Erice - Get there

Erice is located in Sicily (South of Italy), in the province of Trapani.

Google Map

Here is a map of Erice.


Erice may be reached by public transportation only by bus from Trapani Railway Station. AST buses to Erice leave every one or two hours. Please check the bus timetable.

How to reach the area:

1. BY AIR: Palermo "Falcone e Borsellino" airport (60 minutes from Erice by car) and Trapani "Vincenzo Florio" airport (35 minutes from Erice by car).

Trinacria Express train connects Palermo Railway Station and Palermo "Falcone e Borsellino" airport (gio means everyday, lav means working days and fes means public holydays).

2. BY TRAIN: from Rome to Palermo. It takes twelve to sixteen hours, depending on the type of train; then train or Segesta (Tel: 091 304106) bus to Trapani, and then AST bus (see above) to Erice.

3. BY CAR: From Palermo, take the A29 highway taking the exit A29DIR to Trapani. Take the exit for Castellammare del Golfo and continue along the state road 187 towards Valderice.
At Valderice, cross the country for about 5 km and turn right onto Via Erice towards Erice.

4. BY SHIP: The harbor of Palermo can be reached from Genoa, Livorno, Civitavecchia and Naples. Palermo harbor is connected to Trapani by Segesta Lines (see above).

NOTE: All the participants arriving to Palermo or Trapani airport can get a free transfer to Erice (by taxi or bus) offered by the Majorana Centre, if they have expressed their agreement in the registration form by indicating the date and time of arrival, the airport and the flight. 
For those arriving to Palermo by train, boat or other means and wanting to take advantage of the transfer offered by the Majorana Centre, it is adviceable to reach PALERMO CENTRALE station, get the TRINACRIA train and then stop at AEROPORTO station. Finally, reach the Flight Arrival. Also in this case they should indicate the time of arrival at the airport and give a detailed description of their travel plan on their arrival in Sicily.
Those who do not want to make use of this transfer must reach the Majorana Center before 7:00 pm.