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Artichoke Festival in Ramacca

14-25 April 2023. Two week-ends dedicated to the area’s traditional artichoke.

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14 Apr 2023 - 25 Apr 2023 Sicily -Ramacca (Catania)  Feasts-Flea markets | Food-Wine

From April 14th to 16th and from 22nd to 25th, 2023  in Ramacca,province of Catania, is taking place the Artichoke Festival, one of the most important events connected to Sicilian food.

The Artichoke Festival, reaching this year its 31st edition, is dedicated to the violet artichoke, also called “Violetto Ramacchese”, which has been harvested for centuries in the countryside around Ramacca.

The event takes place in the historical center of Ramacca.
Visitors can taste artichoke-based dishes, enjoy live concerts, attend workshops, go on guided tours or on excursions along the naturalistic path of the Crystals of Gesso…

What is the origin of Ramacca name?
Ramacca name’s origins are probably Arabic: the name could come from Rammuallah (ground or Allah’s garden) or Ramaq (observatory), or even Rammak (mares’ guardian).

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