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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

San Domenico church Erice
CHIESA SAN DOMENICO
The name of the square comes from the nearby Dominican convent, founded in 1486 and attached to...
Piazza Umberto I Erice
PIAZZA UMBERTO I
At the end of the nineteenth century the square underwent several changes, it was enlarged,...
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...
SS. Salvatore monastery Erice
MONASTERO DEL SS. SALVATORE
It holds the remains of palazzo Chiaramonte, later a monastery (1290).
Alleyway Erice
VICOLETTI DEL CENTRO STORICO
The cobbled streets and alleyways closely wind their way around the interior and become even...
San Giovanni Church Erice
CHIESA DI SAN GIOVANNI
This church has existed since 1339, but during the centuries it has gone through many changes...
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...

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