The Magna Graecia, the Paestum Temples, Mediterranean Diet: this is Cilento!
Explore Ancient Magnificence
Paestum, nestled along the Campania coast, is a tangible testament to ancient grandeur. Its majestic Doric temples, dating back to the 6th and 5th centuries BC, stand as some of the finest examples of Greek architecture in Italy. Discover the millennia-old ruins of Poseidonia, the ancient name of Paestum, and immerse yourself in the grandeur of the temples of Neptune, Ceres, and Apollo.
Ancient History and Culture
Beyond the temples, Paestum offers a complete immersion into antiquity. Explore the National Archaeological Museum of Paestum, housing a rich collection of artifacts that narrate the history of the ancient city. Admire the tomb paintings in the tombs of the renowned "Tuffatore" and discover evidence of ancient daily life.
Golden Sand Beaches and Natural Landscapes
Besides its archaeological wonders, Paestum boasts magnificent beaches with golden sands kissed by the crystal-clear waters of the Tyrrhenian Sea. The long stretches of coastline offer opportunities for relaxation and leisure, striking a perfect balance between history and natural beauty.
Paestum's cuisine is a blend of authentic flavors. Taste the locally produced buffalo mozzarella and delight in traditional dishes like "parmigiana di melanzane" (eggplant parmesan) and seafood specialties. Local restaurants offer authentic culinary experiences rich in Mediterranean flavors.
The people of Paestum welcome visitors with the warmth typical of Southern Italy. Hotels and accommodations provide comfort and high-quality services to ensure a pleasant stay while exploring the region's beauties.
Discover Paestum, Live History
Paestum is a unique experience that merges ancient greatness with the delights of the coast. Come and discover this archaeological gem where history comes alive, and the Mediterranean atmosphere captivates visitors.
Come to Paestum, where ancient meets the sea for an unforgettable experience.