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Tour del Barocco Siciliano e di Montalbano

This program has been designed to allow you to savor the best of what our territory can offer in just a few, but essential, days; we will take you to discover Modica and its chocolate, Caltagirone and its ceramics, Ragusa, Scicli and the places of Montalbano.
Departure is scheduled from all the facilities located in the territories of Vittoria, Comiso, Santa Croce, Acate and Ragusa, as well as in the seaside resorts of Scoglitti, Punta Secca, Punta Braccetto and Marina di Ragusa.
  • FRIDAY: Arrival and Modica
Morning dedicated to arrival and accommodation;
3.00 pm Departure of the tour towards Modica, visit to the "Alta" part where we will see the Church of San Giovanni Evangelista and, walking along the suggestive streets, we will reach the Castello dei Conti; continuing our walk we couldn't help but notice the Cathedral of San Giorgio, the eighteenth-century "mother church" of Modica built in Baroque style; going down the 164 steps of the scenic staircase, we will reach Modica "Bassa", the true heart and historic center of the city, full of palaces and churches as well as shops and places where you can taste the best Modica specialties including chocolate.
  • SATURDAY: Vittoria and Caltagirone
Morning dedicated to visiting Vittoria, the city of Liberty and wine (Cerasuolo), where we will visit the historic center crossing Via Cavour, the "natural" shopping center of Vittoria, with its numerous shops of all kinds located in the rooms ground floor of the buildings of the nineteenth-century bourgeoisie; along Via Cavour we will cross Piazza del Popolo where we will be able to admire the Municipal Theater and the adjacent Church of the Grazie, built in Neoclassical style the first and Late Baroque the second, until we reach the Church of San Giovanni Battista, patron saint of the city; on Saturday you can't help but take a walk among the stalls of the "weekly fair".
3.00 pm departure for Caltagirone, the city of ceramics, where we will visit the historic center characterized by the Staircase of Santa Maria del Monte with its 142 steps in lava stone decorated with polychrome ceramic tiles, we will see the Cathedral of San Giuliano and the Garden Public.
  • SUNDAY: Tour of the places of Montalbano
Donnafugata, Ragusa, Scicli and Punta Secca
8.30am departure for Donnafugata, an eighteenth-century residence surrounded by nature, stop for the visit and subsequent departure for Ragusa "Superiore" from which, after having walked the main streets and visited the Basilica of San Giovanni Battista, we will descend towards "Ibla" the most picturesque part of the city with its houses perched on the slopes of the hills; here we will have the opportunity to admire some of the most beautiful baroque buildings including Palazzo Cosentini, Palazzo La Rocca and the Cathedral of San Giorgio.
After lunch we will move to Scicli, the most scenic of the baroque cities chosen by director Sironi as the backdrop to Montalbano's "Vigata" and home, among other things, to the building used as the police station in the famous TV series; subsequently, along the wonderful coast, we will reach the seaside village of Punta Secca, home to the villa known as the "Montalbano's House" in Marinella.

For this package we offer three economic solutions of which the first is "low" which includes only the minivan journey as per the itinerary, the second is "middle" to which is added lunch at a typical restaurant in the various locations visited and finally the third is "full " in which a package is offered including overnight stay in a B&B with full board.
In any case, prices and availability are subject to reconfirmation at the time of booking and require a minimum of 4 participants; for the "full" option you will be provided with information on the structure that will welcome you.
Upon request, it is possible to add other days to the programme with other tourist routes; for all your needs do not hesitate to contact us.

Week End Program

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