1. Day Tours
  2. Palermo
  3. Erice, Saltpans and Segesta


Meet us and the rest of the group at the Meeting Point and drive to the western Sicily where we reach Erice uptown. The Elymians settled the medieval town of Erice, which was an important religious site associated with the goddess Venus.

Then we drive through the Sea Saltpans of Trapani, where the ancient tradition of harvesting salt from the sea is still practiced.

This afernoon we then continue onto Segesta, one of the major cities of the ancient indigenous Elymian people. Upon arrival we visit the unfinished Doric Temple (Admission Fee: not included), late 5th century BC, built on a hilltop just outside of the ancient city and has a commanding view of the surrounding area.

At the end of the tour we drive back to Palermo.

Schedule And Information

Schedule: Tuesday, Saturday
Departure Time: h. 9:00
Tour Languages: English, Spanish, Italian
Duration: Approx 8 Hours
Child Policy

Price Does Include

  • Multilingual staff

  • Vehicle with air conditioning

Price Does Not Include

  • Admission fees payable on the spot at the ticket office

  • Guided visit

  • Meals and beverages

Meeting Point

Palermo Stazione Centrale
NH Palermo Hotel
Politeama Palace Hotel
Piazza F.Crispi (Piazza Croci)
Astoria Palace Hotel
Mondello Palace Hotel

Please be at the meeting point 20 minutes before the tour departure. No delay is allowed


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