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Sunday, July 28, 2013

Holidays in Sicily: cities to visit



Oranges, arancini, water-ices, ice-cream, cannoli (a Sicilian pastry with a sweet filling) and cassate (kind of Sicilian cake). It's the gastronomic tour for those who spend their holiday in Sicily. From Palermo to Catane there are a lot of tastes, smells and colours. Seven days are enough to visit the most beautiful cities.

Sunday, September 30, 2012

Holidays in Sicily: Menphis, Castelvetrano, Segesta and Selinunte

Valle del Belice, 2011 - 14 The Valle del Belice is a small strip of land that settles between the provinces of Palermo, Trapani and Agrigento.

Saturday, August 11, 2012

Sunday, November 6, 2011

Tourism in Sicily: history, castles and legends

marettimo - Till lured by sirens' cry

The castle of Punta Troia, Marettimo (Egadi Islands) was built around 827. Before being a castle in 1140 under the rule of Ruggero 2th, was a sighting tower. During the French Revolution it was a prison and during the Second World War was a telegraphic station (now you can see the telegraph pole). At the end of the war the castle was abandoned.

Saturday, October 8, 2011

Almond in flower, cannolo festival, St. Anastasia's Day: festivities of the Sicilian traditions

La primavera alle porte

In Sicily there are 3 very beautiful feasts that have received the award for the Italian traditions: the Almond Blossom Festival in Agrigento, the cannolo (a Sicilian pastry with a sweet filling) festival in Piana degli Albanesi (Palermo) and the St. Anastasia’s Day in Motta Sant’Anastasia (Catania).

Sunday, September 25, 2011

Palazzolo Acreide: Churches, Castles and Theatres

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Palazzolo Acreide is an amazing city near Syracuse. The principal churches are St. Paul and St. Sebastian, declared humanity’s patrimony by Unesco.

Monday, May 9, 2011

Sicily is rich in history, culture and legends


Sicily is a beautiful island, rich in history, culture and legends. There is a legend very curious: I am referring to Dedalo, a historical architect.

Thursday, February 17, 2011

Caves Gurfa, example of a wise Sicilian architecture


The caves Gurfa in Alia (Palermo) are example of a wise Sicilian architecture and a sacred sanctuary of the Mediterranean.

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

In Sicily there is a mystery: the Argimusco


Every day, thousands of people visit this site. They seek the mystery, the supernatural, the entities that appear and immediately disappear. Someone says he photographed strange phenomena. This site is the Argimusco.

Friday, January 14, 2011

Created a new beer Sicilian


Who does not know Corleone? It’s a small town near Palermo sadly known throughout the world at the hands of mafia.

Friday, December 10, 2010

Felicia Bartolotta against the Mafia


Felicia Bartolotta is Peppino Impastato’s mother and symbol of struggle and courage.

Because, when her son was murdered she began to fight every day.

Thursday, November 4, 2010

Saturday, October 23, 2010

Cefalù, open church Trinità alla Rocca



The church bells ring at 11. Twenty years after restructuring, church Trinità alla Rocca open its doors to the faithful.