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Via Selinunte, 91022 Marinella di Selinunte, Castelvetrano, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great archeological site. Well worth the visit. Spectacular views of the ruins and the sea. For those who need assistance they have a Tran the tours the grounds.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank marie v
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The biggest archeological park in Europe, and one of the most significant about Ancient Greek culture. I’ve been at home for a short visit and wanted to spend few hours walking on this place, which is very closed from the town I was born. The...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lots of ruins to see here. They are very spread out, so you need to purchase a ticket for the tram. Also, be advised that there is an admission fee and a share for the tram, and they do not take credit cards.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Pat M
Reviewed February 4, 2019 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
1  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
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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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