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The history of Sicilian Baroque


Stone laces and stories carved in ornate facades. Theatricality, sumptuousness and grandeur make the Sicilian Baroque, a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2002, stand out as a unique treasure in the Italian artistic heritage. To discover the fascinating history of Sicilian Baroque, we need to go back in time to 1693, when a devastating earthquake hit the Val di Noto.

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Trapani’s and Marsala’s salt pans

Spaces that dilate to infinity, immersed in dazzling light that add to the evocative atmosphere. This is not a poem, but one of the many…

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Discovering the Florio Winery in Marsala

1833. Vincenzo Florio, the son of a Calabrian grocer, buys a plot of land on the coast. This is how begins the amazing history of…

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Etna wine: grapes and wineries on Mount Etna

An extraordinary sensory journey between vines and cellars, fire and sea, to discover the amazing universe of Etna wine.

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Ancient Greek theatres in Sicily

Taormina, Syracuse and Tindari: an amazing journey back in time discovering the timeless beauty of Greek theatres in Sicily.

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