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'''Paestum''' is in [[Campania]].
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[[Image:View of Paestum.JPG|thumb|250px|Ruins in Paestum]]
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'''Paestum''' is in [[Campania]],  [[Italy]].
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==Understand==
 
==Understand==
Paestum is a Greek settlement where you can find the best preserved Greek doric temples worldwide. Most of the ancient Greek city has not been excarvated yet. Besides three temples, the side has a gymnasium, city wall and tower ruins and plenty of house wall ruins. Part of the site is also a museum showing excarvated items such as statues, vases, metalwork, painted grave stones and can be summarised as well impressive.
 
  
There is really nothing else at Paestum except fields and fields and fields.
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Paestum is a Greek settlement where you can find the best preserved Greek doric temples worldwide. Most of the ancient Greek city has not been excavated yet. Besides three temples, the side has a gymnasium, city wall and tower ruins and plenty of house wall ruins. Part of the site is also a museum showing excavated items such as statues, vases, metalwork, and painted grave stones.
If Italy would have had a word in where to find such a site, it would have been somewhere else.
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==Get in==
 
==Get in==
*'''By Train''': train goes from [[Salerno]] to Paestum station. Read about the unified public transport ticket [[Campania#Get around|Campania Unico]]. Buy your ticket to get out in one of the souvenir shops close to the museum or before you come here. No ticket sale anymore at the station and machine never works.
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*Car
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*'''By train''': train goes from [[Salerno]] or [[Naples]] to Paestum station. Read about the unified public transport ticket [[Campania#Get around|Campania Unico]]. Buy your ticket to get out in one of the souvenir shops close to the museum or before you come here. No ticket sale anymore at the station and machine never works.
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===By car===
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*Ferry during summer months from [[Salerno]], [[Naples]], [[Positano]], [[Amalfi]]
 
*Ferry during summer months from [[Salerno]], [[Naples]], [[Positano]], [[Amalfi]]
*Coaches run throughout the Campania regions, especially in Avellino province, picking locals up for various points and taking them to the site for 9 euro return
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*Coaches run throughout the Campania regions, especially in Avellino province, picking locals up for various points and taking them to the site for €9 return
  
 
==Get around==
 
==Get around==
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*Walk. From station to historical site about 20 min., from historical site to beach about 30 min.
 
*Walk. From station to historical site about 20 min., from historical site to beach about 30 min.
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==See==
 
==See==
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[[Image:Temple of Athena at Paestum.JPG|thumb|250px|The Temple of Athena]]
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*Three ancient Greek temples.
 
*Three ancient Greek temples.
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*Museum, especially the frescos of the Grace chamber
 
*Museum, especially the frescos of the Grace chamber
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*Buffalo farms
 
*Buffalo farms
  
 
==Do==
 
==Do==
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*Relax at beach
 
*Relax at beach
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==Buy==
 
==Buy==
*All the souvenirs you forgot to buy anywhere else in [[Italy]], and they are even cheaper then elsewhere.
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*All the souvenirs you forgot to buy anywhere else in [[Italy]], and they are even cheaper than elsewhere.
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*Small fake jumping athlet (from the grave frescos).
 
*Small fake jumping athlet (from the grave frescos).
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==Eat==
 
==Eat==
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*Around the museum are plenty of Italian restaurants serving the standard food.
 
*Around the museum are plenty of Italian restaurants serving the standard food.
*At the beach are less athmospheric restaurants.
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*At the beach are less atmospheric restaurants.
  
