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

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

From US$ 69.74 per person

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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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)
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  • Wheelchair users

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

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  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags

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

Overall rating

4.4 /5

based on 229 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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Only my second day in Sicily, so was still getting my bearings. Marco came and picked me up bang on time and we set off through Palermo to pick up the others. Terrific driving and he gave us the history or Sicily whilst we journeyed to the west coast. There was enough time to see everything, although maybe another 30 mins in Erice would have been helpful. Come prepared with water, sun cream, insect repellent and a good pair of walking shoes. It also helps if you know a little something about Segesta and Erice before you see them as the signs only reveal pieces of history. A really lovely day out otherwise! However, I can imagine it would be hard in the high summer - I went in September 2021 and it was just cool enough to get around.

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September 13, 2021

Friendly and helpful driver, he told us interesting stories and indicated typical places where you can taste local non-tourist dishes. Segesta beautiful historical site, Erice wonderful town with beautiful ravines, too bad the time available was not much to be able to visit it very well. The fascinating salt marshes

August 30, 2021

For those who do not have their own means, it is an excellent opportunity to make day trips to places of artistic, cultural and scenic interest in the vicinity of the resorts. Very good the nice driver of the Van, Lorenzo, punctual and available to meet our needs. Definitely positive experience.

August 23, 2021

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