Positioned in the southeast of Sicily, Val di Noto has a mild and pleasant climate, low hills, sunny valleys, and beautiful sandy beaches that stretch for kilometers. The area is a UNESCO World Heritage Site that combines history, culture, and geography for visitors to enjoy. It is famous for its stunning landscapes, baroque cities, and the unique character of each city that makes people want to explore and learn about its long cultural history. Ancient Greeks, Romans, Arabs, and other civilizations all passed through this area, leaving behind a wealth of beautiful artifacts that show how important each one’s culture was. It is famous worldwide as the birthplace of the Sicilian Baroque and offers a unique display of the beauty of nature and human creativity.

 

The Enchanting Baroque towns of Val di Noto

The artistic and historic heritage of Modica and the beautiful architecture of Noto are examples of the solid artistic spirit of the Val di Noto region.

In the late 1700s, a terrible earthquake hit this area. As a result, these cities were rebuilt with beautiful examples of late Baroque architecture. The best late Baroque architecture can be found in these eight towns, which are known as the “pearls” of the Noto Valley. They will leave you speechless.

Ragusa split into Ragusa Ibla and Ragusa Superiore, has beautiful views and intricate Baroque architecture, making it a great example of the Sicilian Baroque style.

Scicli is another hidden gem that is just as beautiful, with its winding streets and Baroque buildings set against rocky hills.

Caltagirone is famous for its ceramics and the beautiful Scala di Santa Maria del Monte, which is a set of stairs with steps made of ceramic tiles.

Palazzolo Acreide, with its Greek ruins and traditional festivals, is a special place to learn about history and local customs.

Ispica is known for its beautiful Baroque churches and deep gorge, Cava d’Ispica, full of history and natural beauty.

Catania, even though known for its immense city charm, is also an essential part of the larger Val di Noto area, which has a lot of history and the beautiful Mount Etna in the background.

Militello val di Catania is famous for its historical churches, palaces, and festivals. It boasts stunning Baroque architecture, local delicacies, and popular attractions like Chiesa Santuario Santa Maria della Stella.

Syracuse, with its ancient Greek theater, the island of Ortigia, and fabulous archaeological finds, is an essential part of Sicily’s history and culture, and it truly captures the spirit of the Val di Noto.

 

Embracing the Countryside: The Rural Charm of Val di Noto

Agriculture in Sicily is very different from one place to another. Some examples are the rich lands of Pachino, the rolling hills of Ragusa, and the old olive groves and vineyards around Modica. Beautiful red cherry tomatoes, olive oil, and Ragusano DOP cheese are what people from all over the world come to this area to enjoy. Vineyards around Etna have their own special taste because the land there is made of volcanic rock. It’s clear from these wines that Sicily has a long history of good food and life in the countryside.

 

Coastal Elegance: The Allure of Val di Noto’s Beaches

The coasts of Val di Noto are home to clean beaches and cute coastal towns like Marzamemi, Vendicari, and Calamosche, offering a taste of Mediterranean life. The Vendicari Nature Reserve is a protected area with unique flora and fauna, including tropical-style beaches from Calamosche to Portopalo di Capopassero, the southernmost point of Sicily’s mainland.

 

Living the Sicilian Dream: Experiencing Local Life in Style

A Villa with Pool in Val di Noto’s villas provides the perfect base for exploring the region’s gastronomy, wine, and cultural festivities. The area is renowned for its rich culinary heritage, featuring signature dishes like ‘pasta alla Norma‘ and ‘cioccolato di Modica’. Cultural festivities, such as the ‘Infiorata di Noto‘ flower festival and the ‘Festa di San Giorgio’ in Modica, offer a vibrant taste of Sicilian traditions.

 

Choosing Your Ideal Villa in Val di Noto

To get the most out of your time in Val di Noto, it’s important to choose the right place to stay from our beautiful Noto Villas. Location, style, and amenities make the experience much better as a whole, making each stay unique and memorable. Experience the dream of living in one of our luxury villas in Sicily and bask in the delightful atmosphere, surrounded by stunning Baroque architecture and the warm Mediterranean climate, making Val di Noto a distinguished destination.

