Good Friday in Italy – The Procession of the Mysteries

The Procession of the Mysteries tells the story of Easter through sculpture… La Processione dei Misteri is a Passion procession that has been held in Trapani, Sicily, every Good Friday since 1612, making it the oldest continual religious procession in Europe. It is, in effect, a 20-part story told through sculpture and depicting the events […]

Favignana Island


Captivating Favignana island in the Egadi archipelago is known as ‘the butterfly of the sea’ and boasts an array of natural wonders… Favignana is part of the Egadi Islands, located west of Sicily in the province of Trapani. In ancient times it was referred to as Aegusa, meaning ‘goat’s island’, adopting its modern name from […]