Segesta, Erice and salt pans day-trip from Palermo
Activities

Segesta, Erice and salt pans day-trip from Palermo

Free cancellation
Language: English , Italian , Spanish
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 8 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Discover the town of Erice and admire the view from its Medieval castle
  • Admire Trapani's salt pans and find out about traditional salt harvesting
  • Visit the archaeological area of Segesta and its imposing Doric temple
What to expect

Take part in a full-day trip to the town of Erice, to Trapani's salt pans, and to the Segesta archaeological area to find out more about the ancient history of Sicily!

Meet your driver and the rest of your group at the meeting point and then begin your tour with a drive to western Sicily. The first stop of your tour will be Erice uptown. The town was an important religious site associated with the goddess Venus. Take the time to discover the historic center and admire the breathtaking view over Trapani from the Medieval castle.

Then drive through the suggestive salt pans of Trapani, where the ancient tradition of harvesting salt from the sea is still practiced. In the afternoon, you'll reach Segesta, one of the major cities founded by the Elymian, an ancient indigenous people of Sicily. Visit the precious remains and the renowned Doric temple built on a hilltop just outside of the ancient city in the late 5th century BC.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Temperature screening is compulsory for all visitors
  • Visitors over 18 must show their ID and proof of one of the following: a full vaccination or first vaccination (this requirement varies depending on the country) received at least 15 days prior, recovery from a COVID-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative result from a PCR or antigen test taken no more than 48 hours before the experience starts. This may also apply to those aged 12 and above
  • What's included
    • Multilingual driver/tour escort
    • Transportation by air-conditioned minivan
    What's not included
    • Guide
    • Food and drinks
    • Entrance fees
    • Hotel pick up and drop-off service
    Reduced price
    • Children (age 2-11)
    • Infants (age 0-1): free of charge
    Where

    Piazza Ruggiero Settimo, 15, 90139 Palermo PA, Italy

    Meeting point:

    Outside Politeama Palace Hotel. Please be at the meeting point at 8.20am.

    What to remember
    • This activity doesn't include entrance fees to the sites (Doric Temple in Segesta: €6.00 per person + €1.50 for transportation to the theatre. Erice Cathedral: 2€ per person). Please notice that prices shown may vary without prior notice
    • This is a multilingual activity held in Italian, English and Spanish
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    When
    • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability
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    Provider
    Ulisse Viaggi e Turismo srl
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

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