Selinunte

& Olive Oil Experience

The tour combines lovely moments being surrounded by Sicilian rural areas and vineyards set in a delightful location, plus a journey back in time where the Greeks left a unique heritage. This trip takes you to an area which is also called the “Sicilian Tuscany”. Wonderful olive orchards and vineyards are everywhere. It is also a well known and significant olive oil production area of the island.

What to Expect

Start after breakfast

from Agrigento

Meet your Private Guide Driver at your hotel in Agrigento area. Following a scenic drive (1h15min) on board of a Luxury Mercedes Minivan through a landscape where wonderful olive orchards and vineyards are everywhere.

Start after breakfast
Visit 1.5h/Lunch Break

Selinunte

Enjoy a private guided tour inside the archeological park in Selinunte. Inside this marvelous site visit the Eastern Hill with its temples. And many other interesting excavations dating back to the 7th century BC which are considered among the most important in the Mediterranean.

Visit 1.5h/Lunch Break
Visit & Tasting 1h

The EVOO Experience

Next visit an Extra Virgin Olive Oil producer in the Belice Valley area and learn about the production process. During a traditional light lunch taste the prestigious “Nocellara del Belice” olive variety that has been grown here for centuries. In fact an unrepeatable combination of the local soil and microclimate gives origin to DOP certified table olives and extra-virgin olive oil.

Visit & Tasting 1h
Drive back to Agrigento 1h15min

Drop off at your hotel

Drive back to Agrigento 1h15min

Tour Details

Duration: 9 Hours
Culture
Out of Town
Moderate
Friendly: No

What’s Included

Guided Tour inside Archeological Area
English-speaking Guide Driver
Private Transport by Premium Mercedes Minivan
Pick up/Drop off at the Hotel
Light lunch & Olive Oil Tasting
Parking/Highway Fees

What’s Extra

Admission fee to archeological area

Selinunte (ancient Selinon) is one of the most evocative places in Sicily. Also among the most impressive of all Greek sites. Never having been built over in modern times. In the 5th Century BC it was second only to Syracuse.

The archeological site includes several temples and part of the excavated ancient city. Amazing ruins more than 2500 years old and a beautiful landscape.

Marinella, nearby Selinon, is a small fishing village blessed by the gaze of the ancient gods. Calm and quiet for most of the year, it’s a very relaxing place for a seaside holiday, thanks to its wonderful sandy beaches. Here it is possible to experience something unique, bathing in the Mediterranean Sea while the sun sets behind the ancient temple ruins.

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