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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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City: Erice

The beauties di (en)Erice

Piazza Umberto I Erice
PIAZZA UMBERTO I
At the end of the nineteenth century the square underwent several changes, it was enlarged,...
Carmine Gate Erice
PORTA CARMINE
It is in the middle of three entrances to the city, it has an evident Medieval aspect despite...
Genovesi Erice
LABORATORI DI PASTICCERIA
It is the pastries and confectionary which make the town an undisputed must as regards the food...
Kneeling-stool Erice
INGINOCCHIATOIO PER LA MADONNA DI CUSTONACI
A monolithic block situated in the direction of the sanctuary of the Madonna of Custonaci
Spanish Quarter Erice
QUARTIERE SPAGNOLO
A construction destined for the Spanish troops (XVII century), and never finished.
Cordici Museum, Annunciation Erice
"ANNUNCIAZIONE" DI ANTONELLO GAGINI
In the Antonio Cordici Civic Museum, there are archaeological finds from different periods...
Madonna of Custonaci Erice
PROCESSIONE DELLA MADONNA DI CUSTONACI
At the end of August the Madonna of Custonaci is celebrated: improvised, carefully decorated,...
Mother Church Erice
CHIESA MADRE E CAMPANILE
Built in 1314, by the will of Frederick III of Aragon, it was dedicated to Our Lady of the...

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