50 Things to do in Sambuca Sicily

Sambuca Sicily gained public interest recently. Everyone is curious to know where to buy the 1 euro house. Is this media attention for real or one of those hoaxes spreading online? Casa 1 euro is certainly an existing city project in Sambuca and other parts of Italy. It aims to restore the economic as well as population status of the countrysides, often abandoned by the younger generations.

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Places to visit in Palermo with kids

Are you looking for great places to visit in Palermo with kids? Travelling with kids is exciting but can be stressful sometimes. Majority of us are parents so we can relate to you. We know that it is necessary to know where to go. So to avoid such inconvenience, especially for your kids, we are sharing the list of some of the places in Palermo where you can have a visit with your kids without ignoring fun and relaxation.

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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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Hades and Persephone in Sicily, a love story

Obsession or one true love? The myth of Hades and Persephone

The myth of Hades and his wife Persephone whose love story believed to begin in the island of Sicily described the genesis of the four seasons such as Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter.  

Greek Mythology is always fascinating; it has an unthinkable explanation for almost any phenomenon. It could either be just fallacies or real accounts of the forgotten past. No one will know if myths are true or their characters really did exist. However, the legends of these heroes and heroines, fantasy or not, gave colour to the stories of the past. The divine interventions that watch over the earth and protect nature, space and humanity.

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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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Best Wines in Sicily – SicilyShortStay List

Firstly, for good wine lovers, you are spoiled for choices of best wines in Sicily. Sicily produced wines significantly all over the island, thanks to its mild climate. Many are known while others are less, but equally of excellent quality and taste. We listed Ten of the Best Wines in Sicily. However, there are a lot more of similar quality.

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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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