Western Sicily: a journey through time
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Enjoy a trip in the Western Sicily.
Sicily remains one of the most visited places in Italy and is among the most appreciated Italian regions for the large amount of attractions that a visitor can enjoy. Land of conquest, this island in the middle of the Mediterranean sea, has been dominated by great empires and civilizations. This has made Sicily a unique land in the world, where Arab culture is mixed with ancient Greek and Roman cultures.
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Dress CodeCasual, comfortable and light
WELCOME TO SICILY!Arrive in Palermo and meet your driver at after you exit Baggage Claim. You will be transferred to your hotel in the city center. Check into your Hotel. Evening at leisure.
DISCOVERING PALERMO THROUGH THE LOCAL MARKETS:What is the best way to start visiting Palermo? Definitely strolling through the local markets with a specialized tourist guide. These markets of Arab origin are a veritable riot of colors, flavors, scents and sounds. A set of emotions that extends to the historic center, with stalls and shops (Putìe) that showcase all the merchandise: fruit and vegetables, meat, fish so fresh that it's still alive. During your tour you will stop at Palermo’s cathedral and at the most representative monuments.
AGRIGENTO:Meet your driver in the hotel lobby. Leave Palermo to reach your first stop: Agrigento. Today you will visit one of the most beautiful Archeological Park in Italy: The Valley of Temples. It is one of the most extensive, representative and best preserved archaeological sites of classical Greek civilization, included in 1998 by UNESCO on the list of World Heritage Sites. Meet your guide and enjoy your tour. Continue your transfer to Selinunte and check into your Resort, few steps from the temples of Selinunte. Enjoy your dinner at the resort.
SELINUNTE TEMPLES & WINERY:Meet your guide in the hotel lobby and reach the Archeological Park of Selinunte. Mith, legend, history, culture: the Park of Selinunte it's even more than this. A coffer of treasures far away millennia yet still alive, right here. 270 hectares that tell about one of the most flourishing classical civilizations of the Mediterranean area. A rich story that claim still to be discovered, sought after by tourists as well as researchers and academics from all over the world. After the tour meet your driver at the Park Entrance to reach one of the most beautiful winery in the area. You will enjoy a wonderful lunch paired with awarded wines. Return at your resort in the late afternoon.
MAZZARA DEL VALLO & MARSALA:Meet your driver in the hotel lobby. Depart your Resort to reach your first stop: Mazzara del Vallo. Enjoy a tour of this small Fishermen’s Village. The fishing community of this town leaves at night towards the African coasts, to return at dawn with a load of fish that on the same day, by plane, will arrive on the tables of restaurants in northern Italy. You will stop in Mazzara del Vallo for a lunch. Enjoy a visit of the small fisherman's town before continue your transfer to Trapani. Check into your Hotel and enjoy your dinner.
MARSALA & ERICE:After breakfast, meet with your driver in the hotel lobby and head to Marsala. I'm sure everyone knows Marsala wine. Well, this wine is produced right in the small town of Marsala a few miles away from Trapani. Today you will visit one of the historic wineries to visit is undoubtedly the Donnafugata winery. Enjoy your wine tasting with a light lunch at follow. After lunch, your driver will transfer you to Erice, one of the most beautiful village in the west coast of Sicily. Stroll through the medieval streets and enjoy a gelato before leaving the village. Return at your hotel in the late afternoon. Dinner at the Hotel.
SEGESTA & MONREALE:Meet your driver in the hotel lobby and depart your resort to reach Palermo. On the way to Palermo, a mandatory stop is the Segesta Archaeological Park. The first thing we encounter is the temple on the plateau between the two peaks of the mountain where, anciently, there was a city of the 5th-4th century BC . After your tour, you will continue your transfer to Palermo. Stop in Monreale for lunch. After lunch visit the Cathedral, famous for its Byzantine mosaics. Check into your Hotel in Palermo.
FREE DAY IN PALERMO:Enjoy your free day in the Sicilian Capital. Stroll through the streets of this incredible city and take advantage of your free time to buy memories and Sicilian products to bring with you from Sicily.