Discover the beautiful city of Trapani

Info about the historical center of Trapani and its monuments

The ancient Drepanum you into the Mediterranean Sea with its form of sickle extremity which stands the majestic Tower Ligny, ancient tower sighting of 1625, now used as headquarters of the Museum of Prehistory.
A few steps from the old town you can visit important sites such as The Palace of Giudecca, Palazzo Cavarretta, Palazzo Riccio of St. Joachim, the Church and the Jesuit College, The Cathedral of San Lorenzo (in which is kept a Crucifixion attributed to Flemish painter Van Dyck), the Church of St. Mary of Jesus (which receives a Madonna and Child by Andrea della Robbia).

Also in Old Town, the Church of Purgatory with the facade designed by G. B. Friend, where the winds are kept Groups of Sacred Mysteries of Trapani that every year, the Holy Friday renewed the passion of Jesus Christ in an impressive procession that runs for 24 consecutive hours, the streets of the Old Town.
Trapani, extreme heads western of the Sicily, dipped in its crystalline waters, surprises its visitors for the beauty of its beaches and its sea. From Trapani you can reach sites of great historical and artistic interest.

Some examples:

medieval small city,751 mt above sea level, dominates to all the province and has conserved all its splendors and its originality in the centuries, with its narrow lanes and its medieval buildings.

Segesta and Selinunte
that give every day to the hundreds of visitors their millenarian history.

And still San Vito Lo Capo with its long beach of white sand,
Mozia and theStagnone with their punic history and many other sites to discover!

Not to be missed is One of the most beautiful collections of the world Works coral is preserved in the Museum Pepoli obtained inside the Carmelite Monastery near the Shrine of the Annunciation, where you can admire the marble statue of the Madonna of Trapani dating from the fourteenth century.

Features are the Saline and cultivation of salt with suoimulini, some of which recently restored, heaps of salt covered with terracotta tiles and the Museum of salt. From here Reserves of Saline in Trapani and Marsala Stagnone.