What to do in Sicily when the summer ends

Special weekends

Sicily is one of the favourite tourist destinations in Europe for people spending their holidays in the autumn. Many know that activities, events, and celebrations finish at the end of the summer, but it is not true! Especially in September, but also in October, the sun continues to shine every day, even if the temperature is lower than before. Then, every place you will visit in Sicily in autumn won’t be so crowded, so you can appreciate more monuments, museums, and the ancient centers.

The “Treasures’s Streets Festival”

Restarting from the end of summer, the island gives you special cultural activities. For this reason, you could also consider to spend a few days in the city staying in our elegant Apartments in Palermo or changing destinations. Indeed, the Treasures’s Streets Festival includes not only the main cities, but also the small and ancient villages. There are two kinds of program: the Treasures Ancient Villages festival (“il Borgo dei Tesofi Festival”) and the Treasures’s Streets Festival (“Il Festival delle Vie dei Tesori”). If you want to go around Sicily, you could choose our fascinating and beach villas in Sicily. in the other parts of the island. So, don’t miss out the opportunity to see many places that are usually closed. The owners of private houses, villas, galleries, gardens make a collaboration with cultural regional department in order to welcome to the visitors. This kind of visit is guaranteed thanks to volunteers and owners who want to share the Sicilian treasures. In general, the Treasures’s Streets Festival give us the access also in the elegant and institutional palaces of the cities halls.

All information

“The Treasures’s Streets Festival” (“Il Festival delle Vie dei Tesori”) is a foundation aims the promoting of Sicilian culture. The ticket prices are very low, so everybody can enter in many places without spending much. There are two ticket coupons: 10 euro or 18 euro for 4 o 5entries, respectively. The festival starts from the first weekend of September until the first weekend of November. Don’t forget to choose your visiting in advance. Then, the visiting changes according to the place. Every single village has a different program and timing. In general, we recommend to book the ticket on the website and there won’t be any queues at the cultural site. Usually, you’ll find an audioguide in your ticket price or guide groups at beginning of your visiting. It is highly recommended to follow the The Treasures’s Streets Festival on social media #leviedeitesori to know many special events.

This article was written by Giulia Sofi

Today, she creates editorial content for cultural magazine and exhibition project.
Her articles have been published in some art magazine like CityRivista and Insideart.