Discover the beautiful Province of Trapani.

A journey through art, history, culture and food and wine.

Cultural Routes

History, Archaeology, Events

  • Erice

    It is a medieval hamlet with a great artistic and landscape charm, rich in history and legends, with a castle dedicated to Venus. Erice exerts a particular fascination when thick fog covers it. It is directly linked to Trapani by cableway, easily accessible to everyone and from which a breathtaking view, ranging from the east to the west, can be admired...

  • Mothia

    The isle of Mothia offers an opportunity for a walk amid the wonders of its vegetation and archaeology. The isle, of Phoenician origins, can be exclusively visited on foot: it is the largest among the islets off the coast of Marsala, and together form a lagoon with evocative colours.

  • Segesta

    Segesta is one of the most evocative archaeological sites in Sicily, with its stunning temple built on a hilltop, dating back to the period between 430 and 420 b.C. Its Doric Temple and Theater are of rare beauty...

  • Selinunte

    Selinunte, an ancient Greek city on the south-western coast of Sicily (Castelvetrano), has got the largest archaeological park in Europe. Here the Doric style has found one of its finest expressions. It takes 2 to 6 hours to visit the Park and it is open all year round.

  • Trapani

    In ancient times it was called “Drepanon (Greek word that means “sickle”) for its shape. Trapani is also known as the city of salt and sailing and it is a perfect place for a holiday combining art, sea, nature and food and wine.

  • The Procession of the Mysteries

    The Procession of the Mysteries is one of the oldest and most important processions in Trapani. It starts on Good Friday at 2.00pm from the Church of the Purgatory going on for 24 hours through the streets of the city.

Routes of taste

Festivals and Events

  • Cous Cous Fest

    During this event, held in September, different ethnic groups are blended together to create couscous dishes with various colours and flavours. Cous Cous Fest is the International Festival of Cultural Integration, an important event recurring from past 18 years...

Sea Routes

Beaches, islands

  • The Bay of Cornino

    Its crystal-clear waters offer tourists a unique spectacle. Snorkeling is the best way to enjoy this beautiful deep blue sea.

  • The Aegadian Islands

    Favignana, Levanzo, Marettimo

    with different characteristics and remarkable beauties, rise majestically above the sea off the coast of Trapani...

  • San Vito Lo Capo

    It can be easily reached by going along most of the northern coast of Trapani and it welcomes tourists already delighted by splendid views accompanying them along the way...

  • Zingaro Nature Reserve

    Zingaro Nature Reserve is located in the western part of the Gulf of Castellammare, near San Vito Lo Capo. It is an area rich in vegetation and it is one of the few stretches of coast in Sicily without a coastal road...

  • Scopello

    The picturesque sea village of Scopello and the Zingaro Nature Reserve are the most charming places of the gulf of Castellammare.

Nature Trails

The Reserves

  • Mount Cofano Nature Reseve

    Thanks to its great naturalistic, speleologic, landscape and historic interest, the Mount Cofano Nature Reserve is the ideal destination for a holiday of fun and adventure...

  • “Saline (Salt pans) of Trapani and Paceco” Nature Reserve

    The Reserve extends itself between the municipalities of Trapani and Paceco. At sunset, the sun reflecting on the salt marshes and the white colour of the salt gives the sky special colours that are worthy being immortalised by a camera...

  • Zingaro Nature Reserve

    Is located in the western part of the Gulf of Castellammare, in the San Vito lo Capo Peninsula overlooking the Tyrrhenian Sea, and it was the first Nature Reserve to be established in Sicily...