8 days in Province of Trapani Itinerary

8 days in Province of Trapani Itinerary

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Fly to Falcone–Borsellino Airport, Drive to Castellammare del Golfo
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Castellammare del Golfo
— 7 nights
Drive to Falcone–Borsellino Airport, Fly to Washington

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Castellammare del Golfo

— 7 nights
Castellammare del Golfo is a town and comune in the Trapani Province of Sicily. Your day by day itinerary now includes Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Castellammare del Golfo: Parrocchia Matrice S. Nicola di Bari Salemi (in Salemi), Selinunte Archaeological Park (in Marinella di Selinunte) and Isola di Mozia (Mothia)/ San Pantaleo (in Marsala). There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Tonnara di Scopello, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Domenico, stroll through Spiaggia di Cala Rossa, and take in the waterfront at Porto di Castellammare del Golfo.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Castellammare del Golfo holiday builder website.

Washington, USA to Castellammare del Golfo is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Washington in March: high temperatures in Castellammare del Golfo hover around 62°F and lows are around 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Castellammare del Golfo

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

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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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