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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

San Cataldo Church Erice
CHIESA DI SAN CATALDO
It has an eighteenth century appearance and holds fine works of art.
Madonna of Custonaci Erice
PROCESSIONE DELLA MADONNA DI CUSTONACI
At the end of August the Madonna of Custonaci is celebrated: improvised, carefully decorated,...
Agro-forestry museum Erice
MUSEO AGROFORESTALE DI SAN MATTEO
Descending towards Trapani, in the San Matteo locality, one can stop at the Museo Agroforestale...
Carmine Gate Erice
PORTA CARMINE
It is in the middle of three entrances to the city, it has an evident Medieval aspect despite...
Spanish Quarter Erice
QUARTIERE SPAGNOLO
A construction destined for the Spanish troops (XVII century), and never finished.
Trapani Gate Erice
PORTA TRAPANI
Found within the “Elimo-Punic” barrier wall, it was one of the three entrances to...
Piazza Umberto I Erice
PIAZZA UMBERTO I
At the end of the nineteenth century the square underwent several changes, it was enlarged,...
Ceramics laboratory Erice
CERAMICHE
The ceramics must be included (plates, vases, various objects), they are produced according to...

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