Find the best place to stay — Erice

Where to stay around Erice?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 786 holiday lettings near Erice. From 344 apartments to 183 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Erice for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Erice?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Erice. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Venere Castle: 2,839 holiday lettings
  • Church of San Martino: 2,767 holiday lettings
  • Monastery of Santissimo Salvatore: 2,813 holiday lettings
  • Civic Museum Cordici: 2,767 holiday lettings
  • Torretta Pepoli: 2,793 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Erice listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent apartments in Erice?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 344 apartments in Erice. Our other popular types of Erice holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 183 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 154 self catering accommodations
  • Chateaus: 16 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including farmhouses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Erice?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 164 holiday homes with pool available in Erice. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a holiday rental, home, or cottage in Erice, Italy your home away from home

    Situated on top of a mountain and brimming with history, what could be better than a holiday at the beautiful town of Erice in Sicily. Erice sits on the North West coast within the province of Trapani and is a great attraction for holidaymakers looking for good food and a touch of culture. Here visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, villas and apartments.

    Things to do on holiday to Erice, Italy

    There are several beaches running along the coast of Trapani the best of which is at Marausa nine kilometres south of Trapani. The waters of the coast are blue and clear making it an ideal location for swimming and snorkelling as well as off shore fishing. A cable car operates here taking visitors from Erice down to Trapani.

    With such great views from Erice this is a wonderful place to walk and cycle with far reaching views available. Holidaymakers can take a boat trip from the port at Trapani to the Italian mainland, one of the small islands such as Pantalleria off the Sardinian coast or to Tunisia. There is plenty on offer nearby for sports enthusiasts including tennis and there are golf courses just an hour’s drive away.

    There are a few bars and restaurants in Erice and even more in Trapani, with couscous and fish a particular speciality in the area. There are plenty of shops in Erice and Trapani for some souvenir shopping as well as places for self catering holidaymakers to buy food and drink.

    Places to visit on holiday to Erice, Italy

    Erice has plenty of interesting places to visit including wonderful old buildings such as the 14th century Chiesa Matrice. Visitors may also like to go to the Castello di Venere located on Mount San Giuliano. Erice also has a museum dedicated to archaeological finds from the area.

    A trip to Mount Etna is highly recommended with numerous coach tours on the island with jeeps taking visitors to the sulphuric peak. Alcantara gorge was formed as a result of an Etna eruption and visitors will see the impressive layers of basalt rock by climbing down the gorge.

    Weather in Erice, Italy

    The warmest and driest time of the year to visit Erice is generally July and August when the average high temperature is approximately 26 to 27 degrees centigrade. June and September are also warm months but September is much more susceptible to wet weather. October and November are the wettest months with an average of 95 to 98mm of rain per month.

    Travel to Erice, Italy

    The main airport of the region is Vincenzo Florio Airport in Trapani, which is approximately 13 kilometres from Erice. Ryanair has flights to and from the main Italian cities as well as European destinations such as Brussels, Gothenburg, London, Madrid, Paris and Venice. There is also a railway station at Trapani.

    There are no highway and motorway lines in Erice, and the nearest ones are again in Trapani, which is linked to Messina by Highway 113 and to Alcamo by the branch of A29.

    Attractions in and around Erice

    First time in Erice and looking for things to do? Don't miss landmarks such as Venere Castle and Trapani-Erice Cable Car, and unique cultural highlights such as Civic Museum Cordici and Torretta Pepoli. Erice Cable Car and Nino Croce Theater are just a couple of activities around the area. To discover the region's top popular attractions, head to Museo Regionale Pepoli, Cattedrale di San Lorenzo and Greek Temple of Segesta during your stay. Other things to do while in town include a visit to Church of San Martino, Monastery of Santissimo Salvatore and Church of San Giuliano.