Receptive structures






  From the ancient city of Trapani you begins an itinerary that follows the shores of the coast, alternated by the three gulfs of Bonagia, Macari and Castellammare.
Long this run will discover the natural beauties, artistic and the popular traditions of a part of our provincie.

Our itinerary departs from Trapani



To Trapani arrives in aerial landing to the airport Falcone Borsellino of Palermo or away sea from Napoli and Genova reaching the hand of Palermo.
Arrival to Palermo continue long the A29 highway till reach Trapani.

The city from the characteristic forms to scythe,

Trapani view





  proposes a series of artistic beauties and landscape that deserve that you can be known and admire.

Begin our visit from the western extremity of the city, where are able admire tower of Ligny, garrison defensive built from the spaniards in the 1671 currently turned to museum of the prehistory. From this point, especially during the sunset, it's possible admire the extraordinary views that is opened toward the sea of the Egadi islands.
Following the waterfront of the city's hand, observe from a distance even the fortitude of the Colombaia, old castle rebuilded toward the end of the XIII century and subsequently widened in the half of the XVI century.
From the hand introduce in the Torrearsa street, where in succession you sees the
church S. Augustine's






fourteenth-century fašade, with its glorify Gothic rose window and the building of the loggia, from the elegant baroque delay architectures, today center of the town hall. Crossing the street of the center finds other masterpieces of the baroque period as the jesuits's church of the College and   the new Badia's church, valued above all for its entirely decorated intern with refine bas-reliefs in plaster marbles mixes polychrome.

Church S. Agostino





A particular sign deserves the Purgatory's church, built to the beginning of the XVIII century from the local architect Gian Biagio Amico. In this church are guarded the 18 swear croups statue in gather firewood and makes oneself scarce-glue, carried out among the XVII and the XVIII century and representatives the launch episodes of the Christ passion, that every year in the Friday that precedes the Easter comes inclined to shoulder in procession  crossing  Trapani's way.


The Pepoli's museum  preserved precious coral manufactured, made by the local coral-work jewellers during the six hundred and the seven hundred.


Next to the museum there is the announced sanctuary's, famous because it guards a beautiful statue in white marble of the Lady with the child, operate upon someone to the 200 and carried out with every probability from the sculptor Nino Pisano, even if the tradition wants that is been find again on a beach in Trapani proximity from some fishermen.


The Trapani's salines reserves are attainable crossing the first feature of the Marausa street in direction of Marsala. Here realizes from centuries a perfect match between the work of the nature and the activity of the man that every year awaits the summer to pick up the salt that is solidifies in the tubs of the salines, following the evaporation of the sea water. In this place we can observe the flamingoes, the herons and much other kind of rare sea bird. Finally, continuing for Marausa way reach the seafaring suburb of Nubia where is located the Museum of the salt entertained in an ancient mill, when is preserved equips and orchestrates an used time from the salt worker for the harvest of the salt.

Trapani offers even to the tourist an ample lick up beach from a green emerald sea where you can takes a bath.


But Trapani is even synonym of good kitchen, between the typical dishes that is been able taste in the restaurants, recommend you the couscous whit fish, the fresh doght "busiate" with trapanese souce, and between the gratifies, flat to fish base.


  The continuous trip toward Erice follows ....