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Erice

If the origins of Erice have become lost in the fog of time, walking through the cobbled streets of the medieval town on the summit of Mount San Giuliano, that same fog allows the discovery of signs, symbols and legends which originated long before the Punics and Romans who erected a sanctuary dedicated to the Goddess of Love here. Visiting Erice means, in fact, losing oneself amongst thousands of glimpses of cobbled streets, fortifications, ancient churches (the Mother Church and Sant'Orsola), monasteries, craft shops (producing ceramics, typical pastries, rugs), pine woods and gardens to then lose oneself on the edge of the town, in breathtaking views towards the Egadi Islands, the Stagnone, the salt pans and the cultivated fields of  the whole of the province of Trapani.

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The beauties di (en)Erice

Norman Castle Erice
CASTELLO NORMANNO E TEMPIO DI VENERE
According to legend this castle was built on the site of an ancient Roman temple that was...
Carmine Gate Erice
PORTA CARMINE
It is in the middle of three entrances to the city, it has an evident Medieval aspect despite...
Towers of the Balio Erice
TORRI DEL BALIO
These Medieval towers were the outposts of military fortresses, and the seat of the governor...
Spada Gate Erice
PORTE
It is impossible to summarize the stone treasures present in Erice, where the Elymian-Punic...
“A. Cordici” Museum and “V. Carvini” Library Erice
MUSEO "A. CORDICI" E BIBLIOTECA "V. CARVINI"
They hold works of art, archaeological finds, volumes and manuscripts.
Ceramics laboratory Erice
CERAMICHE
The ceramics must be included (plates, vases, various objects), they are produced according to...
Military House Erice
CASA MILITARI
The owner of the building was the Archpriest Bernardo Militari. The main façade was...
Aeneas Myth Erice
LEGGENDA DEI LUDI DI ENEA
The particular and deeply mysterious atmosphere which is breathed in Erice has favoured the...

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