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Paestum: the Greek Temples and the Archaeological Museum private tour

Paestum: the Greek Temples and the Archaeological Museum private tour

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Explore the well-preserved Greek ruins at Paestum on this private tour. See the Doric temples, the markets, forum, and amphitheater of the ancient Greek settlement as you learn about the life of the people who lived there. After touring the site, pay a visit to the National Archeological Museum with great works of art from the Magna Greece region.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$166.82
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$166.82
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Salerno Walking Tour

Salerno Walking Tour

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You will find a guide, a new friend, a local friend, able to make you fully experience the city of Salerno.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$31.70
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$31.70

Private Lesson on the Ceramic Tradition in Vietri sul Mare

Private Lesson on the Ceramic Tradition in Vietri sul Mare

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The contact with clay: transforming the material with your own hands and creating a shape is fun and exciting. To experience one of the most ancient techniques is to immerse yourself in the very history of our town, a town with an ancient ceramic tradition.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$21.01
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$21.01
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Private Ceramic Workshop in Vietri Sul Mare

Private Ceramic Workshop in Vietri Sul Mare

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A concentrate for those who are curious to learn more about the majolica production of Vietri sul mare ceramics and its tradition. You will have a broad overview and you will experiment with various techniques.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$55.61
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$55.61
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CERTOSA di PADULA & JOE PETROSINO Exclusive Tour

CERTOSA di PADULA & JOE PETROSINO Exclusive Tour

The Tour Certosa of Padula and Joe Petrosino is a full-day itinerary in the Vallo di Diano that will guide you to discover one of the main Carthusian monasteries of Italy in Padula, the birthplace of Joe Petrosino. We start our tour at the Certosa di San Lorenzo, also known as the Certosa di Padula. The monastery, founded in 1306 by the San Severino family, is the largest in Italy, with an area of ​​51,500 m2 and has the largest cloister in the world built between 1500 and 1700, with an area of ​​12,000 m2. It was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1998 and inside you can appreciate the library, reachable with a wonderful helical staircase, the large cloister, the monumental elliptical staircase, the prior's quardo. The whole Certosa di Padula is surrounded by the park and wonderful gardens. Lunch Included After the walk inside the Certosa di San Lorenzo, you will be our guests for a typical lunch in a restaurant. In the early afternoon we visit Joe Petrosino's childhood home, today an appreciable museum. Known as the Italian Sherlock Holmes, not everyone knows that Joe Petrosino was born in Padula in 1860. He then moved to New York City and joined the New York Police Department in 1883 and was promoted by President Roosevelt to investigative sergeant in charge of the NYPD's homicide division. When he was promoted to lieutenant, he investigated the criminal activities of the mafia. His investigations are recognized by all as heroic deeds, so much so that several books, screenplays and films have been dedicated to him, as well as a park in New York City. During his investigations on the mafia, in Sicily in Palermo, he was assassinated in 1909. At the end of the day our Tour Certosa di Padula and Joe Petrosino also ends, when we will take you back to the Hotel. A tour not to be missed in a pleasant combination of Culture, History and Legality.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$196.48
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$196.48

Knowledge and Flavors

Knowledge and Flavors

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The ways of taste more than a simple tour, it is a real journey to discover the knowledge and flavors of this magnificent land that is Cilento. I designed and realized this tour to share with you the excellences of this territory, between history, culture and gastronomy. I have selected the best companies of wines, extra virgin olive oil, buffalo mozzarella and Cilento white fig and you will discover the history of each one, you will visit the working environments, but above all you will delight your palate with products with unique flavors. I will also tell you a story from 2500 years ago, thanks to a guided tour of the archaeological site of the ancient Greek-Roman city of Paestum and the treasures preserved in the National Museum. Only at the end of this tour, away from stress, and enjoying the benefits of the Mediterranean Diet, can you say that you have really known and discovered a rich and pristine land, a true human destination: the Cilento!
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$190.12
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$190.12

