Just a few kilometers away from Sortino and Ferla, it is possible to visit the ancient
site of Pantalica (XIII-VII cc. B.C), the largest necropolis in the whole
Europe, one of the most important Sicilian archaeological sites, included on the
UNESCO World Heritage List. The place has been inhabitated since the BornzeAge
and destroyed before 664 B.C., to experience a second birth later, under the
Byzantine and Arab dominations. It overlooks the lush valleys of crossed by the
rivers Anapo and Calcinara. You can visit Pantalica from Sortino (short trip)
or Ferla (long trip). A total of 2100 graves skilfully dug outin the hard rock
of the high and sheer waslls.
Pantalica (Sortino side) it take about 40 minutes walk.
Pantalica (Ferla side) is more beautiful than the Sortino side and there is about 15 Kms trail.
Siracusa, The Greek Theather Eurialo's Castle
2) Fontane bianche beach (Siracusa); the natural reserve of Vendicari and Noto or Siracusa.
Fontante Bianche The Natural Reserve of Vendicari
The territory of Syracuse offers some beautiful natural oasis, such as “Vendicari”,
a natural reserve since 1984, where, every year, hundreds of species of birds
rest in their way to the sone of repouction. It is possible to adimire the
typical Mediterranean bus and it contains some interesting archaelocigacl
jewels tha reveal the story of its inhabitants since the prehistoric period.
Capital of Barocque, Worls Heritage after the unesco Recognition, it has always been defined the “Stone Garden”, for the immense beauty and the richness of its cultural patrimony. Noto is not represente only be the beauty of its nobe plaaces an by its baroque churches. Noto is an example of symbiosis between cultural heritage, landscaoe, environment and territory. It is a place where you can breathe culture , but where the attention is also focused on eco-sustainability and on the development of the environment. You can breath nature. When you visit Vendicari you are captured by the silence and the colours of thousands of pink glamingos. You can taste the high quality of wine-food products (moscto di Noto d.o.c., Nero d’Avola, almond di Noto, oil fo the Iblei mountains.
3) Marina di Ragusa beach or Marina di Modica,
Modica and Ragusa Ibla
Marina di Ragusa Marina di Modica
4) Cavagrande lakes, Marzamemi, San Lorenzo - Pachino;