In the southern part of the province of Trapani, in the territory of Castelvetrano, there’s Selinunte, the largest and most impressive archaeological site in Europe. The park, as a matter of fact, covers about 270 hectares and includes a grat number of temples, shrines and altars, as well as an impressive number of archaeological finds. It was founded by colonists from Megara Hyblaea guided by the warlord Pammilos.
In a wonderful location, surrounded by gentle hills from red-brown color that contrasts with the various shades of green of the surrounding landscape, in the territory of Calatafimi Segesta, there is the Archaeological Park of Segesta.
Is a very small island in the middle of a lagoon, so small as not to suppose that he had a part in the history of the Big Island. Yet, San Pantaleo, its current name, the Phoenicians gave rise to a thriving colony. The strategic location, surrounded by the shallow waters made it a target area by both the Carthaginians from Syracuse.
Ancient Greek and Phoenician town, situated at 751 m of altitude on the mountain of the same name, crowned by a triangular terrace overlooking the sea. Famous for being the home of the Ettore Majorana’s Centre, international center of scientific culture.
San Vito Lo Capo: It rises on the northwest coast of Sicily, nestled in the bay between the Zingaro Natural Reserve to the west and to the east of Cofano Mount , shining jewel and pride of a province,( Trapani), to discover, San Vito Lo Capo is an ancient fishing village that still retains its strong arabian footprint.
Well-known tourist locality of ancient origins, founded around the fourth century. B. C. by the Greeks, who called Kefaloidion, 125 km from Balestrate, is the great attraction of western Sicily for tourists from around the world who appreciates its history above all its beautiful natural scenery made of fine sand and crystal clear sea.
Riserva naturale dello Zingaro:
First reserve in Sicily entrusted to the Regional State Forests Company. Today the Reserve is located across the Western Gulf of Castellammare, overlooking the Tyrrhenian Sea between Castellammare del Golfo and Trapani. One of the most beautiful views of the Mediterranean a few km from Balestrate, a duty for those who love nature!
Sixth town in Italy for territorial extension. It is primarily known for its beautiful Moorish-Byzantine cathedral of the twelfth century. Located upstream of Palermo and is full of medieval history and Norman testimonies.
its long history, has given it a remarkable artistic and architectural heritage that ranges from the ruins of Punic walls to reach houses in art nouveau style, normanand arabian styles, by residences, churches, baroque and neoclassical theaters. City of many faces, contaminated by all the great civilizations that occupied Sicily over the centuries. Visiting Palermo is to visit the heart of the island.
Trapani: Trapani’s origins are so old that sink into legend. The mythology tells that the city of Trapani was originated by the fallen scythe of Ceres while on chariot drawn by winged serpents ran the world in search of her daughter.