If you’re looking for an Italian holiday that’s steeped in history and rich in culture, look no further than Marsala. Roam the winding streets of the city centre and enjoy laid-back Sicilian life, marvel at the fantastic architecture and top it all off with a glass of locally made Marsala wine. There is also a plethora of historic spots to uncover, including archaeological sites, traditional cathedrals and intriguing museums where you can delve into the fascinating history of Marsala. Whether you’re travelling as a family, couple or group of friends, you’ll find something to entertain everyone in Marsala.
Things to do in Marsala
When you’re looking for a day away from the sun-soaked sandy beaches, you won’t need to look far for some top city action. Spend the day exploring the town and seeking out the historic landmarks such as Chiesa Madre, where you can see a fantastic range of Flemish tapestries.
If you’d like to venture further inland, rent a car and take a scenic drive through the rolling hills of the vineyards and look out for the hideaway Italian villages. You’ll also then be able to embark on some inland adventure such as hiking up the famous Mount Etna or trekking through the jagged mountain ranges.
If you’re interested in archaeology, then make sure you take a trip to the historic island of Mozia. You’ll not only find a breathtaking landscape to discover that’s littered with ancient ruins but also a fantastic museum that will tell you all you need to know about the fascinating archaeological site.
Marsala holidays - fantastically diverse
Located on the western coast of Sicily, Marsala does not only boast a great range of historic landmarks but also a stunning stretch of beach that’s perfect for days off from city exploration. Pick a spot along the sandy shore and soak up the sun. There’s also a great range of accommodation available in Marsala, so you can pick a place to stay that suits your needs. Make the most out of your time in Marsala and stay in one of the beautiful hotels nestled inland, or for something special, opt for one of the luxurious hotels along the coastline, where you will wake up to gorgeous ocean and beach views. Whatever your budget, loveholidays can help!
Wine and dine on a Marsala holiday
Your Marsala holiday will begin in the charming town centre, where you will be in midst of it all. Make sure you have your camera ready as you’ll find magnificent historic landmarks and buildings hidden around each corner. Piazza Della Republica is the go to place when you’re feeling peckish or are looking for a good cup of coffee while Alchimia is good for evening drinks. There’s also the nearby Trapani, where you will find a bustling city scene and a louder night life.
Enjoy a one of a kind wine tasting experience. Take a tour of one of the beautiful vineyards and oversee the Marsala wine making process before indulging in a once of a kind tasting session. You can also head to Cantina Sperimentale Istituto Regionale della Vite e del Vino where various tasting sessions are held throughout the week. As one of Italy’s most famous wine producing regions, it would be a sin not to!