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Discover 6 places to see in Erice

Admire the most beautiful places of Erice and add them to your basket. YAMGU will create your trip considering distances, opening hours and weather.


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Castle of Venus

The Castle, located on the extreme tip of the mountain of the same name, stands on the ruins of the temple dedicated to Venus Ericina. The Norman fortress is surrounded by strong walls connected by a drawbridge at Torri del Balio. The defensive character is still witnessed by the machicolation above the entrance door is enriched by the coat of arms of Charles V of Spain and a mullioned window. Its interior architectural elements have been found to support the historical path, essentially referring to the reconstruction of the medieval fortress, which had been reused even fragments of the ancie


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Cathedral of the assumption

The Cathedral was built in the first decades of the 14th century according to the plans of the Architect Antonio Musso.
In Gothic style, were later added to "chiaramontani", which gave a vivid decoration and singular features original prospectus, which lacked even the present staircase.
The Interior was restored in the 19th century, is divided by two aisles while the vault of the main chapel was decorated with mosaics. In the main altar in the Centre of the transept, is the Madonna dell'assunta, holder of the Church.


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Giardino del Balio

At the end of the 19th century, the city administration conte Agostino Pepoli concluded with an agreement to the completion of the English public garden of Balio.


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MEMS-MUSEUM OF ERICE, THE MOUNTAIN OF THE LORD

The M.E.M.S. is a museum system that offers the wide valorization of cultural heritage ecclesiastical, movable and immovable, scattered on the territory of the municipality of Erice. Develops along a path that involves the entire medieval town. Currently the proposed visit circuit offers the fruition of eleven sites, handing him a path that allows integrated knowledge of context peculiar urban planning of Erice and the visit of the main ecclesiastical monuments.

Time Info:
all days; January, February: 10.00-12.30; March: 10.00-16.00;
April-June: 10.00-18.00; July, August: 10.00-20.00;
September: 1


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AGRO-FORESTRY MUSEUM ' BAGLIO SAN MATTEO

Ancient baglio rural 4 Km from Erice Vetta, exposes tools of civilization, specimens of local flora and a nursery for plants intended for reforestation.


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Museo Civico "Antonio Chander"

Entitled to Antonio Cordici (1586-1666), historian, archaeological preserves ericino (stone inscriptions in Punic, Roman and Greek terracotta figurines of; 6th century BC, Roman amphorae and other exhibits of the late-Charles). Among the latest findings, we find a crib with Alabaster marble figures of the late 18th century, a trunk from 18th century Kit canvases painted between the 17th and the 19th century and a beautiful marble group of Gagini.


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