in Trapani with Rent a Car in Sicily
- Sicily’s peaceful holiday resorts
Trapani is a medium-sized town in the north-western corner of Sicily. Its
late medieval and early modern architecture gives a unique atmosphere to
this Mediterranean holiday resort, which is an ideal base to explore Sicily
thanks to its international airport.
Although there’s nothing left of the city's ancient monuments, the late
Renaissance and early Baroque architectural masterpieces give a unique atmosphere
to Trapani. The beautiful Basilica of Madonna di Trapani, the Triton’s well,
the Cathedral, the buildings of the Corso Vittorio Emanuele and the ever-bustling
port, both worth a mass.
The city is known all over Italy for its Easter procession, I Misteri, in
which a huge pilgrim crowd carries several religious statues from the 17-18th
century around the city for hours, often for a whole day.
Trapani and the surrounding area offers great opportunities for hiking,
swimming, or you can also enjoy the shade of the museums. Trapani has two
main beaches. The Lido San Marausa and the Lido Giuliano. Both are relatively
close to the city centre. While you are on the beach, it worth’s to check
out the Maritime and Historical Museum of the city as well, which was set
up in a 17th century lighthouse – if you already saw everything downstairs,
you may want to climb the tower as well, which offers stunning panoramic
views of the city and the mountain behind the village, which you may want
to climb. From that mountain, Erice you can see the shores of Africa as
Visit the Sicilian town Trapani, and discover the area's hospitality. Trapani
is ideal for those, who want to enjoy their time peacefully but actively
in Sicily. Rent a Car in Sicily will help you explore the area.