Hotel La Pineta
Travel Blogs from Erice
Among the many not-so-well known pearls of Sicily, there are little towns that combine art and history and natural sceneries as few others in the entire world. Erice, called the “city in the clouds” is extremely picturesque. Located in Western Sicily between Trapani and the beautiful Zingaro marine reserve, Erice is an enchanting …
Hard to get access to a computer from here -- lots of people use their own, and so there are fewer internet cafes...... right now I am using the laptop that belongs to the proprietress of where we're staying. Very nice for her to lend it to me.
So, please excuse the list-like format here. Just want to get it down.
SEGESTA and …
... Erice is famous. Unfortunately for us, Sicilians like to eat their evening meal late, so the restaurants in Erice do not open until 7:30 or 8:00 pm. Since we were getting hungry - and tired - we decided to head back down to Valerice for dinner. A tip from Fheron, the receptionist at the hotel, led us back to a restaurant we passed on the way down from Erice. (We had noticed it because it was obviously popular with locals, even though it was on a ...
Quick cappuccino and brioche for brekkie in Il cappellaio matto (the mad hatter) and then back to apartment to finish packing! We are catching the bus to the airport at 1250 as its cheaper than the taxi at only 4.80€ each, just checked ...
Sad to say but we have reached the end of our 2 weeks in Trapani, spent the day sorting out the apartment and updating the travel blog before heading out on the town! Stubbled across some live music at Ferlito Gelateria which was then augmented by a couple dancing tango. We had per-booked a table at our favourite Trapani restaurant Bettolaccia which is right next to the apartment. They surpassed our previous experience with a delicious tuna carpaccio antipasti followed ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet