The city was at the beginning called “Poseidonia”, it became one of the most flourishing centres of the Mediterranean Sea.

Its decay started with the Roman Empire decay, when the buildings were stripped to allow the building of churches and buildings and the rests were abandoned.

The main reasons to visit Paestum are the three extraordinary Doric temples, among the best preserved ones of the ancient times there are: Neptune Temple, the Basilica and Cerere Temple.

The modern city of Paestum, located north the archaeological site, is also a popular tourist place, surrounded by sandy beaches.

The driver will be able to give you also useful advices on the restaurants where you can taste the best local specialities.

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