Dall’Etna al Gran Sasso: when Sicily comes to Abruzzo!

Sicily and Abruzzo: a magical rendezvous that happens once a year in the stunning atmosphere of Città Sant’Angelo!

This enchanting little borgo, part of the exclusive club of the “most beautiful old villages of Italy”, hosts every year “Dall’Etna al Gran Sasso”, a sagra where you can taste the best of Abruzzo and Sicily culinary traditions. It is not only a food feast though: the whole town becomes a big exposition of both Abruzzo and Sicily cultures.

We took many photos and here’s a gallery of the event.

mapleandsaffron.com6mapleandsaffron.com3mapleandsaffron.com21mapleandsaffron.com8mapleandsaffron.com7mapleandsaffron.com15

Many stalls had typical regional products:

maple and saffronmapleandsaffron.com2mapleandsaffron.com4mapleandsaffron.com22mapleandsaffron.com5

and then you turn a corner and you can find old traditional songs and dances performed in authentic old dresses!

mapleandsaffron.com17mapleandsaffron.com18mapleandsaffron.com19

all the stalls were enchanting and sold many beautiful objects:

mapleandsaffron.com14mapleandsaffron.com16mapleandsaffron.com13mapleandsaffron.com11

Maple must confess: “I couldn’t leave without buying something…aren’t these earrings amazing? They are made by Maninpasta Fimo! You can see all their incredible creations in the last two pictures!

mapleandsaffron23

Don’t forget to put this sagra in your Abruzzo must-see list!

Visit unspoiled Abruzzo! Click here

Advertisements

2 Comments Add yours

  1. Such colorful photography! Thanks for sharing. 🙂

    Like

    1. Thank you Jennifer! 🙂

      Like

We want to hear from you!

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s