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Living Nativity Scene – Ispica

December 17th to January 7th. Six representations of the most visited Living Nativity Scene in Sicily

Presepe di Ispica - Sicilia
17 Dec 2023 - 07 Jan 2024 Sicily -Ispica (Ragusa)  Children | Christmas | Folklore-Traditions

On December 17, 25, 26, 2023. And on January 1,6, and 7, 2024, the Living Nativity Scene of Ispica returns for its 26th edition, offering a timeless journey through history, traditions and ancient crafts with costumed re-enactors.

The path of the Living Nativity Scene winds along some peculiar rocky tracks. It starts from the historic center to the archaeological area of ​​Cava d’Ispica, in a setting made of stone and caves recalling the ancient Bethlehem.

All the ancient crafts are represented along the way, from shepherds bringing barrels to soap makers, from the embroiderers to the tinsmith, represented with their Sicilian names.

Ispica Nativity Scene has been the most visited in Sicily with over 20 thousand visitors overall.

Opening hours: from 04.00 pm to 08.00 pm
Comfortable shoes are recommended as the route is on rocky paths so
For information call +39.349.655.2107 – available also on WhatsApp
Tickets – Go to the website also for info on tickets>>>
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In Sicily, you may go and visit the Eighteenth-Century Nativity Scene in Acireale>>>
Then you may find on ItalybyEvents a selection of further Christmas events around Italy>>>
If you are in Ispica, take the opportunity to enjoy Sicilian food>>> and wines>>>

Credits photo: Ispica Nativity Scene

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