Erice & Segesta
Experience several panoramic sceneries from Medieval Erice which are quite unique. Erice is just about 2400 feet above sea level. Cool even in a hot Sicilian summer. It also 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.
from Palermo Port
Pick up at the port by your private Guide Driver and board a Premium Mercedes Minivan. Relax on a scenic drive (1h15min) following the beautiful Gulf of Castellammare west of Palermo. Drive also trough the pleasant wine producing area of “Bianco d’Alcamo”.
Follow your Guide on a private guided tour exclusive to your party. Where necessary tickets will be purchased to minimize waiting time. Enjoy the Greek temple, in doric style from the 5th Century, which is embedded within a wonderful countryside.
A stroll trough the cobblestoned streets of this medieval town will take you 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. Time for a lunch break at a local restaurant.
Drop off at the port
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. Visit this archeological area in Segesta with a Private Guide Driver.