Floridia and popular culture

Floridia and popular culture

Floridia and popular culture

Journey through culture, art, history, traditions and typical products

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Floridia is the city of bread, oil but above all it is defined by the unbridled love for horses and its ancient Palio Ippico.

It rises on a beautiful plain with the licentia populandi granted in 1627 by King Philip IV of Sicily to the Baron Don Lucio Bonanno Colonna, Duke of Montalbano, after the earthquake it endowed itself between the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries with a historic center defined by the presence of monumental Mother Church, dedicated to San Bartolomeo and to the Immaculate Virgin, Patroness of Floridia and of the Town Hall, which divide the two large and bright squares. The churches of S.Anna, del Carmine and S.Antonio are also beautiful.

In the Mother Church there is a large painting attributed to Crestadoro, which depicts Sant’Eligio and the miracle of the restored horse, donation by the farriers and blacksmiths guild, who collaborated with the master carters, testifying to the importance of the horse inside. of the local economy and popular culture.

The highest recognition to these artisans is given by the Ethnographic Museum “Nunzio Bruno” , which will introduce us to the traditions of this hard-working community with the display of all the tools useful for the trades linked to peasant civilization, including all, the protagonist is the carter’s workshop, which documents all the steps in the construction of a cart. To admire, the works in painting and the miniatures of the ancient workshops of Maestro Nunzio Bruno, as well as some valuable carts. You cannot end your visit to the city without tasting its main products and dishes from the carter’s kitchen.

PROGRAM ** :

9.30 – visit of the historic center

11.30 – visit of the Ethnographic Museum N. Bruno

1.00 pm – tasting of typical products

** The program may be subject to changes due to weather changes or special unforeseen needs.

Cost per person

Starting from € 25,00*

Meeting Point

Floridia (SR)

Duration

4 hrs approx.

Frequency

Every day on request
From 9.30 a.m. to 1.00 p.m.

Difficulty

Easy

Participants

Min 4
Max 20

Languages

Italian
English

Accessibility

Minimum age 6 years

Suitable for everyone

Included

Help Service

Entrance to museums

Tastings

Not Included

Anything not previously expressed

Conditions

* The cost per person decreases according to the total number of participants

30% of the amount upon booking

Balance due 7 days before the event by bank transfer

Cancellation policy: within 48 hours before free. In addition with a 30% penalty

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Floridia and popular culture

Starting from € 25.00 p.p. The cost per person decreases according to the total number of participants

Min 4, max 20 participants

Every day on request

From 9.30 a.m. to 1.00 p.m.

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