Events in Sicily

District Taormina - Catania - Etna

Taormina Opera Festival

Taormina Opera Festival

The Greek Theater, suspended between sea and sky, is every year the evocative setting for the Taormina Opera Festival, running from mid-July to early September. Find out more information here and book online one of our enchanting villas nearby Taormina to enjoy the Opera! [...]


: 19/07/2019 - 08/09/2019

Swordfish Festival in Acitrezza

Swordfish Festival in Acitrezza

Such characteristic as to inspire the Odes of Homer for his Odyssey, Acitrezza is a small, very charming fishing village, with a landscape dominated by the 8 stunning “faraglioni” (volcanic stacks), and lava cliffs that where formed before Etna. In this enchanting frame, a funny Swordfish Festival takes place each year during summer… worth trying for those who are pass [...]


: 07/06/2019 - 21/07/2019

Sunday at the museum

Sunday at the museum

Sunday at the museum SunTripSicily informs you about Domenica al museo “Sunday at the museum”: entrance to regional Sicilian museums and archaeological areas is free on the first Sunday of every month. This government initiative has been running since July 2014 when the Italian Minister of Culture announced a range of new ideas to encourage people to take more of interest in the arts [...]


: 05/07/2014 - 01/12/2018

Strawberry Festival in Maletto

Strawberry Festival in Maletto

Strawberries invade Maletto, a town nestling on the slopes of Mount Etna, to give your tongue a sweet taste. A host of live music complements the locally-grown strawberries to give your ears and stomach a filling weekend. Cakes, risotto and whatever you can think of, will be infused with strawberries. At the beginning of 1900s, a strawberry plantation was created in Maletto for the variety c [...]


: 14/06/2019 - 16/06/2019

SS. Assunta Celebration - Randazzo

SS. Assunta Celebration - Randazzo

To the patroness of Randazzo city, Maria SS. Assunta, on August 15th, is dedicated the main feast of the year in Randazzo. Book online one of our villas to live this special celebration with us! Preceded on the previous evening by a procession with the statue of the Madonna, on 15th of August at 4 pm, from the apses of Santa Maria, moves the Vara along the whole via Umberto I. The Vara is a floa [...]


: 14/08/2019 - 15/08/2019

San Martino Festival

San Martino Festival

​San Martino is for sure the most important wine festival in Sicily. During this celebration people use to taste the new wine produced during the grape harvest that here takes place between August and September. The legend of San Martino narrates that Martino, the son of a Roman official became soldier and during a very cold autumn day near the town of Amiens met a beggar. Martino carr [...]


: 10/11/2019 - 11/11/2019

Ricotta Cheese Festival - Vizzini

Ricotta Cheese Festival - Vizzini

The 45 ° Edition of Ricotta Cheese Festival in Vizzini will be held on April the 24th and 25th. Book one of our accommodation to enjoy this festival! An event rich in folklore, gastronomy and shows where the absolute protagonists are the ricotta cheese with their traditional production and the typical Sicilian cheese from Vizzini. During the days of the festival, Vizzini, the homeland of Gio [...]


: 24/04/2019 - 25/04/2019

Ottobrata in Zafferana

Ottobrata in Zafferana

Every Sunday in October in the old town of Zafferana Etnea (CT) is held "Ottobrata", market exhibition of typical products of Etna with stands of crafts and tasting of local products. Protagonists of each Sunday in Zafferana Etnea are the typical products of the earth and their derivatives; the visitor attracted by the typical Sicilian cuisine can appreciate the grape, wine, mustard, honey, apple [...]


: 06/10/2019 - 27/10/2019

Infiorata di Noto

Infiorata di Noto

Rent online one of our enchanting villas to discover a superb spring festival: the Infiorata di Noto that takes place every year over the third weekend of May. The charming city of Noto, which owes its fame and beauty to the extrarpet of petaordinary baroque buildings, hosts along the main street Via Nicolaci an annual floral exhibition. A colorful carpet of petal mosaic is set by local and forei [...]


: 17/05/2019 - 21/05/2019

I morti - All Souls Day

I morti - All Souls Day

The 1st of November is a bank holiday in Italy, known as Tutti i Santi or Ognissanti, which celebrates all saints and is followed by All Souls Day, known as “I morti”, on the 2nd of November, a day devoted to honor the dear ones who have passed away. The tradition wants that the alive relatives prepare gifts and sweet for children during the night. When they got awake and found these [...]


: 01/11/2019 - 02/11/2019

Festival of St. Agatha

Festival of St. Agatha

Festival of St. Agatha If you want to discover folklore, the Sicilian tradition, or even the most authentic and true Catania you can not miss the participation in the feast of St. Agatha, celebrated every year from 3 to 5 February, by a spectacular procession to Torches called luminaria. Rent one of our charming Villas and live it up! The first day is devoted to the procession of the candelori, [...]


: 02/02/2019 - 05/02/2019

Easter in Sicily

Easter in Sicily

Travel in Sicily during spring means having the opportunity to discover the rich religious traditions associated with Easter. Book online one of our lovely villas and soak into the evocative atmosphere of Sicilian Easter! A massive participation of the population in the processions and liturgies of Holy Week reveals the profound devotion of an island that has always been linked to Christian rites [...]


