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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

Madonna of Custonaci Erice
PROCESSIONE DELLA MADONNA DI CUSTONACI
At the end of August the Madonna of Custonaci is celebrated: improvised, carefully decorated,...
Military House Erice
CASA MILITARI
The owner of the building was the Archpriest Bernardo Militari. The main façade was...
San Giovanni Church Erice
CHIESA DI SAN GIOVANNI
This church has existed since 1339, but during the centuries it has gone through many changes...
Rug Erice
TAPPETI
The cobbled streets of the town centre are full of crafts shops showing typical wares from...
Alleyway Erice
VICOLETTI DEL CENTRO STORICO
The cobbled streets and alleyways closely wind their way around the interior and become even...
SS. Salvatore monastery Erice
MONASTERO DEL SS. SALVATORE
It holds the remains of palazzo Chiaramonte, later a monastery (1290).
Ceramics laboratory Erice
CERAMICHE
The ceramics must be included (plates, vases, various objects), they are produced according to...
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...

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