Erice and Segesta - Shore Excursion - The Heritage of the Elymians and the Oldest Town of Europe
Erice, About 2, 500 feet above sea level. It overlooks nearby Trapani and the salt flats, and is surrounded by a lush park and hilltop castles, which offer charming old stone streets to stroll and several medieval churches to investigate.
Discoveries abound in this delightful town, which is the epitome of the Middle Ages, even though the town is much older than the castles, walls and streets suggest. The mythical heroes Hercules and Aeneas are associated with ancient Erice.
Segesta, founded by the Elymians, according to the traditional legend, had a Trojan origin. It is located on the isolated hill called Barbaro and washed by the river Crimiso, nearby Calatafimi. The well preserved temple and the greek theater were built in the late 5th century BC.
Meet up location: The excursion will be customized according to your schedule.
Includes: Guide service and transportation according to the program. Almond pastry tasting, with Marsala wine and more.