FAI Spring Days, March 25th and 26th: the Sicilian places

What better way to feel part of its territory, to know its history, its excellence and its evolution and learning how to promote it and to enhance it if not visiting its most striking and characteristic places?


The 25th edition of the FAI Spring Days, organized on 25 and 26 March next, as every year, by the FAI – Italian Environment Fund, opens to the public in this regard, many places of history and local identity, because it will be discovered, appreciated and respected.



The Sicilian cities offer many alternatives of visits and routes and we want to recommend you any of these, during which you will be guided by high school students that will be Apprentices Cicero.

As part of this active citizenship project, promoted by FAI, in fact, the guys are involved in order to increase their awareness on the issues related to the cultural, historical and artistic and develop their management skills of a Fine Art integrating theoretical knowledge with practical training experience.

giardini naxosIn Agrigento will be enjoyed the historic train in the valley of the temples, the theater Hellenistic and Roman temple, recently discovered, and the beautiful garden of Kolymbethra, archaeological site of great natural and landscape importance.

The area Trapanese offers garden Pantelleria Donnafugata of the beautiful island of Pantelleria, the park of the quarries of Marsala, where among the many activities that can be done you can go horseback riding, and the tuna of San Vito lo Capo also called “Tonnara del Secco” .

In Siracusa cities, the unorthodox cemetery of Villa Landolina, the Hypogeum of the convent of the Minimums and the church of “San Francesco di Paola” in Ortigia.

Near to Ragusa, there is Scicli, that it is open to visit the street of “Mormino Penna”, a road World Heritage List, whose route includes a visit to Palazzo Patanè and Palazzo Spadaro. Apprentices Cicero also guide visitors to explore the palaces and houses of Liberty Victoria, always in Ragusa.

First place of representation of film and theater shows, now used as an art gallery, Palazzo Moncada is the proposal of Caltanissetta, along with the nearby Persian Zolfara of San Cataldo.

teatro san giorgi cataniaIn Enna you can visit the archaeological museum Varisano palace and the church of San Michele Arcangelo, while in the province, in Nicosia, the wooden roof of the St. Nicholas Cathedral and the church of San Biagio.

The Archaeological Park of Naxos and the Caronia house villa, the Naxos Palace Gardens Larcan Russian Capizzi and lantern of Montorsoli, sixteenth-century tower, in Messina, are three of the recommended steps to those who will be found by the parties of Messina.

The Apprentices Cicero in Catania will present the theater Saint George, late Art Nouveau style, Palazzo Manganelli, a must for the nineteenth-century furnishings but also for its hanging gardens and the former sanatorium Clementi, which will open for the first time to the public for the Spring 2017 days.

In the province of Palermo, we find Castelbuono with 5 interesting locations: the San Francesco church and the mausoleum of Ventimiglia, the castle of Ventimiglia, the town museum, the clock tower and the nature museum Francesco Minà Palumbo.

While the Sicilian capital, among many places, will open the doors of the Bank of Italy, the Conservatory of Music “V. Bellini “, the church of S. Eligio and silver factory A. Amato, in the heart of the Vucciria.

All the initiatives include a free contribution and the FAI members, which will be recorded during the two days will be reserved future privileges.

Palermo, Catania, Messina, Caltanissetta … etc. we tried to indicate excellence to every corner of Trinacria. Sure you take advantage of FAI Spring Days to discover these beautiful places of Sicily, expect your considerations on info@sicilyandsicilians.com 🙂

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