An Archeological Marvel

You Don’t Expect

Discover tour to a less known part in Sicily. This tour takes you to the archeological area in Selinunte. It is located in the splendid southwestern area of Sicily that is called also the “Sicilian Tuscany”. Here wonderful olive orchards and vineyards are everywhere. It is certainly a well known and significant olive oil production area of the island.

Archeological

This archeological area 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 plus part of the excavated ancient city and amazing ruins. In addition to more than 2500 years old and a beautiful landscape.

Shore Excursion Program

Starting time subject to ship arrival

from Palermo Port

Pick up at the port by your private Guide Driver and board a Premium Mercedes Minivan. Next enjoy a scenic drive (1h30min) into the southwest through a pleasant hilly landscape. Neat olive orchards and vineyards are everywhere.

Starting time subject to ship arrival
Visit/Tasting 1.5h

Olive Farm

Arrive at an ORGANIC OLIVE FARM (USDA/National Organic Program) 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 gives origin to DOP certified table olives and extra-virgin olive oil. 

Visit/Tasting 1.5h
Visit 1.5h

Selinunte

This is one of the most evocative places in Sicily. Also one of the most impressive of all Greek sites. Here you will see the Eastern Hill with three temples plus other interesting excavations dating back to the 7th century B.C. – In conclusion time for a lunch break at a local restaurant.

Visit 1.5h
Drive back to Palermo 1.5h

Drop off at the port

Drive back to Palermo 1.5h

Tour Price from €180*

What’s Included

Guided Tour inside Archeological Area
English speaking Guide Driver
Comfortable Transport by Premium Mercedes Minivan
Tasting at the Olive Farm
Pick up/Drop off at the Port
Parking/Highway Fees

What’s Extra

Admission fees
Meals & Beverages

Tour Details

Duration: 6/7 Hours
Culture
Shore Excursion
Moderate
Friendly: No
*Price varies by group size

Marinella di Selinunte 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. Moreover 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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