Private Tour into the less known part of Sicily
This tour takes you to the southwestern area of Sicily, that is also called the “Sicilian Tuscany”
Where wonderful olive orchards and vineyards are everywhere. Selinunte, 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 holidays. Thanks also 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. The island is renowned for the many outstanding wines and excellent olive oil. Some of them produced in this area (southwest of Palermo). It is also famous for a great wine and olive oil production. But also for the soft hilly landscape and pleasant sandy beaches.
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 marvel of this site includes several temples. Part of the excavated ancient city, amazing ruins more than 2500 years old. In addition to a beautiful landscape next to the sea. It is also the most important archaeological site of the Mediterranean. Here it is possible to gather the most information’s and materials about the meeting between two cultures: Greeks and Phoenicians.
Start from the port of Trapani with your Guide Driver. Take a scenic drive through a landscape where wonderful olive orchards and vineyards are everywhere. Visit an ORGANIC OLIVE FARM (USDA/National Organic Program) in the Belice Valley. The prestigious “Nocellara del Belice” olive variety has been grown here for centuries. An unrepeatable combination of the local soil and microclimate gives origin to DOP certified table olives and extra-virgin olive oil.
In SELINUNTE you will see the Eastern Hill with three temples, the Acropolis with the ancient city. More temples and many other interesting excavations dating back to the 7th century B. C. The archeological marvel of this site includes several temples and part of the excavated ancient city. Amazing ruins more than 2500 years old and a beautiful landscape next to the sea.
duration 7 h • from € 125
- Private guided tour inside the archeological area of Selinunte
- English speaking Guide Driver
- Olive Farm
- Private transportation according to itinerary
- Parking/Highway fees
- Pick up/ Drop off at the port
- Admission fees in general
- Meals & Beverages
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