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West Coast Self-Guided Tour (7 Nights)

Tour code: SICSG7

Tour Overview

This is a wonderful itinerary that takes you around the western coast from Palermo to Selinunte, and then inland via Segesta en route back to Palermo.

Starting from Mondello just north of Palermo you begin by following the coast west around the shores of the picturesque Golfo di Castellammare to the resort of the same name. From Castellammare you can ride to the pretty coastal village of Scopello and have the option to hike in the beautiful Zingaro National Park. Leaving Castellammare you ride west to Trapani on the coast. A loop ride from here takes you to wonderful Erice and San Vito lo Capo. Alternatively you can choose to take the short ferry ride over to the Egadi Islands for the day. Continuing south around the coast you visit Marsala en route to Mazara del Vallo and then visit the fabulous ruins at Selinunte. Turning inland you have a stop at Segesta before completing the circuit by finishing at Monreale close to Palemo.

For information about en route scenery and attractions see the Regional Details page.
The itinerary follows routes A, C, D, G, E and I
The tour is rated A – click here for tour rating description.

Ten highlights

  • Mondello’s pier and waterfront seafood restaurants
  • The pretty coastal village of Scopello
  • Zingaro Nature Reserve
  • The temples at Segesta
  • Erice
  • San Vito lo Capo
  • The Trapani salt pans
  • Sampling Marsala wines in Marsala
  • Exploring Mazara del Valo
  • Selinunte’s incredible ruins

Gallery

  • Country Road
  • Mondello
  • Near Salemi
  • Scopello
  • Segesta
 

Options

  • Guided tour of Mazara del Vallo
  • Add additional nights in Castellammare and/or Mazara and ride loops from these towns

Outline Itinerary

Day Itinerary Start Finish Route optionsRoute options
En Route
1 arrive at MONDELLO        
2 route A^ Mondello Castellammare    
Trappeto; Golfo di Castellanmmare
3 route C^ Castellammare Nubia  
Alcamo; Segesta; Trapani
4 route D Nubia Nubia    
Erice; San Vito lo Capo
5 route E^ Nubia Mazara    
Saline di Trapani; Mozia; Marsala
6 route G^ Mazara Calatafimi Segesta    
Salemi; Segesta
7 route I^ Calatafimi Segesta Monreale    
Segesta; Monreale
8 depart from MONREALE        

Tour Costs

Costs in Euros
basic cost per person sharing
865
single accommodation supplement (if applicable)
215*
Optional Costs
bicycle rental
120
luggage transfers
total charge 1 or 2 riders
390
charge per additional rider
40

* There is an additional charge of 100 Euros for someone who is travelling on their own.

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