: Internation Airport of Trapani Birgi
: A29 Palermo-Mazara del Vallo
: Bar Odessa
: Le stele di anchise
The 'Zingaro' Natural Reserve:
The Natural Reserve of Zingaro (Riserva Naturale dello Zingaro), is a protected area spread along a spectacular section of coast on the eastern side of the gulf, Golfo di Castellamare, where high rock walls, diving into the blue below, alternate with coves opening gently into the sea.It spreads out 1700 hectares from Castellammare del Golfo to San vito Lo Capo. Its coast is over 8 kms and it has many quite beaches and limpid waters. The Riserva dello Zingaro can be crossed only on foot along three different itineraries, allowing enjoyment of one of the most pristine environments of the Mediterranean and sightings of the numerous animal species living in the reserve. Thirty-nine species of birds nest in this area, including peregrine falcons, Bonelli's eagles, buzzards, Eurasian kestrels, barn owls, and tawny owls … all in an environment rich in endemic plants typical of Mediterranean flora. Inside the reserve are the Museo Naturalistico (Naturalist Museum), Museo.
ABOUT THE LOCATION:
'Villa Giuditta' holiday home is located in the bay of Cornino, a seaside fisherman's village, wich is a suburb of the town of Custonaci, administratively part of the province of Trapani (west of Sicily)The small town of Custonaci lies nestled between San Vito lo Capo, famous known for its sea and white sandy beach, and the beautiful medieval town of Erice, known worldwide for its research centre that attracts scientists from across the world ( Centro Ettore Maiorana).
THE CITY OF TRAPANI:
The main town, Trapani (18 km from the property), occupies a low-lying promontory with a curving harbor which, combined with its position at Sicily's western tip, makes the town a good base for exploring this part of Sicily or a useful stopover on a touring holiday. This province also offers several natural and historic attractions of great beauty and interest: the broad sandy beach of San Vito Lo Capo, rugged cliffs, lagoons, salt-pans, several nature reserves ( Zingaro, Stagnone and Mount Cofano, the Egadi Islands) , well preserved Greek temple and amphitheatre of Segesta, the archaeological site of Selinunte , the wine county of Marsala and last but not least the medieval town of Erice characterized by its typical cobbled streets and numerous churches (more than 50).