Located in the heart of south-eastern Sicily with eight gorgeous baroque style cities, Val di Noto and the Baroque is a traveller’s paradise. The place was declared as a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2002 and consists of the eight cities, namely Militello Val di Catania, Caltagirone, Noto, Palazzolo, Modica, Catania, Ragusa and Scicli. The cities were in existence since the medieval age and were rebuilt after the earthquake of 1693. This is the most significant part of Sicily that it represents the last remnants of the baroque style of land planning and development.
The Details Regarding an excursion to Val Di Noto and the Baroque area
You can take up the services of transport company as Sicilia Shuttle Service to visit Val di Noto and the Baroque but remember to pre-booked for the tours. They will pick you or your group up from a particular location and then give you a trip to Syracuse and Noto. Your excursion in Sicily for this part begins at Syracuse, where you have a look at the park, the cave of Dionisio and the enchanting Ortigia Island.
You can stop in the bustling street markets that offer a plethora of local produce, before rech the baroque cities of Noto. It must be mentioned that you must arrange for your tickets and guides as they are not included in the package, and the rates vary according to the number of guests on board.
A Few Titbits about the Val Di Noto and the Baroque
Walk around and soak in the architecture and archaeological delights of Noto with his charm and beauty. The oldest towns are those of Caltagirone, Noto and Ragusa while the cities of Catania and Scicli show a more urban nature. The centres of Modica, Palazzolo Acreide and Militello Val di Catania are remarkable for their isolated monuments. Ragusa and Palazzolo Acreide are the two places where you get to see the most vibrant mix of the ancient and the new.
Make sure you visit the Val Di Noto beachs after all the visit around the city to rest your tired feet and refresh your minds.
The tours by the Sicilia Shuttle Service take up a whole seven hours. It is advised that you take water and comfortable shoes with you on this long journey. Take back something everlasting for the memories when you come into this historic city and leave all your worries about getting around the place to the friendly and efficient staff of Sicilia Shuttle Service.