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

lipari 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, with a pizza man, for example. So, if you want to practice Italian, don’t be shy and be ready to tell stories about your life.
Lipari is a volcanic island. Its underwater world is rich with the species of Mediterranean flora and fauna. Barracudas, starfish, lobsters, moray eels, parrot fish and rays are only part of … Open
Italians are very hot-tempered people. They raise 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. Lipari citizens 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 they have just met a person.
Locals are quite religious and superstitious people. Here are celebrated such holidays as Easter, Christmas and the Day of Saint Bartholomew. People are superstitious here and they celebrate semi-pagan carnival. One more interesting thing is their love for cats. You can find cats everywhere on the streets and play with them. There are humorous writings on the streets of Lipari, where people ask to feed cats. Copyright
Coast of Lipari is a continuous series of picturesque secluded coves. Travelers can combine visiting numerous popular beaches with exploring unique natural attractions. Marina Corta is … Open
The locals value family ties. They marry late and live with parents up to thirty. Late marriages can be explained by the difficult divorce suit. This process can take about eight years. Moreover, even if Italians have their own family, they never forget about parents and distant relatives. Locals are always ready to help find a job for a cousin or a nephew. 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.
Lipari Italians prefer to make the most of life. They have a relaxed way of life, but they work without any problems. The island is filled with Italian energy during festivals. Italians often invite their friends or relatives for a dinner. The island inhabitants like to attract attention, so they can behave theatrically sometimes. Furthermore, they usually behave as masters of life and sometimes it may lead to quarrels. However, you can just apologize to settle a conflict.
Lipari is a famous resort center. It’s impossible to imagine this region without luxurious hotels. The most prestigious accommodation place on the island is Tritone hotel situated not … Open
Streets of the cities are full of nicely-dressed people. They are walking and having small talks. La passegiata is an important Italian ritual. Italians look gorgeous in any situation. You won’t see here a clerk in jeans at work, or a main in a suit at the bar. An Italian woman will never go to a shop in pyjamas. You should know that Italian men love to flirt with women, so if a woman visits Lipari, she will not find herself without attention here.
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Map of all churches
Cathedrals and basilicas near Lipari Island
♥   Basilica di S. Cristoforo, Canneto di Lipari, 0.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Concattedrale di S. Bartolomeo, Lipari, 2.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Cattedrale di S. Bartolomeo, Patti, 39.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilica di S. Giovanni Paolo II, Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto, 44.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilica di S. Sebastiano, Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto, 45 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Concattedrale di S. Maria Assunta, Santa Lucia del Mela, 48.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Concattedrale Archimandritato del Santissimo Salvatore, Messina, 61.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all castles
Survived castles around Lipari Island
♥   Castle 'Castello di Milazzo' Milazzo, 38.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Rocca di Sberna' Orvieto, 50.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castello di Villagonia' Taormina, 76.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castello di Schisò' Giardini Naxos, 79.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo

National traditions of Italy

Another important feature of the Italian character is a reverent attitude to family. Family values prevail over many others. Family for the Italian is not only parents, brothers and sisters, but also numerous "distant" relatives: cousins, uncles, aunts and nephews. In families, women occupy a dominant position. They manage not only the household, but also, often manage their men and solve important family issues. Children are pampered. From their childhood they are brought up fond of their parents, especially mothers. You can often meet an Italian 30-year-old man living with his mother so he can take care of her. Children in Italian families generally do not hurry to leave their parents. … Open
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