Travel Blog of Sicily

14 March 2019

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.

5 March 2019

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!

27 February 2019

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.

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.

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