Easter in Sicily -Sicily DMC Incentives:

Sicily DMC Incentives: Easter in Sicily /Sicily is famous for its spectacular celebrations surrounding Pasqua (Easter) as Sicilians head to church and take to the streets in parades to honour the most important week in the Christian calendar. Festivities continue throughout Holy Week, culminating on Easter Sunday, when families enjoy a lunch based on roast lamb and specially-prepared cakes.  Sicily DMC Incentives: Easter in Sicily Pasquetta (Easter Monday) is traditionally the first chance for a spring outing in the year, when Sicilians head for parks, beaches and nature reserves to have a picnic. All over the island, in large towns and tiny villages alike, processions weave their way through narrow streets, central thoroughfares and piazzas until finally they arrive at the local parish church or Cathedral. Sicily DMC Incentives: Easter in Sicily /Easter also signals the arrival of Spring, and many pagan traditions that used to mark the arrival of the “beautiful season” have been incorporated into the religious festivities. For food lovers, Easter is a great time to come to Sicily: enticing seasonal delicacies and gastronomic delights celebrate the bounty of Primavera. It is the time for Martorana, or Pasta Reale, marzipan confectionary that is delighfully shaped and painted to […]

Sicily dmc incentives: almond blossom festival in the valley of the Greek temples in Agrigento

Sicily dmc incentives: Almond Blossom Festival (Sagra del mandorlo in fiore) has been taking place in Agrigento for already 72 years. It’s an international folk festival aiming to spread the message of peace, integration and cooperation between people. Every year in February, Agrigento celebrates the first almond blossoms of the season in its Sagra del Mandorlo in Fiore. The highlight of the festival, which continues until the beginning of March, is on the closing Sunday. A parade, accompanied by songs and dances, winds through the streets of Agrigento, celebrating peace, joy and fraternity. Sicily dmc incentives: The almond blossoms are celebrated as harbingers of spring; once the delicate pinkish-white blossoms appear, spring can’t be too far behind—at least in Sicily. Planting spring crops begins in earnest, and here in the south we can start to taste the promise of fava beans for the Festa di San Giuseppe (St. Joseph), Italian Father’s Day, on 19 March. Agrigento, founded by Greek colonists in 6 B.C., is one of Italy’s most under-appreciated spots with its Valle dei Tempii, home to five ancient temples: Concordia, Juno, Jupiter, Hercules, Castor and Pollux. They are official World Heritage landmarks, glow gorgeously golden at sunset, and provide […]

Sicily DMC incentives: Agrigento – the legendary door to the Olympus

Sicily DMC incentives: Agrigento  /The Province of Agrigento stretches out amidst ancient ruins and Baroque architecture, as well as sparkling beaches, marvelous islands, crystal-clear waters and ocean beds buzzing with life. It is the ideal place for those in search of culture, history and art, all in an environment of total relaxation and, of course beneath the warmth and rays of the Italian sun. The clear sea washes up onto one of the world’s most beautiful and transparent coasts. In the distance, the turquoise water seems to melt with the blue skies, and where the gaze meets the horizon lies the dazzle of a thousand blue hues. Long sandy beaches alternate with deep bays, adorned by the typical Mediterranean maquis that characterizes much of Sicily. Aromas of the land combine with the scent of the sea, that floats towards the shore on the light marine breeze. The Islands of Lampedusa, Lampione and Linosa, make up the Pelagiean Archipelago. These “Islands of the High Seas” are the southernmost point of the European Union. The hinterland is a great expanse of plains cultivated with vineyards, various grains and wheat, fruit orchards and orange groves; there, an array of greenery resides, and notable […]

Sicily incentives dmc: Catania Timelapse

The beauty of Catania summarized in a timelapse of 4 minutes and 5 seconds: history, art and culture, the frenetic coming and going of people in the historic fish market. The buzz is typically Sicilian, you can breathe the smell of the sea and the sky is clear like what only Sicily can offer through a good Sicily incentives dmc (sicily-incentives-dmc) The Catania Timelapse 4K video was made by the Sicilian photographer Leandro Grasso who wanted to enhance and make known the beauties that the city of Catania has to offer from an architectural and landscape point of view. The project consists of 12,965 photos 347 GB and completed in 6 months “The video is certainly aimed at tourists, but above all at Catania citizens, who often take what they have for granted”, reads the comment of the video published on the photographer’s YouTube channel. Click gallery to open article on Catania  Other interesting articles on Sicily events and attractions near Catania Sicily almond blossom festival in the valley of the Greek temples in Agrigento PASQUA IN SICILIA: le celebrazioni più belle da non perdere! Catania and the feast of Sant’ Agata   DESTINATION TAORMINA eolie The best beaches in […]

Sicily Incentives

DESTINATION SIZILIEN For your Sicily incentives Sizilien ist die größte Insel Italiens. Sie ist durch die Straße von Messina vom Festland getrennt und wird vom Ionischen, vom Tyrrhenischen und dem Mittelmeer umspült. Eine der Perlen Süditaliens, die es zu entdecken und zu erleben gilt, durch das vielfältige Angebot an Reiserouten, auf denen man ganz nach Lust und Laune die Natur, Geschichte und Tradition der Insel kennen lernen kann. Sizilien ist mit allen Vorzügen der Natur gesegnet: es gibt Berge, Hügel und vor allem das Meer, das mit seinen unglaublichen Farben, seinen klaren Fluten und seinem herrlichen Meeresgrund, Sizilien zu einer der schönsten Inseln der Erde macht. Das Mittelmeer bietet in dieser Region einzigartige Landschaften, Dufte und kulinarische Erfahrungen, die nur eine unberührte Natur schenken kann. Allein die kleinen vorgelagerten Liparischen, Ägadischen und Pelagischen Inseln sowie Pantelleria und Ustica, die von der Schönheit ihrer Landschaft und deren besonderen Natur, Tradition, Kunst und Geschichte gekennzeichnet sind. Und vergessen wir nicht die eindrucksvollen Vulkane, die zum Teil noch Aktiv sind, wie z.B. der Etna und der Stromboli. Der Zauber wird außerdem durch zahlreiche archäologische Funde bereichert, die vom antiken Ursprung Trinakrias (so der alte Name Siziliens) zeugen sowie durch die vielen Monumenten, die […]

Sicily dmc: self-drive, team-building, adrenaline, party! Sicily Incentives!