: 14/04/2019 - 23/04/2019

Christmas in Sicily

Christmas in Sicily

Christmas in Sicily Sicily, home to more than a dozen rivers, boasts a Mediterranean climate, which means that its summers are hot and dry and winters warm and mild, making the months of December through February a great time to visit for those who’d prefer to avoid the heat though the bulk of tourists show up in the summer. Rent one of our charming villas and soak up the winter beauty [...]


: 08/12/2018 - 07/01/2019

Christmas Cribs in Caltagirone

Christmas Cribs in Caltagirone

Christmas Cribs in Caltagirone Caltagirone is the pottery and Christmas crib town par excellence in Sicily! Every year from the 24th of November to the 9th of January, if you rent one of our charming villas, you can visit one of the largest exhibitions of handmade Christmas cribs. Each crib has a different setting and the artisans using different materials stage their figures, most of which are [...]


: 24/11/2018 - 09/01/2019

Cherry Festival in Sant'Alfio

Cherry Festival in Sant'Alfio

Sicily in the summer season is a marvelous sight to see and an awe-inspiring place to be explored. An unique place of seductive scent and inimitable taste… Sicilians are famous all over the world for their big and tasty lunch and dinner, and how to conclude a perfect family meal? For sure, fresh fruit can’t miss, and in summer cherries fill up our tables... Cherry season is approachi [...]


: 28/06/2019 - 30/06/2019

Carnival in Acireale

Carnival in Acireale

Carnival in Acireale Take a look at our charming villas in the holiday rentals section, make a free enquire and enjoy the Carnival festival in Acireale with SunTripSicily! The Carnival festival in Acireale is one of the most beautiful and famous of Italy and it attracts each year thousands of tourists, curious to discover the new allegorical papier-mâché floats and to have fun to th [...]


: 23/02/2019 - 05/03/2019

Calici di Stelle

Calici di Stelle

In Sicily the night of San Lorenzo is celebrated with goblets of wine under the sky. In the squares and in the cellars of the island wine lovers will gather to toast with the best wines in an event that combines the philosophy of good wine to performances, design and art. Book online one of our villas and live the San Lorenzo night up! Tastings with upturned nose to see shooting stars on August [...]


: 09/08/2019 - 10/08/2019

Beer Catania 

Beer Catania 

Beer Catania Beer Catania is the biggest exhibition of hand brewers in the south of Italy. Choose one of our SunTripSicily villas to live this event up! It takes place in Catania two times a year: one in autumn, the last weekend of November, and one in spring time, the last week end of May. In this occasions more than 100 Sicilian and Italian hand brewers gather together to show their products [...]


: 23/11/2018 - 25/11/2018

Almond Blossom Fest - Valley of the Temples

Almond Blossom Fest - Valley of the Temples

Almond Blossom Fest - Valley of the Temples From the 1st to the 10th of March "La festa del mandorlo in fiore" (almond blossoming fest) takes place in Agrigento. Take a look at our stunning villas and make a free enquire to book one and live up the spring celebration of "Mandorlo in Fiore"! In Sicily March is considered the biginning of spring, thanks to its mild temperatures: the famo [...]


: 01/03/2019 - 10/03/2019

'A Nivarata - the Granita Festival

'A Nivarata - the Granita Festival

'A Nivarata - the Granita Festival The Nivarata is an amazing event which will take place in Acireale, from the 24th till the 26 of May 2019 to enable thousands of visitors to taste the real Sicilian Granita! Take a holiday and rent one of our charming villas to discover this event! Artisan granita is a very refreshing ice dessert, great to beat the Sicilian summer heat. Not only [...]


: 24/05/2019 - 26/05/2019

Zuccu in Sicily on Christmas Eve

Zuccu in Sicily on Christmas Eve

Zuccu in Sicily on Christmas Eve The zuccu is a bonfire lightened in the main squares of many towns and villages in Eastern Sicily on Christmas Eve. Rent one of our lovely villas to enjoy this touching moment during your winter holiday! The zuccu is a tradition that goes back to the origin of time. Fires were lit as auspices for harvest in Pagan times. Christians continued the tra [...]


: 24/12/2018 - 25/12/2018

District Siracusa - Ragusa - Noto

Infiorata di Noto

Infiorata di Noto

Rent online one of our enchanting villas to discover a superb spring festival: the Infiorata di Noto that takes place every year over the third weekend of May. The charming city of Noto, which owes its fame and beauty to the extrarpet of petaordinary baroque buildings, hosts along the main street Via Nicolaci an annual floral exhibition. A colorful carpet of petal mosaic is set by local and forei [...]


: 17/05/2019 - 21/05/2019

Festival of Greek Theatre - Syracuse

Festival of Greek Theatre - Syracuse

Syracuse boasts the only school of classical Greek drama outside Athens, and in May and June it hosts live performances of Greek plays (in Italian) at the Teatro Greco, attracting Italy's finest performers. Find out more information here and book online one of our enchanting villas to enjoy the performances! [...]


: 09/05/2019 - 06/07/2019

Calici di Stelle

Calici di Stelle

In Sicily the night of San Lorenzo is celebrated with goblets of wine under the sky. In the squares and in the cellars of the island wine lovers will gather to toast with the best wines in an event that combines the philosophy of good wine to performances, design and art. Book online one of our villas and live the San Lorenzo night up! Tastings with upturned nose to see shooting stars on August [...]


: 09/08/2019 - 10/08/2019

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