- How to reach from the motorway (A29):
Take the exit to Balestrate. At the end of the exit turn left towards Balestrate (sp17). Keep on the right (Via V.E. Orlando). At 100 meters turn left (Via Roma). Follow the road up to the Via Madonna del Ponte, then turn right. You will find Jumbo Tourist Service after 30 meters on your left.
Get off at the station of Balestrate and walk along Via della Repubblica (later via Segesta) to 500mt. Take via Roma untill the intersection with Via Madonna del Ponte. Turn left, you will find Jumbo Toust Service to the left after 30 meters.
To reach Jumbo Tourist Service office by bus you have to get off at the main square of Balestrate.
Our Sicily offers sun, sea, culture and history, art, places and cities not to be missed ...
Sicily is a hospitable land rich in colors, from blue to emerald green sea, the blue sky, the yellow of the sun and lemons, the multi-colored Sicilian carts and colorful marzipan fruits. Balestrate is the first town in the province of Palermo near the province of Trapani and strategic point to visit the tourist destinations of Western Sicily.
Balestrate is characterized by a landscape of sea, it is located in the middle of two golden beaches of fine sand, bounded by a bush. On the promenade of west of Balestrate (Forgitella) in addition to the free beach will find beach establishments, equipped with children's playgrounds, kiosks, bars, umbrellas and other services (animation, games). In addition, the few strands night, turn into clubs at the seaside.
Throughout the year there are a variety of popular events such as sagre and Carnival, with the participation of all inhabitants of the country. In summer Balestrate has its peak, sea, sun, outdoor walks.... for the evening we recommend a drink in a bar, a dinner in a typical restaurant, enjoying the specialties of Sicilian cuisine, such as fish or a good plate of pasta (we can recommend the spaghetti with sea urchins or "allo scoglio"), you can eat a croissant with crushed ice or with a homemade ice cream in a bar or in a pub, attending numerous music festivals and theater performances in the main square of the village.
Balestrate is located in the beautiful gulf of Castellammare just a few steps from the main places of historical and archaeological interest and the most beautiful tourist destinations of Western Sicily. By clicking on the destinations you can see their location on the map and you will find more information about the places to visit.