Noto, Modica and Ragusa: The Baroque Tour from Catania

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Step into the vibrant soul of Sicily, where the late Baroque era comes alive. After being ravaged by a devastating earthquake in 1693, this remarkable region was reborn, earning a well-deserved spot on UNESCO's prestigious list of World Heritage sites.


Embark on an unforgettable 8-hour adventure that takes you to the picturesque towns of Sicily. Our journey begins in Noto, aptly nicknamed the "Garden of Stone", renowned for its stunning Baroque architecture. This charming town has a rich history dating back to the Early Bronze Age, and following a devastating earthquake in 1693, was rebuilt on Meti Hill. Next, we'll make our way to Modica, a treasure trove of history, architecture, and of course, chocolate! Visit the oldest chocolate factory in Sicily and indulge in the sweet treats. Explore the city's impressive heritage, including the majestic cathedrals of San Giorgio and San Pietro, as well as the grand Palazzo Polara and Palazzo Napolino-Tommasi Rosso. Our final destination is Ragusa, a city boasting an impressive array of late Baroque monuments that earned it a well-deserved spot on the UNESCO World Heritage list in 2002. Marvel at the stunning cathedrals and palaces that showcase the mastery of this iconic architectural style.

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