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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

Uphill time trial Monte Erice Erice
CORSA AUTOMOBILISTICA MONTE ERICE
The uphill time trial of Mount Erice is a car race which winds its way along the tortuous road...
Spanish Quarter Erice
QUARTIERE SPAGNOLO
A construction destined for the Spanish troops (XVII century), and never finished.
Kitesurfing Erice
LIDO SAN GIULIANO
A stretch of sandy beach, equipped in summer with bathing stations.
Sant'Orsola Church Erice
CHIESA DI SANT'ORSOLA O ADDOLORATA
Built in the fifteenth century, the church’s structure is very original with two aisles...
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...
Trapani Gate Erice
PORTA TRAPANI
Found within the “Elimo-Punic” barrier wall, it was one of the three entrances to...
Spada Gate Erice
PORTE
It is impossible to summarize the stone treasures present in Erice, where the Elymian-Punic...
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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