Top Choice Carnival in Sciacca


Sciacca's carnival is famous for its flamboyance and fabulous party atmosphere. Held between the last Thursday before Lent and Shrove Tuesday, it features an amazing parade of huge papier-mâché figures mounted on fl…
Cultural in Agrigento

Mandorlo in Fiore

Encompassing food and wine tastings, concerts and folkloric events, this nine-day festival spans two weekends in late February or early March, when the Valley of the Temples is cloaked in almond blossoms.
Religious in Agrigento

Festa di San Calògero

During this week-long festival centred on the first Sunday in July, the statue of St Calògero (who saved Agrigento from the plague) is carried through town while spectators throw spiced loaves at it.