Travel Blogs from Marinella di Selinunte
... uninspiring A,B,C and D and lie in the acropolis, while the main temples lie on a hill to the east and are known as E, F and G. Most of the temples, especially the oldest, Temple F are vast heaps of pillars and huge stones. The temples that have been re-erected so far give you an idea again of the ambitions and skills of the ancient Greeks.
So Selinunte is a lovely site, with fallen columns, solitary foundations, vestiges of towers ...
... we would never have found the restaurant. On the way back we visited the ancient town of Erice, perched high on top of Mt Erice. Spectacular views from everywhere, steep narrow cobbled streets and beautiful medieval architechture. Probably, the best bit was the drive up with Jo's grip on the door handle tightening at every hairpin bend! 26 September Bronte is on strike today. There is no way on Earth that she is going off in the car to look at another ...
... kafle uliczkami. Z ciekawych budowli widzieliśmy ruiny kościoła (bez dachu) na planie koła (rzadkość) oraz niewielki ale urokliwy teatr Garibaldi. Miasteczko charakteryzuje się tez ciekawymi malunkami na ceramice.
Spacer zakończyliśmy w nadmorskiej restauracji, mocno już wygłodzeni. Po sutym posiłku ruszyliśmy w dalszą ...
... 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 ...
... were the ones we drove on, not the ones I refused to even consider! Initially we had thought this was just TT's usual "short cut" to the main road, and kept expecting to rejoin the road system after every corner. Not so. Well, not for over an hour at least, for what took us less than 15 min on the way there. At least I kept the bottom of the car intact, though it was close at times.
Other places to stay in Marinella di Selinunte
Contrada Belice di Mare, Marinella di Selinunte | 3 star hotelfrom $82
Contrada Belice di Mare 3, Marinella di Selinunte | 4 star hotelfrom $63
Via Pitagora, Marinella di Selinunte | 4 star hotelfrom $864
Via Palinuro 3, Marinella di Selinunte | 4 star hotelfrom $84
Via Caboto, Marinella di Selinunte | 4 star hotelfrom $89
Via Alceste 21, Marinella di Selinunte | 3 star hotelfrom $60
Contrada Belice Di Mare, Marinella di Selinunte | 4 star hotelfrom $78
Via Pigafetta, 2, Marinella di Selinunte | Hotelfrom $90
Via Antonio Pigafetta 2, Marinella di Selinunte | 3 star hotelfrom $90
SS 115 Dir. km 5+552.80, Marinella di Selinunte | 3 star hotelfrom $102