Today departure for Ragusa. The city is situated in the Iblean mountains and, along with Ragusa, it is part of the UNESCO Heritage Sites in Sicily. The main economy of the area revolves around dairy cheese & agricultural products like olives, carobs, legumes, and grains. Upon arrival we walk through the historical town of Ragusa Ibla highlights the wide array of Baroque architecture in Sicily, including several stunning palaces and churches. Light lunch in a local trattoria. This afternoon a short drive takes us to Modica a small village famous for the chocolate. Modica’s chocolate is one of the most famous products of the Ragusa area. It is still made the same way the ancient Aztecs made chocolate in Mexico and its tradition dates back to the 16th century. The technique was brought over by the Spaniards who in turn learned about it in what is now Mexico. Later we return to Syracuse.
SEMI ESCORTED HOSTED TOURS
Provided with: minimum of 4 clients
Limited to maximum: 20 people
Language: English Only
Departure from Siracusa: Saturday
This tour is land only.
APPOINTMENT WITH OUR STAFF:
Siracusa, Corso Umberto I 10 (near Milano Hotel)
It is required to be at the meeting point within 8:30am
We will do our best to start the tour within 8:45am
This tour is operated only with English speaking Driver up to 7/8 people.
The Driver is not a Licensed Tourist Guide —Licensed Tourist Guide: are the only professionals, with a Regional license, permitted to conduct visits and tours in all sites and museums within a city — and he cannot escort people inside the monuments because this is not allowed by Italian Rules. However, he has the competences to promote the most important highlights providing basic historical & cultural information.
From 8/9 people, this tour is operated with a Tour Director.
This tour is provided with a minimum of 4 clients. In case this number will not be reached, the tour will be cancelled even after Confirmation and all the amount paid refunded.
PRODUCT CODE: FDRAGTOUR