Segesta | Archaeological Site
Superb archaeological site just 21 km from Castellammare del Golfo
an ancient city, no longer inhabited, founded by the Elimi and located in the north-west of Sicily.
Segesta is one of the most important cities of the Elymians, an ancient people known for its culture and tradition descendant of the Trojans. Segesta is characterized by a clearly visible Helenian style and it reached a leading role among Sicilian villages of the Mediterranean area so that involved Athens and Carthage in its remote hostility towards Selinunte.
The old town is situated on Mount Barbaro, in the municipality of Calatafimi Segesta
You can visit the temple in Doric style, and the theater, partly dug into the rock of the hill.
Address : Case Barbaro – contrada Barbaro – S.P. 68
Provincia : Trapani Town : Calatafimi Segesta Località : Segesta
Tel. : 0924952356
From Castellammare del Golfo: highway direction Trapani, exit Segesta and continue for Calatafimi Segesta follow the sign after the archaeological park.
Opening times: 9.00-19.30h until 2 of October 2017.
The ticket office always closes one hour before closing gates.
Ticket: 6,00 €
Reduced ticket: 3,00 €