Sights

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The baroque city of Trapani is well worth seeing. The old buildings in the centre give Trapani a wonderful historic scenery of the past. Go and watch the beautiful square in the charming Piazzetta Saturno the Chiesa Sant’Agostino with its 14th century facade. Some other attractions include the beautiful baroque Chiesa del Collegio dei Gesuiti on Corso Vittorio Emmanuele and Cattedrale San Lorenzo whose portal is nicely lit in the evenings.

Musea in Trapani

  • Museo Pepoli at via Conte A. Pepoli 200 has beautiful paintings, coral, silver and various church earthenware images. For over centuries the coral editing is a real tradition in this region.
  • Museo della Saline in Nubia, a few kilometers from Trapani, exhibits in an old mill on the salt pans. The salt is still mined here and is of very high quality. The Scandinavians came here already in ancient times to buy the pure salt to conserve their fish.
  • Good Friday Procession

  • Famous and interesting is the “Good Friday Procession” the so called “Settimana Santa processione dei Misteri”. Beautiful floats, made by the guilds of the city are demonstrating the agony of Christ. The procession starts on Good Friday and ends Saturday at twelve o’clock.
  • Festival Luglio Musicale Trapanese

  • In the summer, the outdoor festival in Trapani “Luglio Musicale Trapanese” takes place in the Villa Margherita.
  • Harbour of Trapani

  • Trapani has an important harbour and you will see here daily large cruise ships entering. At this harbour at the south side of the peninsula you will also find your hydrofoil boat to make a trip to one of the Egadi-islands.