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Travel Blog of Sicily

8 February 2019

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”

21 January 2019

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.

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.

28 December 2018

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.

7 December 2018

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!

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