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Noto, Modica and Ragusa: The Baroque Tour from Catania

Product ID: 98892
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Discover the heart of Sicily of the late Baroque period. Rebuilt after the devastating earthquake of 1693 it is part of UNESCO's World Heritage.
About this activity
Duration 8 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Driver
Spanish, English, Italian

Pick-up service

Your accommodation in Catania, Catania territory. Pick-up from Taormina by demand.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the reconstructed Baroque town of Noto
  • Stop in Modica at the oldest chocolate factory in Sicily
  • Admire the late Baroque monuments of Ragusa
Full description
The first stop on this 8-hour tour is Noto, the Garden of Stone, noted for its Baroque heritage. After the massive 1693 earthquake, Noto was rebuilt on Meti Hill. The town’s origins date to the Early Bronze Age.

Continue to Modica and visit the oldest chocolate factory in Sicily. The city also has a rich history and a wonderful architectural heritage. See the cathedrals of San Giorgio and San Pietro and the Palazzo Polara and Palazzo Napolino-Tommasi Rosso, among others.

Ragusa was added to the UNESCO World Heritage in 2002 for its monuments of the late Baroque period. Visit examples of this style including its cathedrals and palaces.
Includes
  • Pick-up and drop off at your accommodation or port of call
  • Transportation by air-conditioned car or minivan
  • English-speaking driver/guide
  • Gas
  • Parking fees
  • Tolls
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel accommodation
  • Meals
  • Tickets

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Important information
Know before you go
• Please note that activities are subject to cancelation due to weather conditions.
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Sicily Grand Tour

Product ID: 98892