Trapani

Trapani - the pride of Sicily's west coast

The area of Trapani, to the west of Palermo, is an ideal starting point for exploring the most beautiful places in western Sicily. From the beaches of Castellammare del Golfo and San Vito Lo Capo, to the rock formations of Scopello, and the Zingaro nature reserve, the Tyrrhenian coast offers magnificent marine scenery and areas of outstanding beauty.

The town of Trapani itself, in the extreme north-west of Sicily, known as "the town between two seas" is a popular destination with tourists from all over the world, for its lively historical centre with its boutiques, restaurants, cafès and bars. 

Today, Trapani's old town centre, much of which has recently been restored, is well worth a visit. There are several interesting churches in Trapani, including the town's restored cathedral, the  Cattedrale di San Lorenzo which, despite its later Baroque makeover, dates to the fourteenth century. The excitingly-named  Chiesa del Purgatorio is the home of the sculptures which are carried through Trapani during the town's famous Easter procession. On Good Friday these twenty wooden statues, known as the Misteri, are carried through the streets by robed citizens.

Around Trapani, places of interest include the medieval walled hill-town Erice, Marsala (famous for its wine) and the ancient Greek site of Selinunte. One of the best excursions - and an excellent base for a few days - is a three-island archipelago just off the coast, the  Egadi Islands. Two of the islands can be reached from Trapani in only half an hour, and they are great places to relax, swim, dive, cycle and potter around.

 

 

Sicily villa
£575 - £1,275
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* Located in a small village in the north west, * 500m from shops & restaurants, 15km from Trapani * Relaxing solarium * Very romantic traditional setting * Lovely large shared swimming pool

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Sicily villa
£820 - £1,780
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* Located in a small village in the north west, * 500m from shops & restaurants, 15km from Trapani * Relaxing solarium * Very romantic traditional setting * Lovely large shared swimming pool

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Villa in Sicily with private pool
£1,335 - £2,865
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located only 200m from the beaches of Conino on the north west part of the island

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Sicily villa with private pool
£730 - £1,455
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situated in Tangi, in the vicinity of Erice on the western side of the island, 15km form the coast

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Beautiful villa near Trapani
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* Located in a very peaceful position approximately 10km from Trapani * Indoor jacuzzi & sauna * Private swimming pool * Lower price for sleeping upto 2 people only

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Luxury villa with pool in Sicily
£1,910 - £4,000
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* Wonderful panoramic views of the surrounding countryside * Just 15km from Trapani * Private infinity swimming pool * Large sunny terraces

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Sicily villa with private pool
£1,145 - £2,545
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set in a sunny peaceful position near Trapani, 10km inland from the sea & 3km from shops or restaurants. A true holiday haven away from it all

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Large villa in Sicily with private pool within walking distance of restaurants & shops
£3,120 - £7,800
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within walking distance of restaurants & shops, 20km from Trapani in the north west region of the island

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Sicily villa with private pool
£1,820 - £4,365
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8

located 9km from the beautiful historic town of Trapani

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just 200 meters from Cornino beach in North West Sicily. In a sunny, peaceful but not isolated position ensuring privacy for a relaxing holiday

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Villa with pool in Sicily
£1,020 - £2,545
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* Only 1km from the Cornino sea * Within walking distance of shops and restaurants * Wonderful infinity private swimming pool * Sea view from the pool & terraces

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Villa in Sicily with private pool
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in the picturesque countryside of Trapani and just a few km from Erice. Private hot tub with hyrdo and chromotherapy

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Villa with pool in west Sicily in a sunny position
5
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10

in a sunny position. Has villa + annex so is suitable for groups of families and friends

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Villa in Sicily
£890 - £2,035
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located in the small village of Cornino just 1,5km from the sea

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