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25 April Celebrations in Siracusa

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25 April Celebrations in Siracusa

I've just realized that Liberation Day will be soon after I arrive in Siracusa. I tried looking at the website for the Comune but am unable to figure out what sort of celebrations (concerts, parades, cemetery visits) are projected for that day.

I'm not worried about restaurants, etc,......

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1. Re: 25 April Celebrations in Siracusa

In most towns liberation day consists of small group at the local war memorial. Maybe a band. It's unlikely in these straitened times that the comunes have spare cash to spend on celebrations. IN Siracusa there will undoubtedly be a something at the war cemetery, but these type of things are rarely publicised in advance, there may be a a line in the paper the day before.

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2. Re: 25 April Celebrations in Siracusa

Hi ItalophileNJ,

This is not a big day for festivities, surely nothing to interfere with anything else you may have planned for that day!

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3. Re: 25 April Celebrations in Siracusa

Thanks, modicasa and Vagabonda. I hate to miss anything exciting. :-)

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4. Re: 25 April Celebrations in Siracusa

Prego ItalophileNJ,

Vizzini will hold its Sagra della Ricotta (Ricotta Festival) on Liberation Day this year.

folclore.eu/It/Eventi/Italia/Sicilia/Catania…

http://www.sagradellaricotta.it/

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5. Re: 25 April Celebrations in Siracusa

Yes, thank you, I had actually noticed that the other day. Looks like fun.

I see that Vizzini is about 75 km from Ortigia, so not easy to get to ---- maybe I will look out into hiring a private car and driver to take me there for a few hours. I will NOT be tempted to rent a car and drive myself.

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6. Re: 25 April Celebrations in Siracusa

Interbus runs service from Siracusa to Vizzini via Catania, but 03h15 in each direction, so a driver would be your best option!

Enjoy!

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7. Re: 25 April Celebrations in Siracusa

I've contacted Fiora at L'Approdo delle Sirene about getting to Vizzini for the Sagra. Hoping something will work out! A week from today...

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8. Re: 25 April Celebrations in Siracusa

Enjoy ItalophileNJ - Surely L'Approdo delle Sirene will find transport!

Buon viaggio!! :-)

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9. Re: 25 April Celebrations in Siracusa

Done!

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10. Re: 25 April Celebrations in Siracusa

Like magic it has all come together for you ItalophileNJ - Do you know who?

Enjoy the sagra - You love Ortigia and L'Approdo delle Sirene and you have a wonderful holiday planned!

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