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Segesta, Erice and Salt Pans Full-Day Excursion from Palermo

Segesta, Erice and Salt Pans Full-Day Excursion from Palermo

This popular 8-hour itinerary takes you to see the most interesting sites of western Sicily. With your guide you’ll visit and explore Segesta, a Greek archaeological site. Travel to Nubia and the Salt Pans in Trapani, and admire the Sicilian coast and natural landscapes en route. You’ll also stop at Erice, a medieval hilltop town. Enjoy spectacular views throughout the day. All of the sites are relatively near Palermo, meaning that you’ll have plenty of time to explore each of them. This itinerary is also known as the Elimians's Road, named for the Elimians who were among the first inhabitants of this part of Sicily.

From Palermo: Erice, Salt Pans, and Segesta Day Trip

From Palermo: Erice, Salt Pans, and Segesta Day Trip

Discover the history of Sicily from the Greeks to the Middle Ages with this day trip to Erice, the salt pans of Trapani, and Segesta. After pickup from selected locations in Palermo, drive to western Sicily to reach Erice. The ancient Elymian people founded this medieval town, once an important religious site associated with the goddess Venus. Continue to Trapani where the ancient tradition of harvesting salt from the sea is still practiced. In the afternoon, head to Segesta, another city founded by the Elymians. Visit the 5th-century Doric temple built on a hilltop just outside the ancient city. Admire the astonishing views, before returning to Palermo.

From Palermo: Day Trip to Erice, Segesta and Salt Pans

From Palermo: Day Trip to Erice, Segesta and Salt Pans

Discover some of the most interesting places in western Sicily on this 10-hour tour. We will visit Erice in the morning, immediately afterwards we will continue for a short visit to the salt museum and the salt pans of Trapani. In the beautiful town of Erice, you can enjoy an amazing lunch and than We will continue to Segesta and return to palermo after a visit to the archaeological park. There will be an English-speaking assistant on board our luxury bus or van to help you during the day, Wi-Fi, fresh water and charging outlets for your devices.

Segesta: Archeological Park Entry Ticket and Pemcards

Segesta: Archeological Park Entry Ticket and Pemcards

Journey through the archaeological ruins at Segesta with skip-the-line entry to the Archeological Park. Discover the immense artistic and archaeological heritage of Sicily as you explore the region's most important Elymian city. Start from the Doric Temple and make your way through the valley, passing by several fortifications along the way, including a 15th-century church, medieval fort, castle, mosque, and the perfectly-preserved theater. You will also learn about the site's disputed origins and true age. Finish your visit with a panoramic view of Sicily from the slopes of Mount Barbaro. Immortalize your visit and make your friends or family green with envy by sending them a Pemcard, a digital photo that you can send as a real postcard to anywhere in the world.

Visit Segesta every afternoon from Palermo

Visit Segesta every afternoon from Palermo

Get on board, we'll take you to Segesta, one of the most important archaeological sites of ancient Greece in Sicily. We leave from Piazza Verdi 59 in Palermo at 2.00 pm. At 3.00 pm we arrive in this extraordinary place which, in freedom, you can visit for the entire afternoon. The Archaeological Park of Segesta is located on the site of the most important Elymian city in Sicily: according to authoritative sources this population has Trojan origins, while archaeological data denote an insular origin. The entrance ticket to the Archaeological Park (not included) is paid on site. The return to Palermo is scheduled for 6 pm with arrival in the city an hour and a quarter later. Driving time 1 hour to Segesta + stop to Segesta Archaeological Park 3 hours + 1 hour driving time to return to Piazza Verdi,59.

