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old large historic and perfect for the clever photographer. You can go up the bell tower and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
chris e
A fascinating highlight is the chronological record in stone

Erice is a beautiful hilltop town with fabulous views over Trapani, the sea and surrounding... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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Piazza Matrice, 91016, Erice, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank chris e
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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

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.

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.

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

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

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.

1  Thank GreccioItaly
Reviewed 20 January 2018

Out of the many churches in this medieval town, this is considered the best and most important. Cost is 2 euros per adult. One can also climb the 13th century bell tower for a combined ticket of 5 euros.In January, not all the churches are...More

1  Thank WImom
Reviewed 9 January 2018

As we were arriving to visit this beautiful,striking cathedral a bride and groom came out. They happily let us take photos and we felt almost part of the festivities! This added to the memories we took away of a special day and a unique little...More

Thank Cocciolino2015
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