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Selinunte is one of the most interesting and best documented excavations of Sicily. The area is so vast since it includes an eastern hill with temples, the acropolis of the ancient city above the sea and a sanctuary tot the west. Furthermore there is a...More
The archaeological area is incredible. We were, seriously, twelve of 15 people at the site all day. I'd highly recommend taking the golf carts or it would be a significant hike to see everything. 7 euro per person for the carts. Weather was great and...More
Beautiful location along the sea. While the temples have not been restored as fully as at the Valley of the Temples, you are able to walk amongst the ruins and within one of the temples which has been partially restored. This coupled with fewer crowds...More
The temples at Selinunte didn’t compare to the ones at the valley of the temples. However, being able to walk inside the temple gave a whole different perspective of the size and magnitude of the temple itself and made the stop worthwhile.
This ancient site is situated in a most wonderful location. Once home to 100000 people ,a rich & powerful Greek society. The ruins cover a vast area , taking at least 3 hours to see properly. The eastern temples are the most stunning, Temple E...More
The entrance was close to Temple E. This is the only rebuilt temple. The best part is that you are allowed to walk inside of it, so you can sense how it would have felt like and how the proportions were. In other ancient temple...More
Amazing ruins with a beautiful backdrop. We enjoyed everything about our visit. Although spread out - the reasonably priced golf buggy’s provided even more enjoyment for our young clan on the return leg! Fantastic day had by all
The site is well worth a visit. The temple ruins and acropolis occupy a large area that is well pathed and signposted.
What was built here centuries ago was quite amazing and the reconstruction work done on some parts highlights what it must have been...More
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Hi from NYC ....
We also did not use a guide. With the info posted at each part of the site, plus some googling, you’ll get a good idea of the layout and purpose of each building. We walked everywhere. I’d allow about 3... More
Hi from NYC ....
We also did not use a guide. With the info posted at each part of the site, plus some googling, you’ll get a good idea of the layout and purpose of each building. We walked everywhere. I’d allow about 3 hours to do it justice. Enjoy!
Don't know, sorry. We had a hire car for the time we were out of Palermo. We did have a tour guide for a day around etna and that was great if slightly indulgent at 200 for the day; but they will take you wherever you... More
Don't know, sorry. We had a hire car for the time we were out of Palermo. We did have a tour guide for a day around etna and that was great if slightly indulgent at 200 for the day; but they will take you wherever you want to go!