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Cilento: Paestum, Mozzarella and Wine

Journey through Time and Taste: From Ancient Greek Temples to the Flavours of Authentic Southern Italy


  • Archeology
  • Food&Wine
  • History
  • Nature

What makes this tour Special

Experience the genuine wonder of Paestum, being one of the world's prime archeological sights where the grandeur of Magna Graecia is still resonant in the standing columns of the Greek temples.

Take part in a rewarding journey through time where heritage and tradition come to life at one of the area’s finest mozzarella factories. Witness firsthand the craft and passion that pours into creating these soft, culinary delights.

Relish the local produce that characterizes Cilento's cuisine as you visit the cellars of De Conciliis. Savor a variety of local DOC wines and indulge in a light lunch of Cilento DOP cheeses, homemade bread, and other local delicacies. This is more than a simple meal, it's a delectable sensory journey through the rich world of Southern Italian flavors.

What to Expect


Enjoy your tour with your own private tour expert at your party's disposal only


8 hours




Meet&Greet at your hotel/accomodation. Private Driver included throughout the tour


Entrance tickets are included! Enjoy your tour!


This tour is not recommended to wheelchair users

What's Included
  • Private car/van with driver
  • Blue badge certified private tour guide
  • Visit and entrance to the Greek Temples of Paestum
  • Visit to a local mozzarella factory with tastings
  • Wine tasting of up to 5 local DOC wines
  • Light lunch of local Cilento DOP cheeses, homemade bread, salami and local savories
  • Pick up and drop off from Amalfi coast or Sorrento peninsular hotel
Not Included/ Optional Extras
  • Tips and gratuities (optional)
  • Additional food and drinks unless specified
  • Personal expenses

Sites you’ll visit

  • Paestum
  • Mozzarella Farm
  • Wine Tasting
  • Paestum is an ancient Greco-Roman city in southern Italy known for its well-preserved Greek temples and rich history. It's a UNESCO World Heritage site, a testament to the grandeur of ancient civilizations and a treasure trove for archaeology enthusiasts.
  • A typical mozzarella farm, especially in regions like Campania in Italy, is where the traditional art of mozzarella making comes to life. These farms often produce mozzarella from the milk of water buffaloes (Mozzarella di Bufala) or cows. Visitors can experience the entire process, from milking to the crafting of cheese, concluding with a delightful tasting of fresh, creamy mozzarella paired with local products. These farms not only offer a glimpse into the culinary heritage but also promote sustainable and artisanal food production.
  • A wine tasting is a sensory examination and evaluation of wine, allowing participants to appreciate and understand different grape varieties and wine production through sight, smell, and taste.

Tour description

Delve into the secrets of the past and the flavors of the present in the Southern Italian region of Cilento. Our "Cilento: Paestum, Mozzarella and Wine" tour combines the wonders of ancient civilizations with the authentic and delicious regional cuisine of Cilento. Following hotel pick-up in a private car/van, your English-speaking guide will lead an immersive journey through Greek temples, a well-renowned mozzarella factory, and, finally, the cellars of a famous Italian wine maker for its fine DOC wines.

Explore the ancient marvels of Paestum, home to some of the best-preserved Greek temples in the world. Immerse yourself in the cheese-making tradition at one of the finest mozzarella factories. You will witness the daily production of mozzarella, yogurt, and ice cream, guided by the artisan who brings these dairy delights to life.

Travel further into the heart of Cilento to cellar for a wine tasting, featuring 4-5 local DOC wines accompanied by a light lunch of Cilento DOP cheeses, homemade bread, local salami and savories. Soothe your senses amidst the vineyards before returning to unearth more of Paestum's Greek Temples. Conclude the day with a return to your hotel, carrying the memories of a lifetime steeped in history, culture, and culinary pleasures

Full Refund Cancellation Policy

Eyes of Rome has two policies with full refund terms.
The policies are included and non-optional.
  1. Dolce Vita policy is applied on all Standard Bookings placed more than 72 hours from the date of the event. We provide all our customers with Refundable Terms up to 72 hours from the date of the event for any reason. To apply for a refund including where your tour is cancelled or changed by Eyes of Rome®, please contact our customer service team at info@eyesofrome.com.
  2. Peace of Mind policy is applied on Selected Bookings and on all Bookings placed within 72 hours from the date of the event. We provide all our customers with Refundable Terms so if you are unable to attend your booking due to unforeseen circumstances outside of your control you may be entitled to a refund - please see our full set of Refundable Terms and Conditions here. To apply for a refund, please find the instructions on how to apply in the booking confirmation email you received after payment.

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