 
==Drink==
 
==Drink==
  
 
==Sleep==
 
==Sleep==
*The main international hotel chains have their blocks at the beach.
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*There is a agrocultural farm that rents out beds run by a Belgian.
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* The main international hotel chains have their blocks at the beach.
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* There is a agricultural farm that rents out beds run by a Belgian.
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* <sleep name="Holiday Village Parco Elena" address="Contrada Impiso, 84076" phone="+39 0974 841491" fax="+39 0974 841491" url="http://www.parcoelena.it/en/index.htm" checkin="" checkout="" price=""></sleep>
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*<sleep name="Il Cannito Hotel" alt="Il Cannito Hotel" address="Via Cannito, 84047 Paestum" directions="" phone="+39 0828 1962277" url="" checkin="" checkout="" Price="Room rates from €200" lat="" long="">Small luxury design hotel immersed in the green, 5 kilometers away from Paestum center. Only 4 rooms, internal restaurant and panoramic terrace."</sleep>
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*<sleep name="OLEANDRI RESORT HOTEL RESIDENCE VILLAGE CLUB" alt="" address="Via Poseidonia 177" directions="" phone="" url="www.oleandriresort.com" checkin="" checkout="" price="" lat="40.436293" long="14.979347">Oleandri Resort Hotels & Residence is immersed in lush, quiet surroundings, at the border of a pine forest, about 280 yards from the sea and a mile from the archeological site of Paestum.
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With a large outdoor pool, a hot tub and children's play area, it is set in 30,000 m² of private parkland. The private beach is furnished with sun loungers and parasols.
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Accomodations are divided in Hotel Rooms and Residence Apartments:
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Hotel offers comforts and amenities of a luxury property with his Superior rooms, located in the main building, Deluxe rooms located in the park and Standard room located in the blocks around the pool or in the main building.
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Residence is disposed in blocks around the pool and is divided into Elegance and Family Apartments, two-bedroom apartments equipped with kitchenette and bathroom (daily cleaning and linen changing) with different forniture. Additional solution available is the Villa, indipendent three rooms apartment with  private parking and private garden.
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Hotel Facilities
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General
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Reception, Private Beach, Pool, Restaurant, Lounge Bar, Pool Bar, Beach Bar, Entertainment Area, Playground, Garden, Parking.
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Activities
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Game Room, Playground, Ping-Pong, Darts, Hiking, Cycling, Outdoor Swimming Pool, Outdoor Swimming Pool (seasonal)
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Services
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Entertainment Staff, Kids Club, Babysitting/Child Services, Newspapers, Express Check-In/Check-Out, Safe, Soundproof Rooms, Heating, Baggage Storage, Air Conditioning, Room Service, Laundry, Bicycle Rental, Tour Desk, Fax/Photocopying, Special Diet Meals (upon request)
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Internet
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Free! Wired internet is available in public areas and is free of charge.
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Free! Wi-fi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
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Parking
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Free! Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).</sleep>
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*<sleep name="Oleandri Resort Paestum - Hotel Village Residence Club" alt="" address="Via Poseidonia 177" directions="" phone="00390828851876" url="www.oleandriresort.com" checkin="" checkout="" price="59" lat="40.436293" long="14.979347">Oleandri Resort Hotels & Residence is immersed in lush, quiet surroundings, at the border of a pine forest, about 280 yards from the sea and a mile from the archeological site of Paestum.
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With a large outdoor pool, a hot tub and children's play area, it is set in 30,000 m² of private parkland. The private beach is furnished with sun loungers and parasols.
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Accomodations are divided in Hotel Rooms and Residence Apartments:
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Hotel offers comforts and amenities of a luxury property with his Superior rooms, located in the main building, Deluxe rooms located in the park and Standard room located in the blocks around the pool or in the main building.
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Residence is disposed in blocks around the pool and is divided into Elegance and Family Apartments, two-bedroom apartments equipped with kitchenette and bathroom (daily cleaning and linen changing) with different forniture. Additional solution available is the Villa, indipendent three rooms apartment with  private parking and private garden.
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Hotel Facilities
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General
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Reception, Private Beach, Pool, Restaurant, Lounge Bar, Pool Bar, Beach Bar, Entertainment Area, Playground, Garden, Parking.
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Activities
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Game Room, Playground, Ping-Pong, Darts, Hiking, Cycling, Outdoor Swimming Pool, Outdoor Swimming Pool (seasonal)
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Services
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Entertainment Staff, Kids Club, Babysitting/Child Services, Newspapers, Express Check-In/Check-Out, Safe, Soundproof Rooms, Heating, Baggage Storage, Air Conditioning, Room Service, Laundry, Bicycle Rental, Tour Desk, Fax/Photocopying, Special Diet Meals (upon request)
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Internet
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Free! Wired internet is available in public areas and is free of charge.
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Free! Wi-fi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
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Parking
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Free! Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).</sleep>
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==Get out==
 
==Get out==
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*Train to north or south only.
 
*Train to north or south only.
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*In summer ferries to [[Amalfi Coast]] and [[Naples]].
 
*In summer ferries to [[Amalfi Coast]] and [[Naples]].
  
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[[Wikipedia:Paestum]]

Revision as of 18:26, 1 May 2012

Ruins in Paestum

Paestum is in Campania,  Italy.

Contents

Understand

Paestum is a Greek settlement where you can find the best preserved Greek doric temples worldwide. Most of the ancient Greek city has not been excavated yet. Besides three temples, the side has a gymnasium, city wall and tower ruins and plenty of house wall ruins. Part of the site is also a museum showing excavated items such as statues, vases, metalwork, and painted grave stones.

Get in

  • By train: train goes from Salerno or Naples to Paestum station. Read about the unified public transport ticket Campania Unico. Buy your ticket to get out in one of the souvenir shops close to the museum or before you come here. No ticket sale anymore at the station and machine never works.

By car

  • Coaches run throughout the Campania regions, especially in Avellino province, picking locals up for various points and taking them to the site for €9 return

Get around

  • Walk. From station to historical site about 20 min., from historical site to beach about 30 min.

