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.read the things to do in Sambuca
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.Continue reading “Sunday in Italy – free museums in Sicily”
5 ways to spend New Year’s Eve in Sicily
Sicily is famous as a dream destination which offers a lovely mix of traditions and plenty of choices for adventures. In case you are looking for the best places to stay for Christmas and New Year breaks, Sicily in Italy is the right island for you. Come and join us as we end the year with amazing memories and welcome a fresh start. Here are the 5 ways to spend New Year’s Eve and the first days of the year in Sicily.Continue reading “5 ways to spend New Year’s Eve in Sicily”
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.Continue reading “Epiphany Tradition in Sicily – religious customs”
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.FIND OUT more
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 . 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!Learn More
Vatican City Facts | Vatican Museum
The facts about the Vatican City including the Vatican museum, its arts and history connected to Italy and other travel tips during your stay.Continue reading “Vatican City Facts | Vatican Museum”
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.Continue reading and VISIT NOW
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.TRAGIC OR HAPPY ENDING? Continue reading
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.Where is the island now? Continue reading