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Private full-day excursion to Erice and Marsala from Palermo with wine and olive oil tasting

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Have you already visited the capital of Sicily and are now looking for an out-of-town adventure? This private tour to Erice and Marsala with lunch and wine tastings, with departing from Palermo is the one for you!


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9 hours
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  • Escape the hustle and bustle of the city with this private day trip
  • Explore Erice’s summit and enjoy the beautiful view
  • Stop for a delicious Sicilian lunch
  • Taste the typical of Marsala, its sweet wine
  • Enjoy the stunning Marsala salt route

Sicily is full of hidden gems to explore, in fact, Erice and Marsala are no different. Just a one-hour drive from Palermo, you'll have a unique experience, with strolls through medieval alleys and glimpses, tastings of local specialties, and exploring magical places like the salt route.


From Palermo to Erice medieval village 

The tour starts with a fast but comfortable drive from Palermo to Erice which lasts one hour and fifteen minutes approximately. From your seat you can already take in the wonders of Sicily, glimpsing from the window views of the coast and countryside. Once arrived at Erice you will be welcomed by our experienced guide who will lead you through the historic sites of the little medieval town. Climbing on the hilltop you will reach a point from where it will be possible to admire  breathtaking views of the coastline, up to the Egadi Islands.

There will also be the opportunity to stop for the most famous Sicilian snack, the granita

Discover Marsala and taste the sweetest wine 

After touring the length and breadth of Erice, you will continue on to Marsala, but not before enjoying a delicious lunch. You will stop at a special location where the Sicilian gastronomic delights will be the absolute protagonists. During lunch, in addition to sampling traditional Sicilian dishes, you will be delighted by a wine tasting of local blends. Another product that is typical of this area is olive oil, and you will have the chance to taste some of its best varieties too during this private tour of Erice and Marsala. Trying the typical flavors of the land in which you are immersed is a great way to fully get to know the places you visit, so don't hesitate to enter into the culture of the place and enrich your wealth of experience. 

Experience the spectacle of the salt road in Marsala

One thing you cannot miss if you are in western Sicily is a visit to Marsala. This small town is crisscrossed by a strip of land that connects Trapani to the sea, on either side of which is one of the most spectacular environments in Sicilian, the so-called Saline. Get ready to admire one of the most beautiful spectacles you will see in your entire life! The placid pools of water surrounding the white mills, together with the white salt mountains, create a romantic and almost surreal atmosphere. The colors of the sky mingling with that of the water evoke an almost surreal ambiance, in fact you will feel as if you are inside a painting!

Now that you have seen the beauty of this region of Sicily, you will be ready to return to Palermo with a baggage full of wonderful memories. 


Important Information

We regret to inform that this tour is not suitable for guests with wheelchairs or with impaired mobility.

Please note that this tour might be run on Mercedes luxury 8-seater vans or Mercedes luxury minibuses according to the tour occupancy and always providing the highest possible quality. We suggest good walking shoes (no flip-flops!) as well as hat and sunscreen.


Rain Policy

This tour runs on rain or shine.


Transportation IN/OUT Palermo by luxury Mercedes Minivan or Minibus
English speaking driver/tour leader
Visit of Erice with granita tasting
Visit of Marsala saline (exterior)
Wine tasting
Typical Sicilian lunch
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Meeting Point

  • The meeting point is at our TOURIST HUB & COOKING SCHOOL in Palermo.


Starting from


price per person
based on a group of 4