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Infiorata flower festival in NotoThe Infiorata flower festival is certainly the most important event yearly organized in Noto. The Infiorata takes place during the third week-end of May. It's like a festival of spring to celebrate the best period to visit Sicily, when the countryside is green and filled with flowers before the hot summer months. The central point of the Infiorata festival is via Nicolaci in the town centre of Noto. The little town of Noto is located southerly from Syracuse and is in the Unesco world heritage list for its elegant baroque buildings. Every year a new theme is choosen for the Infiorata.

 The artists start their working on Friday evening. Via Nicolaci is divided in parts and the flower-masters draw the draft of their works on the road. The works are completed with thousand of flower petals. On Saturday morning the Infiorata is finished and via Nicolaci appears as a long and colorful flower carpet. There are also a lot of other events organized in Noto during these days like a baroque historical parade, exhibitions, food and wine tastings, guided tours, music concerts and much more. Every year, during the Infiorata, Noto is crowded with visitors from all over the world.

Infiorata of Noto 2019 Program

 

The 40th edition, 2019 of the Infiorata flower festival in Noto will take place from 17th to 19th May. The main theme will be "Sicilians in the world"

The main events of this edition will be:

- Friday May 17 to Sunday May 19: main Infiorata flower decorations in via Nicolaci;

-  Sunday May 19, at 5:00 pm, baroque historical parade in the old town center;

But there are many events during the week-end, a brochure with the complete program of events is available, in pdf format, on the website of the municipality of Noto. It's also possible to download a map of the old town center of Noto.

Noto town center map

 

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