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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

Piazza Umberto I Erice
PIAZZA UMBERTO I
At the end of the nineteenth century the square underwent several changes, it was enlarged,...
Scenic view Erice
PANORAMA DAL BALIO
Strolls around the alleyways, some so small as to allow only enough space for one person, can be...
Norman Castle Erice
CASTELLO NORMANNO E TEMPIO DI VENERE
According to legend this castle was built on the site of an ancient Roman temple that was...
Spanish Quarter Erice
QUARTIERE SPAGNOLO
A construction destined for the Spanish troops (XVII century), and never finished.
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...
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...
Via Giudaica Erice
VIA GIUDAICA
An ancient road, so-called as it lead to the Jewish quarter.
Playground Erice
CAMPI DI CALCETTO E TENNIS
In Erice there are football grounds, tennis courts and boules areas.

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