: Trapani - Birgi Airport
: Trapani Port
: Trapani railway station
: Trapani motorway junction
: Trapani's sandy and rocky beaches
Car: not necessary
The apartments are located next to the pedestrian area of the historical centre of Trapani, that with its scythe shape faces the delightful Egadi islands. In the zone you can find many typical bistros and coffee bars where to taste the local culinary specialities and wines. Few steps forward there are the beaches and the Port, from where many international sailing competitions start and form where to take a hydrofoil or a ferry to reach the near islands.You can reach 'San Giuliano' Lidos on the sandy northern shore within easy walking distance of the centre. Also at 'Torre Ligny', right in the heart of the town centre, there is the beautiful small rocky beach for amazing snorkelling and swimming.
Located on the western coast of Sicily, Trapani is a fishing and ferry port with a long history famous for its salt and coral. It makes a good base for tourists exploring western part of Sicily, such as: Erice, Segesta, Marsala, S Vito Lo Capo, Selinunte, Scopello, Zingaro reserve, Mothia.
Other Activities: Loisirs
Golf: Area activities
- 100 m from the bus stop; -
- 1 Km from private and public beaches; - 500 m from the train Station;
- 1 Km from the 'Lega Navale' Marina; -
- 1 Km from tennis court; - - 10 Km from a horse riding-school; - 75 Km from Palermo's Airport;
Local festivals and attractions:
The procession Easter of the 'Misteri' is the town's most famous procession. On Good Friday to Saturday twenty wooden statues, known as the Misteri, are carried through the streets by robed citizens.
Trapani's biggest events include the Operas and concerts held during summer months in the leafy park of Villa Margherita. More processions take place on 7th August, the feast day of the town's patron saint, Sant’Alberto, and on 16th August when a firework display celebrates the Feast of Madonna of Trapani.
Trapani is the sailors town, during the whole year many international sailing competitions are set in this zone.
Note that the town's name is pronounced with the stress on the first syllable: Tràpani.