Mazara del Vallo hots lots of tourists, providing several events and festivals during the summertime.
Founded by Phoenicians in the 9th century BC, Mazara del Vallo was a strategic point for their Mediterranean trades. The village acquired an outstanding importance, thanks to Arabs, second only to Palermo. Today this charming town hots lots of tourists, providing several events and festivals during the summertime. It is considered one of the most influential fishing centre of Italy. The beaches of Mazara del Vallo are extended on the west coast of Trapani and they have sandy and rocky bottoms.
The first of them is Tonnarella beach, a free seaside rich in beach resorts that provide all comforts you need. The sand is soft and white and the water crystalline; it is a windy area so it is often invaded by surfers and kite-surfers. Capo Feto is a natural protected area managed by WWF and it is characterised by dunes of white sand and Quarara, located on the southern coast of Mazara del Vallo, is a steep and rocky bay characterised by a clear warm water.