Five things to see in Catania
If you are planning your next holiday in Catania this post is what you need! Some tips for you to not waste your time.
The feast of St. Joseph
The 19th of March we celebrate St. Joseph. In Sicily this feast is celebrated in different ways. Let’s have a look!
The Almond blossom festival
From the 1st to the 10th March in Agrigento is organized the festival of Almond tree in bloom. A mix of history and folklore.
Palermo and the myth of the Giants
Sicily is full of myths and legends. One of the most interesting is the Myth of the Giants of Palermo.
Savoca a beautiful medieval village in Italy
Are you looking for things to see in Sicily? We suggest you to visit Savoca and its monuments.
The feast of “Ottava di Sant’Agata”
The feast dedicated to Saint Agatha is not finished yet.See what happens in Catania on the 12th February when it is celebrated the feast of “Ottava di Sant’Agata”
The Feast of Saint Agatha
Years go by, but the value of the Feast of Sant’Agata, the third most important festival in the world, never passes for people from Catania.
Carnival of Sciacca 2019
The Carnival of Sciacca is one of the most important Carnival events in Sicily and in Italy. The feeling between participants and spectators is unique: they walk together and create an impressive atmosphere. Find out more about this amazing Carnival Festival.
The legend of Aci and Galatea
Sicily has a tradition rich in old myths and legends. The Legend of Aci and Galatea is one of the most famous from ancient times. Let’s find out why Aci, a young shepherd boy protagonist of this ancient legend, gave his name to 9 towns near Catania and what links him to the Etna territory.
The mosaics of Piazza Armerina: the Villa Romana del Casale
Villa Romana del Casale is one of the most famous monuments in Sicily. It is located in Piazza Armerina, one of the small town of the Sicilian hinterland. With its stunning mosaics, it is on the UNESCO World Heritage List and attracts lots of tourists every year.
Let’s swim for the New Year’s Eve in Catania!
Also this year the small port of Ognina is hosting the event “San Silvestro al mare”, an international swimming competition open to everyone. The event ends the year in style, in an ancient and characteristic fishing village of Catania.
Termini Imerese’s Carnival among the Best Events of Sicily 2019
The Sicilian Region promoted the Termini Imerese’s Carnival as one of the best Sicilian Events of 2019. Find out more about this traditional festival!
Xmas Factory 2018: Bellini Garden, protagonist of Christmas in Catania
A new Christmas event in Catania: XMAS Factory arrives at Bellini Garden. Stands, markets, music, games and… lots of good food!
A starry Sicily: the Sicilian Michelin-recommended restaurants
The first Michelin star lights up in Catania and Sicily can boasts more Michelin-recommended restaurants. Find out more about the Sicilian Haute Cusine.
Christmas Craft Fairs in Palermo
It’s Christmas time and Palermo is preparing to set up Christmas fairs in various parts of the city. Here, the keyword is creativity!
The Magic of Castelmola’s Nativity scenes
At any time of the year, Castelmola will amaze you: in December, however, you will walk through the streets of Nativity Scenes, as if you were in Bethlehem.
Saint Lucy’s Day in Sicily: carriages, legends, faith and tradition
Christmas is arriving and many Sicilian villages are getting ready to host several religious festivals: Saint Lucy’s Day is the most awaited one.
Top 10 places to visit in Sicily
Sicily is full of wonderful places. You can find everything from the sea to the mountains, from art cities to places where you can have fun with friends.
If you love chocolate and if you love art cities, visiting Modica during the chocolate festival, it’s for you.
Top 10 Sicilian dishes you cannot miss
In Sicily, food represents tradition and it is also a symbol of culture. During your holiday in Sicily, you can have breakfast with granita, have lunch with tavola calda and have dinner with pani cunzatu and meat.
Christmas markets in Sicily: the Immaculate Conception Feast
In Sicilian ancient villages, we feel more the Christmas tradition. Live the Christmas atmosphere with us, during the Immaculate Conception days!
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Saint Martin’s Day in Sicily
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Sicily, the Queen of world Cuisine
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Cous Cous Fest
Back to San Vito lo Capo the festival of Sicilian-Maghreb culinary tradition From September 21 to 30 in San Vito…
Her Majesty Has Awaken!
Mount Etna is back in action! It was long awaited, and in the end Mount Etna delivered! Her Majesty Mount…
Catania Tango Festival
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Sting&Shaggy in Taormina on August 1
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Taranta Sicily Fest
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Things to do in Catania
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Easter in Sicily
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Ortigia: the legend of Arethusa
Ortigia, Syracuse’s island, is not to be missed if you are in Sicily! Ortigia measures just 1km by 500…
Saint Aghata Festival: traditions and program
Saint Aghata festival in Catania Saint Aghata festival is one of the most important religious festival in Sicily. Also, this…
Saint Agatha festival: history and program
Saint Agatha festival in Catania. Saint Agatha festival is celebrated in Catania and it is also the most famous religious…
Pistachio Festival in Bronte (Catania – NW Etna)
From September 22nd to September 24th and from September 29th to October 1st, Bronte will hold the 28th edition of…
Fish Festival in Giardini Naxos
Every weekend of July and August, in the Saja marina of Giardini Naxos, a delightful fish festival is organized. Noteworthy…
“DiVino” and “Blues and Wine Soul” Festival in Castelbuono (PA)
From 29 to 31 July Castelbuono (PA) will host the Enogastronomic and Musical Festivals, the “DiVino Festival” and the “Blues…
Festival of “Scaccia” and home-made bread in Modica
On July 8, 2017 (from 20.00) the Festival of “Scaccia” and home-made bread , will be organized in Modica (in…