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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

Trapani Gate Erice
PORTA TRAPANI
Found within the “Elimo-Punic” barrier wall, it was one of the three entrances to...
Rug Erice
TAPPETI
The cobbled streets of the town centre are full of crafts shops showing typical wares from...
Spada Gate Erice
PORTE
It is impossible to summarize the stone treasures present in Erice, where the Elymian-Punic...
Carmine church and monastery Erice
CHIESA E CONVENTO DEL CARMINE
Built in 1423, it conserves some original elements.
Ceramics laboratory Erice
CERAMICHE
The ceramics must be included (plates, vases, various objects), they are produced according to...
Carmine Gate Erice
PORTA CARMINE
It is in the middle of three entrances to the city, it has an evident Medieval aspect despite...
San Carlo monastery and church Erice
MONASTERO E CHIESA DI SAN CARLO
The church and the convent, built between 1612 and 1617, were partially rebuilt in the middle of...
San Cataldo Church Erice
CHIESA DI SAN CATALDO
It has an eighteenth century appearance and holds fine works of art.

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