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Isola di Mozia (Mothia)/ San Pantaleo

Marsala, Sicily, Italy
+39 091 682 0522
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An outing NOT to be missed

Granted we had a perfectly beautiful day,blue skies,no wind,not to hot in late September,but... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cocciolino2015
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Perugia, Italy
An island full of history

We took the boat to the island, looked at the museum and went for a walk around the island which... read more

Reviewed 5 December 2017
Annette D
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  • Average11%
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“boat ride” (13 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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Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Thank Cocciolino2015
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
Reviewed 24 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

Thank Stuart_Donald
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
Reviewed 29 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
Reviewed 29 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
Reviewed 14 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

Thank Coffeecup1390
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Short boat trip into the world of an ancient Phoenician island city. Amazingly much still recognisable. Museum has some remarkable treasures found locally including the 'Young Man' statue found on the island.

Thank Ian M
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We visited the island with our own guide and enjoyed it very much. So much history! The artifacts displayed in the small museum are impressive.

Thank Gioia44
Reviewed 26 September 2017

We took the boat over to Mozia from Trapani. The crossing was crowded but comfortable. Our fabulous guide Italo Giordano organised lunch for us before we went for 17 Euro each. The meal included a fabulous spread and wine. There is a cafe there on...More

Thank Marco_the_Maltabus
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