Trapani

Trapani is a city with an outstanding environmental and cultural heritage. It lies on a flat area that stretches out into the sea and ends with two spikes: on one rises the Ligny Tower, built in 1671 and offering breathtaking views of the city and the Egadi Islands; on the other is a lazaretto, now […]

Erice

Next to Trapani, naturally protected on the summit of an isolated mountain rising at 751 m above sea level is nestled one of Sicily’s most precious gems, tiny, solemn, solitary: it’s Erice. For centuries, the beauty of the views, the tranquility of the place and the clouds that often surround it have made Erice the […]

San Vito Lo Capo

San Vito Lo Capo On the northwest coast of Sicily, enclosed in a bay between the natural reserves of the Zingaro to the East and Mount Cofano to the West, lies San Vito Lo Capo, the town of couscous, a dish of peace and a symbol of integration between different peoples and cultures. San Vito […]

Segesta

The area where Segesta was located is today a large multi-layered archaeological site. Here the excavations have successively brought to the light traces of the initial Elymian settlement as well as remains from the Hellenistic-Roman age, the Muslim, Norman, and Medieval settlements. Segesta’s Golden Age is linked to the Elymians, of which Segesta was the […]

Selinunte

Selinunte is one of the largest and most significant archaeological sites in Europe. Here Doric style has found one of its highest expressions although there are traces of local influences too. The Selinunte Archaeological Park is open all year round. During the summer season the entrance is allowed from 9am to 5pm. During the winter […]

Egadi Islands

A natural reserve since 1992, the archipelago of the Egadi Islands lies off the western tip of Sicily. The sea beds of these beautiful islands are simply wonderful, rich in many animal and plant species. Truly unspoilt nature, breathtaking landscapes and views and the ancient and traditional hospitality of the inhabitants make the Egadi Islands […]

Mothia

Along the coast off Marsala, by the saltworks, some small islands rise next to each other to create a lagoon: it is the Stagnone Islands Orientated Nature Reserve. Among them, the most important is definitely Mothia. Its role in history is not insignificant. Because of its strategic position in the Mediterranean, the Carthaginians decided to […]