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12 January 2019

The Legend of Typhon: Etna’s eruption

According to the legend of Typhon, Etna shows off wonderful eruptions until today because Typhon, defeated by Zeus, breathes under the Volcano, where he is buried.

5 January 2019

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.

3 January 2019

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.

31 December 2018

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.

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