Guided tour

Trapani: Saline di Trapani e Paceco Sunset Tour

4.6 / 5

8 reviews

Activity provider: MANITA SRL
Guided tour

Trapani: Saline di Trapani e Paceco Sunset Tour

Activity provider: MANITA SRL
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Capture sunset photos of flamingos and other birds at the Saline di Trapani e Paceco. Discover the centuries of history around Paceco’s salt production.

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Italian
Pickup included
Pickup directly from guests’ hotels
Small group
Limited to 8 participants


  • Capture photographs of flamingos and other migratory birds
  • Enjoy the golden hour and sunset on the Mediterranean
  • Explore historical buildings once used in producing Sicilian salt
  • Take advantage of an escape from the city’s noise and bustle
  • Discover centuries of salt-making at the reserve’s museum
Full description

Grab your camera for a sunset van trip to the Saline di Trapani e Paceco nature reserve. Snap pictures of flamingos, avocets, and other birds. Check out the flats where salt has been harvested for centuries.

Meet your driver and guide at your hotel before heading outside the city to the reserve. There are almost 1000 hectares for the birds to wander. Bring your telephoto lenses or binoculars for a good view of them while keeping a respectful distance. 

Visit the historical buildings that have been turned into a museum. Learn how people have gathered salt at that site for centuries. Check out the windmill, another prime subject for photographers.

Watch the sun set over the Mediterranean. Capture the colors reflected in the salt pans, a few final shots of the birds, or some selfies before you return to Trapani.

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Driver/guide
  • Entry to the Salt Museum
  • Meals and drinks
  • Tips

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4.6 /5

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It was a wonderful experience overall! They come to pick you up where you stay. It's a small group (max 8). The driver is very friendly, kind and knowledgeable, and there is also a bilingual audio guide playing while moving from one place to another. The highlight of the visit is the final destination, the Salt Museum of Nubia. Our guide of the museum was so knowledgeable and inteactive, and it was very stimulating and interesting to learn about the traditional way of making natural salt in the area. The visit concludes with spending time on strolling, taking photos and getting relaxed in the salt field with amazing views until the sun goes down. I just take off one star for the lack of the organization of the pick-up time... This cam be fixed easily in the future, I hope and believe. Other than this, I was satisfied. Highly recommended.

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March 29, 2023

Bellissimo e suggestivo...i panorami sono mozzafiato e scelti con cura negli orari fanno foto da calendario. I ragazzi che si occupano del tour sono squisiti. Per 2 minuti di ritardo nel giungere in albergo hanno chiamato subito per tranquillizzare. Da non perdere!

March 29, 2023

È stata un esperienza fantastica, sicuramente da ripetere in primavera o autunno dove c’è una maggior concentrazione di fenicotteri, Il tramonto sulle saline è veramente magico con sullo sfondo anche le isole di favignana, levanzo e marittimo… Il museo del sale una scoperta piacevole e molto interessante, direttamente all’interno di un mulino di 700 anni fa circa, le ragazze cordiali, simpatiche e spiegano magnificamente la storia della salina senza annoiare…

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March 29, 2023

Product ID: 412063