Day trip

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

Activity provider: TOUR TRANSFER SICILY

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

Activity provider: TOUR TRANSFER SICILY
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From US$ 67.26 per person

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Discover 3 of the top sites in western Sicily on this full-day tour. Visit Segesta, Nubia, the Salt Pans of Trapani and the hill-top town of Erice.

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Duration 8 hours
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Italian, English, Spanish

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the medieval town of Erice, perched on a hilltop
  • Explore the Segesta archeological site
  • See the famous Salt Pans of Trapani
Full description
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.
Includes
  • Driver and guide
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Transportation by air-conditioned minivan
  • Entrance fees to parks and museums
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities for driver and guide (recommended)
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • All participants over 12 years old must present one of the following: proof of full vaccination, proof of first vaccination administered at least 22 days ago, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative PCR test taken no more than 48 hours before the activity starts

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What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sun hat
  • Camera

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • You are encouraged to wear comfortable clothing and shoes
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.4 /5

based on 348 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.5/5
  • Transportation
    4.6/5
  • Value for money
    4.2/5
  • Safety
    4.6/5

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Picked up at the scheduled time at 8:00 am at our hotel, our guide was very pleasant. Arrival in Segesta at 09:00, good surprise access is free on Sunday, we just pay 4 euros (for two) for the bus that takes us to the theater. Meeting at 10:30 am in the car park we leave for the salt marshes, a little disappointment because in reality it is only salt marshes on the side of the road, no pink flamingos, no bird elsewhere in the reserve. Fortunately the climb to Erice catches up with the day, 2 free hours on site to visit and eat; the view from above is magnificent, the small medieval town is charming. At 4 p.m. we leave, drop off at the hotel. Very good day.

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August 14, 2022

Joshua was an excellent guide and the small group made it possible to spend a good amount of time in three very different locations. The salt museum was very interesting- never thought about how salt made it to the table. before! Tasted some fabulous arancini and gelato in Erice from where the view is amazing. Loved this day out!

July 9, 2022

All on time. To request info on the phone, kind and exhaustive staff. Clean vans and professional and polite staff. To enter Segesta 8 euros + 2 per bus that takes you to the amphitheater. And then Walk 250 MT to see the temple. The guide is separate or read the info on the archaeological site. The guide to the interior of the salt pans is exhaustive and amusing 4 euros. Or 1 euro to visit only external salt pans. Free for a couple of hours in Erice, a beautiful village at 600 meters above sea level with Venus temple ruins. What I expected from the tour was the guide, it was mostly a real transfer with some joke here and there. Maybe the written tour misled me. Anyway for two it went well like this, since the rental of a car travels around 140 euros including comprehensive insurance. Recommended tour.

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June 15, 2022

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