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Full day tour from Palermo to Segesta and Selinunte 9 hours with local guide

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Full day tour from Palermo to Segesta and Selinunte 9 hours with local guide

Discover the spectacular heritage of the great civilizations of antiquity with Selinunte and Segesta tour. The two ancient cities that housed rivaling peoples are full of breathtaking sights and magnificent temples that take you back in time to antiquity.

Selinunte – the city of Greek settlers – was established around years 650 – 628 B.C. abruptly destroyed in the conflict with neighbouring Elymians of Segesta. The ancient city nowadays comprises the largest archeological area in Europe. Its 270 hectares safeguard marvelous cultural monuments, including five temples dedicated to various deities of the Greek pantheon built around an acropolis.

Segesta, the city of Elymians, whose origin is only depicted in myths arrived in Sicily around 1200 B.C. Segesta was one of the main settlements of these archenemies of Selinuntians that houses beautifully preserved doric temples. 61 metres long and 26 metres wide Segesta temple, built between 430 and 420 B.C. holds 36 beautifully preserved columns. The nearby 400 metres tall hill, Monte Barbora, impresses not only with a spectacular view but also holds a Greek theatre of the same time period as the temple. The surrounding area that has seen change of multiple powers also houses other spectacular layers of history and culture – Arab mosque, Norman church, and roman Forum.

Departure & Return Location

Pick up from the hotel in Palermo (Google Map)

Departure Time

09:00 (if you prefer different time, contact us)

Price Includes

  • Pick-up and Drop-off from your Hotel or Apartment
  • English speaking driver
  • Minivan and driver
  • Fuel and local taxes

Price Excludes

  • Any Private Expenses
  • Entry or admission fee
  • Parking fees
  • Tip or gratuity
  • Food & drinks
What to Expect

Due to uneven surfaces, 

This tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities

Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level

No infants allowed

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Itinerary

09:00Meeting and introduction

Pick up from hotel in Palermo

09:15- 10:45Parco Archeologico Selinunte.

scenic drive to the south of Palermo

10:45-12:45 Visit Selinunte- one of the largest archaeological areas in Europe and park of Selinunte

with multiple ancient temples that dates back to 7th century B.C.

12:45-14:45Lunch break and free time to explore surroundings, restaurants or shops

Lunch break and free time to explore surroundings, restaurants or shops

14:45-15:45Visit of Tempio di Segesta

Doric style temple which is also called “big temple”, city and the temples dates back to 5th century B.C. you will also have a chance to see the ruins of Arabic mosque, a Norman church and the Roman Forum.

15:45-16:45 Teatro Greco di Segesta

Enjoy great panoramic views from Teatro Greco di Segesta and explore ancient semi-circular theater, which opens up perfect view to the seaside

17:00-18:30 Return to Palermo

Return to Palermo

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