11 April 2020

Easter in Sicily

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Erice is a charming medieval town overlooking the city of Trapani.

I have been to Erice last Easter with a small group of people and I had the opportunity to see the very impressive Procession of the Mysteries. It started from trhe Church of Saint Julian. Wood and glue sculptures of scenes of Christ's Passion are supported and carried by people belonging to craft guilds along the streets of the historic town. Every Year many people take part at the Procession and thousends of people come from all over the world to look at the spectacular Procession. My guests and I have been very impressed by the Representation of the Passion and Death of Christ. Hundreds of Processions are organised in all Sicily in the meantime. Tomorrow will be the celebration of the Resurrection of Christ .For the first time millions of people in Italy will not take part at the Cerimony in their churches, because they are closed, but in their homes. 

I hope next year you will have the opportunity to come and visit us and take part at very impressive Procession of the Mysteries in Erice, Trapani, Caltanisseta or Palermo. 

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Erice procession

23 March 2020

Sicilian Granita dessert

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Dear friends,

the current situation the world is facing right now is not easy for anybody. I hope everything will be solved soon and we go back to our normal lives.

In the meantime I leave you with a picture of a granita maker in Palermo.

Granita is a semi-frozen dessert originally coming from Sicily. It is not a sorbet, that is very compact; it is not an ice cream that is creamier. It is just a granita!

It is often served with a yeast pastry called brioche and white cream. It is part of our summer breakfast.

It is made from water, sugar, and other flavourings such as lemon, almonds, pistachio, strawberries, coffee.

In Palermo the granita I like and I often eat, in summer, is the lemon one. And you, have you ever heard about Sicilian Granita?

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12 March 2020

Il Commissario Montalbano

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My family and I, we had the pleasureof hosting, in our small guest house, il Duomo Relais in Ragusa Ibla, Luca Zingaretti, for the filming of one of the new episodes of "Il Commissario Montalbano". Very busy day, but full of emotions. This event was a pleasant gratification for us, which, after all the effort we put into our work and also thanksto the support of our partners such as Chaffeur in Italy, who help us meet the most diverse needs of our guests.

11 February 2020

A tour guide in Palermo

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Beeing a tour guide is my passion. I love my city and even better I am proud of showing its beauties and contrasts to the people who want to visit it. I am a friendly, positive and flexible person. I have been an official tour guide since the year 2000, the year I received my offical license. I was born in Palermo and I have lived in my hometown for almost all my life. At the age of 19 I moved to London to study and work. I liked living in London but my family and duties brought me back to my amazing city. Palermo is unique with its beauties and incredible diversity. I can guide you throught the Unesco Sites, the local markets, the treasures and folklore of my wonderful city. I am sure you will have an enthusiastic, professional and informative tour with me.

"To have seen Italy without having seen Sicily is not to have seen Italy at all, for Sicily is the clue to everything." (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)

I look forward to meeting you and showing you around!

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Mi chiamo Antonino e sono a vostra disposizione per darvi molte informazioni sulle migliori esperienze da vivere in barca con me navigando nel Mediterraneo della nostra SICILIA.

09 February 2020

Sicilian Wine Taster

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hi my name is Giovanni Carbone and I am a wine tester.  I am at your disposal to give you information about Sicilian wines, Sicilian cellars and winery

The tours we propose is not the usual tours that can be found in the most famous tour operator’s catalogs. It is made of real Sicilian experiences, of important sites drawn from the ancient testimonies of the peoples who colonized Sicily in ancient times.

08 February 2020

More information of Ragusa Ibla

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Today I want to give you a photo of the beautiful Ragusa Ibla or Ragusa Inferiore,which is one of the two districts that form the historic center of Ragusa, a small town in the South East of Sicily.

My name is Martina and I am a young Sicilian woman doc. 

My passion is to host people who come from all over the world. 
My mission is to give an emotion to my guests, they will feel an 
emotion by us in Ragusa Ibla at Il Duomo Relais entering our Sicily, 
our Ragusa Ibla in our hotel and all this with me and my family.

that will help you book the most beautiful holiday in Sicily. 

Write to my blog.

Vi ringrazio per essere entrati nel mio blog. Ho creato questo blog per poter rispondere alle esigenze delle Aziende siciliane che si scontrano con le carenze infrastrutturali e dei servizi che la nostra Sicilia certe volte ha.

Questa è una delle tante domande che spesso i nostri clienti imprenditori o le agenzie che organizzano eventi e congressi in Sicilia, ci pongono:

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