Segesta, Erice and Trapani Day Trip from Palermo

Segesta, Erice and Trapani Day Trip from Palermo

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Key Details
Duration
9 hours
Mobile Voucher Accepted
Booklets
Spanish, English, Italian

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Pick-up from your hotel in Palermo

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What You'll Do
  • Go to the Doric temple of Segesta in the west of Sicily
  • See one of Europe's oldest salt mines
  • Stroll the medieval streets of Erice
  • Taste some authentic almond cake
  • Marvel at the ruins of old Phoenician walls
  • Admire the Temple of Venus
  • Enjoy panoramic views of the Egadi Islands
Overview
Discover the ruins of some of Sicily’s most spectacular archaeological sites on an 8-hour tour of Segesta, Erice, and Trapani. Travel back to the days of the Phoenicians and visit the Temple of Segesta. Try a slice of almond cake in Erice, and more.
What to Expect
Journey through time on a full-day tour of the ruins of Sicily from Palermo. Following a pick-up from your hotel, transfer to the archaeological park of Segesta, one of the major cities of the indigenous Elymian people. On route, stop at Elims to learn about one of the 1st documented civilizations of the Phoenician era.

Admire the Doric columns of the well-preserved Temple of Segesta, thought to have been built in the 420s BC by an Athenian architect. Continue to Trapani to discover one of the oldest salt mines in Europe, created by the Greeks in 600 BC.

Then, go to the medieval town of Erice, and discover an historic center where time has stood still since the Middle Ages. Admire monuments such as the Temple of Venus, Pepoli Castle and Mother Church. See the remains of ancient Elymian and Phoenician walls, and other examples of Sicilian civilizations.

Get panoramic views of the west coast of Sicily and Egadi Islands, and taste some authentic Erice almond cakes.
What's Included
  • Transportation by minibus or car
  • Driver/escort
  • Parking fees
  • Road tolls
What's Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Entrance fees
  • Cableway in Erice
  • Tips
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