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Couples treck

We did not know what to expect here but we were pleasantly surprised. There are some ruins and you... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
maisiemoo54
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Durham, United Kingdom
Fascinating and peaceful

This is an architectural gem, a site spanning centuries from Phoenician times to Roman times... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2018
nannymcphee
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UK
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We did not know what to expect here but we were pleasantly surprised. There are some ruins and you do have to climb a bit in the heat but it is worth it for the views it offers. There are herds of mountain goats roaming...More

Thank maisiemoo54
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Visited today. Spent a little over an hour to walk around the site. Sadly, many of the signage boards are in a poor state of repair / unreadable / really poor English translation! There is also thing by way of marked route around the site,...More

Thank Chappers48
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

This is an architectural gem, a site spanning centuries from Phoenician times to Roman times. Drive up the hill and park. Entrance is 4 euro each. Wear sensible shoes as you are basically following an unmade Roman road up a mountain whilst taking in the...More

Thank nannymcphee
Reviewed 7 May 2018

Steep above the clementines and the black and white cats and the crumbling ocher palazzo in Santa Flavia. Gorgeous sea views and lichen covered ruins among the grass and wild flowers. Many mosaics left in the sunshine and a fascinating little museum with amazing pottery...More

1  Thank laranickel
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

We used a taxi to the top so we were fresh to walk around the site. Allow 2 hours and then an easy walk down hill to the port. If you bear left towards the restaurant (which is closed at lunchtimes) there is a footpath...More

1  Thank Lilyoftheshire
Reviewed 18 December 2017

You have to take a narrow road up the mountain with quite a few switchbacks. The entrance fee is 4 euro. The settlement is mostly in ruins and many of the signs are damaged but the expanse of the place is impressive and the views...More

Thank Trish E
Reviewed 11 November 2017

The tradition that Solunto is one of the three Sicilian towns, which are steadily dominated by the Punic people, is part of the narrative of the Greek historian Tucidide (460-395 BC; The Peloponnese War, VI, 2): "When then the Greeks came overseas [in Sicily] in...More

2  Thank Brun066
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Not much there.We had a lovely walk, both ways of our hotel.A few shops and cafes.Either way!Great train service and station.There were some paths ,but had to be alert ,for oncoming traffic.But that makes it more appealing!

Thank alexandra h
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Nice ancient ruins but much nicer trekking up the hill (we went by foot from Santa Flavia) and down. And spectacular sight views on Porticello and Palermo. It really worth to visit!

2  Thank Jarosław K
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

We travelled on the Ss13 from Lascari and went past it nearly ending up in Palermo. When we finally found it near St Flavia after a two hour drive we weren't disappointed. Nice views as well. Kids were free to get in and we paid...More

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