Golden sand, picturesque views, the lighthouse and the iconic house with terrace on the sea that became famous with the successful TV series Inspector Montalbano: Punta Secca in the municipality of Santa Croce Camerina, in the province of Ragusa, is a must-see for tourists who decide to visit the southeastern part of Sicily. These places represent the ideal destination for those who enjoy a relaxing vacation, where they can get lost in the narrow streets and savor the slow life typical of villages and small towns and get to know their customs and traditions and breathe in the authentic atmosphere of a multiethnic community, not only in summer.
On the occasion of Christmas in the seaside village of Punta Secca, which in winter does not lose its charm, offering sunsets over the sea of many shades between pink and blue, it will be possible to take guided tours from December 8 to January 10 and enter the home of Italy’s most famous Commissioner and look out from the terrace overlooking one of the most beautiful beaches on the Hyblean coast. In addition, from Dec. 8 to Jan. 15, it will be possible to visit the Nativity display in Concordia Square and the Tree of Hope in Camilleri Square.
In Santa Croce Camerina, it will be Vittorio Emanuele Square with its large Christmas tree that will be the centerpiece of the scheduled Christmas events that include entertainment, culture, music and tastings. On Dec. 8, Christmas events kick off with the lighting of the tree lights, followed by flash mobs by dance schools and music by the band “Awakening Kamarinense Band.” Sunday, Dec. 17, big party with the Claus maxi village, with tastings, music and children’s fun with inflatables. For more little ones from Dec. 8, Santa’s house by the “Elves” is active on Caucana Street. “Flavors of the earth” tastings and performances also on Dec. 30 from 7:30 pm.
There is nothing more effective than music to awaken the Christmas atmosphere: Sunday, Dec. 10, will be held the concert of “I Picciotti di Vasco” cover band of one of the most beloved Italian singer-songwriters, ,Tuesday, Dec. 26, Boxing Day, Christmas concert, by the Kamarinense Awakening Band and on Dec. 27, musical review “Christmas Talent,” on Jan. 2 at the Municipal Library the concert of “TetraSax Quartet” ready to make the audience go wild with a repertoire of songs that have enchanted generations, spanning various genres.