Places to go, people to see

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Places to visit: 37.250000, 14.350000

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Below is a table of places to go with an image, a brief description (with catagorisation), distance in km, time to get there (average) and a clickable link to a Google map.
Please also see more about places to visit/see.  See this gallery of views around modica.

Categories include: H=Historical interest, E=Eat and Drink, C=Culture, I=Indoors, O=Outdoors, D=Disabled access< br/>
Note: Disabled access is rated D1-D3 where D1 means poor disabled access/facilities, D3 means good disabled access/facilities
Indoors may mean you have to walk to the site – generally not more than 5 or 10 minutes

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Cava D'Ispica
Rock tombs in Cava d'Ispica
Rock tombs in Cava d'Ispica

H;C;O;D1
Cava D'Ispica
  8.7 km 19 mins
Journey to Cava D'Ispica
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Journey to Cava D'ispica
Camarina
Camarina Archaelogical Museum
Camarina Archaelogical Museum

H;C;O;D3
A discrete entrance (note the stones in the field on the left) to the Archaeological Museum and beyond is an incredible historical site. Camarina is a wonderful site of Archaeological interest that - being such - is approached along an unfinished road with a gravel car-park and an almost hiddent entrance to the site (which was an old Wine making building) but with the enthusiasm of the (non English speaking)
 30.1 km 45 mins
Route to Camarina
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Route to Camarina
Siracusa Amphitheatre
The Amphitheatre at Syracuse
The Amphitheatre at Syracuse

H;C;O;D3
The Archaelogical park at Siracusa has a massive Greek amphitheatre with a backing of tombs (of past actors) carved into the rock and a view of the sea in the background.

There is a car-park outside the entrance to the Archaelogical park.
 74.4 km 86 mins / 1 h 26 m
Journey to Syracuse
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Journey to Syracuse
Siracusa Cathedral
Cathedral at Siracusa
The beautiful Baroque Cathedral at Siracusa

H;C;I;D2
The Cathedral at Siracusa is a typical example of Baroque architecture.
 74.4 km 86 mins / 1 h 26 m
Journey to Syracuse
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Journey to Syracuse
Agrigento
The Temples at Agrigento
An amazing collection of Greek Temples

H;C;O;D2
The largest collection of near intact Greek temples outside of Greece.
144 km165 mins / 2 h 45 m
Journey to Agrigento
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Journey to Agrigento
Noto

Noto Cathedral
Noto Cathedral

H;C;O;D2
A beautiful city rebuilt after an earthquake ... but in Soapstone - this means the whole city was essentially being weathered away however was given a grant for renevating and protecting it and that they have.
The picture showing the steps to the magnificent Cathedral. Restored to it's original beauty you can walk round the Cathedral or see it from the freely accessible roof veranders of the local (again beautiful) municipal building and church.
 38.3 km 55 mins
Route to Noto
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Route to Noto
Etna
Mount Etna (seen from Taormina amphitheatre)
Mount Etna (seen from Taormina amphitheatre)


The place should need no explanation...

Mount Etna
Mount Etna

167 km163 mins / 2 hours 43 mins
Route to Mount Etna
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Route to Mount Etna
Pozzalo
Pozzalo
Pozzalo
 23.7 km 30 mins
Route to Pozzalo
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Route to Pozzalo

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