Paestum is located south of Naples and is easy to reach with public transport, making for a great day (or half-day) trip from Naples. This Greco-Roman archaeological site is home to the remains of three ancient Greek temples and a museum.
Founded as a Greek colony in the 6th century BC, Paestum still has defensive walls, a Roman forum, what's left of a Roman amphitheater and a collection of ancient tombs, all of which can be explored at your leisure!
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The only down side to the experience was-the organisation of entrance to the park. Lots of people park in the car parks at the exit end to the site! The entrance is at the other end of the road well away from the car parks this was confusing lots of people. the man on the gate was grumpy and unhelpful, even the Italian people visiting the park did not understand what he was trying to tell them. Either the entrance and exits need changing around or they need to be clearly signposted and explained in writing on the wall !!!
Had a delicious lunch in Neptunno Restaurant reasonable prices for a glamorous establishment.