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Castello di Venere

Largo Castello, 91016, Erice, Sicily, Italy
+39 320 867 2957
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Palermo Shore Excursion: Private Day Trip to Segesta, Erice and Marsala
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Largo Castello, 91016, Erice, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I took my clients here in October, and it was just beautiful, the history and the story of the castle the place transports you through time...

Thank Carmela D
Reviewed 14 November 2017

I wouldn't travel to Erice just to see Castello di Venere, but if you come to Erice then you may as well have a look here also. The views are magnificent both to the East and West, but don't expect the architecture to be too...More

1  Thank ItaliaA70
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Erice is an absolutely incredible place with amazing views. Take a few hours and walk up the streets, into the stores and have some pastries in some of the shops. It is a beautiful place frozen in time with an incredible castle at the top....More

Thank Divya P
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

This poorly maintained ruin is not really worth the effort. There is a little history given but mostly the signs just say, we are uncertain of its use or tell you what has been lost. Just clearing the weeds and ivy might help.

Thank Frances S
Reviewed 2 October 2017

The entry fee for this site was 4 Euros and it was sunny and hot when we visited. What you find at this site are the castle ruins of a 12th century Norman fortress built over the ancient Temple set at the very top of...More

1  Thank Joseph G
Reviewed 24 September 2017

I thought the signs in Italian and English were nicely done. History of the place is so far reaching, it is difficult to comprehend. Views from the top are spectacular.

Thank Judy L
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

What van I say. From the outside the setting is downright amazing. Even where you enter the "feel" is right. But when you enter it is like an open field with some stones. There islittle story and visual. Should you therefore skipp it? The views...More

Thank Serge V
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Beautiful old castle Erice. The journey to the castle takes 15 minutes through Erice. The castle is open 10: 00-19: 00 daily. Admission is 4 € / person. For 12 € / person is the ticket museum and the tower tower. The castle has beautiful...More

Thank Kikuska1992
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

You can buy at the counter what is called the Ericepass, which gives you access to all churches and attractions in the city for a low cost of 15€. It is worth it ! The castle is a Unesco protected site and a must see...More

1  Thank Stefano F
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

This is a place that you go to for the view, which is magnificent from all directions. However the castle itself compared to others that we've seen is just average. There's not much left there just ruins put it outside it is beautiful. Tickets in...More

Thank Jon M
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Response from Petrus61 | Reviewed this property |
I would say about 15 minutes to walk up and down the hill plus he time of the visit (we spent about 15 minutes walking around the ruins). So about 30 minutes in total.
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