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Beautiful garden

Fresh off the cable car we headed to the steps of the garden which is just wonderful. Very well... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2018
Vincent B
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Gardens by the Castello are worthwhile

Anna P is correct, Erice is nothing like Eze and some of the shopkeepers do appear disinterested in... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2018
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Viale Conte Pepoli, 91016, Erice, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Fresh off the cable car we headed to the steps of the garden which is just wonderful. Very well maintained and offering shade and scents of flora to an amazing spectical of sights all around. A great way up to see the Castle of Venus.

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Reviewed 18 July 2018

Anna P is correct, Erice is nothing like Eze and some of the shopkeepers do appear disinterested in tourists. NOT ALL though. We encountered a few who were more than happy to showcase local produce and knowledge. But don't be deterred. It's a great place...More

1  Thank Grandview301
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

Erice is a small hilltop village with beautiful vistas. We took the funicular for 9€ round trip. The ride up and down was enjoyable offering lovely scenery. The town itself doesn’t have much to offer. The castle can be skipped and many shopkeepers seem annoyed...More

1  Thank Anna P
Reviewed 1 July 2018

If you don't feel like paying to enter the castle, you'll get the same view and lot less constricted areas to move around here in this beautiful cliffside garden.

1  Thank flaneur40
Reviewed 3 June 2018

At the end of this historic town you find a very nice spot where you can watch to the North, overlooking the sea and peninsula... Great spot , especially at sunset...

1  Thank Rob U
Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

Right at the top of town, these gardens provide a great place to go enjoy the panorama, rest a little. You can see the ocean to north and south, Trapani salt pans, the Aegidian islands just offshore and more. Take a sweater or jacket as...More

1  Thank cant83
Reviewed 5 March 2018

The garden is beautiful, well kept and has an amazing view. Its very much worth to visit. One can have a relaxing time walking there.

1  Thank d0ris236
Reviewed 16 January 2018

Went here in January so not much in bloom. Still green in places. Could skip it but it is near an incredible viewpoint, if there is no fog. Would allow 10 minutes here, even if in bloom. Free.

Thank WImom
Reviewed 19 September 2017

adequate gardens to take in the sights while in Erice. Very historic place and many a photo opportunity of the amazing views. It is a nice starting point to just sit and take in the views before strolling around the town.

2  Thank Colin_Frendo
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

As this is on the higher parts of the city it is a great starting point. There is enough shade (which was needed today). Some benches perfect to absorb the great views and start your way down.

1  Thank Serge V
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