Sicily is a magical land, just waiting to be discovered... The Val di Noto is an area of eastern Sicily full of beautiful art, outstanding scenery and archaeological sites. Some 8 towns in this area are on the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites thanks to the Sicilian Baroque. From Noto to Ragusa there is a plethora of Baroque art.
This is the natural harbour of Scicli. This renowned tourist destination boasts fine sandy beaches lapped by a clear turquoise sea and a charming and romantic waterfront. From the hotel you can easily reach the pearls of Sicilian Baroque: Ragusa Ibla, Scicli, Noto and Siracusa. The resort is connected to the nearby towns of Marina di Ragusa and Donnalucata by a paid shuttle service during the day and in the evening.
THE PEARLS OF SICILIAN BAROQUE
ORTIGIA is the oldest part of the city of Siracusa. Wherever you are, you can see the evidence of its past. The beautiful city of RAGUSA has a dual soul: twentieth-century Ragusa is set against a historical centre that has been reborn thanks to tourism and is a treasure trove of artistic treasures such as St. George’s Cathedral. SCICLI is an elegant town situated in a wide valley at the confluence of three deep ravines called Cave, surrounded by limestone hills, and which boasts a typical historic centre. MODICA is one of the most picturesque towns of Sicily and resembles a stone crib. Palaces, churches, gardens, streets and alleys are all steeped in the gorgeous baroque style. Don’t miss it because of its delicious gourmet chocolate. PALAZZOLO ACREIDE is a famous archaeological area. In an extremely varied landscape dominated by the Hyblaean quarries is the Controlled Nature Reserve of Valle dell’Anapo, home to Pantalica, the largest necropolis in Europe. CATANIA is where fire, water and light meet and mingle, producing a unique spectacle. Nestling in this setting is the main airport to reach the south-eastern part of Sicily. OASI VENDICARI is a place of rare beauty dominated by wild, unspoilt nature, a favourite stopping place for numerous species of birds. Within this area is Cala di Mosche, one of the most beautiful beaches in Italy.