Pompeii and Amalfi Coast from the port of Salerno

Pompeii and Amalfi Coast from the port of Salerno

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See two of southern Italy’s most popular destinations when you embark on a full-day, private tour of Pompeii and the Amalfi Coast. Meet your guide directly at the Salerno port, or at your local accommodation, and travel first to Pompeii. Upon arrival, you’ll go on an extensive tour of the sprawling archaeological site, and will learn how Mt. Vesuvius leveled the Roman city in 79 AD. Then, return to your vehicle and head to the Amalfi Coast, where you’ll have free time to explore both Ravello and Amalfi.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$988.58
per group
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$988.58
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Small-Group Amalfi Coast Day Cruise from Positano

Small-Group Amalfi Coast Day Cruise from Positano

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Get an intimate look at the stunning Amalfi Coast on this day cruise from Positano. Led by an expert skipper, glide past the Emerald Grotto sea cave in Conca dei Marini, the Furore fjord, and the fishing village of Praiano, marveling at the UNESCO-listed seashore as you go. Hop off the boat for a dip or some time to snorkel, and explore the town of Ravello or Amalfi at your leisure. Numbers are limited to 12 people on this small-group tour to ensure a more personal experience.
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  • 7 hours
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$95.15
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$95.15

Paestum: Temples&Archaeological Museum with Your Local Archaeologist

Paestum: Temples&Archaeological Museum with Your Local Archaeologist

In the archaeological site of Paestum it is possible to admire some wonderful examples of Greek architecture, among the better preserved in Southern Italy. The best examples are the three Doric style temples: the Temple of Neptune, the Temple of Ceres and the Basilica. An expert guide will accompany visitors to discover the 2,500-year-old religious architecture, on a journey beyond the confines of time. Followed by a visit to the National Archaeological Museum of Paestum, in which the most important examples of Greek art are preserved. Inside the museum you can admire the elements that served as decoration of the temples and some of the most beautiful painted tombs of Campania. The Tomb of the Diver, kept in perfect conditions, fascinates hundreds of thousands of visitors every year.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$148.29
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$148.29
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1943 OPERATION AVALANCE SALERNO Tour

1943 OPERATION AVALANCE SALERNO Tour

Our Tour 1943 Operation Avalanche Salerno is an immersive itinerary in one of the most important pages in the history of Italy. We will trace what history remembers as the largest military maneuver in the Mediterranean, second only to the Normandy landing in 1944. Our guided tour starts at the Museum of Operation Avalanche in Eboli. After visiting the museum, we pass to the Commonwealth War Cemetery in Salerno, where 1,847 British, American and Canadian soldiers are buried, as well as from South Africa, India, New Zealand and Africa. We then head towards the Amalfi Coast and reach the city of Maiori. Here we stop on the beach where the allied forces land and then we drive to the Chiunzi Pass, where we begin our trek towards Monte Sant'Angelo and Monte Finestra, retracing the footsteps of the soldiers. The trekking tour will end in Cava de’ Tirreni. A tour not to be missed in a jump into the past of the history of Italy.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$228.61
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$228.61

Discover Salerno - walking tour learning history and anecdotes with a local -

Discover Salerno - walking tour learning history and anecdotes with a local -

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Join us on a walking tour in the historical center of Salerno. Salernum was founded by the Romans in the 2nd century B. C. but the most important period for the city was in the middle ages. After the destruction of the Roman Empire in Italy the Lombards created a dukedom in Campania and Salerno became its capital. In this time Salerno was one of the most important cities of the Mediterrenean sea, Here was founded the first Medical School around the end of the 9th century A. D. We will go to discover the history and the architecture of the medieval time with a visit into the Cathedral of Saint Matthew, a spectacular example of Arab-Norman architecture. This church also contains a beautiful crypt in Baroque style.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$30.89
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$30.89

Paestum Temples and Museum Private Skip the Line Guided Tour with a Local Guide

Paestum Temples and Museum Private Skip the Line Guided Tour with a Local Guide

Discover the archeological site of Paestum and the amazing doric temples with a local and expert in archeology tour guide. Paestum is an archeological sites of Greek temples and you can see its highlights such as the Temples of Neptune, the Forum, the Amphitheater and much more. The tour guide will show you also the frescoes from the ruins preserved at the National Museum of Paestum, just near the ruins. A private tour is best experience to have a full overview of the site and let the tour giuide customize the tour according to your interests.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$163.12
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$163.12
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Medical School of Salerno Private Tour with a Local Guide

