Erice – a centre of the cult of the goddess Venus

Erice (Trapani), Sicily, Italy

At the western-most part of Sicily is a small town of Erice, which was established on the mythical Mount Eryx already at the time of Greek colonization. It was a centre of the cult of the goddess of love, beauty, sex, fertility, prosperity and victory – Venus. Her temple stood on the site of today’s Norman castle, just behind the

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Caorle – thousand years old Little Venice

Caorle, Veneto, Italy

Caorle is located 70 km northeast of Venice. It belongs to the most popular resorts of northern Adriatic coast. Caorle, due to its thousand-year old history when its ancient streets were still under the sea water, is also known as Little Venice. In addition to sandy beaches, gently sloping into the sea, Caorle also offers a number of historical monuments,

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