5 Tips to Make the Most of Visiting Ragusa, Sicily

5 Tips to Make the Most of Visiting Ragusa, Sicily, Ragusa, Italy (B)

Sicily is a place that’s guaranteed to deliver tourists some jaw-dropping scenery. If my posts on Sicily show you anything, I’m sure it’s that. And yet, among the various scenic places I visited around the island, one destination clearly stands apart. That destination is the hilltop city of Ragusa, a place you need to visit simply to see for yourself. You won’t want to miss visiting Ragusa as it’s a picture-postcard combination of elegant Baroque architecture and faded Sicilian character.

Like Noto and other places in the southeast of Sicily, this city is part of the UNESCO-recognised Val di Noto area known for its Baroque architecture. But the city is so much more than that, mainly thanks to the way the landscape carves it up. See, there are two distinct parts to the city. Climbing a lower hill you have the historic Ragusa Ibla, the city’s historic centre. Watching over it you have the (more) modern part of the city called Ragusa Superiore, that’s still centuries old. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: 5 Tips to Make the Most of Visiting Ragusa, Sicily
Guide Location: Italy » Ragusa
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: David Johnston
Read it on Author's Website: https://www.travelsewhere.net/visiting-ragusa-sicily/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Church of St Mary of the Stairs
  • Ragusa Ibla
  • Via del Mercato
  • Piazza della Repubblica
  • Piazza Duomo
  • Church of St George
  • Corso XXV Aprile
  • Giardino Ibleo
  • Ragusa Superiore
  • Ragusa Cathedral
  • Terrazzo su Ibla