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Modica is a city and comune of 54,456 inhabitants in the Province of Ragusa, Sicily, southern Italy. The city is situated in the Hyblaean Mountains. Modica has neolithic origins and it represents the historical capital of the area which today almost corresponds to the Province of Ragusa. Until the 19th century it was the capital of a County that exercised such a wide political, economical and cultural influence to be counted among the most powerful feuds of the Mezzogiorno. Wikipedia
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Baroque tour: Ragusa, Modica and Noto
The Barocco transfer includes: Departure at 8.30 am, arrival in Ragusa Ibla 10.00 am (stop of about 2 hours). Departure for Modica - during the journey we will make a small stop of about 40 min. for a tasting of the famous Modica Chocolate. Departure for Noto (stop of about 2 hours + lunch break). Return to Syracuse. Our cars are registered for public use, equipped with the required municipal permits and have free access to limited traffic areas and to preferential lanes in all cities. Free bottled water wi fi. Our drivers are provided with the authorizations required for the operation of vehicles in public service. Upon request we offer guided tour services. NB. LISTED EXCURSIONS ONLY INCLUDE TRANSFER A / R.
Meet Montalbano! Tour FD from Syracuse to Ragusa, Modica and Scicli
Excursion to discover the most beautiful baroque cities of Eastern Sicily, declared UNESCO World Heritage Sites. You will visit Ragusa Ibla, with its alleyways and beautiful churches; Modica, famous around the world for chocolate prepared according to an ancient Aztec recipe; Scicli, a crib town nestled among the rock. During the visit there will be a sweet break in a famous workshop, where the chocolate is still prepared according to the original recipe, imported from the Spanish people in 1500. Tour in the workshop and then tasting of the famous chocolate of Modica.
Private One Day Tour of Montalbano and the Baroque Ibleo
On this private tour you will spend a wonderful day. You will be brought into the famous TV series of Commissioner Montalbano. We will cross the east coast and go to see the fantastic Sicilian late Baroque. You will visit the city of Ragusa Ibla, the main location of the TV set which, thanks to the baroque wonders and the historic center of Ragusa, has been included by UNESCO among the world heritage sites. Visit of Punta Secca (Marinella in the TV series) where the famous house of Commissioner Montalbano is located. Move in the direction of Scicli where the Vigata police station where Montalbano works is located. Last but not least is Modica, another glorious Baroque city and a UNESCO heritage site. Visit to the Church of San Giorgio and the beautiful facade of Palazzo Polara which appear in the TV series of Montalbano. There will also be a typical Modica chocolate tasting.
Transfers from Catania airport to Noto
We will meet our driver at the airport with a display with your name written on it. He will take care of you and your luggage from the airport to your hotelWe offer private transfers to and from the Catania airport and the destinations of the provinces of Catania, Syracuse, Noto and Ragusa, Pozzallo, Sampieri, Baia Samuele, Marispica, Marina of Modica and the price is not different in all the cities of the provinces described It is mandatory to indicate the number and dimensions of each piece of baggage.
A tour to discover the places of Montalbano: the charm of a province, rich in resources and beauties, of the splendid new and ancient Ragusa and of nearby Modica.