Facing the ruins of the Apollo Temple, this palace will be the hub of the festival. It is surrounded by the daily market. Its rooms have high ceilings and face the central patio and its columns.
The Antico Mercato will be the main hub of the workshops and classes taught by the festival teachers.
The 15th century Palazzo Francica Nava is home to the Sicily Center for International Education (EXEDRA). Custom and Faculty-led programs, Italian language and culture courses, Workshops and summer schools, Study-holidays for all. It is 20 meters away from the Duomo square.
The Forte Vigliena was part of the ramparts erected by the Spanish around the island. Its terrace, facing east, dominates the solarium of the same name and the sea. It lends itself perfectly to morning greetings.