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Ragusa, Modica & Scicli Tour

4.8 (5)
Ragusa, IT
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Ragusa, Modica & Scicli Tour

4.8 (5)
Ragusa, IT
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Join us on a captivating journey through the beautiful cities of Ragusa, Modica, and Scicli. Immerse yourself in the rich history, art, faith, and culture of these Sicilian gems. Discover the breathtaking Baroque architecture that adorns the streets, from grand basilicas to hidden churches tucked away in narrow alleys. Marvel at the unique architectural solutions, intricate portals, and learn the fascinating stories of the ancient noble families. This tour offers a glimpse into the greatest flowering of Sicilian Baroque art, showcasing the precious heritage that makes these places truly exceptional. Indulge in a chocolate tasting in Modica, explore the charming village of Scicli, and wander through the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Centro storico di Scicli. With private transportation, Wi-Fi on board, bottled water, and an air-conditioned vehicle, this tour ensures a comfortable and immersive experience. Don't miss out on this unforgettable journey through the heart of Sicily.

About this experience

  • Free Cancellation For a full refund cancel at least before the start of your booking
  • 8 minutes
  • Suitable for 1-8 Participants
  • Private Tour, Small Group Tour
  • Guided Experience
  • Explore and rediscover Ragusa, Modica, and Scicli
  • Immerse in the rich history, art, faith, and culture
  • Visit impressive basilicas and hundreds of churches
  • Witness the unique and breathtaking Baroque architecture
  • Experience the charming atmosphere and landscape
  • Private transportation
  • Bottled water
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Wi-Fi on board
  • Chocolate Tasting in Modica
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities
  • Guida specializzata

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Introduction:

Step into the enchanting world of baroque art and architecture with the Ragusa, Modica & Scicli Tour. This captivating tour takes you on a journey through the historical, artistic, and cultural wonders of Ragusa, Modica, and Scicli. Immerse yourself in the rich heritage of the Sicilian baroque, as you explore impressive basilicas, hidden churches, and architectural marvels. From the grandeur of Ragusa's noble families to the charming alleys of Scicli, every corner of this tour is steeped in history and beauty.

What to expect?

During the Ragusa, Modica & Scicli Tour, you can anticipate a day filled with awe-inspiring sights and immersive experiences. Marvel at the intricate details of baroque architecture as you visit iconic churches and palaces. Discover the fascinating stories behind the ancient noble families that once inhabited these towns. Immerse yourself in the unique atmosphere and landscape that make these places truly special. Indulge in a delightful chocolate tasting experience in Modica, known for its exquisite traditional chocolate-making techniques. With private transportation and Wi-Fi on board, you can relax and enjoy the journey while taking in the breathtaking scenery.

Who is this for?

The Ragusa, Modica & Scicli Tour caters to all those who appreciate art, history, and cultural exploration. Whether you are a history enthusiast, an architecture lover, or simply someone seeking a unique and enriching travel experience, this tour is for you. The inclusive nature of this tour ensures that it is accessible to a wide range of travelers, regardless of their specific interests or preferences. Embark on this journey of discovery and immerse yourself in the beauty of Sicilian baroque art.

Why book this?

Embarking on the Ragusa, Modica & Scicli Tour offers a truly unique and immersive experience. This tour allows you to witness the grandeur of Sicilian baroque art firsthand, exploring towns that are rich in history, culture, and beauty. The carefully crafted itinerary takes you through a captivating journey, where every step unveils a new architectural marvel or hidden gem. From the stunning churches to the fascinating stories of noble families, this tour brings the past to life in a way that is both educational and inspiring. The opportunity to indulge in a chocolate tasting experience in Modica adds an extra layer of delight to this already extraordinary tour. With expert guides, private transportation, and a thoughtfully curated itinerary, booking the Ragusa, Modica & Scicli Tour ensures a memorable and unforgettable adventure.

