Giardini Mon Plaisir proposes a "journey" to discover the food and wine traditions of Western Sicily, through the places, the unique flavors and scents of the region, art, history, cuisine and local activities. During your two-days tour, you can stay at Giardini Mon Plaisir.
During the Arab domination and later with the Normans, Trapani gained importance thanks to the position of its harbour, which became a major port in the Mediterranean area; together with Tunis, Genoa and Pisa, Trapani was an important stopover to and from Africa.
Tuna fishing and salt working have a centuries-old tradition in Trapani. The two industries are closely related, since for centuries salt was used to preserve tuna. For over a century, the Adragna family owned tonnare and salt works on the Trapani coasts, in Libya and in Tunisia.
Trapani has always been surrounded by a fertile countryside. Just to understand the importance of farmland since ancient times, there is a saying which goes “Choose a house whose size is down to the bare minimum and lands stretching as far as the eye can see”…