Marsala

Marsala

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Marsala Magical Places to Visit in Your Lifetime

Marsala is located at the tip of Sicily, always breezy, it has a pleasant climate even in the summer. Revenue walk from the ancient Porta di Mare today Porta Garibaldi and enjoy the city’s history.

Piazza Loggia with La Chiesa Madre, one of the biggest of Sicily; Via XI Maggio elegant street  down town, called “Cassaro”, a place of social and marketable  life that you have to visit and where spend your time.  Garibaldi Museum and the Convento del Carmine with its remarkable Pinacoteca Comunale are other must of this  beautiful town.

Around  these magic places there are more jewl to see and visit

By  our guided tours, you can have professional tastings and delicious pairings with delicious  Sicilian dishes visiting  different and special historical cellars in Marsala .

Select different  options to get to recognize Marsala wine through professional tastings and sophisticated pairings.

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First Magical Places to Visit are:Delicacies you can not miss:

The “pane and panelle” classic example of “street food”

Find a good deep red-hot shop closely Porta Garibaldi right on the stairs of the fish market. Will meet typical dish of the tip of western Sicily: the fish couscous.

Famous in all Mediterranean area Couscous is a very special and sophisticated tasty proposal  of Arab heritage. Is  made from grains in a potage of fish and seafood  mixing  a bit ‘ of all the assortments of the Mediterranean.

More Magical Places to Visit are:

Island of Mozia – on the Phoenician’s road.

 

Within walking distance from the mainland, surrounded by shallow water and easily defendable, Mozia is one of the place  of strategic status for trade routes in the Mediterranean.

When  Mozia set on fire because  the Greeks (397 BC), vanishes from history. Currently Mozia proposals a unique archaeological tour deep in the enchanting Natural Reserve of Stagnone.

Please  do not miss the museum and the picnic under the pine trees around.
TIPS: canoe also  is another  way you can reach Mozia island!

 

Saline Ettore and Infersa

Along Stagnone  Lagoon  coast in summer shine thousands piles of salt, spotted with windmills, they chance pink. Principal voice of the economy since 1300 A.D. today this salt when harvested by hand is a niche product.

The salt marshlands are also a special destination for migratory birds such as flamingos and more. Do not miss a visit to the “salt museum.

 

MUSEUM AND ATTRACTION


Museo Archeologico Baglio Anselmi (Marsala)

Museo Whitaker (Isola di Mozia)

Museo del Sale (Saline di Ettore Infersa)

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Sports & nature

MOZIA

The Stagnone Lagoon is just a paradise for kite surfers and everybody who love sports, basic and advanced courses of kiting in Sicily, near Trapani airport and natural reserve Lo Stagnone Marsala, between wind mills and archaeological finds of Mozia island – kite rent, kite shipping, holiday packages for the clients of the school.

The road from Trapani to Marsala borders the edge of the lagoon and Mothia Island . Enjoy special views of the local saltworks: panels of mirror-like water, detained by thin tiles of earth, with  an irregular form and scene. In seats, the profile of a windmill may be distinguished, a reminder of when windmill  provided the main resources of pumping the water from the sea and grinding the salt.

The sight is even more outstanding in summer when the salt is ready to be collected: The rose-pink hues of the concentrated saline contained in the outer pans vie with those towards the centre of a deeper colour, while the deepest, now dry, sparkle in the sunshine.

Since 1984, Mozia lagoon has been nominated a natural reserve of special interest.

This area ranges into the sea, and includes the section of coastline between Punta Alga and Capo San Teodoro. The water here is light and very very salty, the ideal circumstances for salt works to be set up all along the coast and on Isola Lunga, where it soon became the main industry; many of these have since decreased into disuse.

Nightlife info

Drinking & Nightlife

 Drinking & Nightlife

As one of Sicily's viticultural capitals, Marsala is naturally teeming with enoteche (wine bars), most of them concentrated near Via XI Maggio in the historic centre.

Marsala. It is the perfect place where to spend a fun night out with your family. During summer, it is open everyday and host plenty of theme nights and events, such as the country and Latino night.

Culture and history info

Other notable towns along north-eastern coast include Marsala, the island’s wine producing capital. There is, of course, good wine to be had. Also the landing point for Garibaldi’s 1000 men. So it seeps in history as much as it does amber nectar. The renaissance architecture is simply breath-taking.

Marsala's inhabitants are very proud of their town's long history. As in most of the Sicilian towns they were all here: Cathaginians, Romans, Arabs, Normans, Vandals. It were the Arabs who turned the city once again into a trade centre and thriving port.

Marsala is a very old city, whose foundation dates back approximately to 397 BC. Full of history and culture, it is possible to visit museums and remains that tell centuries of history, which goes from Magna Graecia to the landing of Garibaldi.

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