Park in The Noto Coast

Riserva Naturale Oasi Faunistica di Vendicari

Butting onto the ruins of Eloro is a wonderful stretch of wild coastline encompassing three separate marshes and a number of sandy beaches. The most beautiful of these is Marianelli, known locally as a nudist and ga…
Roman Site in The Noto Coast

Villa Romana del Tellaro

Going south towards Pachino on the main SP19 brings you to this Roman villa, home to some fascinating mosaics. The villa was largely destroyed by fire in the 4th century, but painstaking excavation has brought to li…
Archaeological Site in The Noto Coast


Just south of Lido di Noto are the sparse ruins of the 7th-century-BC Syracusan colony of Helorus. It's an attractive coastal setting, even if it's quite hard to make out what you're looking at. In fact, excavations…