SEGESTA, ERICE, SALT PANS - Private Trapani Shore Excursion

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The archaeological site of Segesta and the picturesque medieval town Erice lie just inland from Trapani, along Sicily’s northwest coast. Visit both on this shore excursion with a Driver Guide, traveling in the comfort of a private Top Class Mercedes vehicle. Discover Sicily’s ancient past in Segesta, including ancient Greek temple and a theater dating from the 5th century BC. Then, enjoy medieval Erice, admire views along the coast, and stop to see the Salt Pans of Trapani.

• Exclusive Private Shore Excursion departing from Trapani
• Comfortable Transport by Top Class Mercedes Minivan
• Provides a great introduction to Sicily
• Stunning views from Erice and photo opportunities

Additional Info

Duration: 5 to 7 hours
Starts: Trapani, Italy
Trip Category: Shore Excursions >> Ports of Call Tours



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The archaeological site of Segesta and the picturesque medieval town Erice lie just inland from Trapani, along Sicily’s northwest coast. Visit both on this shore excursion with a Driver Guide, traveling in the comfort of a private Top Class Mercedes vehicle. Discover Sicily’s ancient past in Segesta, including ancient Greek temple and a theater dating from the 5th century BC. Then, enjoy medieval Erice, admire views along the coast, and stop to see the Salt Pans of Trapani.

• Exclusive Private Shore Excursion departing from Trapani
• Comfortable Transport by Top Class Mercedes Minivan
• Provides a great introduction to Sicily
• Stunning views from Erice and photo opportunities

Itinerary
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Stop At: Tempio di Segesta, Contrada Barbaro SNC, 91013 Calatafimi-Segesta, Sicily Italy

Disembark from your cruise ship and greet your Driver Guide at the Port of Trapani. Take a scenic drive on board of a Luxury Mercedes Minivan from Trapani to SEGESTA through the Sicilian landscape. Segesta is located on the isolated Mount Barbaro and, according to traditional legends, had a Trojan origin. Visit the well-preserved Greek Temple built in the late 5th century BC at this fascinating archaeological site.

Higher still is the Greek theater that offers great panoramic views. The high-stepped, semi-circular theatre opens onto a breathtaking panorama over the surrounding countryside with the sea in the distance.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Erice, Erice, Province of Trapani, Sicily

The next stop on the tour is the medieval town of ERICE. Time for a lunch break. Then take a stroll through the quaint cobblestone streets of this ancient city to reach the public garden located near the ruins of the Norman Castle. With its unique location about 2,400 feet above sea level, Erice is cool even in during the hot Sicilian summer. Explore churches and enjoy a breathtaking panoramic view of Trapani, its salt flats and the Egadi Islands below. Finally stop at the salt flats in Trapani before dtiving back to the port.

Duration: 2 hours



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