Today you’ll Experience several Panoramic Sceneries in Erice which are quite unique. Visit the Archeological Area of Segesta and the Medieval Town of Erice with a Guide Driver.
Erice is just about 2400 feet above sea level. Cool even in a hot Sicilian summer. It offers on clear days magnificent views. According to Thucydides, it was a city like no other. A sacred place dedicated to the goddess of love and fecundity, Aphrodite for the Greeks, Venus for the Romans. The town overlooks nearby Trapani. And the salt flats with its characteristic old windmills.
Shore Excursion Itinerary
Pick up at the hotel by your Guide Driver. Enjoy a pleasant drive along the beautiful north coast. Passing the Gulf of Castellammare and the wine producing area of “Bianco d’Alcamo”, a well known white wine. In SEGESTA visit the temple inside the archeological area. It is embedded within a wonderful countryside.
Continue to ERICE. A stroll trough the cobblestoned streets of the medieval town will take us to the public garden. It is located nearby the ruins of the Norman castle. The sight from here is stunning. It is not just the views, however that brings people here. Since the quaint cobblestone streets have their own unique appeal.
Segesta according to the traditional legend had a Trojan origin. It is located on the isolated hill called Barbaro and washed by the river Crimiso, nearby Calatafimi. The well preserved temple and the greek theater were built in the late 5th century BC. The high-stepped, semicircular theatre opens onto a breathtaking panorama over the surrounding countryside with the sea in the distance.
duration 7 h • from € 125
- Private guided tour inside the archeological area of Segesta
- English speaking local Guide Driver
- Private transport by Top Class Mercedes Minivan
- Parking/Highway fees
- Pick up/ Drop off at the hotel
- Admission fees in general
- Meals & Beverages
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