1 day in Province of Trapani Itinerary

1 day in Province of Trapani Itinerary

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San Vito lo Capo
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A vacation in San Vito lo Capo offers a chance to enjoy a sheltered bay and a town with distinctive Arab-Norman architecture.
Marlin Tour Privati has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario Di San Vito, then enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Macari, and then get a new perspective on things with Marlin Tour Privati.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the San Vito lo Capo trip planner.

Rome to San Vito lo Capo is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. While traveling from Rome, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in San Vito lo Capo, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in San Vito lo Capo

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Province of Trapani travel guide

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Trapani is a city and comune on the west coast of Sicily in Italy. It is the capital of the Province of Trapani. Founded by Elymians, the city is still an important fishing port and the main gateway to the nearby Egadi Islands.HistoryTrapani was founded by the Elymians to serve as the port of the nearby city of Erice (ancient Eryx), which overlooks it from Monte San Giuliano. The city sits on a low-lying promontory jutting out into the Mediterranean Sea.It was originally named Drepana or Drépanon from the Greek word for "sickle", because of the curving shape of its harbour. Carthage seized control of the city in 260 BC, subsequently making it an important naval base, but ceded it to Rome in 241 BC following the Battle of the Aegates in the First Punic War.Two ancient legends tell of mythical origins for the city. In the first legend, Trapani stemmed from the sickle which fell from the hands of the goddess Demeter while she was seeking for her daughter Persephone, who had been kidnapped by Hades. The second myth features Kronos, who eviscerated his father Ouranos, god of the sky, with a sickle which, falling into the sea, created the city. In ancient times, Saturn was the god-protector of Trapani. Today, Saturn's statue stands in a piazza in the centre of the city.

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