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Private Wine Tour and Archeological Area of Selinunte with licensed Guide
"The island is renowned for the many outstanding wines some of them produced in this area which is famous for a great wine and olive oil production but also for the soft hilly landscape and pleasant sandy beaches. Sicily has more vineyards than any other Italian regions competing for first place as the largest wine producer. It's the perfect place to breathe the tranquility of the real rural Sicily of centuries past.Pick up at your hotel and drive into the ""Sicilian Tuscany"" south of Palermo.This morning we'll visit a renowed local winery which is embedded in a charming and unique context. Its variety of excellent wines cellars and vineyards
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Private Shore Excursion from Trapani to Segesta and Erice
"This is a private shore excursion to Segesta and Erice from Trapani with English speaking driver and comfortable ride. Meet your driver at your hotel in Trapani or at the port and embark on a 40 minute-drive to Segesta. This is one of the most spectacular archaeological sites of Sicily founded by the Elymian population and refugees from destroyed Troy before the arrival of the Greeks. Segesta's ancient Greek temple can make a valid claim to being the best preserved in the world and its amphitheater boasts a hilltop position on Mount Barbaro second to none. Kindly take note that the admission fees are not included in the rate and should be paid on site (approximately 10 euro per person)Board the car again and after a 45 will reach Erice
From EUR80.00
 
Private Shore Excursion from Trapani to Segesta and Erice
"This is a private shore excursion to Segesta and Erice from Trapani with English speaking driver and comfortable ride. Meet your driver at your hotel in Trapani or at the port and embark on a 40 minute-drive to Segesta. This is one of the most spectacular archaeological sites of Sicily founded by the Elymian population and refugees from destroyed Troy before the arrival of the Greeks. Segesta's ancient Greek temple can make a valid claim to being the best preserved in the world and its amphitheater boasts a hilltop position on Mount Barbaro second to none. Kindly take note that the admission fees are not included in the rate and should be paid on site (approximately 10 euro per person)Board the car again and after a 45 will reach Erice
From EUR80.00

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Pay to Snap Those Pictures

It is becoming increasingly more common to be charged an extra fee in addition to an admission fee in order to take photos of famous museums or historical sights around the world, and this was also...
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starship
May 15, 2008

Money Matters

The local currency is the Dinar. American Express, Visa and travellers cheques are widely accepted, and the US dollar is a good currency to carry them in. ATMs are found in almost every town large...
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MikeAtSea
Apr 16, 2008

One ticket for all sites

When you enter your first tourist sight, you're able to visit the rest of the sights with one all day ticket which saves you having to but individual tickets all the time. The ticket costs TD7 plus...
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Willettsworld
Feb 16, 2008

Photo Fee

All ancient sites, mosques, museums and antiquities charge a photographic fee. The ticket for this has to be purchased when one buys the entrance ticket. For each camera a separate fee has to be paid....
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MikeAtSea
Oct 09, 2007

Carthage multiple-entry ticket

It is well-known that people come to Carthage to see the Phoenician and Roman ruins. This is why the Agency for the Development of National Heritage and Cultural Promotion (also referred to as the...
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brazwhazz
Jun 09, 2006

Money, Money, Money

Like in many tourist areas, also in Carthage there's one thing the locals want to have from you: Your money. In Carthage, they try to charge you for everything: Taking pictures, showing you something,...
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Airpunk
Sep 26, 2005
 
 
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A single ticket for all sights

The ticket you have to buy to visit the archeological sites gives you the right to visit the other sights for free. There are no tickets for a single place only. You should also be aware that the...
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Airpunk
Sep 26, 2005

The Temple

Along the seashore, at the foot of Borj jedid hill, stood the Antonine baths, counted amongst the largest of the empire. They were built according to the most advanced architectural techniques of the...
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croisbeauty
Oct 16, 2004

Aqueaduct

By the time, Africa had become the granary of Rome, Emperor Commodus created a fleet specifically dedicated to the transportation of the annonae. Its port of origin was Carthage and it became its...
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croisbeauty
Oct 16, 2004

Ornaments

Starting from the mid-5th century, Carthage sent its best navigators to explore the Atlantic coasts of Europe and Africa.When Rome deprived it of Sicily after defeating it in the first Punic war...
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croisbeauty
Oct 16, 2004

Capitals

Phoenicians and Carthaginians not only introduced new plants, but also new farming techniques and methods, the best known hitherto. Mago, the famous father of rural science, wrote a treatise an...
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croisbeauty
Oct 16, 2004

Perystyl

Carthaginians were essential and remain pertinent in as far as thex have been assimilated by mankind and integrated into humanity's common heritage: how to navigate, the skill of ship-building, the...
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croisbeauty
Oct 16, 2004

Roman Villas

According to the legend, it was a Phoenician princess come from Tyr who founded the new city on African soil."Elyssa and her followers finally reached the shores of Africa. They sought the friendship...
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croisbeauty
Oct 16, 2004

The entrance

Until the 15th century, the Mediterranean, surrounded by its three continents, was considered the cradle of peoples. This sea was the meeting place of civilisations from the East and West, from Europe...
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croisbeauty
Oct 16, 2004

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Rue Mendes France, Carthage, 2016, Tunisia
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Antonine Baths

One of the highlights of Carthage are the massive remains of the Baths of Antoninus Pius, which were the largest in the Roman world outside Rome. They occupy an area of 1.8 hectares/4.5 acres. Built...
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Carthage Ancient Site

If you're visiting northern Tunisia then you simply can't miss Carthage as it was here that the Romans ruled their north African empire. Carthage lies about 15km (9 miles) east of Tunis which makes it...
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Byrsa Hill

This, I think, was once a huge colonnaded basilica built on Byrsa Hill. It measured 85m long and 48m wide and was built in the late 2nd century AD but was destroyed and its materials robbed during the...
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La Malga Cisterns

Lying near the amphitheatre are Carthage's cisterns which once supplied water to Roman Carthage. Water was brought here from the Zaghouan hills via an aqueduct 132km (82 miles) long. Only 15 of the...
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Carthage Museum - Musee National de Carthage

This museum is housed in the former French cathedral seminary on Byrsa Hill. It features some fine 5th century AD mosaics, Punic and Early Christian antiquities, jewellery and ornaments, everyday...
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Acropolium - Cathedral of St. Louis

The Cathedral, in Moorish/Byzantine style, was built between 1884 and 1890 and is dedicated to St Louis of France (King Louis IX), who died here in 1270 during the siege of Tunis. The largest church...
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"Carthage"
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"The Ruins of Carthage"
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"Ancient Carthage"
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"From mighty empire to sleepy suburb"
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"carthage"
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