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The Festival of Saint Agatha in Catania

Only two religious celebrations are more important than the Festival of Saint Agatha in Catania: the Holy Week in Sevilla and the Corpus Domini Festival in Guzco. The third most famous, relevant and heartfelt celebration attracts thousands and thousands of visitors, tourists, devoted from all over the world.The Festival takes place from February 3rd to […]

Palermo, an on-the-rise European destination

The lovely and colourful capital of Sicily, Palermo, has been recently listed among the destinations “on the rise” in Europe by the community of Tripadvisor – the worldwide-famous website for travellers par excellence. And here at Exclusive Sicily we couldn’t agree more: Palermo is an enchanting destination, with its ancient thrilling history, its lively people […]

Our top 3 destinations in Sicily for 2014

Happy new year from all the Exclusive Sicily staff! We really do hope that 2014 is starting off at its best for you, and that it will carry on even better. And to make it unforgettable, why not treat yourself with an exclusive holiday in Sicily – one of the most beautiful islands of the […]

Buccellato, the most typical Christmas dessert in Sicily

Typical Sicilian cuisine at Christmas includes plenty of appetizing delicacies, skillfully cooked in every house for the Christmas’ Eve dinner and for the lunch of December 25th. If you want to add a touch of Sicily to your menu, here is the recipe for Buccellato, a delicious donut-shaped cake, the most typical Christmas dessert all […]

Nativity scenes in Scicli

Less than 20 days to Christmas! Events, typical markets and celebrations are starting all over Sicily: the atmosphere gets cheerful thanks to holiday lighting and decorations, and there is really a lot to do to get in touch with the true spirit of Christmas in Sicily.  Today we feel like recommending a must-see exhibition to […]

ChocoModica, the chocolate fair in South-East Sicily

We already told you about the flavoursome chocolate of Modica, its fascinating history and the reason why it is so appreciated worldwide. This wonderful ancient town in South-Eastern Sicily carefully protects the Aztech recipe for chocolate, and still produces it nowadays following the very same process used by the South-American civilization. Its taste is original […]

Morgana Festival, the international puppet festival in Palermo

The 38th edition of the “Festival di Morgana” is starting in a few days, on November 8th: until November 24th, the Puppets Museum “Antonio Pasqualino” in Palermo will host an extremely interesting and picturesque event about the different traditions and practices of international puppet theatre. A highly entertaining way of travelling the world without moving […]

All Saints’ day in Sicily

This year, All Saints’ day will be on Friday: for this long week-end, we are going to provide you with a few hints about  local traditions in Sicily connected to this solemnity. An ancient legend says that the loved ones use to visit children in the night between November 1st and November 2nd, to bring […]

Ottobrata zafferanese: Sicilian typical products and folklore

We already told you: October is a great month for a holiday in Sicily. You may not have the chance to swim in the Mediterranean sea, but there’s really a lot more to discover. October is the month of food and wine fairs, traditional celebrations of local typical products of the season. We’d like to […]

2013 Pistachio festival in Bronte

It’s called “The Green Gold of Sicily“, and it’s not difficult to understand why: pistachio is one of the most delicious and peculiar ingredients of Sicilian cuisine. The capital of Sicilian pistachios is Bronte, where the Festival of Pistachios 2013 takes place next weekend: a very well-known celebration you should definitely not miss if you […]

Discover Scopello in October with our offers!

Some of our most beautiful villas in Sicily are set in the verdant valleys surrounding the lovely hamlet of Scopello, right in front of a crystal-clear sea with the stunning “Faraglioni” rocks – a beautiful scenario that has been used as setting for plenty of famous Hollywood films.  The village is surrounded by the verdant […]

Autumn promotions on our Sicily villas

As we already told you, Sicily is a great destination for fall break holidays – or anyway, any holiday during Autumn and Winter. The climate is always pleasant and it never gets too cold, especially by the sea, while in the inland the lower temperatures may be actually an advantage for ski lovers: in Sicily […]