Welcome to Ragusa

Like every other town in the region, Ragusa Ibla (the old town) collapsed after the 1693 earthquake and a new town, Ragusa Superiore, was built on a high plateau above. But the old aristocracy was loath to leave the tottering palazzi and rebuilt Ragusa Ibla on exactly the same spot. The two towns were merged in 1927, becoming the provincial capital at Modica’s expense.

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$59.37 Cultural & Theme Tours

'Inspector Montalbano' Filming Locations Tour from Taormina

Leave your Taormina or Messina province hotel in the early morning, and relax on your coach ride south to the authentic Sicilian town of Ragusa, the first stop on your Inspector Montalbano tour.Here you’ll visit Piazza Duomo, home to the Basilica of St George, a site that represents the main square of the show’s fictional town of Vigata. Continue to Church of San Giuseppe, Palazzo Donnafugata and Circolo di Conversazione, where the episodes ‘Gli Arancini di Montalbano’ and ‘The Scent of the Night’ were filmed.After some free time to explore on your own, depart for the seaside town of Punta Secca, dubbed ‘Marinella’ in the show. Visit Montalbano Commissioner's House and the sandy beaches where the main character likes to swim. Have time for lunch (own expense) and go for a dip in the Mediterranean if you wish. Just remember to bring your bathing suit!Continue onward to the small village of Scicli and enjoy a short walk through its lovely Baroque historical center, named ‘Montelusa’ in the show. Visit Scicli Municipal Town Hall in Palazzo Municipio, and hear how the building was the set location for the Police Commissioner’s office and the Vigata police station. Here you can purchase a ticket to the mayor's real-life office (Stanza del Sindaco), used in the series as Montalbano’s office.At the end of the day, relax on the drive back to your Taormina or Messina province hotel.

$62.80 Tours & Sightseeing

Ragusa Walking tour

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Giardini Iblei, Ragusa, Province of Ragusa, SicilyNice walk in a beautiful gardenDuration: 30 minutesStop At: Portale di San Giorgio, Ragusa, Province of Ragusa, SicilyBeautiful lateral entrance of the ex church of St. George, built in the 1440Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Chiesa San Giuseppe, Ragusa, Province of Ragusa, Sicilyvery interesting interiorDuration: 15 minutesStop At: Duomo di San Giorgio, Ragusa, Province of Ragusa, SicilyVery interesting interiorDuration: 30 minutes

$52.52 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Elaphiti Islands Small-Group Cruise

Elaphiti Islands attract large numbers of tourists during summer season due to their beaches and pristine scenery. Šipan – the farthest and largest island in terms of area and population. It also has two settlements. Lopud – second in size and best known for its sandy beaches, it is located between Šipan and Koločep islands. It's well developed in terms of tourism infrastructure. Koločep – is the closest island to Dubrovnik, located 5 kilometres (3 miles) from the Dubrovnik harbour at Gruž is used to be an important shipbuilding site in the Republic of Ragusa period. It is one of the most indented and the southernmost permanently inhabited Croatian island.You will be picked up from your hotel or nearby stop (if you are in a private accommodation) in the morning and transferred to Gruž port to board a small ship. First island to visit is Koločep, with great pebble beaches where you can swim, snorkel or walk around and explore. Second stop is Lopud, there is also pebble beach with great small houses of locals, as well as centuries old nobel summer houses, Franciscan monastery and Gjorgic Mayneri Park. Šipan is a third island that you’ll visit to see 16-century family summer villa Skočibuha, and it's just one of many stops that you need to make here. After returning to Gruž port you will be transferred back to your hotel.

$915.68 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Marina di Ragusa: Private Sailing and Lunch

Departing from Marina di Ragusa tourist port, you will sail to Punta Secca up to the 'Fomace Penna' of Punta Pisciotto, a prime example of the industrial architecture of the 1900s.During the stops those that want to will be able to dive into the clear blue waters to cool off.You can choose between the half-day tour or full-day tour. The full-day tour includes a light lunch with local products and a glass of wine, while you will be offered only a glass of wine if you choose the half-day tour.The boat (a Dufour sailing boat with 3 or 4 cabins with maximum 8 guests on-board) will be for your exclusive use, with a skipper included.

$205.51 Transfers & Ground Transport


arrivo ed escursione ad Acireale, uno dei paesi più belli della Riviera dei Ciclopi in cui spiccano la Basilica dei Santi Pietro e Paolo e la Collegiata di San Sebastiano. Qui ancora oggi a distanza di secoli, il Carnevale trae la propria linfa vitale dal rinnovato entusiasmo del pubblico partecipante, un pubblico che sceglie di farsi trasportare in una realtà alternativa, fatta di suoni e colori di una città in festa. Qui le stupende vie e piazze del centro storico della città sono la cornice ideale del più bel Carnevale di Sicilia, con carri allegorici, sfilate di gruppi mascherati, coriandoli, luci, fiori, musica e soprattutto tanto calore umano. Uno spettacolo che raggiunge il clou con le sfilate dei carri, attraverso i quali gli artigiani acesi esprimono la loro arguzia e fantasia,  trattando argomenti vari con allegoria e satira, tanto da far si che anche i problemi più seri possano generare un sorriso.

$43.39 Day Trips & Excursions

Parco acquatico di Etnaland

Parco Acquatico di Etnalandtutti i Mercoledì e le Domeniche:Luglio = 4 - 8 - 11 - 15 - 18 - 22 - 25 - 29 Agosto = 1 - 5 - 8 - 12 - 19 - 22 - 26 - 29   07:00 partenza da piazza Padre Pio a Marina di Rg.  07:30 partenza dal piazzale del Palazama a Ragusa  07:50 partenza dal rifornimento Lukoil a Coffa      09:20 arrivo ed ingresso al Parco Acquatico  18:00 partenza per il rientro in sede  19:40 arrivo al rifornimento Lukoil a Coffa  20:00 arrivo al piazzale del Palazama a Ragusa  20:30 arrivo a piazza Padre Pio a Marina di Rg.   adulti = € 38 . < 140 cm. = € 29 . < 100 cm. = € 14,00Le quote includono: viaggio in bus + ingressoPer ogni 15 paganti, una quota è omaggioInfo: La Terra viaggi - cell. +39 333 6950178