1 Week to Discover the great beauty of Western SicilyOne entire week of hiking, exploring archaeological parks and nature reserves belonging to western Sicily.
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Discover the Western Sicily' s richest natural heritage! Among parks and history you will visit Scopello, San Vito Lo Capo, the Zingaro Nature Reserve, Castellammare, Erice, Segesta, Selinunte and Palermo.
DAY 1. Arrive at Palermo Airport, bus transfer to Scopello, typical example of “baglio” (a fortified farm) of Trapani, in a very picturesque natural setting. Accommodation in hotel. Dinner and overnight stay in San Vito Lo Capo (TP).
DAY 2. Breakfast. Hike in the “Zingaro 's reserve”, the first Natural Reserve in Sicily, among picturesque bays of clear crystal sea, thick prairies of dwarf palm and small rural museums. Packed lunch. In the afternoon visit to the village of San Vito Lo Capo. Dinner and overnight stay in San Vito Lo Capo.
DAY 3. Breakfast. Hike in the “Reserve of Mount Cofano”, between mountains and the sea, around the calcareous promontory of Cofano Mount. Packed lunch. In the afternoon visit of Erice' s village (TP), a famous medieval town on the top of Mount San Giuliano. Dinner and overnight stay in San Vito Lo Capo.
DAY 4. In the morning visit of the Archaeological Park of Segesta (TP). Visit of the Doric temple of the calcareous hill where are located the ancient citadel and the greek theater. Packed lunch. Departure from Trapani' s port by hydrofoil to Marettimo (Egadi Islands). Accommodation. In the afternoon excursion in Marettimo. Exploratory hike starting to know the natural and landscape features of Marettimo. Dinner and overnight stay in Marettimo.
DAY 5. Breakfast. Hike on Marittimo island. A steep path goes back to Mount Falcone, the highest point of the island and face up to the promontory of Punta Troia Castle. Packed lunch. Dinner and overnight stay in Marettimo (Egadi Islands).
DAY 6. Breakfast. Departure from Marettimo' s port by hydrofoil to Favignana. Hike in the island of Favignana, among ancient fortresses and coves with blue cobalt sea. Packed lunch. In the afternoon departure by hydrofoil to Trapani. Dinner and overnight stay in Selinunte (TP).
DAY 7. Breakfast and visit of Selinunte, the largest archaeological park of Sicily. Packed lunch. In the afternoon transfer to Palermo. Accommodation in hotel. Dinner and overnight stay in Palermo.
DAY 8. Breakfast and visit to the historical center of Palermo. Free lunch. Transfer to Palermo airport.
Weekly tour: 7 nights / 8 days.
Style of Accommodation: 3 stars superior Hotel, B&B in the islands. This tour is operated only with a Driver-Guide up to 8 people. From 9 to 16 people, a second minibus with a driver is combined.
Treatment in HB in double room; Packed lunch for 6 days; Naturalistic Guide service for all days; Transport (minibuses with drivers) for all days; Trasport with fast ships in the islands; Insurance.
Flight, single room supplement, Dinner drinks,
Gratuities to Tour Director/Driver-Guide, Local Guide and Driver,
Porterage at airport, Luggage handling fee at hotel, Beverages and meals
not mentioned in the program, Paid tastings, Tips, Admission fees (the
price of this tour does not include the Admission Fees, which are
usually around € 8,00 per person payable directly on the spot.
If you are over 65 or under 18 years old and you have EU or
Commonwealth Passport, the admission fees are free of charge.
Everything that is not specified in the "include".
For excursions we recommend participants to wear: hiking shoes, backpack, bottle of water, hat, waterproof jacket.
Free pick-up from
Palermo and Trapani.
To make a reservation payment of the full amount is required.
The tour can be modified or cancelled following the unappealable decision of the organizer barring exceptional circumstances such as: bad weather conditions, alteration of the state of roads, rock-falls, landslides, flooding on a part or on the total area of the paths, bad medical conditions of one or more participants, unfavourable volcanic conditions. In the above-mentioned cases, the organizer does not refund the Clients owing to partial or total changes to the services. Clients will be able to arrange a new excursion date directly with the organizer without additional charges.
In the case of withdrawal before 24h or on the day of the event the amount paid will not be reimbursed. In the case of withdrawal before 48h, will be reimbursed just 60% of the amount paid.
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