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Top Choice Area in Ragusa

Ragusa Ibla

Ragusa Ibla is a joy to wander, its labyrinthine lanes weaving through rock-grey palazzi to open onto beautiful, sun-drenched piazzas. It's easy to get lost but you can never go too far wrong, and sooner or later yo…
Top Choice Italian in Ragusa

I Banchi

Michelin-star chef Ciccio Sultano is behind this contemporary, smart-casual eatery, which includes a dedicated bakery, specialist deli counter and the freedom to choose anything from caffè and just-baked pastries, t…
Top Choice Modern Sicilian in Ragusa

Ristorante Duomo

Widely regarded as one of Sicily's finest restaurants, Duomo comprises a cluster of small rooms outfitted like private parlours behind its stained-glass door, ensuring a suitably romantic ambience for chef Ciccio Su…
Palace in Ragusa

Castello di Donnafugata

Located 18km southwest of Ragusa is the glorious, crenellated Castello di Donnafugata. A sumptuous, neo-Gothic palace, it's home to the Collezione Gabriele Arezzo di Trifiletti, an extraordinary fashion and costume …
Bar in Ragusa

Prima Classe

Off the tourist trail, Prima Classe is where the ragusani play. A slick, on-point mix of concrete floors and designer Spanish lighting, it's a cafe, bar and art space in one, with rotating exhibitions, regular live …
Cathedral in Ragusa

Cattedrale di San Giorgio

At the top end of the sloping Piazza Duomo is the town's pride and joy, the mid-18th-century cathedral with a magnificent neoclassical dome and stained-glass windows. One of Rosario Gagliardi's finest accomplishment…
Mediterranean in Ragusa

Delicatessen in Drogheria

DID is a hip deli-cafe-bistro in one, with communal tables, bar seating and playful, '70s-style wallpaper running up the wall and ceiling. The open kitchen keeps things fresh, wholesome and scrumptious, whether it's…
Gifts & Souvenirs in Ragusa

Le Formiche

Located in an up-and-coming pocket of the modern city, concept store 'The Ants' stocks products designed and crafted by local artists, artisans and architects. Expect to find anything from Saracen-head earrings and …
Modern Sicilian in Ragusa

Locanda Don Serafino

Young-gun chef Vincenzo Candiano steers this softly lit, Michelin-starred darling, evocatively set in a series of rocky caves. Reserve a linen-draped table and settle in for top-shelf local produce and bold Sicilian…
Gelato in Ragusa

Gelati DiVini

This exceptional gelateria makes wine-flavoured ice creams with Marsala, passito and muscat, plus other unconventional offerings such as pine nut, prickly pear, watermelon, ricotta, and chocolate with spicy peppers.