Segesta – Erice – Saltpans
DEPARTURES: Saturday / Tuesday
Today you are greeted at Palermo Meeting Points –Details will be shared at time of booking– and drive to the 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.
Then we drive through the Sea Saltpans of Trapani, where the ancient tradition of harvesting salt from the sea is still practiced.
This afernoon we than 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.
At the end of the tour we drive back to Palermo.
PRICE DOES INCLUDE:
Private car/minivan full day (max 8h); multilingual tour escort or driver-guide full day
PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE:
Local guide; Lunch; entrance fees Doric Temple in Segesta 6€ p.p. + 1,50€ p.p. small train up to the Theatre, Erice Cathedral 2€ p.p
SCHEDULE AND MEETING POINTS:
Multilanguage Tour: Italian, English and Spanish
Meeting points: to be advised at time of booking
Schedule: Saturday and Tuesday
Departure TimeTo be confirmed
Return TimeTo be confirmed