Ratings, Comments and User Experiences
Rate it (1 to 5)

Places of the Myth of Poseidon: Rock of the "Mal Consiglio"

Places indicated in the IWB register of the Sicily Region (Places of Identity and Memory):

  • Rock of "Mal Consiglio" (Trapani)
  • Strait of Messina

Rock of "Mal Consiglio" (Trapani)

A legend says that thanks to the prayers of the people of Trapani, a pirate ship that threatened to attack the city turned into rock and remained fossilized near the Ligny Tower. It is the “Scoglio del mal Consiglio”, a group of cliffs in the extreme tip of Trapani.
In this part of the sea the Battle of Drepanum was fought, a clash between the ships of the Carthaginians and the Roman ones during the first Punic war 

Card insertion: Ignazio Caloggero

Photo: web

Information contributions: Ignazio Caloggero, Region of Sicily

Disclaimer note

Information on geolocation and the route to reach the place
View the place with Street View (if any). Relevant only if referring to tangible assets with associated address.
Send a notice to the publisher

    Name (required)

    Email (required)