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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...

Martin Fest in San Fratello

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Martin Fest will take place in the small village of San Fratello on Friday 10th November, on the occasion of St. Martin’s Day. The festival will start at 7 p.m.  Good wine, local street food and typical products to celebrate St. Martin, in the company of various artists who will liven up the evening. A special occasion to know tastes...

Ottobrando in Floresta:  Edition 20...

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Ottobrando in Floresta  is a show dedicated to typical products and folklore in this little village of Messina district, immersed in the Nebrodi Mountains. Every Sunday in October, a different  festival dedicated to typical products, art, culture, shows and gourmet stands. This is a chance for you to visit Messina area, choosing one of the best villas for rent in...

Santa Rosalia’s “acchianata”

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If you missed  the feast of Santa Rosalia, patron saint of Palermo, on 15th July, you have the chance to celebrate the Saint on 4th September, doing the experience of the so-called “acchianata” (in Sicilian dialect) climbing up Mount Pellegrino to reach the sanctuary dedicated to Saint Rosalia. Santa Rosalia was a rich and noble Palermitian girl, Rosalia Sinibaldi, born...

Ypsigrock Festival. 10 – 13 August

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This year Ypsigrock blows 21 candles. The first boutique festival in Italy has become the international reference point for all rock music enthusiasts: so Ypsigrock is a must-see event, not only for the level of artists participating but also for the frame where it takes place: the splendid village of Castelbuono. The festival takes place in the most beautiful places...

Busiata Festival on 10 and 11 August...

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A  traditional gastronomic event – at its 13th edition – which takes place in the streets of the historic center of Salemi, in the province of Trapani, and which recalls every year thousands of visitors from all over Sicily . At the tasting stands it is possible to taste the special handmade pasta according to the culinary varieties offered by...