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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

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...
Genovesi Erice
LABORATORI DI PASTICCERIA
It is the pastries and confectionary which make the town an undisputed must as regards the food...
Cordici Museum, Annunciation Erice
"ANNUNCIAZIONE" DI ANTONELLO GAGINI
In the Antonio Cordici Civic Museum, there are archaeological finds from different periods...
'La Salerniana' Civic gallery Erice
GALLERIA CIVICA D'ARTE CONTEMPORANEA LA SALERNIANA
Contemporary art is exhibited in Erice at the “La Salerniana” Civic gallery which periodically...
SS. Salvatore monastery Erice
MONASTERO DEL SS. SALVATORE
It holds the remains of palazzo Chiaramonte, later a monastery (1290).
Kneeling-stool Erice
INGINOCCHIATOIO PER LA MADONNA DI CUSTONACI
A monolithic block situated in the direction of the sanctuary of the Madonna of Custonaci
“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.

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