Trapani, Erice, Italy
Trapani is a city in western Sicily with a crescent-shaped coastline. At the western tip, offering views as far as the Aegadian Islands, is the 17th-century Torre di Ligny watchtower. It houses the Museo di Preistoria e del Mare, with ancient artifacts.
Erice is an unforgettable medieval hilltown with ancient origins in Sicily, close to the port city of Trapani on the island’s western coast. The sober historic town is surrounded by defensive town walls, crowned by a castle, and dominates the surrounding area from its mountainous height of approximately 800 metres above sea level. Erice is pronounced with the stress on the first syllable: EH-richay.
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