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Via Corrado Nicolaci, Noto

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From Syracuse: Ragusa Ibla, Noto and Modica Private Day Trip

1. From Syracuse: Ragusa Ibla, Noto and Modica Private Day Trip

Journey through the Sicilian baroque on a private day tour from Syracuse. Explore the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Ragusa Ibla, Modica, and Noto on walking tours. See the Duomo of San Giorgio, the Church of San Giorgio, the Church of San Pietro, and more. After pickup in Syracuse, make your first stop in the old Baroque city of Ragusa Ibla. Admire numerous 18th-century churches and buildings on which important sculptors and architects worked. Hear about the famous "Baroque of the Noto Valley." Next, discover another jewel of the Sicilian Baroque: Modica. Stroll through the town and admire its churches, noble palace facades, fountains, the Pizzo viewpoint, San Giorgio Church, San Pietro Church, and the ruins of the castle. From there, continue toward the capital of Baroque: Noto. Walk around the city and marvel at its historic palaces, churches, terraces, and stairways, all built with a local stone with a golden color. Visit the Porta Reale — the real city gate — and the Cathedral of San Nicolò. See the most important building in the town, the Palazzo Ducezio, before continuing on a few steps to the Via Nicolaci, famous throughout the world for its infiorata (flower carpets).

Noto: among the streets of Baroque pride

2. Noto: among the streets of Baroque pride

A tour that allows you to savor the architectural and historical elegance of Noto, enveloped in Baroque art and the history that has shaped this fascinating city. The Royal Gate, the city's main entrance, welcomes you to magnificent Noto. You walk along Corso Vittorio Emanuele, the only access to stroll among grand buildings and stupendous facades, such as the Church of Santa Chiara and Palazzo Ducezio, the current seat of the municipality. The majestic Cathedral of San Nicolò, preceded by a wide three-flight staircase, with its grandeur dominates the entire historic center. The golden color, during the hours of sunset, accentuates the brightness of the limestone that distinguishes the territory of Noto. To conclude the visit there will be a tasting of some of the best delicacies from local companies referring to the Sicilian gastronomic tradition, admiring Noto from a wonderful panoramic terrace.

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The trip to Ragusa, Modica and Noto was excellent… though, our guide didn’t speak much English and served more as a driver to each site than an actual guide. Some local information was provided and some rudimentary conversation was had in Italian. It would have been appreciated to have individual maps provided ahead of the drop-offs. The water bottles provided were appreciated. A little less time in Ragusa would have allowed a bit more time in Noto. The recommendation to visit the Bonajuta chocolatier in Modica was appreciated - and is highly recommended. Our ‘guide’ was an excellent driver and did make two stops so that some great panoramic photos could be taken of Ragusa and Noto. Highly recommend visiting all three towns - given our circumstances, it was the best way for us to enjoy them within our schedule. Much appreciated!

We are very pleased with the correct contact with GetYourGuide. The trip itself lived up to expectations. Particular kudos to our driver, a friendly, amiable man with whom we felt completely safe.

We had a nice day visiting Ragusa, Modica, and Noto. If you are looking for just transportation to these locations it is perfect. Once you arrive to your destination, you are on your own.

Beautiful towns all worth visiting. Our driver Francesco was very informative and great company