Best Excursion In Western Sicily To Erice, Trapani Salt Flats From Palermo

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    8:30 AM
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    all hotels and accommodations in Palermo and Province
    Airports
    Punta Raisi Airport, Palermo, Sicily Italy
    Ports
    Palermo
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  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Full day excursion departing from Palermo. With new and comfortable van, driver-guide who speaks English and French available during all the visits advising and explaining the main things to do and see. During the tour you will visit: Erice, a unique Medieval town located on a top of a mountain at 760 meters above sea level overlooking Trapani, a city full of churches, castles. In Erice you can also taste the typical almond sweets of local production as well as delicious wines famous all over the world.After the tour you will go down to Trapani around lunchtime, we will go to the restaurant located in the heart of the salt pans inside a Mill where you will taste the traditional Sicilian cuisine. After lunch we will continue the visit of the Saline.After you will visit Trapani with its beautiful harbor and historic center full of churches including the Cathedral, monuments and shops where you will have free time for shopping. In the afternoon return to the hotel or b&b.

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Itinerary
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Pass By: Piazza Pretoria, Palermo, Province of Palermo, Sicily


meeting point with your driver and guide, departure

Stop At: Erice Trapani Taxi, Trapani, Province of Trapani, Sicily

beautiful medieval town located on the top of the homonymous mountain at 760 meters high,
we will visit the temple dedicated to Venus, the castle, the towers and the beautiful Cathedral. The town, surrounded by cyclopean walls, is characterized by stone paths and adorned with trees, plants and flowers, which give the center a magical and enchanted atmosphere. The wide and spectacular view from Erice is breathtaking: you can see Trapani with its characteristic sickle shape and the Mount Cofano reserve with Custonaci at its feet. You can also taste the typical almond sweets famous all over the world.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Riserva Naturale Saline Di Trapani E Paceco, Trapani, Province of Trapani, Sicily

The salt pans can be visited in every period of the year, you can also attend the collection of sea salt, still manually made by salt workers.
The large heaps of salt are very choreographic and are found numerous along the large tanks, during the harvest period you can also see many species of migratory birds, such as pink flamingos, herons and knights of Italy.
The area of the reserve is very large and is managed by the WWF ITALIA, inside there is a Salt Museum, numerous ancient mills and a watchtower.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Bastione Conca Trapani, Trapani, Province of Trapani, Sicily

we will visit the historical center of the city, the churches and monuments and the port

Duration: 2 hours

Inclusions

Driver/guide

Tour escort/host

Hotel/port pickup and drop-off

Transport by air-conditioned minivan

Entry/Admission - Riserva Naturale Saline Di Trapani E Paceco

Entry/Admission - Bastione Conca Trapani

Exclusions

Food and drinks

Lunch

Gratuities

Tickets

Entry/Admission - Museo del Sale

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level

Wheelchair accessible

At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time

This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate