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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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Shades of 'Sicilian Blue'

Posted by Suzanne on 22 Jan 2016

From midnight blue to turquoise The shades of ‘Sicilian Blue’, seen along Sicily's coastline, in the island's dramatic, more remote interior, within quiet cloisters and cathedrals, in the patterns of terracotta tiles, in village streets, church domes and the sweeping horizon, come in tones of azure, light sky, steel blue, teal, midnight blue, sky blue, turquoise, royal blue and more.

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Sicily: Lapped by Blue Seas

Posted by Suzanne on 08 Jan 2016


Surrounded by Seas Sicily, the largest island in the Mediterranean, is lapped by the clear waters of three blue, inland seas: the Tyrrhenian to the north, the Ionian to the east and the Mediterranean to the south and west.

These seas have been crossed by waves of conquerors since antiquity and, curious travellers.

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