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Peer-to-peer Car sharing: search for your car in Trapani

Auting, Car Sharing in Trapani.

Discover the magic of Trapani, a hidden gem on the west coast of Sicily, through a cost-effective and efficient travel experience. This charming city, known for its beautiful beaches, rich history and unmistakable Baroque architecture, offers an unforgettable journey to the heart of the Mediterranean. By using peer-to-peer car sharing, you will have the opportunity to explore Trapani in an authentic way.

What is peer-to-peer car sharing? Simple, Peer-to-peer car sharing is the sharing of a private citizen’s car, who has registered his or her vehicle on the Auting app or website. The vehicle is then available to be driven by anyone registered on the site for the minimum duration of one hour or for multiple days. Does it seem risky to you? You may not know that Auting allows local private citizens to rely safely on insurance specially developed with Reale Mutua insurance company.
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the exact workings of this innovative service. There are no limitations to this service, the private car sharing app in Trapani allows you to locate vehicles anywhere around you, whether you are in the center or suburbs, or in other cities such as Palermo or  Catania.
With this model you can get around on vacation or for work or do Palermo- Trapani car sharing at really cheap prices…well yes, that’s because the owners set the price of the car! Read on to find out how best to organize your travels in and around Trapani.

Explore Trapani with Ease: Your Guide to Car Sharing with Auting

Using peer-to-peer car sharing with Auting can be an excellent way to explore this fascinating city and its surroundings. Here are some of the best areas in Trapani to pick up a car share and make the most of your visit.

Old Town: The heart of Trapani, with its historic buildings and narrow streets, is a great place to start. With Auting, you’ll find several car sharing options that will allow you to conveniently explore major attractions. Very useful in this area is car sharing at the Trapani station, to reach one’s vacation or work destination after just getting off the train.

Port of Trapani: Less than a kilometer from Trapani station is the port; for those arriving by sea or planning a trip to the Egadi Islands, the port area is strategic. Vehicle deals in this area ensure that you can rent a car as soon as you disembark, without having to resort to classic car rental and perhaps save money through cheaper prices.

Erice area: If you are interested in visiting nearby picturesque Erice, located on a hill with breathtaking views, the area at the foot of the cable car is a good choice for taking a car with Auting. It is the perfect starting point for a day trip.

San Giuliano neighborhood: This area, close to Trapani’s famous beaches, is ideal for those who wish to enjoy the sun and sea. If you stay overnight in a facility in this area, you can look for a residents’ car to get from the city to the coast and back.

Trapani Lido and Villa Margherita: This area offers easy access to car sharing, being a meeting point between beach life and the city. It is ideal for those who wish to combine beach relaxation with urban exploration.

Casa Santa Neighborhood: Located between Trapani and Erice, this neighborhood offers numerous car-sharing options with Auting, ideal for those wishing to explore both Trapani and its fascinating surroundings.

In conclusion, Trapani offers several practical areas to take a car sharing with Auting, making the journey smoother and allowing you to experience the city and its surroundings in a more authentic way. Whether you are interested in history, art, gastronomy, or simply exploring natural beauty, Auting gives you the flexibility to customize your trip according to your interests and pace.

What to do in Trapani?

Trapani, located on the western tip of Sicily, is a fascinating city that boasts a rich history, breathtaking scenery, and vibrant culture. Here is an itinerary to make the most of your visit to Trapani.

1. Explore the Historic Center: Start your visit with a walk through the heart of Trapani. The historic center is a labyrinth of cobblestone streets, ancient palaces and Baroque churches. Don’t miss the Cathedral of San Lorenzo and the Church of Purgatory, where the famous “Mysteries” used during the Good Friday procession are kept.

2. See the Salt Pans of Trapani and Paceco: A visit to the salt pans is a must. These ancient salt pans, still in use, offer a unique landscape, especially at sunset. The Salt Pans Museum explains the historical and cultural importance of salt production.