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Villa Mennula

Marina di Ragusa From: €3,150 to: €5,250 per week

Luxury villa walking distance to the sandy beach and also private pool in the garden and private jacuzzi on the roof top

  • Luxury villa with private pool
  • Jacuzzi on the roof top
  • Elegant and stylish rooms
  • 4 Sleeps
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pool

Lido Azzurro beach and sea 550mt-0,34miles
Marina di Ragusa city 3Km-1,8miles
Punta Secca beach and sea 11Km-6miles
Donnafugata Castle 20Km-12miles
Modica 22Km-13miles

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Villa Sea View

Avola From: €2,100 to: €4,200 per week

Villa Sea View for an unparalleled Sicilian getaway with jacuzzi, where every moment is a symphony of luxury and nature's grandeur.

  • Stunning sea view with sea access at approx. 200 m.
  • Heated Jacuzzi in the garden
  • Contemporary style in the interior
  • 6 Sleeps
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms

Gallina village 2,7Km-1,6miles
Avola beach 3Km-2miles
Marina di Avola 12Km-7,4miles
Noto 18Km-11miles
Syracuse 25km-15miles

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Villa Cudiano

Marina di Ragusa/Scicli From: €1,820 to: €3,780 per week

Experience stunning Mediterranean Sea and Sicilian countryside views from the beautifully restored hillside property's large terraces and swimming pool.

  • The large villa offers a peaceful and picturesque setting.
  • Characteristic of the villa is a pleasant blend of style and comfort.
  • A spacious terrace and swimming pool provide views over the nature.
  • 6 Sleeps
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Pool

Marina di Ragusa 8Km-4miles
Donnalucata 4Km-2miles
Scicli 8km-4miles
Punta Secca 15Km-9miles
Modica 17Km-10miles

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Noto Hill Villa

Noto From: €8,600 to: €12,580 per week

Noto Hill Villa is a breathtakingly designed villa that boasts panoramic views and a private pool, located in the beautiful Baroque Sicily near Noto.

  • Amazing villa with panoramic pool
  • Stunning design furniture in spacious and bright rooms
  • Outside bar corner on the pool for al fresco moments
  • 9 Sleeps
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Pool

Ispica 7Km-4,3miles
Vendicari natural reserve 14Km-8,6miles
Noto city center 16Km-9,9miles
San Lorenzo beach 16Km-9,9miles
Marzamemi 16Km-9,9miles

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Villa Gioi

Noto From: €4,670 to: €7,810 per week

In Villa Gioi, from the terrace and refined pool, you can take in the stunning view of the leafy countryside of Baroque Sicily leading down to the blue sea.

  • Modern and stylish Villa nestled in the lush countryside of Noto.
  • Linear furnishings and precious works of Sicilian tradition.
  • The windows provide a wonderful balance between inside and outdoors.
  • 8 Sleeps
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Pool

Noto historical center 4,5km-3miles
Lido di Noto beach 7km-4miles
Marina di Avola 10km-6miles
Ispica 20km-13miles
Marzamemi 23km-14miles

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Villa Bianca

Donnafugata - Ragusa From: €5,800 to: €9,000 per week

A fantastically stylish villa with two infinity pools, set in the Sicilian countryside and close to the island’s highlights.

  • Brand new villa with panoramic views
  • 2 Infinity pools in the amazing garden
  • Near the beautiful and historic baroque village
  • 12 Sleeps
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Pool

Donnafugata Castle 900m-0,55miles
Montalbano's beach 16Km-9miles
Marina di Ragusa beach 16Km-9miles
Ragusa 17Km-10miles
Modica 30Km-18miles

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Villa Azure Air

Santa Maria del Focallo From: €1,300 to: €3,390 per week

The geometric design and colors of this villa with a swimming pool heated, located just a few minute's walk from the golden beach in Ispica, will make your holi...

