Sicily Countryside Tour

This trip combines lovely moments while being surrounded by Sicilian rural areas and vineyards. All set in a delightful location. Taste local Olive Oil and Wine. Plus a journey back in time where the Greeks left a unique heritage.

Sicily has more vineyards than any other Italian regions. Competing for first place as the largest wine producer. It’s the perfect place to breathe the tranquility of the real rural Sicily of centuries past. The island is renowned for the many outstanding wines. Some of them produced in this area (south of Palermo). Which is famous for a great wine and olive oil production. But also for the soft hilly landscape and pleasant sandy beaches.

Wine

What to expect

Visit&Tasting 1h

Olive Farm

Visit an ORGANIC OLIVE FARM in the Belice Valley area. The prestigious “Nocellara del Belice” olive variety has been grown here for centuries. An unrepeatable combination of the local soil and microclimate. This gives origin to DOP certified table olives. And excellent extra-virgin olive oil.

Visit 1.5h – Lunch break

Selinunte

Inside this marvelous site you will visit the Eastern Hill with its three temples. And many other interesting excavations. Most of these date back to the 7th century BC. Which are considered among the most important in the Mediterranean.

Drive 45min – Visit&Tasting 1.5h

Wine Tasting

After the lunch break continue to a renowned local WINERY. Which is embedded in a charming & unique context. Its variety of excellent wines, cellars and vineyards makes this destination a special place. During the wine tasting session you’ll get more familiar with the local grapes from the area.

Drive back 1.5h

to Palermo

Drop off at your hotel.

What’s Included

Guided Tours inside Archeological Area
Tastings at the Winery & Olive Farm
English speaking Guide Driver
Private Transport by Premium Mercedes Minivan
Pick up/Drop off at the Hotel

What’s Extra

Admission fees
Meals & Beverages

Selinunte is one of the most evocative places in Sicily

Also one of 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. Part of the excavated ancient city, amazing ruins more than 2500 years old. And a beautiful landscape.

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