Sicily: Off-Road ATV Buggy Tour

Sicily: Off-Road ATV Buggy Tour

Embark on an exploration that will captivate your senses amid the breathtaking natural landscapes of western Sicily's off-road wonders. Immerse yourself in the region's diverse flora and fauna, discovering the hidden gems of this picturesque terrain. As you traverse the off-road paths, embrace the Sicilian tradition with a mix of fun, curious anecdotes, and the dusty charm of the landscape. Your journey will be more than a ride; it's a cultural odyssey. Engage in entertaining tales of history and tradition, adding layers of depth to your adventure. The pinnacle of your experience awaits as you drive to a panoramic vantage point to behold the majestic Temple of Segesta, a sight that will undoubtedly leave an indelible mark on your Sicilian escapade. Excursion tp absorb insights about western Sicily from your knowledgeable guide. You'll have opportunity to pick and eat the seasonal fruit directly from the plant and know the typical ricetta of sicily

Erice and Segesta Multi-Language Tour from Palermo

Erice and Segesta Multi-Language Tour from Palermo

The tour will start from one of the meeting points located in Palermo or Mondello beach area. Then departure to tour western Sicily where we reach Erice uptown. The Elymians settled the medieval town of Erice, which was an important religious site associated with the goddess Venus. Wander through its ancient streets and visit some of the famous homemade pastry shops—world-famous for marzipan candies and other delicacies like almond and pistachio pastries. Later we travel through the Saltpans to see the historic salt flats works, where the ancient tradition of harvesting salt from the sea is still practiced. Then we continue onto Segesta, one of the major cities of the ancient indigenous Elymian people, to visit the unfinished Doric temple (Admission Fee: not included), late 5th century BC, built on a hilltop just outside of the ancient city and has a commanding view of the surrounding area. Then we return to Palermo. THE ITINERARY COULD BE OPERATED IN OPPOSITE DIRECTION

Private tour: Segesta, Salt Pans & Erice

Private tour: Segesta, Salt Pans & Erice

Sicily. With your guide you’ll visit and explore Segesta, a Greek archaeological site. Travel to Nubia and the Salt Pans in Trapani, and admire the Sicilian coast and natural landscapes en route. You’ll also stop at Erice, a medieval hilltop town. Enjoy spectacular views throughout the day. All of the sites are relatively near Palermo, meaning that you’ll have plenty of time to explore each of them. This itinerary is also known as the Elimians's Road, named for the Elimians who were among the first inhabitants of this part of Sicily.

Segesta: Skip-the-line entry ticket with Shuttle Service

Segesta: Skip-the-line entry ticket with Shuttle Service

Embark on a captivating journey to Agrigento's Valley of the Temples with a comprehensive audio tour. This celebrated UNESCO World Heritage Site in Sicily allows for an immersive exploration of the most meticulously preserved Doric temples dedicated to Greek deities, sprawling over 1,300 hectares beside the glistening Strait of Sicily. Your adventure starts at the temple of Hera, weaving through hallowed paths, past ancient fortifications, agoras, and the striking ruins of the Temple of Concord, Heracles, and the monumental Temple of Zeus. As you traverse this historical haven, from the early Christian Necropolis to the Olympieion, you'll uncover layers of history, offering a vibrant window into the grandeur of ancient Akragas and its successive eras. The Valley is more than an archaeological marvel; it has been a source of inspiration for poets, philosophers, and artists for generations. Among its treasures, the Temple of Concordia stands as a testament to the architectural brilliance of the ancient world. Wander amidst the ruins, touch the ancient olive trees that have stood the test of time, and discover the enduring stories of faith, innovation, and survival. Dive into the Valley of the Temples with us, where the echoes of history are as breathtaking as the Mediterranean landscapes that encompass this legendary site.

Segesta and Selinunte: Tour from Trapani

Segesta and Selinunte: Tour from Trapani

Visit the old city of Segesta, which was founded by the Elimi. It survived many enemy armies, weather and, earthquakes in the area. Located on Mount Barbaro, it has a breathtaking panoramic view. Visit the magnificent Temple and the Greek theater of Segesta. Here you can enjoy some free time to take pictures. Then visit Selinunte, what was once the largest and the most populated Greek city. Currently, there resides the largest archaeological park in Europe. Then enjoy some free time. You will enjoy lunch in a typical restaurant near the archaeological site. This is is not included in the price. Return in the afternoon and there is the possibility of drop off at your hotel. All entry ticket fees at the sites are not included.

