Paestum Ruins, Paestum

The well-preserved Paestum Ruins date back to the first half of the sixth century and were dedicated to the goddess Hera and god Poseidon. Opposite the site is an archaeological museum. Several companies offer guided tours of the temples. Using our online itinerary creator, Paestum attractions like Paestum Ruins can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Ruins of Greek temples in unbelievable condition dating back to 600 BC. If you’re lucky /early you could have the place to yourself. Walk along the ancient roads among the foundations of this once...  more »
  • Making my way to Paestum made for a lovely day. If you happen to be in Salerno, this is an obvious choice for a visit. A short, easy train ride from the central station in Salerno gets to Paestum in....  more »
  • Paestum is about an hour south from Salerno by train and 1.5 hours from Naples and sits on the coast in Southern Italy.The key features are three Greek temples that are very well preserved and date...  more »

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