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Trapani

Trapani
Information about Trapani
0 information about Trapani Trapani 2 is a municipality in the Italian capital of the eponymous province in Sicily
The ancient name of Trapani Drepana or Drepanon, was a Greek word meaning "Scythe", due to the curved shape of its harbour The city was built to serve as a port of the neighbouring town of Erice (Erice), overlooking Monte San Giuliano

Two ancient legends tell of mythical origins of the cityà According to the first legend, Trapani stemmed from the sickle fell from the hands of Demeter, the goddess of prosperity, while looking for her daughter Persephone, who was abducted by Hades The second myth about Saturn, God of heaven, who eviscerò his father Chronos with a sickle that fell into the sea, he created the cityà
In ancient times Saturn was the God-protector of Trapani Today a statue of Saturn is located in a square in the city centreà
Trapani is known as the city of salt and sail Has developed a flourishing economic activity related to the extraction and trade of salt, taking advantage of his natural position
Trapani is the best place to do a day trip in the archipelago off the coast, the Egadi Islands Two of its islands can be reached from Trapani in just half an hour
From the port of Trapani, Ferries depart for the islands such as Pantelleria
0 how to reach the port from the airport 1:
Trapani airport is from the port and from the boarding point to Egadi Islands just under 20 km From the airport you can reach the port:
drive
• by bus, with the company Terravision
• by bus, with AST
• taxi/transfer with driver
Reaching the port from the airport:
Trapani airport is from the port and from the boarding point to Egadi Islands just under 20 km away. From the airport you can reach the port:
drive
• by bus, with the company Terravision
• by bus, with AST
• taxi/transfer with driver

Pantelleria

Pantelleria
Information about Pantelleria
The island of Pantelleria is situated in the Strait of Sicily in the Mediterranean. Geographically closer to Africa than to Europe, Pantelleria is located about 100 km off the southwest coast of Sicily and only 60 km from the East coast of Tunisia.
Pantelleria is the largest island of Sicily and is also known as the "Black Pearl of the Mediterranean" because of volcanic territory. The island was the first territory invaded by the Arabs in the 7th century AD and its name comes from the Arabic ' Bint-al Rion "meaning daughter of the wind.
Like most islands in the Mediterranean, Pantelleria has a history marked by domination by different civilizations, from the Phoenicians to the Romans, Arabs to the Spanish. Despite the Arab influence is very evident, Pantelleria has a culture very Sicilian.
The island is famous for its crystal clear waters, cliffs, coves and caves that make it the perfect destination for scuba divers.