Modica Travel Guide

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Modica Things to Do

  • Teatro Garibaldi

    It’s a small theatre which dates back to the 19 th century, a representative place of cultural and artistic identità.The restoration work restored the theatre to its original magnificence.Open every day, with conducted tours, from 9.00 am till 13.00 am from 16.00 till 21.00 pm, except Monday.

  • San Pietro

    This church, in Modica bassa, dates back to 1350 athough it was partially destroyed by the earlthquakes of 1613 and 1693. It was rebuilt as a monument to the late Baroque and is filled with polichrome marbles and ornate plasterwork.

  • The Castle

    Modica is also the city of the Count`s Castle (Castello dei Conti), whose remnants consist of a 18th century tower and a more recent clock, both symbolically representing it. The Castle in Modica boasts an ancient and glorious history. The city, especially under the Norman, flourished to become the heart of a noted County governing a vast territory...


Modica Hotels

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  • Balarte Hotel

    C.da Scorrione, Modica, 97015, Italy

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • Cambiocavallo Unesco - Area & Resort

    Contrada Zimmardo Superiore, Modica, 97015, it

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

  • Torre Del Sud Hotel

    C.SO Sandro Pertini, 42, Modica, 97015, Italy

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

Modica Restaurants

  • Modica Self Service Restaurant

    This modern, self service restaurant on the way into Modica is open every lunch time for hot and cold food. We have stopped off here while out on business for a good lunch and also when we have been on a day out ourselves. The other restaurant clients were a mixture of business and leisure groups, couples and individuals. The Gusto website states...

  • Can`t get more local than this!

    On Via Pisacane, this osteria offers a fixed menu with choice. Typical Modican cuisine and local wine. Booking is advised as it is a favourite with the Modicani who come to celebrate here. Some evenings the owners play local music to accompany your meal. Ravioli with tomato sauce


    I really enjoyed the pizza that I had hereeven though we ordered pepperoni [which was on the menu] but when it came it was green peppers. It was a take away pizza shop but it had tables and chairs on a patio at the front.


Modica Local Customs

  • Modica chocolate

    Modica chocolate, a typical sweet from Iblea, is prepared following a traditional recipe, originally rooted in the Spanish Domination of the County. The chocolate, strictly produced following an old method, is a medieval food, showing how the Spanish culture held sway in this territory.

  • Animal care

    This board we found on a wall strolling along one of hundreds paths in Modica, it says that there are hidden cameras around so if somebody tortures or poisons Modica cats he will be punished. Cats are useful for chasing rats, they don`t leave around cola cans or beer bottles... I showed to my friend who lives in the town, she said that the story of...

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Modica Favorites

  • Modica alta

    The upper part of Modica, is a pleasure to visit walking among the narrow paths and climbing dozens of steps to reach this or that street.

  • The town

    The town of the 100 churches is among the favorite tourist destinations in Sicily after Taormina, fortified by its position over a huge rock on two gorges where two streams Ianni Mauro and Pozzo dei Pruni (which do not exist any more today) joined into the Moticano river on the slopes of the Monti Iblei, dominating the whole Val di Noto. For its...

  • Don't Forget Insurance

    If your current health insurance doesn't cover you while your abroad, you should consider getting international travel insurance just in case something should go wrong.

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