  • Refined villa with heated pool that will embrace you with its colours
  • The blue of the living room overlooks the blue of the pool water
  • A short stroll will lead you to the golden beach
  • 6 Sleeps
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pool

Santa Maria del Focallo beach 600mt-0,31miles
Santa Maria del Focallo city center 1Km-0,62miles
Pozzallo 7Km-4miles
Ispica 11Km-6miles
Granelli beaches 11Km-6miles

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Villa Aida

Frigintini-Modica From: €8,498 to: €20,874 per week

An astonishing luxury villa with private pool and jacuzzi that can accomodate up to 24 people.

  • Luxury big villa with amazing private pool
  • Jacuzzi in the pool
  • Astonishing furnishings in the rooms
  • 24 Sleeps
  • 8 Bedrooms
  • 8 Bathrooms
  • Pool

Modica city center 9Km-5,5miles
Scicli 17Km-10miles
Ragusa 22Km-13miles
Noto 30Km-18miles
Marina di Ragusa 41Km-25miles

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Villa Bio

Sampieri From: €5,400 to: €6,990 per week

Elegant eco-villa deep in green countryside with a pond, pool and nearby beaches

  • Villa with unmistakable architectural style
  • Artificial lake supplies purified water to the bio-pool
  • Refined and minimalist style in furnishings
  • 6 Sleeps
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Pool

Sampieri downtown 1,5Km-0,9miles
Nearest beach 2Km-1,2miles
Marina di Modica 6Km-3,7miles
Donnalucata 10Km-6miles
Pozzallo beach 11Km-7miles

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Villa Bianca Levante

Donnafugata -Ragusa From: €2,900 to: €4,500 per week

A stylish east-facing villa with circular swimming pool in the Sicilian countryside

  • Elegant villa with wonderful views over the landscape
  • Circular infinity pool
  • A short distance from the famous Sicilian baroque villages
  • 6 Sleeps
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Pool

Donnafugata Castle 900m-0,55miles
Montalbano's beach 16Km-9miles
Marina di Ragusa beach 16Km-9miles
Ragusa 17Km-10miles
Modica 30Km-18miles

Aerial view of a Sicilian villa with pool surrounded by Baroque colors. Bookings during the period 01 April-30 April 10% discount
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Casale Limestone

Modica From: €2,360 to: €5,198 per week

An amazing old sicilian Casale with swimming pool, the perfect location where to enjoy of the siclian life, in the heart of baroque Sicily.

  • Old restored sicilian Casale
  • Perfect relax in the garden and the amazing pool
  • Divided in 3 houses for a complete privacy for a group of friends
  • 8+2 Sleeps
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Pool

Modica city center 6Km-3miles
Ragusa 19Km-11miles
Scicli 20Km-12miles
Marina di Modica beaches 28Km-17miles
Noto 36Km-22miles

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Villa Levante

Pozzallo - Ispica mare From: €1,700 to: €6,750 per week

Villa Lavante is located in a residential area, within easy reach of Pozzallo, with its shops, bars and restaurants, and lovely sandy beaches

  • Beautiful swimming pool set in a wooden decked surround
  • Bright and airy accommodation on two levels
  • Villa located in a residential area
  • 10 Sleeps
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Pool

Santa Maria del Focallo 8km-4miles
Marina di Modica 15Km-9miles
Modica 20km-12miles
Noto 29km-18miles
Marina di Ragusa 41Km-25miles

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Sicilian Heritage

Ragusa From: €2,940 to: €7,665 per week

A wonderfully restored Sicilian villa with swimming pool, terraces, a large garden and splendid views of the surrounding countryside.

  • Old sicilian Baglio completely renoved
  • Pool with panoramic view on the countryside
  • Elegant sicilian furnishings
  • 16 Sleeps
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • 7 Bathrooms
  • Pool

Ragusa city center 15Km-9miles
Marina di Ragusa beaches 19Km-11miles
Modica 25Km-15miles
Montalbano's beach 21Km-13miles
Donnalucata 23Km-14miles

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Villa Bianca Ponente

Donnafugata - Ragusa From: €2,900 to: €4,500 per week

A luxury west-facing Sicilian country villa with swimming pool, perfectly located for the Sicilian baroque

  • Villa with wonderful view
  • Rectangular infinity pool in the amazing garden
  • In the heart of Baroque Sicily
  • 6 Sleeps
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Pool

Donnafugata Castle 900m-0,55miles
Montalbano's beach 16Km-9miles
Marina di Ragusa beach 16Km-9miles
Ragusa 17Km-10miles
Modica 30Km-18miles

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Villa Leaf

Pozzallo From: €1,690 to: €6,750 per week

Elegant villa with private swimming pool in Pozzallo, South Sicily, only a few metres from the golden sandy beach.

