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Late Baroque Towns of the Val di Noto

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Reviewed 28 June 2018

These wonderful cities were all created, after the terrible earthquake of 1693, in the Baroque style and the churches and palaces are just fabulous. All are quite close together. If you are a fan of the Inspector Montelbano series, (BBC 4), then these are the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Betty F
Reviewed 12 June 2018

Located in the southeastern part of Sicily, the town of Noto is known for its Baroque architecture. The palaces, the churches and even the ordinary houses marvel at their exquisite beauty. I strongly recommend!

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Desislava D
Reviewed 15 April 2018

We were recently staying near Modica and managed to get round Modica, Ragusa, Syracuse to look at the Caravaggion in the church of Santa Lucia but the place we spent the best time in the Baroque towns, because so unexpected, was Scicli. We ate a...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Noto, Ragusa, and Modica are not to be missed. Traveling through the bucolic Sicilian Countryside into the labyrinthine streets of these Baroque towns was a treat for the eyes. The local stone, the grace of the palaces and churches, and the food and wine! Four...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 11 January 2018

Building after fascinating building were built in this town after an earthquake in 1693. The architecture is impressive everywhere you look. Wrought iron balconies and wide streets laid out by the compass for sunlight.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank TeddyD673
Reviewed 6 June 2016

We visited Monica, part of Val di Noto UNESCO World Heritage Site, like a Sicilian local -aboard a vintage Fiat 500. These small iconic Italian cars were ideas for maneuvering through the narrow streets and lanes of Monica. Like Ragusa, Monica was largely rebuilt in...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Judi L
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

Restored baroque buildings In the interesting town of Noto. Very interesting visit, not easy to park but worth the effort. Narrow cobbled atmospheric streets and many eating places. Easy to get down to the coast to enjoy the sea views.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Barry C
Reviewed 10 October 2015

If you ever get a chance to leave Siracusa it has to be Noto !! A fantastic old baroque town destroyed by an earthquake in the 1600's, and rebuilt by the Italian nobility. Easy to walk around, although a bit of a steep walk from...More

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed 27 September 2015

Take a day to wander about this amazing town. Steeped in history, plenty to see and nice little cafes too for a refreshing juice or coffee. You will have to pay in to many attractions and do check opening/closing times so you are not disappointed....More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Geraldine R
Reviewed 14 July 2015

Noto is a small town that you can easily walk. It has some of the most beautiful architecture we saw in our time exploring Sicily. Walk through the different squares and churches it is well worth it. There are also many shops and restaurants to...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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