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Noto: Historical Walking Tour with a Local Guide

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Discover the UNESCO World Heritage Listed Baroque town of Noto in Sicily on a guided walking tour. Stroll through the charming streets from the Royal Gate to the flowing Fountain of Hercules.

Highlights

  • You will visit the historic center that is a Unesco heritage site
  • You will learn about the history of the cathedral and its collapse
  • You will enjoy a small group experience with a qualified guide

Description

The tour will take place in a small group and with the accompaniment of a qualified tour guide who will tell you about the events of the great earthquake that devastated the Val di Noto in 1693 and the reconstruction of the city, which lives again thanks to its unique monuments and distinctive architecture. The itinerary will start from the Royal Gate and leading to visit from the inside and most beautiful monumental churches that Noto has to offer. You will be able to admire the Church of San Francesco, the Church of the Immaculate Conception and the Church of Santa Chiara, after which you will go up the eccentric Via Nicolaci, famous for the Infiorata and the most beautiful Baroque balconies in Sicily. Finally you will reach the Fountain of Hercules, which inevitably refers to the hero of Greek mythology who, legend has it, is said to have founded several cities in Sicily. In addition to information regarding the monuments and places surrounding Noto, the guide will also advise you regarding the food and wine specialties of the area, which are not to be missed!

Includes

Licensed tour guide Indoor tour of major monumental churches

Important Information

  • To ensure adherence to the Tour schedule, all participants are asked to arrive at the meeting point at least 10 minutes early In case of adverse weather conditions, the reservation may be subject to change or modification The tour can be conducted in Italian or English The tour is free of charge for ages 0 to 5

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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