Medical School of Salerno Private Tour with a Local Guide

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The Medical School of Salerno—one of the oldest and most important schools of its kind—has layers of history that visitors often don’t know much about. During this tour, you’ll visit the school’s various sites with a guide who helps you understand its past, and see Minerva's gardens and the San Lazzaro chapel. Skip-the-line admission to the school is included, saving you time waiting in the long lines that pay testament to the school's prestige.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$185.36
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$185.36
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Paestum Virtual Tour: Secrets of Ancient Poseidonia

Paestum Virtual Tour: Secrets of Ancient Poseidonia

*** START TIME IS US EST *** What was Italy like before the rise of ancient Rome? Find out on our immersive virtual tour of mysterious Paestum, one of the world’s most spectacular archaeological sites far from the average tourist’s radar. Founded in the 6th century BC by sea-worshipping Greek settlers known as the Poseidonians, Paestum boasts three extraordinarily well-preserved Greek temples whose massive and beautiful forms speak hauntingly of a distant world. Join local guide Andrea to trace the fascinating story of this remote colony, from its rise to one of southern Italy’s most important cities to decline & conquer at the hands of the newly powerful Roman Empire. We’ll be virtually wandering through the ruins & poring over ancient frescoes, mosaics & artefacts that offer a vivid window into the splendours of antiquity. Our immersive Paestum virtual tour is a great chance to see a hidden side of Italy’s ancient heritage - book your place today!
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$24.71
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$24.71

Skip the Line Private Tour of Paestum with a Local Guide

Skip the Line Private Tour of Paestum with a Local Guide

Just north of modern seaside Paestrum sits a major city of the Greek, Lucanian and Roman periods. Although anyone can walk through the ruins of Paestrum, most visitors are not experienced classicists, and a licensed tour guide can bring the city’s amphitheater, civic buildings, and residential ruins alive. Learn about the site’s unique art and architecture from your art historian guide, and take photos that preserve your memory of the day for years to come.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$195.24
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$195.24
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The ruins of Paestum private tour: best preserved temples in the world (Unesco)

The ruins of Paestum private tour: best preserved temples in the world (Unesco)

Paestum is an ancient city of Magna Grecia called by the founders Poseidonia and later Paestum by the Romans in honor of Poseidon, but very devoted to Athena and Hera. The guided tour will take you to admire three temples, the first, that of Hera, also called Basilica is the oldest, in Doric style, with impressive dimensions. Later we will visit the largest temple, that of Poseidon, also called Neptune, comparable to the temple of Zeus in Olympia, a majestic wonder in Doric style built in 460 BC. with a double order of columns and you are in the front. The tour continues with the discovery of the third temple, that of Ceres. Along the Via Sacra there will be the opportunity to see the Roman Forum and the Amphitheater. After the ruins of Paestum, the tour will end at the National Archaeological Museum. On the cover plate you can admire a naked man diving, suspended in the air, thrown from a trampoline about to enter a body of water.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$253.32
per group
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$253.32
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A celebration of flavours overlooking the Bay of Gaeta

A celebration of flavours overlooking the Bay of Gaeta

Medieval Gaeta The quarter of Medieval Gaeta is steeped in history and rich in ancient monuments.  During the Middle Ages Gaeta was a fortified settlement, and flourishing port which carried out trade with countries in the eastern Mediterranean.  It was built on the rocky peninsular of Monte Orlando. Gaeta went on to evolve into an autonomous maritime Duchy ruled by Giovanni I of Gaeta and then the Docibile family for several generations. The young king of Naples, Ladislao di Durazzo took refuge at Gaeta and here in 1381 he  married his young bride Costanza Chiaramonte. Indeed many of the street names of the medieval quarter reflect Gaeta’s eventful history.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$160.26
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$160.26
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Explore Paestum with an Expert Archaeologist

Explore Paestum with an Expert Archaeologist

Poseidonia was founded by the Greeks at the end of the 7th century BC. The name was related to the Greek god Poseidon, protector of the sea. This archaeological area is now one of the best preserved cities from the times of Greek colonization. We will go to discover the evolution of this ancient city from the Greeks to the Romans through the ruins of temples dedicated to Athena, Hera, Apollo and Zeus. In Paestum there is also an incredible National Museum that show us some of the most important artifacts of Greek and Roman times, where is possible to see the painted Tomb of the Diver, a masterpiece of 2500 years ago. Poseidonia/Paestum is a wonderfull cultural heritage protected by the UNESCO. ***The first and the third monday of every month the National Museum is closed***
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  • 2 hours
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$247.14
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$247.14
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Salerno Highlights Private Walking Tour with a Local Guide