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Segesta, Erice and Salt Pans Full-Day Excursion from Palermo

Segesta, Erice and Salt Pans Full-Day Excursion from Palermo

This popular 8-hour itinerary takes you to see the most interesting sites of western Sicily. With your guide you’ll visit and explore Segesta, a Greek archaeological site. Travel to Nubia and the Salt Pans in Trapani, and admire the Sicilian coast and natural landscapes en route. You’ll also stop at Erice, a medieval hilltop town. Enjoy spectacular views throughout the day. All of the sites are relatively near Palermo, meaning that you’ll have plenty of time to explore each of them. This itinerary is also known as the Elimians's Road, named for the Elimians who were among the first inhabitants of this part of Sicily.

From Palermo: Erice, Salt Pans, and Segesta Day Trip

From Palermo: Erice, Salt Pans, and Segesta Day Trip

Discover the history of Sicily from the Greeks to the Middle Ages with this day trip to Erice, the salt pans of Trapani, and Segesta. After pickup from selected locations in Palermo, drive to western Sicily to reach Erice. The ancient Elymian people founded this medieval town, once an important religious site associated with the goddess Venus. Continue to Trapani where the ancient tradition of harvesting salt from the sea is still practiced. In the afternoon, head to Segesta, another city founded by the Elymians. Visit the 5th-century Doric temple built on a hilltop just outside the ancient city. Admire the astonishing views, before returning to Palermo.

From Palermo: Day Trip to Erice, Segesta and Salt Pans

From Palermo: Day Trip to Erice, Segesta and Salt Pans

Discover some of the most interesting places in western Sicily on this 10-hour tour. We will visit Erice in the morning, immediately afterwards we will continue for a short visit to the salt museum and the salt pans of Trapani. In the beautiful town of Erice, you can enjoy an amazing lunch and than We will continue to Segesta and return to palermo after a visit to the archaeological park. There will be an English-speaking assistant on board our luxury bus or van to help you during the day, Wi-Fi, fresh water and charging outlets for your devices.

Segesta: Archeological Park Entry Ticket and Pemcards

Segesta: Archeological Park Entry Ticket and Pemcards

Journey through the archaeological ruins at Segesta with skip-the-line entry to the Archeological Park. Discover the immense artistic and archaeological heritage of Sicily as you explore the region's most important Elymian city. Start from the Doric Temple and make your way through the valley, passing by several fortifications along the way, including a 15th-century church, medieval fort, castle, mosque, and the perfectly-preserved theater. You will also learn about the site's disputed origins and true age. Finish your visit with a panoramic view of Sicily from the slopes of Mount Barbaro. Immortalize your visit and make your friends or family green with envy by sending them a Pemcard, a digital photo that you can send as a real postcard to anywhere in the world.

Visit Segesta every afternoon from Palermo

Visit Segesta every afternoon from Palermo

Get on board, we'll take you to Segesta, one of the most important archaeological sites of ancient Greece in Sicily. We leave from Piazza Verdi 59 in Palermo at 2.00 pm. At 3.00 pm we arrive in this extraordinary place which, in freedom, you can visit for the entire afternoon. The Archaeological Park of Segesta is located on the site of the most important Elymian city in Sicily: according to authoritative sources this population has Trojan origins, while archaeological data denote an insular origin. The entrance ticket to the Archaeological Park (not included) is paid on site. The return to Palermo is scheduled for 6 pm with arrival in the city an hour and a quarter later. Driving time 1 hour to Segesta + stop to Segesta Archaeological Park 3 hours + 1 hour driving time to return to Piazza Verdi,59.

