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Colors of Favignana Island - traditions, festivals, mentality and lifestyle

favignana The principle of bella figura is a significant part of Italian culture. It is translated as «the beautiful figure» Italians love to attract attention and they sometimes behave theatrically. Locals believe that they are public people and it is important to look decent. You will never meet an official in trainers or a baker in a suit on Favignava. A sailor will never wear an expensive brand suit. A housewife will never go to a shop in home clothes. Locals wear clothes appropriate for the situation. Even a package for products should march the clothes.
Food plays an important role in the life of Italian people. It can be explained by their desire to get the most of life. True Italian gourmets are very scrupulous about the dishes they eat. … Open
The Islanders try to behave as masters of life and be the best in everything they do, even if they are not really self-confident. You can meet Italians, who can easily jump the queue. This kind of behaviour often leads to conflict. However, if you have a quarrel with an Italian, you can just apologize, they will appreciate it.
Italians have a unique manner of communication. They are very hot-tempered people. They raise a voice, interrupt other people and use a lot of hand movements. It may seem that they want to express all the emotions they have, during a conversation. Favignana inhabitants shake hands only at the first meeting. It is customed to welcome a friend by kissing him in both cheeks. Moreover, people say goodbye by kissing too, even if they have just met a person. The Islanders are sociable people, especially with friends. But they can easily discuss philosophy with a hairdresser or a pizza man. Italians are glad to find new friends, but they will hardly make the first step. So, if you want to become acquainted with an Italian, be ready to tell about yourself. Despite the fact, that Italians are quite rarely the first to become acquainted with people, they are a very sociable nation. However, it is easy to get acquainted with an Italian. If you give a good account of yourself, you can discuss all kinds of topics. Italians can discuss their lives and problems with strangers or with a pizza man, for example. Copyright
The lifestyle of Favignana inhabitants hasn’t changed a lot since the times when people explored the world by boats and electricity seemed impossible for humans. In fact, local … Open
Italians always get friends with foreigners. There is a joke, that locals prefer to be friends with foreigners because they live far away and you don’t have to help them with a job or domestic affairs. Family is very important for Italian people. Uncles, cousins and distant relatives are close people here. The family is usually ruled by a grandmother, but not a grandfather. Women are often leaders of their family but men don’t want to accept this fact.
favignana Although, people marry late here. Italians live with their parents up to 30. It can be explained by two reasons. Firstly, Italians love and indulge their children. People say that the most important woman in the life of an Italian man is the mother but not a wife. Secondly, it is customed to marry late here. Divorce is an expensive and long process. It can last for several years. So, Italians prefer to marry when they have proved their feelings.
Isola di Favignana is a heaven for those who love bicycle riding. You should better rent a bicycle in the capital of the island. It should be noted that the prices are higher at the rental … Open
Local men love to flirt with women and admire them. A holiday on Favignava is necessary for those girls, who want to increase their self-esteem. It may seem that Italian men have learned to flirt with women. La passegiata is an important Italian ritual. Italians look gorgeous in any situation. Streets of the cities are full of nicely-dressed people. They are walking and having small talks. The ritual perfectly reflects the theatrical behaviour of the locals. One of the main holidays on Favignava is the Carnival. However, Italians also celebrate Christmas, New Year and Easter.
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Map of all churches
Cathedrals and basilicas near Favignana Island
♥   Basilica Cattedrale di S. Lorenzo Martire, Trapani, 17.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilica S. Nicolò, Trapani, 18.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilica S. Pietro, Trapani, 18.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilica Maria SS. Annunziata, Trapani, 20.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilica Cattedrale di SS. Salvatore, Mazara del Vallo, 38.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilica di S. Maria Assunta, Alcamo, 55.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all castles
Survived castles around Favignana Island
♥   Castle 'Castello di Terra' Trapani, 18.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castello dei Conti di Modica' Alcamo, 55.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castello di Calatubo' Alcamo, 57.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo

National traditions of Italy

In Italy, there is a very relaxing rhythm of life. Italians love to get pleasure from everything they do, enjoying every moment. Another interesting point in the life of Italians is the abundance of laws and legislative acts regulating the most unexpected aspects of life. For example, there is a monopoly on salt in the country, and therefore even sea water can be a prohibited product. Dinner in Italy begins rather late, after 8 pm, and is also accompanied by long conversations and communication. Another national tradition is passeggiata, an evening walk. After a day's work and dinner, Italians like to go out into the streets, where they can chat with neighbors and friends. … Open
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