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Marsala | Italy

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Manila DiMaira
Emotional Sicily

What is this?

Located in the far west of Sicily, Marsala is celebrated for its deep, aromatic wines that share its name. This experience of Marsala promises a delightful blend of Sicilian wine culture and the rich history of one of the world's most renowned fortified wines, alongside the ancient tradition of salt harvesting. Your experience begins with a guided tour that reveals the intricate process of crafting Marsala wine, from the meticulous selection of grapes to the art of aging in oak barrels. Following your guided tour of the winery, you'll enjoy a delightful lunch featuring locally sourced ingredients at the winery. The journey continues to the nearby salinas, further enriching your experience. You'll explore the nearby salt pans, a symbol of Sicily's economic history. Here, you'll learn about the traditional methods of salt extraction and the ecological importance of these saline environments.

What makes this unique?

In Marsala, wine tasting serves as an educational journey into a cherished Sicilian tradition. The guide's expertise deepens your understanding, enriching your experience with a rich texture. Your visit to the salt pans is equally awe-inspiring; they have been operational since the Phoenician period, marking them as a crucial component of the area's history and economy for thousands of years. These pans embody ancient sea salt production methods passed down through generations. The salt pans present a breathtaking landscape, especially at sunset, with shimmering salt crystals, historic windmills, and reflective water basins creating a picturesque scene. This natural beauty, along with the area's tranquility, has made it a favored spot for photographers and nature lovers.

What is the profile of the host?

A knowledgeable, certified local guide will accompany you throughout the tour.

What to bring?

Drive yourself to the meeting point. Bring comfortable footwear.
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EUR 410
per person
Private experience
6 hours
This experience accommodates a minimum of two people. What's included: Guided visit to a Marsala winery, including a wine tasting and lunch. Guided visit of the salt pans.
Offered in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish
Private experience
6 hours
This experience accommodates a minimum of two people. What's included: Guided visit to a Marsala winery, including a wine tasting and lunch. Guided visit of the salt pans.
Offered in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish
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EUR 410
per person
Private experience
6 hours
This experience accommodates a minimum of two people. What's included: Guided visit to a Marsala winery, including a wine tasting and lunch. Guided visit of the salt pans.
Offered in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish
Private experience
6 hours
This experience accommodates a minimum of two people. What's included: Guided visit to a Marsala winery, including a wine tasting and lunch. Guided visit of the salt pans.
Offered in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish