Noto 1.5-hour Guided Tour from Catania

Noto 1.5-hour Guided Tour from Catania

From $476.80 per person

Discover Noto, Sicilian's 'stone garden' whose old town center has been declared a Unesco World Heritage. On this guided tour you'll explore an authentic gem of Sicily and learn about its history while admiring its stunning baroque signs.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
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Duration 4 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Italian
Small group
Limited to 15 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site little town of Noto, a real gem of the Sicilian region
  • Spot the buildings of the early 18th century, many of which are considered to be among the finest examples of Sicilian baroque style
  • Visit Porta Reale, San Francesco church, Santa Chiara church, the Cathedral, Palazzo Ducezio, San Carlo church and other precious attractions
  • Learn about the fascinating history of this little town from the words - and the steps - of your expert guide
Full description
A comfortable private transfer from the city of Catania will take you to Noto, a small town that lends its name to the surrounding area, Val di Noto, which was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2002. Noto is an architectural gem, so gorgeous you might mistake it for a film set. The town is home to one of Sicily's most beautiful historic centers. During this tour you will visit Corso Vittorio Emanuele, an elegant walkway flanked by thrilling baroque palazzi and churches. Dashing at any time of the day, it’s especially hypnotic in the early evening, when the red-gold buildings seem to glow with a soft inner light. Although a town called Noto or Netum has existed here for many centuries, the Noto that you see today dates to the early 18th century, when it was almost entirely rebuilt in the wake of the devastating 1693 earthquake.  Your expert guide will also take you through an itinerary that willk touch the following interest points: Porta reale San Francesco church Santa Chiara church Cathedral Palazzo Ducezio San Carlo church Via Nicolaci and Palazzo Nicolaci Hercules fountain San Domenico church
Includes
  • Tour of Noto led by an expert guide
  • Round trip private transfer from Catania
  • Food & drinks
  • Entrance fees to museums/attractions (in case you decide to visit any of them in particular)
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • Customers must keep distance in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks

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Meeting point

Via Vittorio Emanuele II, 163 (Catania).

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Important information

Know before you go

  • The duration of the transfer is approximately 1hour 15minutes each way (the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions)
  • The tour will take place even when it's raining. In the event of an exceptionally heavy rain the tour may be cancelled and you will be given a full refund
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