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Erice - by the sea (final part of the Erice series)

The lower part of Erice, known as Casa Santa, is bounded by the beach and Mount Erice, and by the town of Trapani and rural countryside beyond San Cusumano. 327 more words


Antica Erice - part 2 of a 3-part series

The drive up to the top of Mount Erice, just over 800 m above sea level, provides great views of the surrounding area. The road snakes up the side of the hill before reaching the car park near the cable-car station. 542 more words


Five Charming Places That Deserve Your Attention

I’ve traveled a lot in my twenties. I’ve seen big cities, small towns, rustic villages, and bustling city squares. But I’ve also made it a point to visit some of the most charming places both in the United States and abroad. 1,055 more words


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

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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