WHERE YOU CAN GO FROM TRAPANI
TRAPANI CULTURE TOUR
For guests who decide to stay in Trapani, they can visit the most beautiful places of the territory, moving easily by bus/train.
Erice easily reachable by direct bus to arrive at the medieval town or taking the cable car by the city bus. The town with a triangular plan, is a paradise for those who love the culture and the flavors. Erice surrounded by Elymian-Punic walls, still preserves cultural relics with ancient churches, monasteries, castles and breathtaking sights on Trapani. And for lovers of taste, Erice’s pastry shops worth a stop for a tasting of sweet almond and Genovesi Ericine
Segesta: Archaeological site at 35 kms from Trapani, easily reachable by public bus. It has a Doric temple and a greek theater which – in summer – becomes the setting for theatrical performances.
Trapani Salt Pans and Reserve Stagnone
At about 7 kms from Trapani, reachable from Trapani by bike or by car.
Trapani Salt Pans’ Reserve, in the small town of Nubia, a well-known Slow Food village for both Trapani sea salt and for the red garlic, is a paradise for nature lovers, who can combine a visit to the salt pans with windmills and at the same time admire the different species of birds such as herons, flamingos, kingfishers, italian knights…
Marsala: Easily reachable by train or bus is a pleasant destination to spend half a day walking through the old town and discovering the museums with the Garibaldi section, the Art Gallery, the Baglio Anselmi with the remains of the Punic Ship and finally the Marsala fine in the historic city cellars. We can book for our guests themed tastings at a rate of 10€ per person, combining both the visit of the cellar and the tasting of 3 wines with local products.
Mazara del Vallo: It became famous as the “City of the Dancing Satyr” thanks to the discovery of this unique bronze statue caught in the Mediterranean and now kept in Sant’Egidio’s church, now in Mazara you can feel the ancient Arab culture. It is worth visiting the ancient Casbah district of the architectural features still intact of Arab domination characterized by narrow streets, alleys and courtyards, a veritable labyrinth of a typical Arabic village.
In Belice’s area, reachable from Trapani by the train to Castelvetrano and then by a 10 minutes bus ride, we can reach the archaeological site of Selinunte. The archaeological area, the largest in Europe is a continuous discovery, thanks to the paths among the ruins which show ancient temples, houses, ancient walls against the backdrop of the beautiful sandy beach, for some post-archaeological relaxing moments.