See

The Temple of Athena
  • Three ancient Greek temples.
  • Museum, especially the frescos of the Grace chamber
  • Buffalo farms

Do

  • Relax at beach

Buy

  • All the souvenirs you forgot to buy anywhere else in Italy, and they are even cheaper than elsewhere.
  • Small fake jumping athlet (from the grave frescos).

Eat

  • Around the museum are plenty of Italian restaurants serving the standard food.
  • At the beach are less atmospheric restaurants.

Drink

Sleep

  • The main international hotel chains have their blocks at the beach.
  • There is a agricultural farm that rents out beds run by a Belgian.
  • Holiday Village Parco Elena, Contrada Impiso, 84076, +39 0974 841491 (fax: +39 0974 841491), [1].
  • Il Cannito Hotel (Il Cannito Hotel), Via Cannito, 84047 Paestum, +39 0828 1962277. Small luxury design hotel immersed in the green, 5 kilometers away from Paestum center. Only 4 rooms, internal restaurant and panoramic terrace." Room rates from €200.
  • OLEANDRI RESORT HOTEL RESIDENCE VILLAGE CLUB, Via Poseidonia 177, [2]. Oleandri Resort Hotels & Residence is immersed in lush, quiet surroundings, at the border of a pine forest, about 280 yards from the sea and a mile from the archeological site of Paestum. With a large outdoor pool, a hot tub and children's play area, it is set in 30,000 m² of private parkland. The private beach is furnished with sun loungers and parasols. Accomodations are divided in Hotel Rooms and Residence Apartments: Hotel offers comforts and amenities of a luxury property with his Superior rooms, located in the main building, Deluxe rooms located in the park and Standard room located in the blocks around the pool or in the main building. Residence is disposed in blocks around the pool and is divided into Elegance and Family Apartments, two-bedroom apartments equipped with kitchenette and bathroom (daily cleaning and linen changing) with different forniture. Additional solution available is the Villa, indipendent three rooms apartment with private parking and private garden. Hotel Facilities General Reception, Private Beach, Pool, Restaurant, Lounge Bar, Pool Bar, Beach Bar, Entertainment Area, Playground, Garden, Parking. Activities Game Room, Playground, Ping-Pong, Darts, Hiking, Cycling, Outdoor Swimming Pool, Outdoor Swimming Pool (seasonal) Services Entertainment Staff, Kids Club, Babysitting/Child Services, Newspapers, Express Check-In/Check-Out, Safe, Soundproof Rooms, Heating, Baggage Storage, Air Conditioning, Room Service, Laundry, Bicycle Rental, Tour Desk, Fax/Photocopying, Special Diet Meals (upon request) Internet Free! Wired internet is available in public areas and is free of charge. Free! Wi-fi is available in public areas and is free of charge. Parking Free! Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed). (40.436293,14.979347)
  • Oleandri Resort Paestum - Hotel Village Residence Club, Via Poseidonia 177, 00390828851876, [3]. Oleandri Resort Hotels & Residence is immersed in lush, quiet surroundings, at the border of a pine forest, about 280 yards from the sea and a mile from the archeological site of Paestum. With a large outdoor pool, a hot tub and children's play area, it is set in 30,000 m² of private parkland. The private beach is furnished with sun loungers and parasols. Accomodations are divided in Hotel Rooms and Residence Apartments: Hotel offers comforts and amenities of a luxury property with his Superior rooms, located in the main building, Deluxe rooms located in the park and Standard room located in the blocks around the pool or in the main building. Residence is disposed in blocks around the pool and is divided into Elegance and Family Apartments, two-bedroom apartments equipped with kitchenette and bathroom (daily cleaning and linen changing) with different forniture. Additional solution available is the Villa, indipendent three rooms apartment with private parking and private garden. Hotel Facilities General Reception, Private Beach, Pool, Restaurant, Lounge Bar, Pool Bar, Beach Bar, Entertainment Area, Playground, Garden, Parking. Activities Game Room, Playground, Ping-Pong, Darts, Hiking, Cycling, Outdoor Swimming Pool, Outdoor Swimming Pool (seasonal) Services Entertainment Staff, Kids Club, Babysitting/Child Services, Newspapers, Express Check-In/Check-Out, Safe, Soundproof Rooms, Heating, Baggage Storage, Air Conditioning, Room Service, Laundry, Bicycle Rental, Tour Desk, Fax/Photocopying, Special Diet Meals (upon request) Internet Free! Wired internet is available in public areas and is free of charge. Free! Wi-fi is available in public areas and is free of charge. Parking Free! Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed). 59. (40.436293,14.979347)


Get out

  • Train to north or south only.


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