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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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Notes on Mt Etna

Posted by Suzanne Turrisi on 19 Aug 2023

A mighty volcano -fertile, mythical, slumbering and active It is splendid and big. Yet when driving the A19 from Palermo heading east towards Catania I have at times been underwhelmed by Europe’s highest active volcano. It does not rise majestically enough from this southern point to show its best self.

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