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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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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...
Scenic view Erice
PANORAMA DAL BALIO
Strolls around the alleyways, some so small as to allow only enough space for one person, can be...
Head of Venus Erice
TESTINA DI AFRODITE
In the Antonio Cordici Civic Museum, there are archaeological finds from different periods...
San Martino Church Erice
CHIESA DI SAN MARTINO
The construction  of this Gothic style church goes back to 1339, but through the centuries...
Agro-forestry museum Erice
MUSEO AGROFORESTALE DI SAN MATTEO
Descending towards Trapani, in the San Matteo locality, one can stop at the Museo Agroforestale...
Piazza Umberto I Erice
PIAZZA UMBERTO I
At the end of the nineteenth century the square underwent several changes, it was enlarged,...
Via Giudaica Erice
VIA GIUDAICA
An ancient road, so-called as it lead to the Jewish quarter.
San Giuliano Church Erice
CHIESA DI SAN GIULIANO
Built in 1070 the authorization of Roger the Norman, it is one of the first churches to be built...

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