Private Erice, Marsala & Mozia Tour, from Palermo area

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Walking tour through the ancient streets of Erice, medieval town settled by Elymians and visitA visit to the historic center of Marsala and Mozia is a journey through the rich cultural and historical heritage of Sicily. Meanwhile, the nearby island of Mozia is an archaeological gem, once home to the Phoenicians, Greeks, and Romans. Moreover The tour does not include an authorized tour guide service. Instead, there will be only a driver who will provide basic information about each of the locations included in the tour itinerary in English.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Sicily Airports Transfer & Tour

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Stop At: Borgo Storico Erice

Erice: this town was an important religious site associated with goddesses of fertility and it is famous also for the homemade pastries shops, world-renown for marzipan candies and almond and pistachio pastries, of course famous also for a lot of local craft shops.

Duration: 3 hour

Stop At: Isola di Mozia (Mothia)/ San Pantaleo

Marsala is a place that should be experienced unhurriedly. Discover its Baroque old town, its ancient salt pans to the island of Mozia. Its historic center is small and rather intimate and can be visited on foot in a couple of hours. Giuseppe Garibaldi and the Thousand passed through Porta Garibaldi, which along with Porta Nuova, are the two historic gates still visible in the city. Within the oriented nature reserve of the salt pans of Trapani and Paceco, managed by the WWF, which is responsible for the protection of pink flamingos, is the Salt Museum, which allows visitors to discover the world of salt farming. The lagoon, known as the Stagnone, is also a nature reserve where archaeology, history, nature and trades meet.The shallow waters are punctuated by salt pans with their mills and a composition of four small islands: San Pantaleo (the ancient and modern-day Mozia), Isola Lunga or Grande, Scola and Santa Maria. In Mozia take the visit of the Whitacker Museum.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Marsala

Marsala, a charming coastal town, boasts an ancient past and is famous for its production of fortified wine. Visitors can explore the historic center's narrow streets, lined with elegant Baroque buildings, and visit landmarks such as the Cathedral and the Palazzo VII Aprile.

Duration: 2 hour
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