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Address: Sicily, Italy
Phone Number: +39 0924 46540
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You will think you were transported to the Acropolis in Athens, Greece,...

You will think you were transported to the Acropolis in Athens, Greece, when you gaze upon these well-preserved temple ruins.

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Private Wine Tour and Archeological Area of Selinunte with licensed Guide
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A must see

We came her on a nice and sunny day, although very touristic this is a great place to visit. beautiful tho see the site and very interesting to discover the history of the temples.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved visiting Selinunte. The ruins are very interesting and allowing visitors to walk into the temples. The site is impressive with spectacular views of the sea below. The temples are situated in two locations, you can walk all around and explore. They give you a good idea of the ancient atmosphere. We highly recommend a visit.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came her on a nice and sunny day, although very touristic this is a great place to visit. beautiful tho see the site and very interesting to discover the history of the temples.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We decided to have 4 days in SW Sicily, devoted to the Greek and Roman ruins. Basing ourselves in Mazarra, we had Agrigento, Selinunte and Segesta all within easy reach as well as a number of interesting towns - Marsala (wine), Trapani (salt pans) and Erice (beautiful hill town). Of the 3 temple sites, Selinunte was by far the best... More 

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Twickenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We liked this site a bit more than the Valley of the Temples and Segesta as it felt a bit more off beaten track and was not so crowded. You visit two sites (you can walk or drive between the two) the first containing three temples one of which has been partially reconstructed. The second site is more impressive as... More 

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Perth, Australia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

I've been to lots of Greek ruins around Italy (Paestum, Agrigento, Taormina, Segesta, Solunto) and this is by far one of the biggest in size and one of worst in condition and maintenance. First the site (town) is in three sections (two entries close by). You pay €6 each and they can't even give you a bloody map? The place... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

We went early to avoid crowds and the heat and wandered around the beautiful ruins. You can drive between them so it's not too tiring and I would bring a hat and umbrella as you are very exposed on a hot day.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

If you don't look further you'll be like everybody here and can only say: "great ruins, spectacular view" and "you can even enter the temples". Selinunte is so much more than that. It's not just an acropolis with a collection of temples at a beautiful location overlooking the sea. It's the deserted town of Selinous, once 25.000 inhabitants, that laid... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

The site is a very good example of the joining of Greek & Phoenician culture. There is a large Doric Temple which is wonderful to look at. (Temple E) There are also the remains of the town to look at. These are very interesting. There is a small museum. It is a lovely site to walk around.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

We loved visiting Selinunte (drove 90 minutes each way from Trapani to get there). The ruins are so extensive and interesting, and they allow visitors to walk into the temples (unlike Segesta and the Valley of the Temples). The site is lovely, too, with spectacular views of the beaches and ocean below. We spent 4-5 hours walking through the entire... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

We traveled here from Agrigento on the way to Palermo. It took about 80 minutes and was well worth the trip. The temples are situated in two locations and you can walk all around and explore. Good shoes are necessary. Not as touristy as the Valley of the temples

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