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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...
San Pietro Church Erice
CHIESA DI SAN PIETRO
Built in 1365, it was one of the most visited churches by the faithful mainly because of its...
Elymian Wall Erice
MURA ELIMO PUNICHE
A superb archaeological testimony of the seventh century B.C. The construction of this barrier...
Rug Erice
TAPPETI
The cobbled streets of the town centre are full of crafts shops showing typical wares from...
SS. Salvatore monastery Erice
MONASTERO DEL SS. SALVATORE
It holds the remains of palazzo Chiaramonte, later a monastery (1290).
San Cataldo Church Erice
CHIESA DI SAN CATALDO
It has an eighteenth century appearance and holds fine works of art.
Piazza Umberto I Erice
PIAZZA UMBERTO I
At the end of the nineteenth century the square underwent several changes, it was enlarged,...

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