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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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Ortigia: Scenes of a summer past

Posted by Suzanne on 27 Nov 2015

A  Summer captured in Ortigia

In the Sicilian summer, Ortigia, Siracusa, the most glorious town by the sea on Sicily's south east coast, is sun filled with baroque buildings of golden stone; memories of Greek heritage; quiet backstreets; and, cobalt blue evening skies lapped by the waters of the Ionian Sea.

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Three Sicilian Entrances

Posted by Suzanne on 13 Nov 2015

Entering: The idea of entering: to be transported, to glimpse another world and to be greeted by a new space is wonderful. And, in Sicily there have been many entrances that have ushered me into another world, to enjoy discovery and stir curiosity.


No.1  Via Carlo V, Polizzi Generosa:

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