Salerno and Paestum

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From EUR 42

Explore the lesser-known but equally amazing towns of Salerno and Paestum during this full-day tour from Sorrento. Admire the architecture and monuments of these ancient cities and stroll through their historic streets and sightseeing!

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Programme

Departing from centrally located meeting points in Sorrento and relax on the trip through the beautiful Sorrento Coast.

Spent an hour of free time walking along the Salerno seafront and visiting the city's cathedral. Discover Salerno's history from your guide and learn how, in medieval times, Salerno became the world's capital of medicine.
You maybe don't know that the Salerno Monastery of the Benedictine monks, offered the best Medical instruction available at the time and that one of the most famous medical texts "Regimen Sanitatis Salerni" was written in Salerno in Latin and translated later into almost every European language.

Continue your tour heading towards Paestum by coach (approx. 60 km) to discover this fascinating archaeological site. Enjoy free time for lunch (own expense) and then visit the excavations characterized by the three Greek temples, knows as the Basilica, the Temple of Poseidon and Athena.
All the temples are remarkably well conserved in the magnificent Doric style and built between 550 and 450 BC.
At the end of the visit, return to Sorrento by coach.


What's included

- Professional authorized guide
- Centrally located meeting points in Sorrento
- Transport by air-conditioned coach
- Commentary in English


What's not included

- Entrance fees
- Food and drinks, unless specified

Highlights

  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city 
  • Ideal choice for families 
  • Step back in time on a history tour 
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide 

Route

  1. Sorrento
  2. Salerno
  3. Paestum