Best Excursion in western Sicily to Erice, Trapani Salt Flats from Palermo

Best Excursion in western Sicily to Erice, Trapani Salt Flats from Palermo

This is a private and exclusive tour, you will only be in the group, there will be no other people. We will be out of the normal tourist circuits, we will visit isolated, peaceful and safe places. in countryside areas away from the city. Full day excursion driver who speaks English available during the day 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, a city full of churches, castles. In Erice you can also taste the typical almond sweets of local production as well as delicious wines.After the tour you will go down to Trapani around lunchtime. After we will continue the visit of the Saline.this tour is managed only with a Driver up to 7/8 people. The Driver cannot escort people inside the monuments. However, it has the skills to promote the most important highlights by providing basic historical and cultural information.

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Piazza Pretoria, Piazza, Palermo, Sicily Italy

meeting point with your driver and guide, departure

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

Tour of the Medieval Village

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Castello di Venere, Largo Castello, 91016, Erice, Sicily Italy

This territory, on which the universitas exercised its jurisdiction, was divided into fiefdoms and contrade, whose ownership belonged to the same universitas or to private individuals: its extension was, until 1846 of about 40,000 hectares, its coastline continued for 26 miles from the beach of Castellammare del Golfo to that of San Giuliano and within it included three baronies. The first was that of Baida, which bordered to the north with the beach and whose baron enjoyed the mere and mixed empire; the other was that of Inici, of whom the Sanclemente were lords; the last one was that of Arcodaci, owned by the Monroy family. The fiefdom of Ralibesi belonged to the universitas, whose name - like that of many other districts of the region - is of Arab origin, the fiefdom Xambola, the fiefdom Lacci, the fiefdom Punta, so named for a point of land that extends towards the sea ​​called Capo San Vito, the fief of Castelluzzo, which took its name from a castle that was located in this town, and the Sanguigno fiefdom.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Riserva Naturale Saline Di Trapani E Paceco, Garibaldi 138, 91011, Trapani, Sicily Italy

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: Museo del Sale, Via Chiusa 12A Localita Nubia, 91027 Paceco, Sicily Italy

Salt Museum inside a Mill

Duration: 1 hour

Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Not 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"
"Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Face masks provided for travelers"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Regular temperature checks for staff"
"COVID-19 vaccination required for guides"
"We only do private tours for your group, or family. All ours Drivers are fully Vaccinated we make sanitization of the vehicles after each service, we give sanitizing gel to wash the hands, we have a transparent dividing barrier between the driver and pax. we apply all applicable safety regulations"

Hora de Inicio: 8:30 AM
Duración: 7 To 8 Hours
Lugar de comienzo: Traveler pickup is offered
We offer pick up and drop off to all hotels, b & bs, holiday homes, ports and accommodations in
Palermo, for other special requests ask at the time of booking if pick up is available for the desired
location. departure time 08.30 a.m.


  • Palermo Airport, 90045 Cinisi, PA, Italy


  • Palermo

Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.


  • Professional English speaking Driver
  • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by Licensed and air-conditioned minivan or car
  • Exclusive Private Tour, only for your Group
  • Entry/Admission - Riserva Naturale Saline Di Trapani E Paceco

No Incluye

  • Food and drinks
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities
  • Tickets
  • Entry/Admission - Museo del Sale


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