(Description of the locality)
ERICE is an ancient medieval hamlet placed on the top of mount San Giuliano (700 metres on the sea level) in a wonderful, panoramic location at the utmost north-western end of Sicily, 90 km away on the western side of Palermo. The historic town-centre, full of local handicraft shops – ceramics, carpets and traditional almond and candied fruit sweeties – has a typical medieval town-planning plant with its tiny squares, narrow and winding streets containing flowery courts. Among the most important monuments worth visiting are: “la Chiesa Matrice” (the Mother Church, XIVth century); “il Castello di Venere” (Venus’ Castle, XIIth century); “il Museo Cordici” (the Cordici’s Museum); “i Giardini del Balio” (the Balio’s gardens with its medieval towers); “il Quartiere Spagnolo” (the Hispanic Quarter, XVIIth century), “le Mura Elimo-Puniche” (the Elimo-Punic Walls, VIIIth century B.C.). In the outskirts worth visiting are: “le Saline di Trapani” (the salt-works of Trapani), an enchanting landscape characterized by its windmills used for the salt cultivation, “la Tonnara di Bonagia” (where the tunny-massacre occurred) is 13 km away, Scopello and its “Riserva Naturale dello Zingaro” (Natural Reserve) is 35 km away, the Egadi Islands (links from Trapani). Trapani is 14 Km away, Segesta is 50 Km away, Marsala is 45 km away, Mazara del Vallo is 67 km away, Selinunte is 100 Km away, Sciacca is 110 Km away, Agrigento is 170 Km away, Palermo is 96 Km away, Catania is 345 Km away.
Little house recently restored placed in locality Tangi, in the surroundings of Trapani. It is set in a quiet and sunny location but not isolated with panoramic view to the country. In its vicinity there are many important localities like Erice, San Vito lo Capo, Scopello, Segesta, le isole Egadi… On the back of the house there is a characteristic court equipped for open-air dinners (furniture, barbecue and outside shower). The comfortable lodgings have wooden beam ceilings and are furnished with rustic style furniture and coordinating fabrics. Private parking. Grocer and bar are only 1 km away. Trapani (restaurants, shops, market, airport) is 15 Km away. Erice is 20 km away. Sandy beach is 15 km away.
Ground Floor: Living-dining room, brickwork kitchen, double room, twin room, bathroom with shower, patio with pergola. Washing machine, microwave oven, TV, outside shower, barbecue.
- Surface 70 m²
- Heating Electric
- View Countryside