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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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www.go-sicily.it

www.visitingsicily.it

www.timesofsicily.com

www.marvellous-sicily.com


 


Sicilian blue... skies, tiles, doors and more.

Posted by Suzanne Turrisi on 31 Aug 2019

 

 

Blue, blue and more blue across Sicily:

Doors by the seaside painted a vibrant Mediterranean blue reflecting the closeness and depth of the sea; evening skies in a splendid cobalt; a blue sky, clear and crisp in the interior mountains of the Madonie;

'Full moon' blue in a mountain village; a white dome against a spring sky; golden stone framed by the bluest skies; festive lights in a dazzling blue adorning a church facade... the best blues.

Enjoy these images of  'Sicilian Blue' plus a few short travel notes from some of my Sicilian wanderings.

 

By the Tyrrhenian sea, Cefalu

 

Cathedral of Cefalu in its full Arab Norman splendour, against the bluest of skies.

 

The Mother Church, Polizzi Generosa, in the Madonie mountain light, striking against the clearest blue

 

Casa Cuseni, Taormina blue ...stay a while here when travelling Sicily

 

Classic blue majolica tiles in the Il Mercato delle Pulci tucked in behind Palermo's exotic Arab Norman Cathedral

 

The palest blue by the Ionain Sea, Ortigia. Linger a while here at Hotel Gutkowski along the Lungomare di Levante Elio Vittorini

 

Full moon blue, Polizzi Generosa up in the Madonie 

 

Striking cobalt blue in the spring, along Corso Umberto, Taormina 

 

The blue garage door, Casa Cuseni, Taormina

 

Dazzling blue, the feast of The Holy Crucifix, Polizzi Generosa

 

Exotic dome against a clear blue sky, from the garden of  Ristorante I Templari, Polizzi Generosa

 

 

Salve

Suzanne


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