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Isola di Mozia (Mothia)/ San Pantaleo

Marsala, Sicily, Italy
+39 091 682 0522
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Beautiful spot for the day!

This is an amazing spot to see the wildflowers in the spring. It is a short boat ride of the coast... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2018
duayna p
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Alamo, California
Amazing Punic Remains

It's a bit difficult to reach if you don't have private transportation at your disposal (though... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2018
RoaminTheEmpire
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Glendale, Arizona
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  • Average11%
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“boat ride” (14 reviews)
“small island” (13 reviews)
“century bc” (7 reviews)
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Marsala, Sicily, Italy
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+39 091 682 0522
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"worth a visit"
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Reviewed 3 May 2018

This is an amazing spot to see the wildflowers in the spring. It is a short boat ride of the coast and a great spot to hike and see the ruins. The small museum is full of artifacts and a lovely intact sculpture (minus the...More

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Reviewed 22 April 2018

It's a bit difficult to reach if you don't have private transportation at your disposal (though there did seem to be a number of guided tour excursions), but I would, in hindsight, certainly have rented a vehicle just to go see this. You won't find...More

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

We visited in February, and our group had the island almost to ourselves. The ruins are fascinating - Phoenician, Carthaginian, Greek relics. A necropolis is here with a fortress 2500 years old. It is certianly worth a visit! (Don't miss the windmills/Salt recovery on the...More

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Reviewed 8 January 2018

Granted we had a perfectly beautiful day,blue skies,no wind,not to hot in late September,but everything combined with the boat trip out to the picturesque island made for a fairytale experience.

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Reviewed 5 December 2017

We took the boat to the island, looked at the museum and went for a walk around the island which allowed us to look at all the archeological sites. The path is well defined and you'll have an easy time to find your way. It...More

Thank Annette D
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Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

A number of excavations are available to view from the early civilisations. A sort boat ride gets you there, then its all flat walking. There is also an amazing museum where some of the finds are displayed. Disappointing that the cafe was closed, when its...More

2  Thank Stuart_Donald
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Reviewed 31 October 2017

I believe the possibility to see the unique Greek statue "Giovane di Mozia" ("Young of Mozie") inside the Whitaker museum is alone worth the trip to Mozia. Add the rest of the collection inside the museum, the wonderful natural setting, the importante of the Phoenician...More

Thank Marco C
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Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

One of the Stagnone island where phoenician ruins are in the archaeological park. A nice and small museum with an ancient kouros statue. Wonderful sunset.

Thank Luisella P
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Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

We had a great walk around the island and the museum is worth a visit. It’s quiet this time of year so not many other tourist making it a tranquil experience.

Thank Nico F
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

Joseph Whittaker's island came alive through our incredible 5-star local guide, Elena Rutkowska Buscemi. With a book of photographs in hand, she guided us from what we were seeing to what the island looked like in Phoenician times --- including an underwater causeway and the...More

1  Thank Coffeecup1390
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