  • Luxurious and bright villa with infinity pool in Baroque Sicily.
  • The azure of the sea may be seen from the terrace and first-floor.
  • A short walk will take you to the beautiful sands of the beach.
  • 10 Sleeps
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Pool

Sandy beach only 200mt
Pozzallo 2,5km-2miles
Santa Maria del Focallo 7,5km-4,5miles
Ispica 10km-6,5miles
Marzamemi 28km-17,5miles

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Villa Harmony

Modica From: €2,335 to: €4,760 per week

Set in the heart of the countryside between the beautiful Baroque city of Modica and the coast and Marina di Modica, Villa Harmony is an attractive farmhouse

  • Stone farmhouse, dating back to 1866, lovingly restored
  • Covered terrace with comfy rattan suite and table & chairs
  • Swimming pool, with massage jets, ideal for families with children
  • 9 Sleeps
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Pool

Modica 8Km-4miles
Donnalucata 16Km-9miles
Noto 38Km-23miles
Marzamemi 41Km-25miles
Syracuse 71Km-44miles

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Villa the Birds

Noto From: €1,960 to: €3,920 per week

Stay at this tastefully restored sea-front villa, in the middle of the Vendicari Natural Reserve, to enjoy blissful peace.

  • Swimming pool with view
  • Terraced garden with native plants
  • Bright and well furnished rooms
  • 5 Sleeps
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pool

City center 4Km-2miles
Marzamemi 25Km-15miles
Syracuse 39Km-24miles
Modica 40Km-25miles
Ragusa 53Km-32miles

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Villa Baroque Relax

Modica From: €2,815 to: €4,450 per week

Nice villa with private pool in Modica countryside

  • Luxury big villa in Modica countryside
  • Private pool with jacuzzi area with low water
  • Bright and minimal style in the rooms
  • 6 Sleeps
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Pool

Modica city center 7Km-4,3miles
Scicli 16Km-9,9miles
Ragusa 17Km-10miles
Marina di Ragusa 36Km-22miles
Noto 40Km-25miles

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Villa Etro

Santa Maria del Focallo - Ispica From: €1,600 to: €4,350 per week

Just a short distance from the stunning beach of Santa Maria del Focallo, this attractive villa was built to offer spacious and very comfortable accommodation

  • Swimming pool and fully fenced garden
  • Stylish forniture with soft tones of white, cream and grey
  • Just 300mt from Santa Maria del Focallo sandy beach
  • 6 Sleeps
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Pool

Ispica 12km-7miles
Modica 37km-22miles
Ragusa 52km-32miles
Siracusa 63Km-39miles
Catania 119km-73miles

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Villa Nature and Relax

Noto From: €2,200 to: €3,800 per week

Villa with pool near Noto, surrounded by a 300.000sqm park in the Sicilian countryside and just a short drive away from a golf resort.

  • Set in the relaxing countryside
  • Swimming pool with solarium
  • Colored forniture
  • 4 Sleeps
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pool

Noto city center 2,5Km-1,5miles
Marzamemi 25Km-15miles
Syracuse 39Km-24miles
Modica 40Km-25miles
Ragusa 53Km-32miles

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Villa Framar

Santa Maria del Focallo From: €1,700 to: €6,760 per week

Stylish villa with heated swimming pool, sun deck, and sea view, just a few minute's walk from the beach.

  • Amazing villa with heated pool
  • Stylish and elegant furnishings
  • Delightful view from the large windows of the living room over the poo
  • 10 Sleeps
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Pool

Santa Maria del Focallo beach 550mt-0,31miles
Santa Maria del Focallo city center 1Km-0,62miles
Pozzallo 7Km-4miles
Ispica 11Km-6miles
Granelli beaches 11Km-6miles

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Villa Marsh Harrier

Noto From: €2,450 to: €5,110 per week

Villa Marsh Harrier is a modern villa only 4km from the center of the baroque city of Noto and situated in an oasis of peace between panoramic pool and a garden...

