Erice - Mount Erice, Trapani

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Erice - Mount Erice, Trapani

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Erice - Mount Erice (750m above sea level)

Beautiful town on the top of the mountain, providing spectacular views of Trapani and the western coast of Sicilia

You can go to Erice via Funivia (cable car) or by car (be aware of the incline road to go up the mountain, with a lot of curves). Funivia cost 3 euros/trip (15 min)

Good sicilian food.

Better to go on summer.

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Curious legend about Castello di Venere, mentioned in the "Aeneid", as holy place dedicated to Aphrodite.
Inside their walls, acolytes practised ritual of sacred prostitucion, with priestesses/prostitutes accomodated inside the building.
This is the only temple that resists Phoenician, greek and roman looting.

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