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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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The Fiat 500: Simply Adorable

Posted by Suzanne on 19 Feb 2016


A love affair begins It was long before I followed a little blue 1971 Fiat 500 into Polizzi Generosa, in the mid of 2014, that Italy’s lovable little car, the Fiat 500, launched on the 4th of July 1957 as the Nuova and designed by Dante Giacosa, caught my eye.

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Sicily's Madonie Mountains: Some Quiet Magic

Posted by Suzanne on 05 Feb 2016


A certain magic The Madonie Mountains, an hour or so south east from the capital Palermo and at the back door of the medieval seaside town of Cefalu, are dotted with towering stone villages, mighty mountains, a slow pace of everyday life, forests, winding roads, walking tracks, simple food, narrow streets and balconies in bloom, wildflowers and art, centuries old ruins, noble architecture and traditions not lost.

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