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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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A snapshot of Ortigia: Summer 2018.

Posted by Suzanne Turrisi on 30 Sep 2020


Beautiful Ortigia, Siracusa Ortigia is a golden and intrigiung island. Narrow streets, welcoming piazzas, Baroque buildings, small hotels to spend nights by the sea, hidden courtyards to wander, and an 18th century Baroque cathedral to admire, built over the huge, tall columns of a 5th century BC Greek temple devoted to the goddess Athena. 

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