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About the Training Centre in Trapani

All our teacher training courses in Trapani will take place either in the Morning (9.00-13.45) or in the Afternoon (14.00-18.45) depending on classroom and trainer availability.

Further information on our academy will be provided after the confirmation of the course.

How to reach Trapani

You can easily reach Trapani by plane from two airports: one located in Palermo (the larger one) and the other right in Trapani.

Our Cultural Activities

A cultural activity is included in the price of each Erasmus course in Italy.

Cultural activities in Trapani may vary depending on the group size and season but typically include one of the following options, usually held on Saturdays:

  • A boat trip to the islands
  • Excursion to Marsala with wine-tasting
  • Excursion to Palermo.

Further information on our activities will be provided after the confirmation of the course.

Trapani and Surroundings

Trapani, situated on the western coast of Sicily, is a picturesque city rich in history and culture.

Founded in ancient times, Trapani has a history that spans various civilizations, leaving behind a legacy that resonates with the stories of its past inhabitants. From its earliest origins, Trapani has been a melting pot of cultures and influences, resulting in a unique blend of architectural styles, art, and traditions.

Trapani’s strategic location has played a significant role in shaping its history. It has been a hub of trade and maritime activities throughout the centuries, influenced by the Phoenicians, Romans, Arabs, Normans, and Spanish. This rich tapestry of cultural exchange is reflected in the city’s diverse architecture, cuisine, and way of life.

Trapani is renowned for its exquisite seafood dishes, showcasing the bounties of the Mediterranean Sea. Its culinary traditions are deeply rooted in the region’s history and the influence of various civilizations that have called Trapani home. From fresh fish to succulent seafood pasta, the city’s cuisine is a testament to its coastal heritage.

The city’s climate is characterized by warm and mild winters, making it an ideal destination for those seeking pleasant weather throughout the year.

Best Thing to Do in Trapani

1) Villa Margherita Park

Escape the hustle and bustle of the city at Villa Margherita Park, a tranquil oasis where you can stroll among lush greenery, relax by the fountains, and enjoy peaceful moments amidst nature.

2) Historic Center and Harbor

The heart of Trapani is its historic center, where narrow streets wind through charming alleys, revealing glimpses of its storied past. The harbor area is a bustling hub of activity, offering stunning views of the sea and serving as a gateway to the nearby Egadi Islands.

3) Santuario dell’Annunziata

The Santuario dell’Annunziata is a religious sanctuary with a fascinating history. Its architecture and ornate decorations reflect the devotion of the local population and the spiritual significance of the site.

4) Salt Pans and Windmills

The iconic salt pans and windmills of Trapani are a testament to the city’s historical salt production. These captivating landscapes provide a glimpse into the region’s economic history and offer a unique photo opportunity.

4) San Lorenzo Cathedral

Trapani’s Cathedral of San Lorenzo stands as a symbol of the city’s religious heritage. This architectural marvel showcases a blend of Gothic and Baroque styles, adorned with intricate sculptures and religious artwork.

6) Museo Regionale Pepoli

Explore the history and culture of Trapani and its surroundings at the Museo Regionale Pepoli. The museum showcases artifacts, artworks, and historical exhibits that provide insight into the city’s past.

7) Erice

Perched on a hill overlooking Trapani, the medieval town of Erice is a must-visit destination. With its cobblestone streets, charming architecture, and breathtaking views, Erice is a journey back in time.

8) Chiesa del Purgatorio

Chiesa del Purgatorio is a unique church known for its religious processions and the Mysteries of Trapani. These elaborate events, held during Holy Week, are deeply ingrained in the city’s cultural heritage.

9) Fishermen’s District and Local Markets

Immerse yourself in the daily life of Trapani by visiting the fishermen’s district and local markets. Here, you can experience the vibrant atmosphere, interact with locals, and sample fresh seafood and regional products.

10) Egadi Islands

Embark on a boat trip to the stunning Egadi Islands, a group of three islands known for their crystal-clear waters, rocky landscapes, and charming villages. Favignana, Levanzo, and Marettimo each offer a distinct experience of Mediterranean beauty.

All Erasmus Courses in Trapani

One-Week Courses for Teachers