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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

Ericino Liqueur Erice
LIQUORE ERICINO
In the territory of Erice, fine wines are produced, (Erice D.O.C.) is a characteristic green...
Piazza Umberto I Erice
PIAZZA UMBERTO I
At the end of the nineteenth century the square underwent several changes, it was enlarged,...
Aeneas Myth Erice
LEGGENDA DEI LUDI DI ENEA
The particular and deeply mysterious atmosphere which is breathed in Erice has favoured the...
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.
Elymian Wall Erice
MURA ELIMO PUNICHE
A superb archaeological testimony of the seventh century B.C. The construction of this barrier...
Kneeling-stool Erice
INGINOCCHIATOIO PER LA MADONNA DI CUSTONACI
A monolithic block situated in the direction of the sanctuary of the Madonna of Custonaci
SS. Salvatore monastery Erice
MONASTERO DEL SS. SALVATORE
It holds the remains of palazzo Chiaramonte, later a monastery (1290).

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