Monthly: July 2018

Ortea Palace Luxury Hotel

The Ortea Palace Luxury Hotel is a magnificent building of 1920, known as “Palazzo delle Poste” in the historic center of Syracuse, on the beautiful Porto Piccolo of the island of Ortigia, a few steps away from the most important monuments of the city, restaurants and shops. The property has reopened after years of renovation and restoration preserving the history and charm of the original structure, formerly the Central Post Office of Siracusa. Ortea Palace is a point of reference for those who want to stay in complete relaxation, with the certainty of finding a staff with discretion and attention to every detail. More than just a holiday, it is a journey into elegance and history. Transformed for a totally new experience, the hotel has 75 rooms and suites that all reflect the impressiveness and style of the hotel. The Deluxe rooms, Exclusive Junior Suites and Suites of the property offer views of the Gulf of Ortigia and of part of the old town and are tastefully furnished with elegant marble and fine fabrics to offer maximum comfort.

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VOI Marsa Siclà Resort

Located in Sampieri, close to Ragusa, VOI Marsa Siclà Resort is surrounded by the typical Mediterranean vegetation made of tamarisk, juniper, lentiscus, able to fully immerge guests in the colors and the scents of Sicilian nature. The beautiful beach is characterized by a fine and golden sand. The modern structure of the resort, that is being completely renovated, consists in a series of villas, and a total of 154 rooms. The surrounding territory offers interesting daily excursions: to Fornace Penna di Punta Pisciotto, the modern archeological monumentum that is the beautiful location named “Mannara” in the “Commissario Montalbano” tv series, to the seamen villages of Marzamemi and Portopalo di Capo Passero, to the suggestive “isle of the currents” where the Mediterranean and the Ionic seas meet each other.

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Dolci Escursioni

Dolci Excursions offers private excursions and boat tours with a guided visit to the island of Ortigia and the sea caves of the Syracuse coast. Our professionalism is the result of many years of experience with luxury hotels, tour operators and DMCs. Over the years we have been able to make ourselves appreciated for the constant commitment and dedication to the customer. Our goal is to offer a service of excellence so that our guests can live a unique and unforgettable experience. Services:

  • Pick up transfer from Hotel
  • Welcome desk with multilingual staff
  • Accompaniment to the boarding jetty
  • Expert and qualified skippers
  • Comfortable boats with high safety standards
  • Guided tour in English and French
  • Island tour at sunset with aperitif
  • Island and caves tour with light lunch or dinner with Sicilian products or fish dishes
  • Excursion to the Plemmirio Natural Reserve
  • Private events and special events such as birthdays, anniversaries
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Social Bike

Social Bike was born in Palermo with the intent to promote sustainable mobility in synergy with the rediscovery of the artistic and cultural heritage of our city. We want to create a community of people who know how to experience one of Europe’s largest historical centers in a healthy and dynamic way and in full respect of the environment. With our bikes you will nimbly move around between sounds, smells and colors of ancient streets and squares, among our many treasures. With our sustainable mobility solutions for the transport of people and things, we offer to citizens and tourists an image of the city that we love: space and public art, social innovation, vision. Tourism, work, shopping surrounded by the many beauties of the UNESCO heritage, everything will be made easy and smart with our solutions to experience Palermo “on two wheels” ! Join us and experience Palermo “on two wheels” !

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Autoservice Palermo

AutoService is one of the most important transport companies operating in Sicily. Founded in 1981, the company has constantly developed its skills and production capacity, becoming a reliable partner for tour operators, private companies and Institutions. An innovative strategic vision combined with targeted investments has allowed Auto Service to be among the first companies in this field to obtain the international quality certification UNI EN ISO 9001, reflecting the constant pursuit of excellence in all the key indicators: Organization, Human Resource, Fleet and Customer Service. OUR SERVICES • Transfers to/from Harbours, Rail Stations, Airports • Sicilian, National and International Tours • Excursions, pilgrimages to any destinations • City tour • Congresses and meetings • Weddings and all other special events

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Teatro del Fuoco

Dazzling, evocative and exciting, with enticing choreographies and scenographies, Il Teatro del Fuoco is a show on tour on public and private stages, it takes part in festivals, and it is an International Firedancing Festival in the mediterranean Islands Unesco sites every year from the end of july to the first week of august. Extraordinary places of Mediterranean islands become a stage for firedancers that astonish the audience. The Teatro del Fuoco create dynamism in places where it performe and attract the attention of national and international media, it is considered one of the 12 coolest festivals in the world worth traveling (USA Forbes). It was awarded twice from the President of the Italian Republic. Unesco sites, unspoiled islands such as Stromboli and the Aeolian Islands, the powerful Etna volcano, the Egadi Islands hosted the Teatro del Fuoco®, on 2018 it stops in Palermo, Italian Capital of Culture 2018, an expression of Norman Arabian art UNESCO Sites in Sicily. From an artistic and technical point of view, the Teatro del Fuoco show unites in a unique choreography the charm of fire, dance, acrobatics and mime. The artists, who come from all over the world, excellent in their different identities and disciplines, show the meanings of the Fire giving life to suggestive performances, rhythms and music, bodies and flames move in an unique exciting choreography. The project was born in 2008, from an idea of he journalist Amelia Bucalo Triglia, and after 11 editions, continues to astonish as the first day, for the ability to renew and surprise. In the Festival more sections are dedicated to literature, food, photography and kids to tell about meanings of fire. Those who attend the shows will live an unforgettable experience. The Associazione Elementi, is the producer of the Teatro del Fuoco and it is specialized in projects of social utility, culture, communication. Elementi has been working from 2008. Amelia Bucalo Triglia is the president.

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DS Studiofotografico

DS Studiofotografico born ten years ago from my idea, Simone D’Amico, to tell stories, stories from my land, Sicily. My love for street photography and my job as wedding photographer, has brought me to the dimension of the real wedding. The connection with my roots instead carry me towards an intimate and passionate relationship with my wedding stories, with my story to tell. My dream is, as wedding photographer, to bring in Sicily, the destination wedding and to give the opportunity to discover and appreciate Sicily and its marvelous places. Nowadays destination wedding in Sicily is not well-known, but I’m sure Sicily has the credentials to satisfy even the most demanding couples. According to me destination wedding in Sicily means give it the opportunity to open the door of its beauty who see it like a too far destination. My photographic wedding style is fresh and new, style that I express through the colours and minimal impact of my photos. Usually we work in team of four, two photographers and two videographers, to give always a different point of view. We deliver high resolution photos, album and HD video.

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Wedding Sicily

The wedding day is indeed one of the most important days for every couple. It is the start to a new life together. It is a ritual passage full of meaning and therefore you, future spouses, expect it to be a perfect event. Aristotele said pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work. This is our motto, and this is what we aim for every time we plan a wedding. Perfection means that behind the event there is a precise direction, everything will happen in a seamless way ensuring at all times the comfort and enjoyment of the wedding sicily luxury events. We will work very closely with you, understanding your personalities and bringing to life your vision of a flawless day. “Simple life”; “Mediterranean waves”; “Baroque allure”; “White & lace”; “Sicilian connection”; “Golden reflections”; “Colourful love”: choose your wedding style. Wedding Sicily is mostly known for signature weddings, however we also offer professional help to design any kind of corporate and cultural event. We propose a wide range of high standard services to complement and enhance all occasions. Wedding Sicily helps the client to define their distinctive style, providing meticulous attention to detail while creating an exceptional experience for all budgets.

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