Cathedral in Trapani

Cattedrale di San Lorenzo

The huge Cattedrale di San Lorenzo has a baroque facade and stuccoed interior.
Church in Trapani

Chiesa del Purgatorio

Just off the corso in the heart of the city, this church houses the impressive 18th-century Misteri, 20 life-sized wooden effigies depicting the story of Christ's Passion, which take centre stage during the city's d…
Church in Trapani

Chiesa di Santa Maria del Gesù

This Catalan-Gothic church in the historic centre houses the exquisite Madonna degli Angeli (Madonna of the Angels), a glazed terracotta statue by Andrea della Robbia.
Church in Trapani

Chiesa di Sant'Agostino

The austerity of this 14th-century church near the port is relieved by its fine Gothic rose window and portal.
Museum in Trapani

Museo Nazionale Pepoli

In a former Carmelite monastery, this museum houses the collection of Conte Pepoli, who devoted his life to salvaging Trapani's local arts and crafts, most notably the garish coral carvings – once all the rage in Eu…
Church in Trapani

Santuario dell'Annunziata

At this 14th-century church, 4km east of the centre, the main attraction is the Cappella della Madonna, which contains Nino Pisano's venerated marble sculpture of the Madonna di Trapani, patron saint of the city and…
Historic Building in Trapani

Palazzo Riccio di Morana

One of Trapani's finest historic buildings, this 18th-century neo-classical palace is closed to the public but worth a look as you walk along Via Garibaldi.
Historic Building in Trapani

Palazzo Senatorio

Dating to 1672 and designed by famed Trapanese architect Andrea Palma, this three-tiered baroque palazzo dominates the eastern end of pedestrianised Corso Vittorio Emanuele.
Historic Building in Trapani

Palazzo Fardella Fontana

This golden-hued 18th-century palace, viewable from the exterior only, is one of Trapani's finest examples of Spanish baroque architecture.