Full day tour around Trapani (Erice, Segesta & Salt Pans or Marsala, Mazara del Vallo & Selinunte)


Tour Number

Activity Level



Shore Excursion, Nature and Wildlife, Hiking and Walking, Day Trip / Out of Town


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 4



Spanish (advanced), Italian (fluent), German (fluent), English (fluent)

7 hours tour in western Sicily

This tour wants to meet the needs of my guest that want to visit the western area of Sicily, or to take a day trip from Palermo in some of the most fascinating areas of the island! We can match the offer on your request. Selinunte and Segesta are very important sites that you can't miss, very quite and energetic places where, perhaps, you'll experience silence for the first time your life!
- Erice, Segesta & Salt Pans.
Visit three different sites. The road is really pretty with unforgettable views from the old street going up to mount Erice. See how sea salt is still collected off the Sicilian coast at the Salt Pans of Trapani. After a lunch stop we'll visit the ancient archaeological site of Segesta
- Marsala, Mazara del Vallo & Selinunte.
The region of Marsala was always known for its fine grapes, an introduction about Sicilian wine is a must! Than we'll admire the famous statue of Dancing Satyr in the beautiful museum in Mazara. In the afternoon, after a lunch stop, we'll visit Selinunte.


Erice, Segesta & Salt Pans
Erice, perched on top of the hill. Walking tour, visit of the main Church. Stop at the Norman-Spanish castle to enjoy the splendid view. Segesta, with its well preserved temple and the greek theater built in the late 5th century BC. The salt pans with its characteristic old windmills, are inside a beautiful area protected by the WWF.
Marsala, Mazara del Vallo & Selinunte.
Marsala is a coastal town in western Sicily, close to Trapani Airport. The town has ancient origins and some fine exhibits in its archaeological museum.
Mazara was founded by the Phoenicians in the 9th century BC, with the name of Mazar. It is an agricultural and fishing centre and its port gives shelter to the largest fishing fleet in Italy.
Selinunte was one of the most important of the Greek colonies in Sicily, situated on the southwest coast of that island, is now the biggest archaeological park in Europe.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: I will meet you at your Hotel

End location: I will leave you at your Hotel

Duration: 7 hours


Private car and driver.

What’s Included

Other: My service as a guide, private tour at the archeological sites. Private Car and Driver for all the duration of the tour, gas and parking fees

Estimated Local Cash Needed

40 euro - Entrance fees, food and beverage for the lunch break, souvenirs...

What’s Extra

Other: Food and entrance fee at the archeological areas
The tour can be set for groups with more than 4 pax, booking a minivan for a little extra price

A Recent Review of this tour

Valentina and her excellent driver Dario gave us a very nice tour of Corleone as well as surrounding areas. She picked us up at our hotel in Cefalù which was very convenient for us (some tour guides make you meet them in Palermo). She was flexible and took special care to customize our tour by suggesting ideas that made the most sense for us. Specifically, she took us to the street where my grandmother was born and helped translate a conversation with some of the locals who currently live there.
Robert Spinna

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