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A unique medieval town 800 meters above sea level. 330 more words



Thursday 20th October 2016 7am – Aegean Odyssey delivered us to Trapani, a city on the west coast of Sicily housing a population of approximately 70,000 people. 732 more words

Sicilian Road Trip

Book worm book count :28

Departing Palermo was hard – I could have spent a week there but the rest of Sicily was beckoning and so we embarked on our road trip to Taormina. 807 more words


Erice - 2300 feet above Trapani overlooking Tyrrhenian Sea - and yes there are magical pastries too!!

A trip to Erice, the mountainous village sitting above Trapani is an adventure. There are a couple of ways to get there. You can take the funicular from the town of Trapani to the top or you can drive the nail biting S curves while taking in the vistas below. 160 more words

SciComm in Erice

by Giles Strong

Last week I, along with fellow network ESR Pablo, attended the International School of Science Journalism in Erice, on the Italian island of Sicily. 496 more words

ESR Experience

Erice, Sicily!

Erice may well be the sweetest town in Sicily. In the 1950s, young Maria Grammatica was placed in the care of nuns who schooled her in the art of baking. 324 more words

Erice the villiage in the clouds -

Greg’s Italy   the web site

I read a book several years back that described this ancient villiage high up on the coast overlooking Trapani and the salt flats.   150 more words