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  • Sicily: Entrance to Sicilian Puppet Theatre with Guided Tour

    1. Sicily: Entrance to Sicilian Puppet Theatre with Guided Tour

    Watch the Opera dei Pupi, a theatrical puppet performance of Frankish romantic poems such as 'The Song of Roland' or 'Orlando furioso.'

    Let the traditional art of puppet theatre transport you into a bygone era. Witness stunning wooden puppets dressed in gorgeous detailed costumes.

    Enjoy a show filled with intense emotions, fast-paced battle scenes, musical accompaniment, and fierce animals like dragons and alligators entering the story.

    Get deep insights into the history of this art and why it plays a significant role in Sicily's culture and identity.

  • Sicily: Entrance Tickets to Sicilian Puppet Theatre

    2. Sicily: Entrance Tickets to Sicilian Puppet Theatre

    Watch the Opera dei Pupi, a theatrical puppet performance of Frankish romantic poems such as 'The Song of Roland' or 'Orlando furioso.'

    Let the traditional art of puppet theatre transport you into a bygone era. Witness stunning wooden puppets dressed in gorgeous detailed costumes.

    Enjoy a show filled with intense emotions, fast-paced battle scenes, musical accompaniment, and fierce animals like dragons and alligators entering the story.

    Get deep insights into the history of this art and why it plays a significant role in Sicily's culture and identity.

  • Syracuse: Town Museum and Lunch

    3. Syracuse: Town Museum and Lunch

    Journey in time as you discover Buscemi and Palazzolo Acreide. Visit several house-museums and explore ancient trades, traditions and arts. Enjoy a typical Sicilian lunch at the home of a local family. Take a long walk and stop in one of the oldest pastry shops in town. Drive through the narrow streets of the typical Sicilian rural landscape, aboard a comfortable minivan, reaching Buscemi, the "museum city". Discover ancient trades, traditions and arts and through an ethno-anthropological route. Visit several house-museums dedicated to the craft professions of the time: the farmer's house, the mill, the blacksmith's shop, carpentry and many other typical trades of the time. Feel the past thanks to the passion of the citizens who, by donating precious mementos and historical finds, have contributed to maintaining these small houses of Buscemi exactly as they were when inhabited by their...

  • From Syracuse: Etna Volcano & Zafferana Etnea Private Tour

    4. From Syracuse: Etna Volcano & Zafferana Etnea Private Tour

    Reach the summit crater on Mount Etna. It is the highest volcano in Europe and one of the most active in the world. It has also been a UNESCO World Heritage site since 2013. Visit the nearby town of Zafferana Etnea, offering stunning views of the mountain and sea. Begin your private excursion by meeting your driver at your hotel in Syracuse. Before reaching Rifugio Sapienza, stop near a cave of lava origin. Explore the dark cave with a helmet and torchlight. From here, you can choose how to continue onward. Either trek up to 2000 meters on a simple trail of the Etna Park and admire forests and lava sceneries on the way. Or pick the "Etna high altitude" route. The second option comes with extra costs to be paid on-site for the comfort of the Etna Cableway and 4×4 off-road vehicles. This will take you to the Torre del Filosofo (Philosopher’s Tower), perched 2900 meters above sea level. ...

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