Ragusa Modica tour
(optional stop at shopping centre)
Private tour from Pozzallo in conjunction with catamaran from Malta
Upon disembarkation, meet your driver and/or guide. Departure for our first destination.
Modica is located between two pits of a river bed which was buried in the past century. Baroque pearl is famous beyond for its architecture, also for being the birth place of Salvatore Quasimodo (a Nobel Laureate for literature) and for its famous Modica chocolate! The most interesting monuments are the churches of San Giorgio, San Pietro and Santa Maria of Bettlemme. You can visit the birth house of Salvatore Quasimodo, a little rocky church with Byzantine frescoes. After all the sightseeing you will be ready to taste the famous Modica chocolate and other products unique to Modica (sweets called “mpanatigghie”).
Ragusa Ibla, capital of the Province, offers with its historical center of Ibla a panoramic view which is difficult to find nowadays. In fact, walking around tiny streets till Cathedral Square is like a dive into the past, in a place with the atmosphere from “The Leopard”. The city symbol is the S. Giorgio portal next to the beautiful Iblei gardens, where there are three churches; then Pola square with the beautiful façade of S. Giuseppe and Cathedral Square with the splendid baroque façade and the neoclassical dome of S. Giorgio.
After Ragusa, we will go to a big shopping center (optional).
In the late afternoon we will return to Pozzallo