with Local Guide Mimmo - Exclusive Private Tour for up to 6 people
Segesta, according to the traditional legend, had a Trojan origin. It is located on the isolated hill called Barbaro, which offers a great panorama, and washed by the river Crimiso, nearby Calatafimi. The well preserved temple and the greek theater were built in the late 5th century BC.
It's impossible not to visit Palermo: once a regal capital where peoples very different from one another mingled their cultures creating a particularly original fusion like the Arab-Norman-Byzantine style of its finest buildings. Palermo is a many faceted city, with as much an unmistakable as enigmatic identity, a combination of aristocratic magnificence and the colourful ways of the common people.
For up to 6 travelers
We'll drive along the beautiful north west coast (1. 5 hours), passing the Gulf of Castellammare heading towards SEGESTA, during the private guided tour you'll visit the heritage of the Greeks in this singular archeological area: Temple and Theater, built in the late 5th century BC. , are embedded in a wonderful countryside.
Next follow your guide on a guided Walking Tour in PALERMO: the culture of the city, the beautiful sights, architecture and the typical street markets, are hidden in the old part of town. Visit the highlights of the Arab Norman Period, the Quattro Canti, Piazza Pretoria, the Cathedral plus a typical market.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Your Hotel or Port in Palermo
End location: Starting Point
Duration: 8 hours 30 min.
✔️Departure time after 9am applies only for Shore Excursions !!
Top Class Mercedes Minivan
- Guiding Services
- Private Transportation
Estimated Local Cash Needed
20 Euro - Light Lunch
- Personal Expenses
- Food, Drinks, Snacks
NONE - can give guided tours inside archeological areas, monuments and towns all over Sicily
- Licensed LOCAL GUIDE
- Registered DRIVER (special permit)
- Specific licensed MERCEDES V-Class Minivan (2018)
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Mimmo is the guide to have for custom touring in Sicily. Prompt, courteous, extremely knowledgeable and funny from my point of view. I booked a full day tour of Selinuite, Segesta and Erice. Covered all the bases plus lunch in a quaint, off the beaten path bakery/deli to sample some "authentic" Sicilian food with great cannolis. Highly recommend!