We eat on the street for centuries: by ne- cessity, to make quickly, to save money.

The street food is not only the prerogative of New York, Instanbul or Paris. It’s an “alive” gastronomic realty that crosses and joins Italy in an ideological “road of taste”.Virtual Tourist.com, has compiled a list of “Top ten best street food cities” in the world and Palermo is ranked at fifth place.

“Siracusa Turismo” is an App in Italian and English, with informative pages relating to archeology, nature and monuments, and offering a multifaceted view into Siracusa and Province.

Sicily opens its doors to golfers through a growing number of golf courses bathed in the warm colors of a fascinating land, rich in culture, art and traditions. Surrounded by rolling mountains and beautiful seas, pampered by a mild climate even in winter, Sicily has welcomed vacationers from all over the world for several years.

“Around the world in eighty days” a classic adventure novel by the French writer Jules Verne, published in 1873, tells the story of Phileas Fogg of London and his newly employed French valet Passpartout, who attempt to circumnavigate the world in 80 days on a £20.000 wager.

As happens every year, Syracuse was decked out in order to honour its patron saint, St. Lucia. The saint, born in the city at the end of the third century AD, was martyred on December 13th , 304 during the persecution of Diocletian. That ‘s why the celebrations take place primarily on December 13th, when the Syracusans carry the statue of the saint in slow procession from the cathedral - where the statue of the patron saint is kept throughout the year - to the church of Saint Lucia, the shrine, in which the statue will stay for a week.