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Wine Bar in Marsala

Ciacco Putia Gourmet

Run by an English-speaking Sicilian-Tuscan couple, this sweet little enoteca is a great place to sample quality Marsala wines accompanied by locally sourced salumi (cold cuts) or snacks like panini with burrata (che…
Modern Sicilian in Marsala


Good wines accompany the short but sweet menu at this cosy eatery straddling Marsala's historic walls. The nightly evolving mix of antipasti, primi and secondi (three to four in each category) might include anything…
Sicilian in Marsala

San Lorenzo Osteria

With roots as a wedding-catering business, this stylish eatery is a class act all round – from the ever-changing menu of fresh seafood dishes scrawled daily on the blackboard to the interior's sleek modern lines to …
Sandwiches in Marsala


Smack in the middle of the pedestrianised centre, this is Marsala's hotspot for artisanal beers, gourmet sandwiches and meal-sized salads, all served with a smile by friendly young owners.
Museum in Marsala

Museo Archeologico Baglio Anselmi

Marsala's finest treasure is the partially reconstructed remains of a Carthaginian liburna (warship) sunk off the Egadi Islands during the First Punic War. Displayed alongside objects from its cargo, the ship's bare…
Sicilian in Marsala

Il Gallo e l'Innamorata

Warm-orange walls and arched stone doorways lend an artsy, convivial atmosphere to this Slow Food–acclaimed eatery. The à la carte menu is short and sweet, featuring a few well-chosen dishes each day, including the …
Wine Bar in Marsala

Enoteca della Strada del Vino di Marsala

Sponsored by the local association of Marsala wine merchants, this atmospheric wine bar in the heart of the pedestrian zone has tables invitingly spread under the arcades of its interior courtyard. It's a good place…
Pizza in Marsala


With outdoor tables on Marsala’s main pedestrian thoroughfare, this lively restaurant and wine bar serves pizzas, over 150 different wines and an extensive menu of local dishes.
Museum in Marsala

Complesso Monumentale San Pietro

Housed in a beautifully restored 15th-century convent, this arts centre is home to an intriguing complex of small museums. Most noteworthy is the upstairs space devoted to Giuseppe Garibaldi, who landed in Marsala o…
Church in Marsala

Chiesa Madre

Divided into three aisles highlighted by tall columns, the cavernous interior of Marsala's 'mother church' contains a number of sculptures by the Gagini brothers. Although construction commenced in 1628, the church'…