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San Gandolfo Festival
The 7th Wednesday after Easter and the 3rd week end in September
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The Most Holy Crucifix
Starts May 1st
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La Sagra delle Nocciole (The Hazelnut Festival)
Always in August usually after the 15th, a moveable date

Lo Sfoglio
Late August

Santa Lucia
December 13


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Sicilian Tiles

Posted by Suzanne on 01 Apr 2016


Coloured, patterned and some time worn beauty

Traditionally colourful, vibrant, glazed and nearly always patterned with swirls, geometric simplicity and detailed floral beauty, Sicilian tiles reflect the island's centuries old love of the art of ceramics.

Tiles line the floors of Sicilian dining rooms, sitting rooms, bedrooms, ballrooms and entries. They are laid on benches, stairways, stoves, kitchen splashbacks and laundry boilers; they are essential to a Sicilian interior.

Scroll down to enjoy the following snapshots from The Sicilian House photo albums. Taken mainly in Polizzi Generosa, they capture some of the joy of Sicilian tiles.


Palazzo Notar Nicchi, Polizzi Generosa



Ceramiche d'Angelo, Polizzi Generosa


Palazzo Notarbartolo, Polizzi Generosa


Hotel San Domenico, Taormina


Ballroom, Palazzo Ajutamicristo, Palermo


A garden seat, Baglio Spano, Marsala


Palazzo Porcari Caruso, Polizzi Generosa


Palazzo Notar Nicchi, Polizzi Generosa


Palazzo Porcari Caruso, Polizzi Generosa


Ceramiche d' Angelo, Polizzi Generosa


Oratorio Santa Cita, Palermo


Villa Chiaretta, Polizzi Generosa


Palazzo Notar Nicchi, Polizzi Generosa









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