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FAQ

Where is Trappeto?
Trappeto is situated on the seashore of the Gulf of Castellammare, in the Province of Palermo, 40 km from Palermo, 55 km from Trapani. Trappeto is a strategic town, located near principal historic, cultural and natural touristic attractions of Sicily and easily reachable from the airports of Palermo and Trapani.

What are the commercial activities that you advise me to visit?
A must is without doubt the restaurant “I sapori del mare” – the so-called "Flavours of the sea" is located on the lungomare (waterfront) in a charming atmosphere, where you can taste the best traditional fish dishes.
Another seafood restaurant to visit is the “Molo 52” - "Pier 52".
If you are a pizza lover, do not miss a visit to the pub and pizzeria "Privilege" by the waterfront which, in addition to pizza, offers a variety of snacks and a wide selection of cocktails and beers.
Another tasty pizza is that of the pizzeria "La Sirenella" in via 24 Giugno. 
For breakfast, for the classic Sicilian rotisserie and sweets we suggest you head to the Blue Moon bar by the main church. 
If you want to taste the best ice cream in the province of Palermo, a must is the ice cream shop La Fonte del gelato on via 24 Giugno. 
To buy seaside trinkets, visit Happy Bazaar in Via Milano (where you can also buy train tickets) or the "Mare shop Teri" in via 24 Giugno.

What are the traditional dishes?
The culinary tradition of Trappeto specializes mainly in fish dishes, like pasta with sardines, or pasta with sea urchins, with clams, with seafood etc. An important role is played by the sweets typical of each period of the year: The cuccidata over the Christmas period, the sfinci of Saint Joseph in March, cannoli and chiacchere during the carnival, the feast of All Saints for mustazzola etc.. 
Examples of dishes:
- pasta with sardines
- pasta with clams (vongole)
- pasta with sea-urchins (ricci)
- roles of sardines (sarde a beccafico)
- aubergines in vinegar or olive oil
- sun-dried tomatoes, tomatoes in olive oil
- biscuits with fig marmalade (buccellati)
- traditional biscuits mustazzole prepared for 1st November

Getting around within the town?
The town is very small and it is easy to walk anywhere. The Trappeto beach can be reached by walking, or comfortably with the shuttle train that passes through the village streets. However, a means of transport is recommended to visit the area.

What kind of vacation awaits me at Trappeto?
A holiday of sun, sea, relaxation and good food! 

Why should I choose Trappeto for my holidays?
Because, apart from the strategic position to visit this town located in western Sicily, in Trappeto you will find a crystalline sea, a beach of golden sand, delicious food and above all very friendly people and very affordable prices.

Which is the best period for visiting Trappeto?
This depends on the interests, needs and taste of a tourist. Each period has its advantages and is characterized by particular traditions, events, dishes etc. Summer months are the sunniest and hottest, most crowded and 24/7 full of activities. If a tourist prefers less crowd, but great weather and warm sea, the months of May, June, September and October could be recommended. The late autumn and winter enable a visitor to spend a vacation of pure relaxation and calm and participate in local annual feasts that always include special food, activities, decorations (Christmas and New Year's Eve, carnival of February, various town festivals organized for different saints). The spring is a period of smooth weather and also of very many traditional annual events. We recommend our clients to have a look at the calendar of events on our website and think of their vacation preferences and expectations before choosing the period. As previously mentioned, Trappeto has something special to offer in each period of the year.


How to move around in Trappeto?
Trappeto is a small and very compact town, everything is easily reachable on foot, including the beach and all the services such as restaurants, bars, a supermarket, bus and train station etc.

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