Chiesa di San Martino
Originally built in Gothic style in the 14th century, this church was demolished and completely rebuilt in the late 1600s. Its bright...
Chiesa di San Giuliano
Built by the Normans in the 11th century, this church later underwent extensive reconstruction, including the addition of an...
Of Erice's 60-odd churches, the Duomo is the most interesting. It was built in 1312 by order of a grateful Frederick III, who had...
Enjoy Erice's famous almond sweets on the panoramic upstairs terrace of this cafe affiliated with the Maria Grammatico pastry shop next...
Monte San Giuliano
Atmosphere-wise, this is one of Erice's more appealing eateries, entered through a crumbling archway that leads into a cool patio graced...
Via Vittorio Emanuele 14 · interesting places nearby
Maria Grammatico information
This cafe-pasticceria is run by Maria Grammatico, Sicily's most famous pastry chef, and the subject of Mary Taylor Simeti's book Bitter Almonds – a series of recipes and recollections from Signora Grammatico's childhood, when she learnt her considerable skills from the nuns of Erice. Try the exquisite cannoli in the leafy back garden.