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Italie, Sicile, Val di Noto, Modica, Zone Méditerranéenne, Province de Ragusa - Village and San Giorgio church
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Modica was once a town of cave dwellings, guarded by a castle standing on a rocky spur. Forced to abandon their traditional homes after the 1693 earthquake, the locals settled further down in the valley, where two streams meet to form the River Scicli. In 1902, disaster struck again when the town was flooded. A radical solution to this problem was found – the rivers were filled in and three main roads built over them.

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Tourist attractions Modica : Things to see and do

  • Church of San Giorgio Recommended Recommended

    c.so Garibaldi I - 97015 Modica

    Built in 1818, the flight of nearly 300 steps leads up to the church's elegant façade, a grandiose and richly evocative ensemble attributed to Rosario Gagliardi (though the involvement of other Noto architects is also evident) and one of the finest e..

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  • Museum of Arts and Popular Culture Interesting

    v. Mercè I - 97015 Modica

    Collections of farming implements, tools and workmen's objects are exhibited in reconstructions of stalls, studios and shops: farmer, beekeeper, blacksmith, cobbler, tailor, baker, wheelwright and barber live again before visitors' eyes.

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  • Church of St Mary of Bethlehem

    v. M.-Tedeschi 1 I - 97015 Modica

    The church is worth a detour for the attractive Cabrera chapel, with an elegant 15C portal in front of it. In the nave, there are 60 terracotta statues in an attractive crib scene from the 19C by G. Papale.

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Hotels Modica

  • Hotel De Mohàc Charming Palace

    Via Tommaso Campailla 15 I - 97015 Modica

    Hotel De Mohàc is a 15th-century former mansion. It is located the historic centre of Modica, 30 metres from Corso Umberto I. The elegant rooms feature free Wi-Fi and a satellite TV. Each room comes with air conditioning, minibar, and work desk, whi..

  • Hotel Relais Modica Three stars Three stars Three stars

    Via Campailla 99 I - 97015 Modica

    Prix Prices from : 50 €

  • Grana Barocco Art Hotel & Centro Benessere

    Corso Umberto I 133 I - 97015 Modica

    The Grana Barocco is located in Modica's main square, in front of Saint Peter's Cathedral. It is housed in an impressive 17th-century building with elegant decorations, period furniture and Baroque floors. The rooms feature handmade tiled floors and..

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