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

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

Highlights

  • Discover Erice, a city founded by the ancient Elymian people
  • Visit Segesta to see the beautiful Doric Temple built on a hilltop
  • Explore the salt pans of Trapani this ancient tradition is still practiced

Description

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.

Includes

Multilingual driver Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle

Important Information

  • This tour will take place rain or shine. Opening hours are subject to change and the order of visits may change without notice.

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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