News and events in Trapani and western Sicily

Trapani and western Sicily host events and initiatives of great tourist and cultural interest all year round (especially from March to October), many opportunities not to be missed for an unforgettable holiday.

Published on 14 December 2018 | From 25 December 2018 to 6 January 2019

Living Crib in Custonaci, 2018-2019

As every year, the living crib of Custonaci is back, the greatest event for the enhancement of Sicilian traditions.

The cast of the Living Crib has over than 160 characters, craftsmen from all Sicily, farmworkers, local artists and several extras. 
It is realized in the prehistoric cave of Scurati in the following days: 25, 26, 29 and 30 December 2018; 4, 5 and 6 January 2019.

The staging of the event includes artificial lightning and also the use of torches, candles and oil lanterns. During the event it is guaranteed the security of visitors and actors, thanks to surveillance and control system and the presence of Civil Protection, ambulances and a doctor. 
The tickets price includes bus service from the old town of Custonaci to the cave and viceversa, the visit of the Living crib with tasting of local products and the posibility to visit the Sanctuary of Maria S.S. di Custonaci and ARTE E FEDE museum.

Published on 1 December 2018 | From 7 December 2018 to 6 January 2019

CHRISTMAS IN ERICE, the village of cribs

From 7 December to 6 January EriceèNatale- the village of cribs is back. An amazing experience to spend your Christmas holiday in harmony and serenity in a fairytale landscape. In a festive and magic atmosphere, Erice offers a mix of ancient traditions, artistic cribs, Christmas decorations, local products, craft and also smaller events, touring shows and concerts.

In coral, terracotta, fabric, wax, wood, the cribs in Erice are everywhere, in the paths, churches, courtyards, windows and shops.

In Piazza della Loggia characteristic and decorated wooden houses offer artistic craft, Christmas gifts, roast chestnuts, traditional sweets and food.

A rich programme of events for visitors for all the month, with classical music concerts, Chirstmas carols, jazz, cinema recital, shows and games for children and street entertainment.

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