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Erice is like a movie set - it is entirely for tourists. Scenic and historic but not "real." The... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
travelculture123
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Los Angeles, California
Worth a look

We bought the ticket which gave access to the main sights. This being one of them. The ceiling... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2018
LMK63
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Guildford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Erice is like a movie set - it is entirely for tourists. Scenic and historic but not "real." The duomo is wonderful, though, beautiful space and art works.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank travelculture123
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

We bought the ticket which gave access to the main sights. This being one of them. The ceiling was stunning. Other than that I cannot remember anything outstanding.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank LMK63
Reviewed 12 September 2018

old large historic and perfect for the clever photographer. You can go up the bell tower and overlook the town but just staying on the ground is worth a look around

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank chris e
Reviewed 22 August 2018

Erice is a beautiful hilltop town with fabulous views over Trapani, the sea and surrounding countryside. It is small enough to be able to walk around most of it in a few hours with lots of small roads and paths - be careful as the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank ArryAwk
Reviewed 12 June 2018

Erice is just that kind of town. Nothing takes your breath away but everything exudes such elegance and charm, you just want to let it seep in. Chiesa Madre is another of such example. The exterior takes you back centuries and reminds you of a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank BrigitteGolightly
Reviewed 7 June 2018

Also called the "Mother Church" it's a beautiful church in a medieval town. Cost is 2 euros, but worth it. Stunning architecture and interior.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank catgirl2004
Reviewed 29 May 2018

A highlight to visit. Do not miss stunning architecture and interiors. Buying a pass ticket for various monuments is good value.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank WhaleMelbourne
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

I visited the Duomo on my own and was quite impressed. The church looks imposing from the outside, but is quite bright and airy on the inside. The plaster ceiling is worth a look on its own. 10 or 15 minutes will probably do it...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Bill B
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

A fairly stark cathedral but beautifully decorated ceiling. The adjoining bell tower was fun to climb - all included in the 6 euro "passe-partout" ticket that you can buy. This gives you access to 5 of the major churches in town, including the bell tower....More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank cant83
Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

This church has a very unique and beautiful vaulted ceiling with intricate stucco work that resembles lace. We have never seen anything like it before. The adjacent tower was worth the climb for the excellent views from above.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank GreccioItaly
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