Travel Blogs from Erice
... on top of the hill was very refreshing.
Checked in at San Francesco Monastery. Medieval but with modern amenities. My window looks out to a courtyard, I feel transported to the 11th century. Explored the scientific center. Didn't realise Richard Feynmann, my physics idol, used to lecture here. Dinner at S. Rococco cafe, two courses with a surprise desert. With neuroscientists from Cambridge. One of them's presenting ...
Sicily never fails to amaze with its ancient monuments. Segesta and Selinunte were a fascinating day trip. Both were built around 400 centuries BC, the earliest and most important Greek colonies in Sicily.
First stop was Selinunte. The Doric temple and the Acropolis were highlights of this most important ancient Greek colony in Sicily. We had to pay 6 Euros entrance. The bus had to pick us up from ...
... br> More bridges and tunnels, with the bridges spanning valleys of 2-3 km. I assumed there was a flood threat and it was cheaper to build the road up. Between the bridges and the tunnels, certainly a smooth drive.
Arrived in Marsala, a lovely walled old city, with crested city gates over cobblestones streets. Parking must be a spectacor sport for locals. We couldn't make head nor ...
... It was actually pretty boring.
We were given 2 hours free time in San Vito Lo Capo. All this town had to offer was a long sandy (yellow) beach on the Mediterranean - actually a very nice beach - and restaurants (hundreds of them).
Why is it that whenever we get free time in a town it's always between 1.00pm and 4.40pm when all the shops (except restaurants) are closed for siesta? Well, tough titties Italy, I will have to spend all my money in ...
... the situation.,... But there comes a point after you have been told you cant use loo roll, soap, running water or find any electrical points to keep the phone with power, eating only home made (overly crunchy) bread with lemon and oil for every meal, and getting drawn into very serious conversations where they seem to be siding with nazism ideals, where you realise enough is enough!!
So telling them I needed to leave earlier than planned, ...
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Lungomare Dante Alighieri, Erice | 4 star hotelfrom $117
Piazza Tonnara, Erice | 4 star hotelfrom $149
Via Enea 37, Erice | Hotelfrom $77
SS 187 , Erice | 3 star hotelfrom $80
Viale Nunzio Nasi, Erice | 3 star hotelfrom $102
Via del Cipresso 1, Erice | 3 star hotelfrom $50
Via Madonna di Fatima 191, Erice | 3 star hotelfrom $100
Viale Nunzio Nasi 12, Erice | 2 star hotelfrom $50
Contrada Cappuccini, 9, Erice | Hotelfrom $91
Via Tommaso Guarrasi 26, Erice | Hotelfrom $133
Via Vittorio Emanuele, 75, Erice | Hotelfrom $106
Via Pineta Comunale 43, Erice | Hotelfrom $68