Sunday in Italy – free museums in Sicily


Do you know that the Italian Ministry of Cultural Heritage a program called #IovadoalMuseo? It offers free entrance every first Sunday of the month to Italy and also Sicily.

Travelling to Sicily does not need to be expensive with cheap holiday rentals, local services, and projects like this. You can find ways to fit your budget and be creative. Enjoy the unique Sicilian experience without spending too much.

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Epiphany Tradition in Sicily – religious customs


Epiphany by definition is a sacred festivity honouring the birth of Jesus Christ with the visit of the Three Kings bearing gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh for the Son of God. TheCatholic church and other Christian rites also celebrate various kinds of Epiphany tradition. In case you are on the island around the first and second week of January, here are the best places to observe traditional customs during this event.

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Sicilian Culture Facts | Some tips to be polite

SicilyShortStay will identify all the Sicilian culture facts you need to know before visiting Sicily or while staying on the island. Maybe, just out of curiosity. Feel free to send us your messages by email on info@sicilyshortstay.com. You may also comment on any blogs related to our Sicily Trivia posts so we can see your inquiries quickly. We are tackling this first question below. We hope it can help you, enjoy your stay in Sicily!

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BEST DESTINATIONS IN SICILY – The Ultimate List

Visit the best destinations in Sicily with SicilyShortStay. We have a variety of Sicily holiday rentals in popular cities and towns. Select the best places for you in Sicily. Sicily can be anything you want it to be. For one thing, it is a dream or a charming refuge.

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The Ghost Island of Sicily: Isola Ferdinandea

If the ghost island of Sicily, Isola Ferdinandea exists, perhaps Atlantis too?

Sicily is a region with lush islands at the foot of Italy. A couple of hundred years ago, almost forgotten by many, a volcanic island appeared in Sicily between Tunisia and the mainland. It is the ghost island of Isola Ferdinandea. The island erupted, submerged and had never been seen again.

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Unique Sicilian customs and traditions


SicilyShortStay listed below the 10 unique Sicilian customs and traditions that you might encounter while visiting the island. Sicilian culture is as impressive as Sicily’s majestic landscapes and historical sites. These Sicilian traits are so unique that you cannot miss them! We have asked locals and immigrants in Sicily to tell us their impression through the years.

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Valentines Day Ideas in Sicily

Are you thinking of Valentines Day Ideas in Sicily? Worry no more, Sicily got you covered with our romantic list of things to do and see in Sicily. They are guides too if you are planning a Sicily intimate weekend with your partner.

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Winter in Cefalu | Where to spend winter in Sicily?

When everywhere else is filled with snow and very chilly weather, winter in the beautiful seaside town of Cefalu Sicily enjoys a warm to mildly cold climate.

Living near Cefalù, we are lucky to have been here for more than 100 times. We go here for beach trips, night outs, pizza days, and more. Attend a mass, bike, hike, for casual walks or to eat gelato. Maybe, we took thousands of pictures of the town already. They are different activities, the same glorious setting. Its appeal remains, charming and intimate. No filters or photo editors can beat its beauty in person. Cefalù is delightful all year long in all four seasons.

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Weather in Italy all year round

What is the weather in Italy all year round? Italy has a warm Mediterranean kind of climate, meaning it experiences extreme summers and winters. Travelling to Italy requires preparation when it comes to what type of clothes to bring. Aside from the seasons, the geographical location of the regions also plays a factor. It is in what kind of weather you can expect.

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