Day trip

From Catania or Taormina: Ragusa Ibla & Punta Secca Day Trip

Activity provider: Portale Sardegna S.p.A.

From Catania or Taormina: Ragusa Ibla & Punta Secca Day Trip

Activity provider: Portale Sardegna S.p.A.

From US$ 154.78 per person

Experience the filming locations of Inspector Montalbano on a guided day trip from Catania or Taormina to Ragusa Ibla. Admire the architecture of the Cathedral of San Giorgio and visit Punta Secca.

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Duration 8 hours
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Live tour guide
English, French, Italian
Pickup included
Our driver will pick you up directly at your accommodation in Catania. Please specify where the pick-up will take place when booking.


  • Walk through the narrow streets and baroque buildings of Ragusa Ibla
  • Visit the house of Montalbano at Punta Secca
  • Discover the headquarters of the "Vigata police station".
  • Taste the chocolate of Modica and other typical products
Full description
Are you a fan of the TV series "Il commissario Montalbano"? Then you can't miss this tour to discover the places that have made this TV series famous and given it an authentic Sicilian touch. Starting in Catania or Taormina, you'll begin your day with a visit to Ragusa Ibla, the main location of the series, where you'll discover a succession of narrow streets and baroque buildings, such as the Cathedral of San Giorgio and Piazza di Vigata, culminating in the green Hyblean Gardens. Leaving Ragusa Ibla, head to Punta Secca, a small fishing village, where you can visit Montalbano's famous house.  After a short walk along the seafront, from where you can admire the characteristic lighthouse, the small port and the old Scalambri Tower, you can take the opportunity to taste the typical products of the area.  The next stop will be Scicli, where, between a visit to the Town Hall and Palazzo Iacono, the headquarters of the famous "Vigata police station", you can't help but imagine yourself in the fiction. Before returning, Modica, known as the main representation of the Baroque style, awaits you. Strolling through its narrow streets, you'll recognise the Church of San Giorgio and the elegant façade of Palazzo Polara, often featured in the TV series.  But how can you visit Modica without tasting its renowned chocolate? There are plenty of historic chocolate shops in the town that will make it hard to escape!
  • Hotel Pick up and drop off in Catania | Taormina
  • Tour guide
  • Food and drinks
  • Anything not included in "Included"
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check
  • You must present either proof of full vaccination, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 3 months, or a negative test taken no more than 24 hours before the activity starts
  • Masks are required while indoors

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Important information

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  • Pick-up service in Catania and Taormina is available for this experience
  • The tour will be held in accordance with current anti-poaching regulations.

Product ID: 412236