3. Hike to Erice: Situated on a mountain overlooking Trapani, Erice is a medieval town that seems to have stood still in time. Reached by a scenic cable car, it offers cobblestone streets, craft stores and breathtaking views of the Egadi Islands.

4. Enjoy the Beaches: Trapani is surrounded by some of the most beautiful beaches in Sicily. The beach at San Vito Lo Capo, with its white sand and crystal clear waters, is particularly well known.

5. Visit the Egadi Islands: Favignana, Levanzo and Marettimo, the three main islands of the Egadi archipelago, are easily reached by ferry. Each offers its own unique atmosphere, with beautiful beaches and waters ideal for snorkeling.

6. Discover the Zingaro Nature Reserve: This nature reserve offers hiking trails that wind along the coast, with spectacular views and hidden coves. It is a paradise for nature lovers and trekkers.

7. Savor the Local Cuisine: Trapani cuisine is a mix of Mediterranean flavors. Try fish couscous, a local specialty, and traditional desserts such as cannoli and Sicilian cassata.

8. Visit the Pepoli Regional Museum: This museum houses a rich collection of Sicilian art, with an emphasis on coral works and sacred art objects.

9. Stroll along the Waterfront: Trapani’s waterfront, with its sea views and cafes, is the perfect place for a relaxing evening stroll.

10. Explore the Ruins of Segesta: A short trip will take you to the archaeological site of Segesta, famous for its well-preserved Doric temple and ancient theater, which offers spectacular views of the surrounding hills.

11. Visit the Salt Museum: Located in the salt pans, this museum offers an in-depth look at Trapani’s historic salt industry.

12. Discover the Tonnara di Bonagia: This ancient tuna fishery, now a museum, will give you an insight into traditional tuna fishing, once vital to the local economy.

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What those who chose Auting say

“First experience on Auting, good thing it was with Giuseppina: super helpful, car comfortable and full of amenities (never underestimate the steering wheel cover!), owner super nice and helpful, price perfect.”

Francis T.

01/07/2023

“Great experience. Roberto’s car was very convenient for a one day trip around the Itria valley. Roberto himself was very friendly, helpful, punctual, and made everything easy for us to take back the car at the time that best suited us.”

Soizic B.

01/07/2023

“Mario was very kind, communication was top! I recommend him.”

Henrique B.

01/07/2023

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All-Inclusive Insurance Coverages

Insurance coverages

Damage, theft, fire, vandalism, natural disaster, crystal, malus reimbursement.

Driver Excess

From €0, full coverage included in the booking fee, up to a maximum of €500.

Driver Assistance

Cab service, return train/airplane ticket or overnight stay included.

Owner Assistance

Car transport service to the nearest affiliated body shop.

Frequently Asked Questions (F.A.Q.)

Auting connects those who need a car for a short time (Driver) with those who have a little-used car they want to make available (Owner).

You can sign up using your Facebook account or by using your e-mail. Once you have created your account and verified your identity through your cell phone number, you can make your car available. You will not be able to enter other people’s data or your account will be deleted and you will not be covered by insurance. In the case of couples or households, each person must have his or her own personal account.

Vehicles must mandatorily have all of the following requirements:

  • Code Own Use (short/long-term rental or leased cars are not accepted unless specifically authorized by the long-term renter) weighing less than 3.5 T, which can carry a maximum of 9 persons and less than 13 cubic meters total volume. RVs are not accepted.

  • Registration in Italy within 15 years including the current year;

  • Insurance with the mandatory coverages under the law Motor Vehicle Liability with free driving;

  • Review of DMV offices in good standing.


Auting connects individuals looking for a car (Driver) and those who make their cars available (Owner) for free and in a verified manner. How does enrollment and verification take place?

Membership in Auting is free of charge. The platform offers an enrollment option with no hidden costs, providing easy and convenient access for Drivers and Owners.

Membership on Auting is free and verified. The platform adopts verification procedures to ensure that it is a safe and reliable environment for all users, providing a worry-free experience for both Driver and Owner.

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