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From Palermo: Erice, Salt Pans, and Segesta Day Trip
78 EUR
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Explore the beautiful medieval city of Erice, the splendid Doric temple of Segesta, and see the salt pans of Trapani. Discover the ancient history and heritage of Sicily on this incredible day trip.
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Discover the history of Sicily from the Greeks to the Middle Ages with this day trip to Erice, the salt pans of Trapani, and Segesta. After pickup from selected locations in Palermo, drive to western Sicily to reach Erice. The ancient Elymian people founded this medieval town, once an important religious site associated with the goddess Venus. Continue to Trapani where the ancient tradition of harvesting salt from the sea is still practiced. In the afternoon, head to Segesta, another city founded by the Elymians. Visit the 5th-century Doric temple built on a hilltop just outside the ancient city. Admire the astonishing views, before returning to Palermo.