SittingUnderAPalmTree - A Day Trip To Motya, Italy

A Day Trip To Motya, Italy – Tips For Transport, Attractions And What To Pack april 29, 2022 – Posted in: Italy, Travel

The Phoenician colony of Motya Motya was a Phoenician colony founded in the ninth century BC on the island now called Isola di San Pantaleo. Motya is a contemporary paraphrase of the Phoenician word, MTR, and can therefore also be spelled Mothia, Mozia or Mozzia, depending on which street sign you are looking at. At Motya you will find a unique archeological excavation of a Phoenician community that you can only experience in a few…

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SittingUnderAPalmTree - A Daytrip To The Egadi Islands, Italy

A Daytrip To The Egadi Islands, Italy – Tips For Ferry, Attractions And Food – Posted in: Italy, Travel

What to see on the Egadi Islands? The Egadi Islands are located just off the coast of Trapani and are an obvious destination for a day trip. The largest is Favignana, and Levanzo the smallest but still inhabited and with hotels and restaurants, while Marettimo only has a single hotel. Favignana is the island that most tourists visit – and that also applies to us. However, we were so captivated by the beautiful islands that…

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SittingUnderAPalmTree - 10 Things To Eat In Trapani, Italy

10 Things To Eat In Trapani, Sicily april 27, 2022 – Posted in: Italy, Travel

What should you eat and taste in Trapani? Like everywhere else in Sicily, food also plays a big role in Trapani. However, the menu in Trapani is full of culinary surprises which you won’t find anywhere else on the island or in the rest of Italy. First and foremost, the food in Trapani is good, modest and honest food, and the presentation of it is always quite simple without any fuss – it simply doesn’t…

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SittingUnderAPalmTree - A Daytrip to Erice, Italy

A Daytrip to Erice, Sicily – What To See, Eat And Do – Posted in: Italy, Travel

A day in the medieval town of Erice Just above Trapani lies the mountain village of Erice. Erice is one of the biggest sights in Europe, and if you only have one day in Western Sicily, then skip everything else, including Palermo, and go on a day trip up the mountain to the old city. Erice is a must and with its narrow medieval streets and gray-brown stone houses a sight that makes most people…

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SittingUnderAPalmTree - A Day Trip To Segesta, Italy

A Day Trip To Segesta, Italy – Tips For Bus, Attractions and What To Pack – Posted in: Italy, Travel

All about Parco Archeologico di Segesta Segesta is located in western Sicily, between Trapani and Palermo. Segesta was one of the most important cities of the Elymians, a Hellenistic people believed to be descended from Troy in Greece. In Segesta, they built a community based on the Greek model, with agora, amphitheater and temple – and it’s all still there! Here you can read about how to get to Segesta Park by public transport, what…

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SittingUnderAPalmTree - A Day Trip To Palermo, Italy

A Day Trip To Palermo, Italy – What To See, Eat And Do – Posted in: Italy, Travel

What to see on a day trip to Palermo? If you are on holiday in Trapani, it is easy to take a day trip to Palermo. Trapani was the starting point for our own holiday, and therefore the article is based on a day trip from here. Here you get a small overview of what you have to see, eat and experience on a day trip to Palermo. How do you get from Trapani to…

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SittingUnderAPamTree - Shopping in Trapani, Italy

Shopping in Trapani, Italy – Where To Go And What To Buy – Posted in: Italy, Travel

Where to go shopping in Trapani If you are going shopping in Trapani, here is a guide to the streets of the Sicilian city where you can find all the great shops. Both the old town and the new district each have their own good shopping streets, where you can buy Italian shoes and colorful clothes. There are also many souvenir shops with the beautiful ceramic vases and the local canned tuna. The best shopping…

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SittingUnderAPalmTree - Tips For A Great Holiday In Trapani, Italy

Travel Tips For A Great Holiday In Trapani, Sicily – Posted in: Italy, Travel

Why you should visit Trapani Trapani is a port city in Sicily with about 70,000 inhabitants. The city is located on the west coast of Sicily, where it is lies on a small peninsula with the Mediterranean Sea on one side and the Tyrrhenian Sea on the other. The Mediterranean is synonymous with swimming and beautiful sandy beaches, but Trapani is also a perfect starting point for day trips to the many sights of Western…

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SittingUnderAPalmTree - 10 Must See Attractions In Trapani, Italy

10 Must See Attractions In Trapani, Sicily – Posted in: Italy, Travel

Tourist attractions in Trapani Which attractions in Trapani are a definant must see? Not really a lot, to be honest. But Trapani is still very much worth a visit. The city of the Sicilian westcoast should still and to a greater extent be enjoyed for the exuberant city life, the lovely restaurants and its’ beautiful beaches. Trapani is also an excellent starting point for day trips to the many exciting tourist attractions in the area. In…

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SittingUnderAPalmTree - Best Restaurants in Trapani, Italy

Best Restaurants in Trapani, Sicily april 26, 2022 – Posted in: Italy, Travel

How to find the great restaurants in Trapani Trapani is located in western Sicily with the Tyrrhenian Sea on one side and the Mediterranean Sea on the other, and it is a city for you who love seafood. Most restaurants in Trapani have at least the very local dishes on the menu –  Busiate pasta, couscous alla trapanese and tonnare – which are just some of the things you should eat when you are in Trapani. Most…

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