Sicily: Off-Road ATV Buggy Tour

Sicily: Off-Road ATV Buggy Tour

Embark on an exploration that will captivate your senses amid the breathtaking natural landscapes of western Sicily's off-road wonders. Immerse yourself in the region's diverse flora and fauna, discovering the hidden gems of this picturesque terrain. As you traverse the off-road paths, embrace the Sicilian tradition with a mix of fun, curious anecdotes, and the dusty charm of the landscape. Your journey will be more than a ride; it's a cultural odyssey. Engage in entertaining tales of history and tradition, adding layers of depth to your adventure. The pinnacle of your experience awaits as you drive to a panoramic vantage point to behold the majestic Temple of Segesta, a sight that will undoubtedly leave an indelible mark on your Sicilian escapade. Excursion tp absorb insights about western Sicily from your knowledgeable guide. You'll have opportunity to pick and eat the seasonal fruit directly from the plant and know the typical ricetta of sicily

Erice and Segesta Multi-Language Tour from Palermo

Erice and Segesta Multi-Language Tour from Palermo

The tour will start from one of the meeting points located in Palermo or Mondello beach area. Then departure to tour western Sicily where we reach Erice uptown. The Elymians settled the medieval town of Erice, which was an important religious site associated with the goddess Venus. Wander through its ancient streets and visit some of the famous homemade pastry shops—world-famous for marzipan candies and other delicacies like almond and pistachio pastries. Later we travel through the Saltpans to see the historic salt flats works, where the ancient tradition of harvesting salt from the sea is still practiced. Then we continue onto Segesta, one of the major cities of the ancient indigenous Elymian people, to visit the unfinished Doric temple (Admission Fee: not included), late 5th century BC, built on a hilltop just outside of the ancient city and has a commanding view of the surrounding area. Then we return to Palermo. THE ITINERARY COULD BE OPERATED IN OPPOSITE DIRECTION

Private tour: Segesta, Salt Pans & Erice

Private tour: Segesta, Salt Pans & Erice

Sicily. With your guide you’ll visit and explore Segesta, a Greek archaeological site. Travel to Nubia and the Salt Pans in Trapani, and admire the Sicilian coast and natural landscapes en route. You’ll also stop at Erice, a medieval hilltop town. Enjoy spectacular views throughout the day. All of the sites are relatively near Palermo, meaning that you’ll have plenty of time to explore each of them. This itinerary is also known as the Elimians's Road, named for the Elimians who were among the first inhabitants of this part of Sicily.

Segesta: Skip-the-line entry ticket with Shuttle Service

Segesta: Skip-the-line entry ticket with Shuttle Service

Embark on a captivating journey to Agrigento's Valley of the Temples with a comprehensive audio tour. This celebrated UNESCO World Heritage Site in Sicily allows for an immersive exploration of the most meticulously preserved Doric temples dedicated to Greek deities, sprawling over 1,300 hectares beside the glistening Strait of Sicily. Your adventure starts at the temple of Hera, weaving through hallowed paths, past ancient fortifications, agoras, and the striking ruins of the Temple of Concord, Heracles, and the monumental Temple of Zeus. As you traverse this historical haven, from the early Christian Necropolis to the Olympieion, you'll uncover layers of history, offering a vibrant window into the grandeur of ancient Akragas and its successive eras. The Valley is more than an archaeological marvel; it has been a source of inspiration for poets, philosophers, and artists for generations. Among its treasures, the Temple of Concordia stands as a testament to the architectural brilliance of the ancient world. Wander amidst the ruins, touch the ancient olive trees that have stood the test of time, and discover the enduring stories of faith, innovation, and survival. Dive into the Valley of the Temples with us, where the echoes of history are as breathtaking as the Mediterranean landscapes that encompass this legendary site.

Segesta and Selinunte: Tour from Trapani

Segesta and Selinunte: Tour from Trapani

Visit the old city of Segesta, which was founded by the Elimi. It survived many enemy armies, weather and, earthquakes in the area. Located on Mount Barbaro, it has a breathtaking panoramic view. Visit the magnificent Temple and the Greek theater of Segesta. Here you can enjoy some free time to take pictures. Then visit Selinunte, what was once the largest and the most populated Greek city. Currently, there resides the largest archaeological park in Europe. Then enjoy some free time. You will enjoy lunch in a typical restaurant near the archaeological site. This is is not included in the price. Return in the afternoon and there is the possibility of drop off at your hotel. All entry ticket fees at the sites are not included.

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