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The ancient Drepanon in the shape of a sickle extends towards the sea, the main source of life for the fishing activity and for the tourist-commercial port (once a source of richness with the coral fishing). Passing through the historic centre, one can read the signs of the various cultural stratifications, from the oldest quarter, Casalicchio, to the Jewish quarter of Giudecca, to the medieval ruins of the Castello di Terra – Land Castle, to the Castello di Mare – Castle of the sea, or of the Colombaia. In the main street, palazzo Senatorio, and palazzo Riccio di San Gioacchino are splendid. The Church of Purgatory which holds the Misteri (twenty sculptural groups depicting the Passion of Christ), and Church of the Collegio are interesting. Not far away from the historic centre is the Sanctuary of the Annunziata and the Pepoli Museum, which holds precious jewels of art. South of the city, the Salt Pans are a unique environmental site from where the Salt Road itinerary begins.

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Palazzo Senatorio Trapani
PALAZZO SENATORIO
The Senate hall, also known as “Palazzo Cavarretta” stands on the site where the...
Cous cous Trapani
COUS COUS
A typical dish is the traditional couscous of Arab origin, made from bran which is steamed and...
RNO of the Salt pans Trapani
RNO SALINE DI TRAPANI E PACECO
Just outside the city there is the Riserva Naturale delle Saline di Trapani e Paceco – Nature...
Church and monastery of S. Domenico Trapani
Church of S. Domenico
A church that dates back to the thirteenth century, rising on the only hill of the city and was...
Madonna of Trapani Procession Trapani
FESTA DELLA MADONNA DI TRAPANI
The 16th of the month is dedicated to the Madonna di Trapani which, after the procession in the...
Church and monastery of San Francesco d’Assisi Trapani
Church and Monastery of St. Francis of Assisi
Rebuilt in the sixteenth century on the site of the church founded in 1272 by the Franciscan...
Torre di Ligny Museum Trapani
MUSEO TORRE DI LIGNY
Prehistoric Material and finds from historic periods, above all of marine origin, are kept in...
Palazzo Lucatelli Trapani
PALAZZO LUCATELLI
Built in 1455 to be used as a hospital and renovated in the 16th century and enlarged in 1628...

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