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Via Selinunte, 91022 Marinella di Selinunte, Castelvetrano, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Because I had a tripod I was not allowed to take any photos, because it was assumed that if you have a tripod you must be a professional and need a permit. The Carabiniere who detained my was instructed to go by this guideline and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Wolf D
Reviewed December 29, 2018

There was plenty of car parking when we visited and there are a few gift shops nearby alongside the public toilets. This is a large archaeological site, which is mostly ruins, but there are a few buildings and temples standing. There was plenty of information...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank HolidayForUs
Reviewed December 13, 2018

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

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Pensionado
Reviewed December 11, 2018

Located in Sicily's far-southwest, the Greek temples at Selinunte see less tourism than the other major (Greek) archeological site at Agrigento. Selinunte is also close to the sea, with a beautiful panoramic vista. The seaside, though, portends the city's fate at the hands of the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank David O
Reviewed November 25, 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank paulaM154PJ
Reviewed November 13, 2018

Definitely get a tour guide to fully appreciate the history of this site. Lots of walking and can be hot in September but worth the visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank danieljayl
Reviewed November 4, 2018

What can I write... another must see if you're into history/architecture. You can hire an electric vehicle to move round the sites, however, you can not drive it.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Michael N
Reviewed November 3, 2018

Short walk from our B&B and an easy site to walk round, especially good to get inside the ruins. Worth a look round the museum.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Both-like-travelling
Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

You can spend there all day walking on a huge area and watching an old buildings. The views are great. Be carreful, because in summer there is no place without sun so it is hard. Take drinkable Waters because there is probably only one shop...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Polak1989
Reviewed October 28, 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
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The site is astoundingly beautiful with the huge columns, the temples, the ruins lying across the fields and the views of the water. You can actually walk through the temples, stepping back in time in awe of how they were... More
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