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Culture of Aegadian Islands. Places to visit - old town, temples, theaters, museums and palaces

It is important for all Italian inhabitants to save face no matter what they are doing. In Italian, this principle is called bella figure. It is translated as «the beautiful figure». Italians love to attract attention and they sometimes behave theatrically. They believe that life is a theatre and all of the people are actors. Locals have several roles in life: a son, a father, a boss, a mother and etc. They are always trying to play each of the roles efficiently. Locals believe that they are public people and it is important to look decent.
A true leader in the number of hotels is the busy island of Favignana, there you can find a place to accommodate for every taste. Not far from the central square of the capital there is the … Open
You will never meet an Italian on the Aegadian Islands who is dressed inappropriately. Nobody will ever go to work in jeans. 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.
They are very hot-tempered people. They raise a voice, speak fast, interrupt each other during a conversation and use a lot of hand movements. It may seem that they want to express all the emotions they have, during a conversation. Locals don’t want to insult anybody, you should just accept this behaviour. Italians have a peculiar attitude to their private space. 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 with a driver or a salesman. Copyright
Egadi archipelago consists of three major islands - Levanzo, Favignana and Marettimo - as well as several beautiful uninhabited islands, which are also available to visit. Egadi Islands are … Open
Italians easily get along with foreigners. They talk not only about politics, sport and weather but discuss everything. Sometimes these relationships become friendships. 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.
Levanzo It is not surprising that locals live with parents up to thirty. The thing is that it is customed in Italy to indulge children even if they are adults. So, children love their parents and they are not eager to start adult life. Furthermore, divorce is a complicated and long process. It can last up to 7 years. The court can also oblige a man to support his ex-wife even if they don’t have children.
The Aegadian Archipelago includes 3 large islands- Levanzo, Favignana, Marettimo and several small uninhabited lands. You won’t find large amusement parks or entertainment centres for … Open
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. Men like to pay a compliment to women, regardless of their age, education and built. If you want to increase your self-esteem, the islands are the perfect place for you. It may seem that Italian men have learned to flirt with women. Italians know how to get the most of life and they widely celebrate Christmas, Easter, the Carnival and New Year. Secular holidays such as the Independence Day are also celebrated here. You should better not to walk through the streets of local settlements on New Year's Eve. A piece of furniture can fall on your head because an Italian have finally decided to get rid of it.
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Cathedrals and basilicas near Aegadian Islands
♥   Basilica S. Pietro, Trapani, 28.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilica Maria SS. Annunziata, Trapani, 30.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilica Cattedrale di SS. Salvatore, Mazara del Vallo, 48.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Iconic cultural sights of Italy

Milan is the second largest city in Italy. It has a huge number of museums and historical monuments. The symbol of the city is the Milan Cathedral in the style of flaming Gothic, amazing in its beauty. It was constructed in the 14th century. The Ambrosian library contains Leonardo da Vinci's unique manuscripts, and Villa Reale became the home of Napoleon Bonaparte and his wife Josephine. Genoa is another ancient city of Italy, a former independent republic for many centuries. The symbol of Genoa is Piazza Ferrari, the main square in the center. On the Via Garibaldi Street are the palaces of the aristocratic nobility of the city. Another popular area among tourists is Bokkadance, a region on the seashore where sailors live. … Open
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Hilton has announced that it will soon begin a project to build a new hotel in Kyoto. It will be located in the heart of the city, in the prestigious area of Sanjo-Kawaramachi. Guests will be able to easily reach all areas of interest in the dynamic city, many popular attractions and recreation areas will be within a walking distance from the hotel. Read this


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