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Castello di Venere

Largo Castello, 91016, Erice, Sicily, Italy
+39 320 867 2957
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Largo Castello, 91016, Erice, Sicily, Italy
+39 320 867 2957
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Joseph G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

We loved the view and the castle itself. However, although the 4 euro fee isn't that high, you honestly won't necessarily miss a thing. Up to you!

Thank B V
Reviewed 12 July 2017

It is a nice place. A castle, but more than that it is the views that you have from there. To walk around and admire the surroundings.

Thank lemon-blackwood
Reviewed 10 July 2017

While the castle was closed down for the holidays we walked up one side of the castle, walked around it and then left by the other side. There are beautiful gardens and the views are phenomenal. The Restaurant was closed in the castle but there...More

Thank johnllee
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Erice is a fortification 750 metres above Trapani. Do not waste your time in Trapani, drive straight to the very modern cable car and go up to Erice. It is a quaint place full of churches and old castles, but the best are the absolute...More

Thank Judith S
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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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