MICHELIN Travel Discover the world
Home > > > > > Tourist attractions
Advertisement

Modify the search

Tourist attractions

Mots-clés
Green Guide Stars

Green Guide Stars

Distance

Distance

Catégories

Star rating

Tourist attractions Sicily

Enlarge map

Sort by :

  • distance
  • rating
  • 1 Ibla Recommended Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Piazza della Repubblica I - 97100 Ragusa

    Ragusa was devastated by an earthquake in 1693. The subsequent reconstruction of its oldest part, Ibla, created two distinct areas of the city: Ragusa itself and Ibla, a delightful quarter combining a medieval layout of narrow blind alleys with the r..

  • 2 Ortigia Recommended Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Isola di Ortigia I - 96100 Siracusa

    The oldest part of the city, the island of Ortigia is linked to the mainland by the Ponte Nuovo; the road continues as Corso Umberto I, one of Siracusa's main thoroughfares. Here the sea is of course the main feature, from the waterfront that extends..

  • 3 Museo Archeologico Regionale Paolo Orsi Recommended Recommended

    Museums and art

    Viale Teocrito 66 I - 96100 Siracusa

    This archaeological museum is tucked away in the park of Villa Landolina. It contains Sicily's most important collections of artefacts from prehistory to the establishment of Greek colonies at Syracuse. Visitors follow a chronological layout that per..

  • 4 Giardini Naxos Recommended Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    v. ungomare Schiso I - 98030 Naxos

    The beach where the first Greeks landed in Sicily 2 700 years ago today hosts swathes of holidaymakers, drawn here by the town's fine position, pleasant climate, and long golden beach skirting the bay running from Cape Taormina to Cap Schisò. In addi..

  • 5 Madonie Park (Parco delle Madonie) Recommended Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    c.so aolo-Alliata 16 I - 90027 Petralia-Sottana

    In Petralia Sottana you will find the offices to obtain information and documentation for discovery walks and trips in the natural Madonie. This was created in 1989 and covers 39,679h of the Madonie chain, split into four zones: integrated, general, ..

  • 6 Nicastro palace (Palazzo Nicastro) Recommended Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Corso Mazzini I - 97100 Ragusa

    Also known as the Chancellery, this superb 1760 palace has inset a majestic doorway crowned by a gallery.

  • 7 Duomo di San Giorgio Recommended Recommended

    Religious buildings

    Piazza del Duomo I - 97100 Ragusa

    With its large neo-Classical dome lit by blue stained-glass windows and surrounded by Corinthian columns, the church can be distinguished from afar. Close up, it is the superb flight of stairs which attracts the visitor's eye to the elegant and harmo..

  • 8 Corso Vittorio Emanuele III Recommended Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Corso Vittorio Emanuele III I - 96017 Noto

    Punctuated by three squares, each with its own church, this is the main street in Noto. It starts at Porta Reale, a monumental 19C triumphal arch surmounted by a pelican and on either side a tower (symbolising power) and a greyhound (symbolising fide..

  • 9 Duomo Recommended Recommended

    Religious buildings

    corso Vittorio Emanuele 121 I - 96017 Noto

    Beyond the cathedral's broad façade flanked by two attractive bell towers may be seen the remains of its dome, which collapsed in 1996 at the same time as a large part of the nave. A wide staircase in front of the building is flanked by two raised pl..

  • 10 Fortifications Recommended Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Capo Soprano I - 93012 Gela

    A little way out of town at Capo Soprano, archaeologists have discovered the well-preserved remains of Greek fortifications. About 300m in length, the wall dates back to the 4C-3C BC. After restoring democracy, Timoleon commissioned the reconstructio..

  • 11 Zingaro Nature Reserve Recommended Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    I - 91010 San-Vito-lo-Capo

    Between Scopello and San Vito lo Capo, Zingaro Nature Reserve (1 650ha) was the first such reserve in Sicily. It protects many animal species, as well as evidence of the presence of mankind down the ages. There are magnificent panoramic views of inle..

  • 12 Baroque Noto Recommended Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    I - 96017 Noto

    The hub of the Baroque centre is Corso Vittorio Emanuele III, which widens into three squares bordered by huge Baroque churches. On Piazza Immacolata stands San Francesco all'Immacolata, the cathedral (the cupola and much of the central nave collapse..

  • 13 Scala dei Turchi Recommended Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    I - 92014 Porto-Empedocle

    This extraordinary white panel of marl (a mix of clay and limestone) slopes gradually towards the sea and, in summer, provides a smooth surface on which to lie and sunbathe. On the other side, the so-called Turks' Ladder forms narrow, sinuous curves ..

  • 14 Golfo di Castellammare Recommended Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    I - 13028 Scopello

    The superb bay set against rolling hills separated by harsh mountainous reliefs is dominated to the west by the imposing mass of Monte Còfano, which overlooks the promontory of Capo San Vito. In addition to its splendid coastal landscapes and holiday..

  • 15 Spiaggia di Pollara Recommended Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    I - 98050 Malfa

    Two paths lead to this pretty bay: one takes you to a little cove, whose minuscule bank is cluttered with rocks, the other opens out onto a vast beach dominated by an impressive white cliff in the form of a crescent, a vestige of the interior of an o..

  • 16 Panorama from Monte Antennammare Recommended Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    I - 98047 Saponara

    From the top of Mt Antennammare (1 130m), where the Santuario Maria Santissima di Dinnamare is stationed, an extraordinary panorama unfurls over Messina and its port, Capo Peloro (or Punta del Faro) and Calabria to the east, and, to the west, the Ion..

  • 17 Cava Grande del Cassibile Recommended Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    I - Avola

    Visiting Cava Grande is a great way to discover the hidden landscapes of the Hyblaean Mountains. The viewing platform offers a wonderful view over the gorge with its imposing limestone walls that plunge into the depths of the valley. The stream that ..

  • 18 Sala del Circo Recommended Recommended

    Archaeological and historical sites

    strada Provinciale 15 I - 94015 Piazza-Armerina

    This room in the Villa Romana del Casale, the Circus Room, was the bathhouse gymnasium. The mosaic decoration reproduces the setting of a circus that has been identified as the Rome's Circus Maximus. The theme illustrated here is the quadriga race th..

  • 19 Sala degli Amorini Pescatori Recommended Recommended

    Archaeological and historical sites

    strada Provinciale 15 I - 94015 Piazza-Armerina

    In this room in the Villa Romana del Casale, a few cupid-like cherubs are depicted line fishing, with a harpoon and a net or playing with dolphins. The upper part of the walls shows the coast, upon which there stands a grand villa with a façade embel..

  • 20 Former Royal Apartments Recommended Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    I - 90134 Palermo

    The Royal apartments include the Hercules room (1560), where the Sicilian parliament sits, named after its huge frescoes by Giuseppe Velasquez (19C) representing the Twelve Labours of Hercules (only six are depicted); the atrium, central room of the ..

Top of page