Cilento's Wine Tour: Discover the Secrets
- Duration: 1.5 hours
Commence this delicious outing with a complimentary pickup from your guide. You will meet your driver/guide at Paestum railway station before taking the scenic drive to your first vineyard. Upon arrival at the vineyard, your knowledgeable farmer guide will share with your their wisdom for how the vineyard is maintained and what is involved with grape selection and the processing of the harvest. At the end of the experience your questions will be welcomed if you desire to know more. After the vineyard tour, you will have the opportunity to taste excellent products made on this very vineyard. You will sample Cilento wines like Fiano Cilento DOP and Aglianico Cilento DOP. In addition to the wine, you'll also get to pair them with delicious sausages and cheese to complete the experience. This tour will uncover the secrets of Italian wine making.
After meeting your guide at the tour meeting point, you'll travel by van or car to the city of Capaccio Paestum. There you can discover the stories and curiosities of this magnificent area. The area of Capaccio Paestum is very interesting. It is a city rich in history and legends, many of which you will discover throughout this tour. Your driver and guide will answer your questions as you travel, helping to make your trip unique. You'll see the walls of Paestum, stopping to admire the breathtaking panorama of the belvedere of the Madonna del Granato. In Beldvedere Square there is a sanctuary dedicated to the Madonna del Granato, which you will discover dates back to the 10th century A.D. Throughout your tour you will also have a break discover the buffalo farms and taste some iconic buffalo mozzarella.
Discover the 2 main highlights of Paestum, its ancient Greek temples and its world-famous Mozzarella on this guided tour. Start your tour in Naples, driving in comfort southwards to the archaeological site of Paestum. Visit this ancient Greek colony founded in the 7th century. Admire the 3 Doric temples, considered the best-preserved Greek temples in the world. Explore fascinating artifacts like sculptures and tomb paintings at Paestum Museum. Move onward to a local farm where the famous buffalo mozzarella cheese is produced. See how it is entirely made by hand with buffalo milk. During this fabulous excursion, enjoy the daily production of the cheese factory. Learn about the process of making the delicious mozzarella cheese of Campania. Walk through the stables where the most avant-garde techniques of milking are used to safeguard animal welfare, hygiene, and milk quality. Conclude t...
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