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What to see in Marsala

Marsala, Sicily, for Expo 2015

Marsala is the biggest town in the Trapani province. It is known all over the world thanks to its fortified wine by the same name, but avery tourist that comes by falls in love with the city and with the beauty of its surroundings. If it is your first time here we have a few suggestions to make about itineraries and places to see. The old town. From Porta Garibaldi on your right you will find the fish market, which is always crowded in the morning, and the sixteenth-century Spanish Quarter, now the town hall. On the left opens a small square enriched by the elegant...

How to book a holiday in Sicily on a...

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A holiday in Sicily can be pretty expensive, especially if you have to travel oversea, so we want to give you a few tips on how to stay on budget. Accommodation The first and most expensive thing you have to book, apart from the flight, is the accommodation. If you are planning a full relax vacation we are sure you dream...

5 things to know before you go to Si...

Cefalù

Are you coming to Sicily for the fist time? Well let’s get you in the right mood. Regardless of where you come from you’ll soon find out that this island is different from anything else you’ve seen so far. Its charm comes from thousands of years of history, and from that sense of contrast deeply bounded to the Sicilian spirit....

The Sicilian flag, between history a...

The Sicilian flag

Whether you have been to Sicily or you haven’t visited this island yet, you most certainly are familiar with the Sicilian flag: have you ever wondered what that face with three legs stands for? That’s what our new post is about. Like most flags of the world, the flag of Sicily has undergone various changes through time, but its two...

8th edition of the traditional Festi...

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18th 20th  November 2016 at the Exhibition Centre Agira (EN): stands, music, folklore, gastronomy. Cassatelle are Sicilian sweets typical of Enna gastronomy, originating in the town of Agira. Have a crescent shape, prepared with shortbread, tender and golden yellow color dusted with icing sugar, with a delicious and tasty filling of a cocoa mixture, chopped almonds, chickpea flour, sugar and...

St. Martin’s Day in Sicily

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On November 11 St. Martin is celebrated and, as a tradition, you taste the new wine! In Sicily, people spend these days tasting wine, food and sweets. This  day is the celebration of  the bishop of Tours, known as St. Martin. Known for his humility and his charity that gave birth to some legends, one of which is linked to...

12th edition of the Chestnut Festiva...

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XXII edition of the Chestnut Festival in San Salvatore di Fitalia (ME),  5th-6th November 2016 Also this year the Pro Loco of San Salvatore di Fitalia renews its commitment to promoting an event which, together with the local companies, is helping the quality and genuineness of fitalesi local products, to be known and appreciated not only in Sicily. For some...

Eastern Sicily Tour: part 2

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Here you are the second part of the itinerary in Eastern Sicily. We’ll move from Syracuse to Caltagirone, passing by Noto, Scicli and Modica. In this area you have a lot of options about choosing an accommodation in one of the wonderful Villas of our Catalogue. Syracuse: a simply wonderful city that it would take a separate post just to...

Eastern Sicily Tour: part 1

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In this post we want to tell you something about the most beautiful places you will find in Eastern Sicily. We have prepared an itinerary for you that you can follow in two different travels or in a quite long holiday in Sicily, don’t forget it, Sicily is not a little island! So let’s start from Taormina, where you can...