Easter in Sicily 2016: 3 ideas for a vacation between nature and traditions

  • Published: 22-02-2016
  • Category: Events

Easter in Sicily 2016

Ancient traditions that meet a spectacular nature. The religious devotions that enriches history, art and culture of beautiful cities. This is Easter 2016 in Sicily. And these are 3 wonderful ideas that will help you plan your next vacation.


1. Holy Week in Palermo

Easter is the moment of the year during which the devotion of the Sicilian people reaches its peak. Especially in the Sicilian capital: in Palermo, Holy Week is a real ritual. And the most important days are five: Palm Sunday, Holy Thursday, Good Friday, Holy Saturday and Easter. The best occasion to immerse yourself in the most traditional atmosphere of Sicilian capital city.


2. Itineraries

Sicily in Spring gives mild temperatures, sunshine and the pleasant breeze of the sea. Can you imagine better conditions to explore the island? During this Easter 2016 vacation to Sicily, the recommended itineraries are three:

  • Sicilian east coast tour
  • Sicilian northwestern coast tour
  • tour of the most beautiful places of Sicily

These three are quite long itineraries: to be precise, the first and the second are 7-days itineraries, the third is a 10-days itineraries. But you can adapt them depending on the number of days planned for the vacation.


3. Culinary traditions

This is an advice to follow during this Easter 2016 in Sicily. Your journey will always be accompanied by the scent of Sicilian Easter sweets: some examples are biscotti quaresimali, agnelli pasquali and cassata.


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