Founded by the Elymians, Trapani's history is a rich blend of cultures ranging from Romans to Vandal, Byzantine, and Arab.
Situated at the north-west corner of Sicily, Trapani sits on a promontory that projects into the Mediterranean.
Trapani Airport (airport code TPS) is a small airport that services the region with international flights from Paris, Oslo, and Dublin as well as regional flights from Rome, Milan, Pisa , Bologna , and other domestic routes mostly via Ryanair.
The mainland is known for its salt pans and the landscape is peppered with windmills once used to refine the mineral.
Just a short hydrofoil or ferry away are the three Egadi Islands which are home to many secluded beaches.
Rebuilt by the Romans during 1st century B.C., the Segesta Theater sits 415 meters up on a hillside and is an attraction that provides history and a hike.