Magna Via Francigena – Easter tour

Magna Via Francigena – Easter tour

Palermo to Castronovo di Sicilia - Holy Easter tour 29/03 – 01/04

Easter tour 4 days/3 nights

The trip through the Worship buildings of ancient path used to connect the Capital of Sicily to the city of Valley of temples. In every era people looked for a divine sign and during the waiting, they  built the houses of God. Sicily island knew many populations which invaded  its country and each of them tried to connect with almighty presence.Here you can find the signs of different religions and perfect mix of these people.

panoramica_cattedrale_di_palermo1st day : Palermo-Santa Cristina gela

arrival in Palermo,visit of its arabic-norman hystorical center.If you prefer you can follow the religious function into the Cathedral of Palermo.Transfer to Santa Cristina Gela and lunch in a selected farmhouse. After lunch a short walk to Piana Degli Albanesi (5km)-byzantine rite “abereshe”.Dinner and accomodation.

ballu-di-li-diavuli2nd day Holy Fryday : Santa Cristina Gela – Prizzi

After breakfast a transfer leads you in Prizzi where you will go hiking through the lake and the forest of Prizzi. Lunch in a selected restaurant. In the afternoon holy procession where you can discover the typical dance of this period “Devils dance” (in local slang “lu ballu di li diavuli”). Dinner and overnight in hotel.

3rt day Holy Saturday : Prizzi – Castronovo di Sicilia

You can visit the old center’s town. Lunch in Castronovo di Sicilia after the transfer.Here you can admire the hamlet. Dinner and accommodation in hotel. Later you can reach the main church and take part a the holy Mass of the resurrection (la risuscita).

incontro24th day Easter : Castronovo di Sicilia

At  noon in the  main square Holy Mary meets her risen Son. Lunch in a selected restaurant and end of our services.

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