A Personal Guide to Travel and Life in Italy

Custom Family Tours in Italy

Posted In: Private Tours in Italy

Just in time for summer family travel, Italian Connection’s top local experts are developing custom family tours in Italy for adults and children of all ages. Families can enjoy nature walks among the blooming wildflowers in the Dolomites, combing a cashmere goat in Tuscany, take a truffle hunt with a trifulau (truffle hunter) and his […]

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Horses Decorated with Flowers at the Cavalcata di San Giuseppe Festival – Celebrate St. Joseph in Sicily

Posted In: Interesting Festivals & Events in Italy, Stories of Life in Tuscany & Sicily, Understanding the Culture & Customs of Italy

Horses decked out in elaborate flower-laden cloaks and headdresses, with necklaces of jangling bells, are the centerpiece for the sumptuous Cavalcata di San Giuseppe celebration in the town of Scicli in Sicily. The Festival of St. Joseph becomes a theatrical event during this unusual festa.

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