Western Sicily: Province of Trapani
the most Arab among the Sicilian provinces
A treasure chest of artistic archaeological and natural treasures to be discovered
"Italy without Sicily leaves no image in the spirit: Sicily is the key to everything." So said the great German scholar Goethe in 1787 in his "Journey to Italy." No other place in the world has had such a number of civilizations over the centuries as Sicily. Extraordinary populations that have left true testimonies through monuments and works of outstanding beauty. Signs of sheer excellence that make Sicily the most charming museum in the Mediterranean.
Marsala. Heart of the Mediterranean
On the western side of the island, in the heart of the Mediterranean is Marsala, a city with an old heart, with Phoenician with Greek, Roman, Arab, Norman, Swabian, Angevin and Spanish backgrounds, European city of wine, city of world kitesurf, city of salt and sailing. An unspoiled landscape of rare beauty with the Nature Reserve of the Stagnone Lagoon, its wonderful salt pans and windmills, an amazing show all the way to Phoenician Mozia.
From Marsala to the West along the Tyrrhenian Coast.
You can visit the city of Trapani, the Middle Age of Erice with the Castle of Venus, the Nature Reserve of Mount Cofano and the Zingaro Reserve, the beach of San Vito lo Capo, the Middle Age Village of Scopello, Castellammare del Golfo, the Archaeological Park of Segesta until you reach Palermo.
East along the Mediterranean Coast.
You find the Reserve of Capo Feto, Mazara del Vallo with the Dancing Satyr statue, the Nature Reserve of Lago Preola and Gorghi Tondi, the Cave of Cusa, the Archaeological Park of Selinunte, the Nature Reserve of the Belice River, up to the Archaeological Park of the
"Valley of the Temples" in Agrigento.
In the west, Marsala is reflected in the sea of the amazing Egadi Islands.
Easy reachable in 20 minutes by boat with daily connections from the port of Marsala, which looks towards Africa as Tunisian coast is just 80 miles away. Our guests can plan their own excursions on their own or take advantage of organized tours. At the reception you will find qualified staff to provide you with all the information you need to best plan your sightseeings.