Must-see attractions 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…

  • View of Porta Nuova in Marsala, Trapani, Sicily, Italy, Europe
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    Porta Nuova


    This old town gate marks the western edge of Marsala's historic centre.

  • Piazza della Repubblica


    Marsala's most elegant piazza is dominated by the imposing Chiesa Madre. Just across the way, on the eastern side of the square, is the arcaded Palazzo…

  • Chiesa del Purgatorio


    This beautiful 18th-century church (1771), with showy, heavily sculpted facade, is a fine example of Sicilian baroque architecture – as is the ornate…

  • Porta Garibaldi


    This old town gate marks the southern edge of Marsala's historic centre.

  • 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…

  • Museo degli Arazzi Fiammingi


    Tapestry fans should check out this tiny museum displaying eight 16th-century Flemish tapestries, woven in Brussels for Spanish King Philip II.

  • Palazzo VII Aprile


    This lovely arcaded palazzo, formerly known as the Palazzo Senatorio (Senatorial Palace), is now Marsala's town hall.

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