Clear waters, uncontaminated nature, strips of land rich in history and archaeological remains, active salt pans, shallow waters, in some points also accessible on foot, characterize the Stagnone Islands Oriented Nature Reserve, one of the first to be established in Sicily (1984 ). It protects the lagoon of the Stagnone, a stretch of water bordered […]
Overlooking the square of the same name, in the centre of which is the eighteenth-century fountain monument, the Church of the Purgatory of Marsala was originally the Church of Saints Fabiano and Sebastiano, whose statue stands out on the sumptuous main facade, framed by the two side bell towers. The building, with an evident Baroque […]
The facades of the solemn Mother Church of Marsala, presumed Norman origins completely renovated in the seventeenth century, and the Palazzo VII Aprile, with an eighteenth-century appearance, albeit in different styles, animate the Piazza Loggia. A real treasure trove of art is the Mother Church of Marsala which houses valuable Renaissance sculptures by the Gagini […]
Marsala boasts museums of considerable importance and archeology and painting laboratories. The “Baglio Anselmi“ Regional Archaeological Museum houses finds from the ancient Lilibeo, including a beautiful statue of Venus Callipige and the interesting wreck of a Punic ship found in 971 near Punta Scario, this shipwreck dates back to the middle of the III. century […]
Trapani sea salt, compared to others, contains more magnesium, potassium, iodine, flourine, sulphur, calcium and a lower quantity of sodium chloride. Obtained by simply letting sea water evaporate inside big tanks placed on the coast of Trapani in an evocative context, windmills and white pyramids which become pink at sunset, within two splendid protected areas: […]