Terrasini is a beautiful small town in the province of Palermo, Sicily. The settlement between the mountains is 30 kilometres away from the highway, it’s not too difficult to get there, that’s one of the reasons why it’s so popular.
The locals’ main way of making their living is the bustling tourism – the other one is fishing. So it is definitely worth trying out one or two of it’s gastronomic wonders in one of it’s charming little restaurants, which you can find all along the city.
There are a lot of cafés, souvenir shops and museums – there are many places of interest in the city. Like the Museo Civico – divided into three parts – the natural, the historical and the archaeological themed parts – all of them are quite interesting. If you are already here, visit the seat of the cities administration, the Palazzo Grua, and the town’s library, Palazzo Cataldi as well. One cannot complain about Terrasini’s natural beauty either, since the large rocky cave, Grotta Perciata awaits for it’s explorers, together with the red rocks of the Red Bay (Cala Rossa), and it’s also worth checking out the nearby natural park.
Usually there’s a lot to celebrate in Terrasini, such as at the Festa di Maria delle Grazia Santissima in early September, the Easter Sunday, or the theatres summer season from June till September.
There’s always a lot to see, do and enjoy in Terrasini. Culture and fun, long, sandy or stoney beaches with a lot of sunshine.
The small town of tourism and fishing is 40 km west of Palermo, 18 km west of the Tyrrhenian Sea and 18 km from Punta Raisi Airport. Free and paid beaches alternate on the beach: umbrellas and deckchairs can be rented. It may be a great starting point to get to know this beautiful island. The town is very popular for long sandy and pebble beaches, some of which are rocky, worth visiting, Magaggiari Beach, La Praiola Beach, Spiaggia Cala Rossa. In the resort center, pizzerias, cafés, gift shops and some entertainment venues make your stay more varied and interesting.
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Pick-up locations near Terrasini: Palermo Airport