Good to know

As you embark on the Ragusa, Modica & Scicli Tour, there are a few things to keep in mind. Guided tours are not included, allowing you the freedom to explore these towns at your own pace. Lunch and gratuities are also not included, giving you the flexibility to choose your own dining options and show appreciation to your guides as you see fit. The tour provides Wi-Fi on board, ensuring you can stay connected throughout the journey. Additionally, the tour offers air-conditioned vehicles and bottled water to keep you comfortable and refreshed during your exploration of these beautiful Sicilian towns.

Reviews

Travelers who have experienced the Ragusa, Modica & Scicli Tour have been captivated by the beauty and richness of the baroque architecture. They have praised the knowledgeable guides who have brought the history and stories of these towns to life. Visitors have expressed their awe at the intricate details and stunning facades of the churches and palaces. The chocolate tasting experience in Modica has been a highlight for many, with visitors savoring the delicious flavors and traditional craftsmanship. Overall, travelers have been highly satisfied with their experiences, describing the tour as educational, enlightening, and a truly immersive exploration of Sicilian baroque art and culture.

How long before the event do I need to book?

  • You can book at any time before the event

Vouchers accepted in the following formats

  • Mobile

Is an adult required for the booking?

  • At least one adult or senior required per booking

Your Itinerary

Ragusa Ibla

The tour begins in Ragusa Ibla with the visit of the baroque style historical centre. Ragusa ibla can be considered a real open-air museum, where the opulence of the Iblean baroque coexists in synergy with the nature of the iblei mountains. Here we will admire the wonderful Saint George’s Cathedral in Piazza Duomo, The "Portale di San Giorgio", a wonderful arch in in Catalan Gothic style dating back to the 1400s, the beautiful "Giardino Ibleo" and many buildings in baroque style.

Antica Dolceria Bonajuto

We continue to Modica, whose historical centre (Modica bassa), is also in Baroque style. The two Cathedrals, San Giorgio, which dominates the village from the top of the hill and San Pietro, located down along the main street, are both extraordinary exemples of the Sicilian Baroque. We will make a stop at the ancient chocolate shop Bonajuto to assist the explanation of the process to make the typical local chocolate, made according to an ancient recipe of the Aztecs brought to Sicily by Spaniards during their domination. Free tasting of chocolate is included!

Centro storico di Scicli - World Heritage Site

We will end up with the visit of the fascinating village of Scicli, where, once again, the main architectural style is Baroque. We cross the fascinating landscape rich in steep limestone walls, carob trees, low walls, small churches and quarries, and we come to the sight of what we would call a gem in the heart of Sicily. We start the walking city tour with the Chiafura Archaeological Park, where will be possible to see the caves dug into the limestone rock where many families still lived until the middle of the last century. Then starting from The San Bartolomeo Church we will across the town center rich in baroque style palaces and churches that made Scicli became part of the UNESCO World Heritage.

Reviews

(5)

4.8 (5)

Paul_M

Our driver was Richard, who was passionate and knowledgeable about the areas which we visited. We stopped for places to take photographs, visited cathedrals and had time on our own to take in Ragusa.

victor_l

This tour is very interesting and beautiful we all enjoied every city and Giuseppe was a good profesional and kind with us Thanks. We will recomend this tour.

Joanne_M

A very professional driver. . He was patient and never rushed us. Recommended a delightful restaurant for lunch in Ragusa - La Piazzetta. Make sure to buy chocolate in Modica.

Alice R

Ragusa, Modica and Scicli are beautiful historic cities, well worth visiting. Our driver, Armando, was charming and accommodating. If you have the time, this is a very enjoyable day trip.

albyzoc

Tour organizzato in maniera perfetta. Puntualità dell’autista e spiegazioni precise dei luoghi visitati. Massima flessibilità nella gestione delle varie visite alle città. Lo consiglio nel caso in cui aveste bisogno di un tour privato.
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2024-04-17 06:31