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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 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...
SS. Salvatore monastery Erice
MONASTERO DEL SS. SALVATORE
It holds the remains of palazzo Chiaramonte, later a monastery (1290).
Cordici Museum, Annunciation Erice
"ANNUNCIAZIONE" DI ANTONELLO GAGINI
In the Antonio Cordici Civic Museum, there are archaeological finds from different periods...
Playground Erice
CAMPI DI CALCETTO E TENNIS
In Erice there are football grounds, tennis courts and boules areas.
Carmine Gate Erice
PORTA CARMINE
It is in the middle of three entrances to the city, it has an evident Medieval aspect despite...
Via Giudaica Erice
VIA GIUDAICA
An ancient road, so-called as it lead to the Jewish quarter.
Head of Venus Erice
TESTINA DI AFRODITE
In the Antonio Cordici Civic Museum, there are archaeological finds from different periods...
Kitesurfing Erice
LIDO SAN GIULIANO
A stretch of sandy beach, equipped in summer with bathing stations.

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