Impressions of Trapani

The Sicilian town of Trapani has long been famous for its salt marshes, where natural salt was produced for centuries by evaporating sea water under the sun. Nowadays the qualities of traditionally made Trapani sea salt are a secret known only to local gourmets. The town is better known today as a low cost airline destination for holidays in Sicily, but the Trip Tip photos below show that there are many and varied things to do in Trapani.

The Bosco Arcudaci (also called Bosco Scorace) is the flourishing "green lung" of Trapani - more...
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A formal layout and Italian topiary in the public gardens of Buseto Palizzolo, a small town on the outskirts of Trapani - more...
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A visit to Mount Erice is one of the most rewarding and fascinating things to do in the environs of Trapani - more...
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The Casina delle Palme is one of Trapani's iconic Art Nouveau landmarks - more...
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The Fountain of Saturn in Trapani, dedicated to the Roman god of time and the universe - more...
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A tranquil Sunday morning in Trapani's pedestrianised zone - more...
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The Torre di Ligny, originally built to protect Trapani from pirate attacks, was used for defence as recently as WW2 - more...
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