excursions -Tour of Montalbano Punta dry, Scicli, Ragusa Ibla, Modica

TOUR OF MONTALBANO: Visit through the places of the famous commissioner Montalbano, which represents the Sicilian doc, is an unmissable opportunity to recreate the atmosphere of the film, discover hidden corners of the extreme south and to savor the tastes, ways of life and the Sicilian traditions. (Punta punta home of Montalbano, Scicli, Ragusa Ibla, and Modica Barocca, finally tasting of Montalbano arancini)
* Duration: 8 hours
* Starts: Lido di Noto, Italy
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours




TOUR OF MONTALBANO: Visit through the places of the famous commissioner Montalbano, which represents the Sicilian doc, is an unmissable opportunity to recreate the atmosphere of the film, discover hidden corners of the extreme south and to savor the tastes, ways of life and the Sicilian traditions. (Punta punta home of Montalbano, Scicli, Ragusa Ibla, and Modica Barocca, finally tasting of Montalbano arancini)

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Stop At: Faro di Punta Secca, Punta Secca, Santa Croce Camerina, Sicily Italy

Visit through the places of the famous commissioner Montalbano, which represents the Sicilian doc, is an unmissable opportunity to recreate the atmosphere of the film, discover hidden corners of the extreme south and to savor the tastes, ways of life and traditions of Sicily. Dry head home of Montalbano.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Centro storico di Scicli – World Heritage Site, Via Francesco Mormino Penna 2, 97018, Scicli, Sicily Italy

In 2002, Scicli was included in the list of World Heritage properties along with seven other cities in the Val di Noto. According to UNESCO, “the Via Mormina Penna, for the rich presence of eighteenth-century buildings, and the Palazzo Beneventano represent a masterpiece of the human creative genius of the late Baroque period”.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Ragusa Ibla, 97100, Ragusa, Sicily Italy

Ragusa Ibla or Ragusa Inferiore is one of the two districts that form the historic center of the Sicilian city of Ragusa, extended on a small hill, rebuilt, after the earthquake of 1693, entirely in Baroque style. Starting from Piazza Pola, it is impossible not to admire the remains of the Church of Sant’Agostino, the Palazzo Di Quattro, the Church of Santa Teresa and its Collegio. And again: Piazza Chiaramonte, where the Church of San Francesco dell’Immacolata stands, Palazzo Battaglia the first built after the great earthquake, the Church of the Annunziata, Palazzo Arezzi, the Church of San Giorgio. But the religious buildings are really numerous: the Church of Santa Maria dei Miracoli, of Santa Barbara, of the Anime Purganti. To see Piazza degli Archi, the Church of San Paolo, San Bartolomeo del Carmine, Santa Maria delle Scale. We are talking about an authentic open-air museum, one of the most fascinating places in the area of the Iblei mountains.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Modica Visitor Center, Corso Umberto I 187/a, 97015, Modica, Sicily Italy

But this is only one of the many denominations that Modica had over the centuries: among others, the Phoenician Mùtika (hotel, residence: probable analogy with the Phoenician Utica, city where Catone Uticense died), the Sicilian Mùrika ( bare rock, not cultivable), the Greek Μότουκα, the Roman Mothyca. The first news of Sicilian settlements in this area date back to the eighth century BC, at the time of the Greek colonies in Sicily.

Duration: 2 hours