How-To-Reach

A general warning valid for all means of transportations:  July and August are peak summer holiday season. Make sure to book your travel well in advance !


By AIR

Airport close to Erice:
Trapani-Birgi “Vincenzo Florio” airport, mainly national connections:
https://www.airgest.it/?lang=en
– Palermo “Falcone & Borsellino” international airport with many national and international connections:

http://www.palermo-airport.com/
Other Airports in Sicily:
– Catania-Fontanarossa is the busiest airport in Sicily, offering many connections to major european cities

https://www.airport-catania.com/

On arrival and departure days a shuttle service -provided by EriceLab- will be run between Palermo airport and Erice. Restrictions on timings will apply: provisional depart times of bus are 12:00 and 15:00 from Palermo airport on arrival day, July 6th.


By TRAIN

Train in Sicily can be slow, there are major connections from Messina and Catania to Palermo, from where you can catch a train to Trapani. To plan your route go to the official Trenitalia website: https://www.trenitalia.com/en.html


By CAR

Coming from the north of Italy there are two possibilities:
a)  Drive all the way along the main Italian motorway (A1 + A2) till you reach Villa San Giovanni;  from Villa San Giovanni to Messina you need to take a ferry-boat (less than half an hour crossing) and then drive to  Erice (350 km from Messina, mostly motorway).