all the essentials. The journey will take an 2 hours and 30mins and you will arrive back to Sorrento at approximately 5pm depending on the traffic.

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