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Tour Street Art. Catania

Street Art: the new face of Catania

A tour to discover the main forms of Street Art in Catania Street art is a form of recent art born in the sixties and seventies during the student revolutions and was used to manifest their strong political affiliation. In … Read More

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Street Food to Catania Sicily

Street Food Tour Catania

A discovery tour of Sicilian gastronomy When visiting a city, you are often curious to learn its customs, traditions but above all its gastronomic culture. The history of Catania through its gastronomy In Sicily, food is a fundamental part of … Read More

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Holiday Home in Catania

Holiday Home in Catania

10 good reasons to choose to book a holiday home in Catania. Why choose a holiday home in Catania?Are you planning to organize a vacation for yourself? Or a vacation with the family? Or a vacation with your old friends?Good! … Read More

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Catania underground

Catania underground

Today we will visit the secret Catania, the underground Catania.Because Catania was rebuilt on its own rubble, due to earthquakes and lava flows, its subsoil will tell us much of its history, its art and its culture, from prehistory to … Read More

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Sicilian puppets

The Sicilian puppets of the traditional Catania school.

… the whole history of the paladins of France, from the death of King Pepin the Short (768 D.C) to the death of Charlemagne (814 D.C), 46 years of history in about 354 episodes. What are sicilian puppets? Sicilian puppets … Read More

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Holiday in Catania

Holiday in Catania

When to go to Catania? Surely the best time is Spring and Summer.But in Catania it is also true the winter and autumn seasons are among the hottest in Europe. Catania. Who is it recommended for? Especially to families and … Read More

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Catania at the beginning of the 20th century

Catania at the beginning of the 20th century.

“Catania, ah, Catania was beautiful at the beginning of the twentieth century. There was a smell of powder in the streets, as delicate as the faces of the women who wore it … In addition there was a pleasant smell … Read More

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Piazza Duomo and the statue of the black elephant in Catania

The legend of the black elephant of Catania.

Many legends revolve around the statue of the black elephant of Catania, some of historical origin, others to be considered popular legends.The term “Liotru” seems to be a distortion of the name Eliodoro, a magician of the time (VIII century) … Read More

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Taormina

Easter in Sicily

Sicily is the favorite destination of the Italians to spend the Easter holidays. The Sicilian Easter is spectacular, full of processions, parties and festivals, both in the city and in neighboring countries. In Sicily this is the summer season and … Read More

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