Leontinoi, established by Greeks in the 8th century BC., had a very important role in the dynamics of struggles between Greeks and natives and among Greeks themselves. Our cultural private tour will take you back in time, visiting the archaelogical area of Leontin...
We arrived in Pantalica, which was the very ancient Hybla. We climbed up paths full of goats and entered the tombs of the necropolis, caves-dwellings, the sanctuaries excavated in the steep walls of the sheer rock above the Anapo. Vincenzo Conso...
It is towards Palazzolo Acreide that you should rather direct your steps as you will not only appreciate its eighteenth century appearance, but you will also be seduced by the ruins dating to the Greek period. Gesualdo Bufalino, Fiele ibl...
After the 1693 earthquake, Caltagirone was rebuilt on the same site according to the then-architectural trends. Therefore, the town became one of the most scenic and refined late Baroque centers in the island. Because of this, Caltagirone was liste...
Exciting private walking tour from the Hyblean plateau to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Ragusa Ibla. We will go deep into the “Cava Misericordia” gorge, discovering the “little Hyblean continent” i...
Ragusa was listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2002 thanks to its Baroque heritage. Besides its 18th-century monuments, the city hides a very long history that is shown not only by both protohistoric necropolis and Early Christian catacombs b...
During a walking tour among nature, we will look at the signs of the most ancient origins of Ragusa. These signs are inscribed in the limestone: prehistoric tombs, latomies (ancient quarries), country ...
Ragusa rises among natural canyons, which are called “cave” in Sicilian, carved into the limestone of the Hyblaean Mountains. The first Christian communities have left indelible tracks in these places full of wonderful flora. For instance, they built deep tombs in o...
Anyone who visits Ibla will be enchanted by its peculiar and original carving art. The limestone that covers the most diverse shapes in Ragusa was modeled by 18th and 19th-century stonecutters. This limestone has been mostly used to decorate&n...
Our private guided tour of Scicli will start from the monumental streets of the lower city, where we will visit SantaTeresa’s, San Michele’s, San Giovanni’s and Sant Ignazio’s chu...
Modica is the pivot of a vast territory that, starting from the Hyblaean plateau, slopes towards the amber beaches of the Mediterranean Sea. It is absolutely a must of the "Val di Noto", thanks to its rise and fall among small hous...
Breathtakingly beautiful glimpses are the background of the prehistoric necropolis of Calicantone and of the troglodyte settlement of the so-called "Castello Sicano". These two monuments, which are in the middle valley of Cava Ispica, will be the f...
This private cultural tour will start from the Archaeological Park of Cava Ispica, where you will have the chance to admire the Catacombs of Larderia, rocky complexes that were inhabited from the Middle Ages to the last century, an...
Our guided cultural tour of Ispica will start from the spur of Forza which, situated at the end of Cava Ispica, represents an ancient Fortalitium. This natural fortress of Parco Forza, where prehistoric, Greek and Roman remains merge with the ruins of the medie...
Each year, schools of red tuna go back to the open sea after having spent the spawning period in the warmer waters of the south-eastern coasts of Sicily. The Greeks fully understood the dynamics of this eternal rite of nature, and inaugurat...
Marzamemi and Portopalo are both etymologically linked to a harbor. The former from Arab Marsâ ‘al Hamâm ‘Harbour of the Dove’ and the latter from Latin Portus Palorum ‘Harbour of the Poles’. These two small coast...
Guiding you through myth and history, Roman antiquities and industrial archaeology, seaside and architecture, our private cultural tour will finally lead you to discover the archaeological and architectural treasures of t...
…and then passed by the good, rich soil of marshy Helorus. Virgil, Aeneid, III, 698 The fertile land along the southern coast was highly inhabited during the Roman and Greek eras. At the end of the 8th century BC, Syracusans occupi...
The prehistoric settlement of Castelluccio, one of the most striking places around Noto, is 20 km far from the town. This place, overlooking the middle valley of the River Tellaro, gave its name to the most famous cultural facies of t...
Netum Ingeniosa Urbs Numquam vi Capta ‘Noto, an ingenious town that has never been conquered violently’   These words were inscribed upon a slab of marble that was placed at the main entrance to the old town. The inscription attests that Noto, birthplace of man...
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