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So close yet so far in time

Sicily is loaded with old stones and great excavations but if you think Phoenician this may be your... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2016
Dropback10
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Rock Hill, South Carolina
Nice archeologic site and interesting salt production

This spot between Tapani and Marsala has both an interesting salt production site (tours available... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2016
le_fino
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Paris, France
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Reviewed 29 September 2016

Unfortunately we allowed too little time on the island to do it justice. We managed to walk around only about a quarter of the coastline and had to skip the last room in the museum. The museum has a lovely marble statue and many artifacts....More

Thank JudyBoz
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Sicily is loaded with old stones and great excavations but if you think Phoenician this may be your only chance. A lovely ride from Marsala past the salt pans. Take a short boat ride over what seems to be knee water.

Thank Dropback10
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Enjoyed a bite at a cafe beside the salt flats before taking a 10 minute ferry to the small island of Mozia. The centerpiece of the archeological museum on the island is a prized statue, the Youth of Mozia (aka The Mozia Charioteer), which is...More

Thank Jane A
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

This spot between Tapani and Marsala has both an interesting salt production site (tours available but we decided against that) and the visit by boat to an island with a Pheonician settlement and small museum. The latter was a nice walk with the kids and...More

1  Thank le_fino
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

You need to get the ferry over to the island which runs every half hour. Friendly staff running the boats who were able to explain everything is English. It Is easy to walk around the entire island and spend some time looking in the museum....More

1  Thank rgrant182
Reviewed 8 July 2016

The island of Mozia sits in a shallow cove near Marsala. It houses reportedly the most extensive Carthaginian ruins in the world. Fascinating museum, and active digs still ongoing on the island. When you catch the boat back to the mainland, eat at the little...More

Thank Jim M
Reviewed 15 June 2016

The island is interesting (tho entry is expensive on top of the boat fare) for an afternoon of looking at the excavating phonecian remains and pondering the history and people behind them. The museuams pride and joy is the mozia boy - or motya charioteer...More

2  Thank windsorlass
Reviewed 13 June 2016

The boat trip is short and fun. The museum is interesting with an enormous quantity of material (though kind of crowded together like a child's rock collection). For anyone interested in archeology, this is an important stop.

Thank CarolnRobb
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

A great historical place! Worth a visit if one is interested in history and archeology. Walking around the island to see The digs is a must!🤓

Thank Sammuzzo
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

While waiting for the short boat ride to the island of Mozia, you can browse the salt museum, which celebrates the harvest of sea salt from the salt flats in this area. The boat drops you at the dock of the Whittaker complex, which houses...More

Thank Tom U
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hello the journey takes about 5 minutes. the ticket price is around 10 euros
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