Grand Hotel Selinunte

Contrada Trenta Salme, Castelvetrano, Sicily, 91022, Italy | 4 star hotel
Prices starting from $116.00
 

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Segesta and Selinunte - Ancient Greek Temples

A travel blog entry by rona.puntawe

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... and drop us off to the Acropolis. It is a long walk, probably not worth taking in a hot summer's day.

Next stop was Segesta. Another 6 Euros, plus E1.50 for shuttle all the way to the top of the hill to check out the Amphitheatre. It was a steep climb, and with the scorching summer sun, it's worth taking the shuttle. On the way down, a walk would give photo opportunities with a different ...

Wine country

A travel blog entry by pwhalen

18

... wine country" , no winery signs with the vineyard name such as we're used to in Australia. There was the generic "wine trail" but nothing more specific. At the tourist centre we enquired about visiting wineries.......you need to book and make an appointment. Decided to keep taking our chances.

Paul then discovered a deserted wine shop so wandered in to look. The owner ...

Specifically Eraclea Minoa

A travel blog entry by pwhalen

2

Had our usual walk along the beach followed by a swim (please note that I am swimming with Paul every day now!) and some time in the sun before returning for breakfast. The hill back.........

Today's jaunt was to Eraclea Minoa. A Greek settlement in 6th C BC, captured by the Romans in the 3rd C BC before the cumulative impact of subsequent wars left ...

Out to lunch : out for lunch

A travel blog entry by pwhalen

4

... and fields with different crops.

Our apartment was light and bright, and in the evenings, kept the door open for ease of access to our deck and the views. Paul started cooking the meat for dinner, and all the adult cats from the owners house appeared and pretended to be starving. The door was shut quick smart but they were less than bashful about drooling through the glass. Shoo did not appear to be in their ...

Actually, its Contrada Piano Grande

A travel blog entry by pwhalen

6

... level from the road which continued on to the beach.

The most incredible views to the west, and from the road, easterly as well. When we walked towards the beach, brilliant blue sea as far as the eye could see.

The lovely sense of euphoria was shattered when we ventured into Riberia for a few groceries. A large town that had seen ...

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