Salerno Highlights Private Walking Tour with a Local Guide

Explore the beautiful city of Salerno on a 2.5-hour private walking tour. Visit key landmarks such as the Cathedral, the Santa Sofia complex, Palazzo Fruscione, and more as you listen to informative commentary from your guide about the town’s medieval and Norman past. Admire the picturesque scenery of this Mediterranean town and get insider tips from your guide.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$168.06
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$168.06
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Pompeii & Mount Vesuvius Private

Pompeii & Mount Vesuvius Private

Explore one of the most beautiful archeological site in the world, Pompeii, and then discover more about the eruption which brought this city down to a halt by exploring the crater of Mount Vesuvius. Let us handle all the stress by planning and organizing your day! You will meet your driver and from there he will take care of you for the whole experience, he will drive to Pompeii and introduce you to the guide who will show you the site and explain you secrets and the history behind those incredible ruins. After the visit at Pompeii you will have free time to relax and have lunch, taking a break from the history and refill yourself. Then it's time to explore Mount Vesuvius, you will be going up 1200 meters and the driver will introduce you to the licensed guide who will explain you about the eruptions. The entrance fee of Pompeii Ruins and Vesuvius is not included (€16 euros p.p. for Pompeii and €10 for Vesuvius)
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$247.14
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$247.14
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Pompeii & Vesuvius Guided Tour with Private Driver & Guide from Salerno

Pompeii & Vesuvius Guided Tour with Private Driver & Guide from Salerno

UNESCO heritage listed since 1997, Pompeii needs no introduction. Buried under a layer of volcanic ash and pumice,. Accidentally rediscovered in 1748 by a group of explorers that were surprised to find a detailed archaeological excavations On this tour you will have the opportunity to visit a rich commercial city , home to more than 10.000 inhabitants, that offer an intimate look at Roman life . Elegant houses , small factories and artisans shops, taverns and cafes, and brothels and bathhouses, and open marketplace. You can relieve artistic vivacity of Forum , the perfect acoustic of ‘’Teatro Grande’’, the Gladiator’s Gym, the ingenious system of thermal baths , and visit the ‘’Lupanare’’ with erotic frescoes, and obviously the fascinating cast of human bodies. 1,5 hour tour on Vesuvius with only the driver.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$475.75
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$475.75
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Search for your Italian Origins

Search for your Italian Origins

Discover Italian Roots Between the end of the nineteenth century and the first decades of the twentieth century, seven and a half million Italians embarked on ships bound for America. In search of work and a change of life. A decision taken with courage leaving friends and relatives, abandoning homes and properties to offer a better future to the future generation. Many Italians especially from southern Italy have had the courage to face a long journey with the ship that left from the various ports of Italy for America, many of them in their own land carried out craft work, such as: Shoemaker, Mason, Baker, Barber, Farmer . Etc .. Etc .. Many have carried out the same activity in America, and others have changed their way of life by opening activities such as Pizzerias and Restaurants.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$386.78
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$386.78
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The private walking tour of the historical center of Salerno

The private walking tour of the historical center of Salerno

Salerno was founded by the Romans in the 2nd century B. C. and exists for more than 2600 years and even was the capital of Italy for a few months. If you are visiting the Amalfi coast region you should definitely see Salerno to explore the narrow streets and alleys of the medieval center. Our local guide will assist you to do it in the best way. Your guide will pick you up from your hotel or from your cruise ship. You will visit the public gardens and the most important sights of the historic center. Your guide will assist you in calling the taxi back or suggest to you the restaurant to have lunch.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$667.00
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$667.00
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Paestum Experience

Paestum Experience

A unique place to admire the architecture, art and culture of Ancient Greece. In addition to the illustrated places, you can decide whether or not to visit a wonderful panoramic point.
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  • 6 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$148.29
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$148.29
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