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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Drop off at the port
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.