Enchanting Greek and Byzantine Heritage - full day tour
SEGESTA & MONREALE
Full Day (maximum 7 hours)with private car or van
Itinerary: We visit first the famous Cathedral of Monreale, decorated with the most beautiful Byzantine mosaics in the world. Over 70. 000sq feet of gold and figures!! The whole Basilica is covered with mosaics and hundreds of scenes depict the Old and New Testament. After a scenic drive uphill and across a beautiful countryside, we will reach Segesta. Segesta was founded by an ancient population, a mixture of people originally from Troy and Sicans born in Sicily. We will visit the beautiful Greek temple in Doric style, from the 5th Century BC, still perfectly preserved. On the way back, a little free time in Palermo before heading back to the port.
We first visit the wonderful Cathedral of Monreale; next we drive up to Segesta where we will visit the famous and intact Greek Temple from the 5th Century B.C.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Port of call pier. I will hold a sign with client's name.
Meeting place for travellers: your selected hotel in Palermo or surroundings.
Cruise Schedule: I will customize this tour based on your Cruise Schedule.
End location: In the same area or hotel where we started from.
Duration: 6 hours 30 min.
Private car or van
From 5 to 8 people transportation with van is to be calculated apart from the price given for the tour
Estimated Local Cash Needed
10 € - Admission Fees in Segesta archeological area and Cathedral of Monreale
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Super friendly, informative, answered all our questions and shared lunch with us. We had a great day touring with her