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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 Cataldo Church Erice
CHIESA DI SAN CATALDO
It has an eighteenth century appearance and holds fine works of art.
'La Salerniana' Civic gallery Erice
GALLERIA CIVICA D'ARTE CONTEMPORANEA LA SALERNIANA
Contemporary art is exhibited in Erice at the “La Salerniana” Civic gallery which periodically...
San Giovanni Church Erice
CHIESA DI SAN GIOVANNI
This church has existed since 1339, but during the centuries it has gone through many changes...
Ceramics laboratory Erice
CERAMICHE
The ceramics must be included (plates, vases, various objects), they are produced according to...
Carmine church and monastery Erice
CHIESA E CONVENTO DEL CARMINE
Built in 1423, it conserves some original elements.
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...
Rug Erice
TAPPETI
The cobbled streets of the town centre are full of crafts shops showing typical wares from...
Ericino Liqueur Erice
LIQUORE ERICINO
In the territory of Erice, fine wines are produced, (Erice D.O.C.) is a characteristic green...

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