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Discovering two Sicilian villages in the province of Palermo
Today we set out to discover a new area on the western slopes of Etna, known throughout the world, especially for its D.O.P. Pistachio: we are talking about Bronte in the province of Catania
Thus defined by Leonardo Sciascia, giving credit to a popular refrain, for the seven different viewpoints of this splendid medieval village.
At the foot of the hill dominated by the Norman Castle, stands the Archaeological Museum of Francavilla di Sicilia, located inside the historic Palazzo Cagnone, a 16th-century building located in the historic center
Today we set out to discover new destinations and this time we move to the extreme northern tip of eastern Sicily, to learn about the stories and traditions of the province of Messina.
Why is the Elephant a symbol of the city Catania? Between history and legends, we live in a city destroyed over the centuries by war events, earthquakes, buried by lava but "ever-blooming" as Professor Santi Correnti, University professor of Sicilian History and passionate scholar of our land, defines it.
An unforgettable experience in the dark. Back in 2011, I had the opportunity to visit and be a spokesperson and temporary guide of the Tactile Museum of Catania, transferred for the Christmas period at the Ciminiere di Catania.
Not everyone knows its origins, but some studies seem to be very ancient; it is thought, in fact, that Sciacca has been inhabited since the Neolithic era.
In a small town in the Sicilian hinterland, of about 3 thousand inhabitants, a dish of the ancient tradition is prepared: the 'mbriulata. Are you curious to know what it is and where you can taste it?
Are you curious to know what does it mean to be "Sicilians"?