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Agriturismo Conte Ruggero Easter celebrations : Sicily

During our tour of Sicily we did a two nights stop at a lovely homestay Agriturismo Conte Ruggero in what seemed like the middle of nowhere, but a short ride from Mount Etna. We weren’t really expecting much in terms of events that evening, but we ventured into the nearby local town and were surprised to find some lively local Easter events parading through the streets with Maria and Jesus.

 

Our lovely stone home farm B&B…

 

Agriturismo Conte Ruggero Easter celebrations : Sicily

Agriturismo Conte Ruggero Easter celebrations : Sicily

 

From which we set out to the nearby town…

 

Agriturismo Conte Ruggero Easter celebrations : Sicily

 

And noticed people are gathering up in the local church…

 

Agriturismo Conte Ruggero Easter celebrations : Sicily

Agriturismo Conte Ruggero Easter celebrations : Sicily

 

Awaiting the beginning of the ceremony…

 

Agriturismo Conte Ruggero Easter celebrations : Sicily

Agriturismo Conte Ruggero Easter celebrations : Sicily

Agriturismo Conte Ruggero Easter celebrations : Sicily

Agriturismo Conte Ruggero Easter celebrations : Sicily

Agriturismo Conte Ruggero Easter celebrations : Sicily

Agriturismo Conte Ruggero Easter celebrations : Sicily

 

If you want to get a feel for the festivities, I have some video captures:

 

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Fun unexpected local adventure at the heart of Sicily.

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