The stucco ceiling of the mother church of Erice was designed to recall the revered lace and tadding craftsmanship created for centuries by the women of the walled, mountain-top city.
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Imagine Yourself In Sicily in October 2021
During our October 2021 Stunning Sicily small group tour, we’ll not only have interaction with local people, stimulating cultural experiences, eat scrumptious seasonal cuisine, and get up close to the freshly fallen ash of Mount Etna (She’s safe! Don’t fret!), but we’ll also have time to wander the alleyways of towns such as Taormina, Siracusa,…
It’s hard to get something about Sicily past me without me recognizing it right away, so when watching CNN the past couple of days (for obvious reasons/I usually avoid TV news), when I saw the promotional spot for Stanley Tucci’s Searching for Italy show that premiers in February, I said, “Wait, that’s the Mother Church…
Be Enchanted by Sicily in September 2017
We’re thrilled to announce Enchanting Sicily, our September 14-28, 2017 tour. During Enchanting Sicily, our group of less than 12 guests will discover the region’s hidden corners, interact with locals, immerse ourselves in Sicilian culture and history, and explore UNESCO World Heritage sites such as Valley of the Temples, the Roman Villa of Casale, Mount…
Tiles in Erice
Ceramic tile floor photographed inside Erice’s Chiesa Matrice, or Mother Church.