South Sicily

Modica

A beautiful town recognised by UNESCO for its exceptional Baroque architecture. Modica shouldn't be missed. You'll find superb food and a beguiling atmosphere. The town is known for its local chocolate, but there are many other wonderful dishes to try in the restaurants, or buying the products yourself. If you love culture that Modica does not disappoint. There are monuments, churches, museums, as well as the beautiful cathedral and theatre.

Modica

Things to see in Modica

If you can tear yourself away from relaxing at your villa, there are many lovely things to see! A stroll around the town centre in Modica lets you see some of the beautiful churches, the local shops, the museo civico, the Castello dei Conti and many other highlights.

Did you know?

There are so many curiosities about Modica! It's the home town of the poet Salvatore Quasimodo, it is the “city of 100 churches”, it is also where some scenes in Inspector Montalbano were filmed. It's simply beautiful, and so rich in history.

Things to do In Modica

A few hints as to how to pass the time with fun activities. How can you say no to tasting the iconic chocolate of Modica, or enjoying a refreshing granita? Exploring the town centre offers you the chance to immerse yourself in the local colours and atmosphere, where you can experience the real, authentic Sicily.

Don't miss

A few things that we love – don't miss these during your time in Sicily! One place not to be missed is the Pizzo Belvedere where you can enjoy incredible panoramic views. If you adore theatrical performances, Garibaldi theatre offers a wealth of options for every taste!

Find your way around Sicily

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