From June to September, this world-class festival delivers opera, dance, theatre and music concerts with an impressive cast of international names.
Taormina's Greek Theatre makes an evocative setting for opera at this annual fest, running from mid-July to early September.
Hollywood big shots arrive in mid-June for a week of film screenings, premieres and press conferences at the Teatro Greco.
The best time to visit Acireale is during February's Carnevale, when the town puts on one of the best spectacles in Sicily. The stars of the show are the elaborately decorated floats, some bedecked in Technicolor fl…
In Catania's biggest religious festival (3 to 5 February), one million Catanians follow the Fercolo (a silver reliquary bust of St Agata) along the main street of the city accompanied by spectacular fireworks.
Opera stars sing famous arias and duets at Taormina's Teatro San Giorgio on Monday, Wednesday and Friday evenings at 9.15pm from May through October, and on Saturday evenings at 9.15pm in April and November.