DESTINATION SICILY – DMC Sicily dmc for Sicily Incentives  Are you looking for a new destination for your meetings, incentives, conferences, product launches or seminars? – look no further: Sicily DMC for Sicily Incentives. Sicily is an ideal destination for the EU market thanks to top 3 hour, daily direct flights and 4/5 star properties within 45 minutes of the airports, excellent Italian cuisine, vineyard tours and “Godfather” themed events. Destination Sicily is your local expert Sicily dmc to take care of your Sicily incentives. Experience the charm of Taormina, Palermo, Syracuse and more, plunge into endless activities, or just enjoy a moment of pure relaxation – Sicily is still one of the few places where doing nothing is not seen as a waste of time but a way of life: Dolce Vita. The recipe for a successful event Direct Non-stop Flights Enjoyable Climate Arts, Culture & Heritage Delicious Cuisine and wines Beautiful Natural Features Historical 5 star Hotels and Properties Excellent meeting Facilities Warm hospitable welcome Enjoy year round Mediterranean weather. Find beautiful examples of art of almost every age, from Greek to Baroque and from Roman to Medieval Experience a variety of different cuisines made with local healthy and […]

Festa di Sant’Agata 2020, notizie sulla festa in tempo reale

Sant’Agata Sicily DMC  2020, il giorno più lungo della festa: il giro interno Dopo i lunghi festeggiamenti del 4 Febbraio, che vedono il fercolo di Sant’Agata percorrere il giro esterno, il 5 febbraio, intorno alle 17.30, i fuochi di artificio annunciano l’uscita della Santa patrona di Catania e l’inizio del terzo giorno di festa lungo le vie di Catania 05 febbraio 2020 Il programma del 5 febbraio 2020 Nella tarda mattinata, in Cattedrale, viene celebrata la Messa Solenne: i garofani rossi di ieri simboleggianti il martirio, vengono sostituiti da quelli bianchi che rappresentano la purezza. Intorno alle ore 17.30 ha inizio il giro della vara dentro la città. Il fercolo percorre lentamente la via Etnea, attraversando piazza Università, fino a piazza Stesicoro. A seguire, il fercolo attraversa la via Caronda per dirigersi verso piazza Cavour. Poi, lo spettacolo pirotecnico al “Borgo” e inizia così la lunga discesa fino ai “Quattro Canti”. La “salita di Sangiuliano” è uno dei momenti più atteso dai fedeli insieme al canto delle monache di clausura di San Benedetto. Da qui il fercolo, passando davanti al monumento in onore del cardinale Dusmet in piazza San Francesco D’Assisi, si sposta lungo via Garibaldi per tornare in Cattedrale […]

Marzamemi, fishing village in southern Sicily – Sicily dmc incentives

Sicily DMC – Marzamemi is an ancient fishing village famous for its tonnara= tuna fishery. The small seaside town is 2 km away from Pachino, in the province of Syracuse. To reach it, you can land at Catania airport (100 km away) or at Comiso airport (75 km away). Interbus buses leave from Catania and reach Pachino. If you move by train, however, you get to Noto and from here you can take a bus. Finally, by car, you must take the Messina / Catania / Siracusa / Gela highway and exit at Noto, where the provincial road for Pachino starts (Sicily DMC- Marzamemi). It is an evocative place with its fishing soul. Its Tonnara is one of the most important in all of Sicily, and dates back to the time of Arab domination. Although in recent years the resort has focused heavily on tourism, thanks to its beautiful beach and the port equipped to dock pleasure boats, its luck is still today mainly in fish products such as bottarga and bluefin tuna belly, and wine: Nero d’Avola is produced here, one of the most famous Italian wines. Without forgetting the Pachino tomato, a PGI product that takes its name […]

SICILY DMC INCENTIVES – DESTINATION TAORMINA

SICILY DMC INCENTIVES – TAORMINA  sits across the Strait of Messina, that divides the Region of Calabria from the Island of Sicily. Mother Nature has created a masterpiece here, painting the gorgeous sea into its background. Nature also one of this area’s biggest highlights, extraordinary under a limpid sky and sitting above marine depths where another world waits to be explored. So much like a kaleidoscope of hues, the sea changes from nocturnal blue to crystalline defined by slight blue veins. One of the marvels of this sea? The Aeolian Islands: Lipari, Panarea, Salina, Stromboli, Vulcano, Filicudi and Alicudi are the seven pearls scattered over the waters facing Messina. All of volcanic origin, each contains its individual beauty and historical identity; together, they have been proclaimed a World Heritage Site. As in the past, Taormina is the main portal to Sicily. Greeks, Romans, Byzantines, Arabs, Normans and Swabians landed on its coasts and had a heavy influence on culture here and throughout the Island. By exploring the small provincial town, one can discover precious works of art in its churches and palaces, and important traces of great and faraway civilizations. Above all, Taormina, dramatically perched on a precipice (and with a […]