Travel Blogs from Erice
Erice it was the first point of our trip. Wonderful small city almost everyday covered by clouds. It's located on top of Mount Erice, at around 750m above sea level, overlooking the city of Trapani, the low western coast towards Marsala, the dramatic Punta del Saraceno and Capo san Vito to the north-east, and the Aegadian Islands on Sicily's north- …
Well, I lied. We didn't cruise around the Egadi Islands but we did cruise the Mediterranean. We set off from a pretty little fishing port called, Castellammare del Golfo (big name for a little town). We hugged the coast (mainland), cruising through the Zingaro Marine Nature Reserve, past the village of Scopello (on my itinerary for next visit to Sicily) and the faraglioni rocks to the very touristy town of San Vito Lo Capo.
The Mediterranean Sea is such ...
... on a bench and took in the view and sun for a couple of hours. I realised that the remainder of my trip is going to be very different. I still want to see Sicily and be on a budget, but it will just have to be a bigger budget than initially planned! So rather than awaiting the next bus to Palermo, I decided to spend the night in this beautiful costal town instead.
I went down to the marina and found a tourist info who reccomended somewhere for ...
Our drive today took us first to the town of Erice and then to the temple ruins at Segesta.
Erice is a wonderfully preserved medieval town on top of Mount Erice, 750 metres above sea level and overlooking the port of Trapani. Everything is uphill in Sicily! Getting out of the bus at Erice, I felt as though I could touch the clouds. We had 3 hours to explore Erice on our own. This was ...
... thing from 6 years ago! He has been showing me how much he likes to keep things tidy so that everyone is happy!
The place is very unique and quite rustic. They live as simply as possible and waste nothing, eat what can be grown, or traded for other things. The mountain and sea views from here are amazing, and there will be opportunities for exploration too. The guys are very interesting and like to have discussions to find out more on ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsIl Carmine Erice
I recommend this place to everyone who want to stay in Erice (what is obligatory in my opinion). Calm monastery. Clean rooms with nice atmosphere, delicious breakfasts.
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