  • Modern and bright villa with large french windows
  • Amanzing mediterranean garden all around
  • Pool in the garden overlooking the panorama
  • 6+2 Sleeps
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pool

City center 4Km-2miles
Marzamemi 25Km-15miles
Syracuse 39Km-24miles
Modica 40Km-25miles
Ragusa 53Km-32miles

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Villa Lemon Tree

Noto From: €2,310 to: €4,900 per week

Enjoy the southern coast of Sicily, with spectacular views as well as total privacy and comfort.

  • Perfect for family or friends
  • Great details on furnishings
  • Amazing pool in the garden
  • 6+1 Sleeps
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pool

City center 4Km-2miles
Marzamemi 25Km-15miles
Syracuse 39Km-24miles
Modica 40Km-25miles
Ragusa 53Km-32miles

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Villa Focallo

Ispica - Santa Maria del Focallo From: €1,480 to: €4,100 per week

Chic and contemporary in every way, great attention has been paid to details and choice of colour

  • Villa with swimming pool only a few meters from the beach
  • Elegant and detailed furnishings
  • Outdoor kitchen with built-in barbecue
  • 6 Sleeps
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Pool

Ispica 12Km-7miles
Modica 37Km-22miles
Ragusa 52Km-32miles
Syracuse 63Km-39miles
Catania 119Km-73miles

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Villa Lotus

Santa Maria del Focallo From: €1,630 to: €3,455 per week

Amazing stylish villa with private swimming pool close to Santa Maria del Focallo, in Sicily

  • Stylish villa with swimming pool
  • Elegant and comfortable furnishings
  • A few mins to the sandy beach
  • 4 Sleeps
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Pool

Santa Maria del Focallo 50Mt-0,03miles
Pozzallo seaside 6Km-3miles
Marina di Modica 17Km-10miles
Modica 23Km-14miles
Marzamemi 24Km-14miles

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Villa Zoe

Ragusa From: €2,250 to: €6,300 per week

Villa Zoe is perched on the hillside, affording the most beautiful and panoramic views of the surrounding area down to the coast and Mediterranean Sea. 

  • Set on hills, offers spacious and comfortable accommodation
  • Interiors glossy and modern with minimalist furnishings
  • Infinity swimming pool set in an open terrace surround
  • 8 Sleeps
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Pool

Ragusa 7Km-5miles
Modica 22Km-13miles
Pozzallo 41Km-25miles
Santa Maria del Focallo 54Km-33miles
Noto 58km-36miles

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Villa Redshank Nest

Noto From: €1,330 to: €2,765 per week

Enjoy Sicily in a private spa in which to unwind, beautiful beaches to lay on, and amazing art to contemplate.

  • Stylish villa in residential area
  • Amazing garden all around
  • Jacuzzi in the garden with sea view.
  • 3 Sleeps
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathrooms

City center 4Km-2miles
Marzamemi 25Km-15miles
Syracuse 39Km-24miles
Modica 40Km-25miles
Ragusa 53Km-32miles

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Square Pool Villa

Noto From: €1,135 to: €2,090 per week

Nice and elegant villa with private pool in Noto countryside, perfect for 2 people, just a corner of paradise!

  • Elegant and spacious villa for 2
  • Bright and well furnished rooms
  • Nice small private pool in the garden
  • 2 Sleeps
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathrooms
  • Pool

Noto city center 14Km-8miles
Lido di Noto 21Km-13miles
Fontane Bianche beach 31Km-19miles
Syrakus 31Km-19miles
Marzamemi 36Km-22miles

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Villa Almond Tree

Noto From: €2,310 to: €4,900 per week

Need a quiet retreat away from prying eyes? Villa Almond Tree has everything: a pool, privacy and a beautiful panorama.

  • Only 4Km drive from Noto city center
  • Amazing views on the city
  • Swimming pool with mediterranean garden all around
  • 6+1 Sleeps
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pool

City center 4Km-2miles
Marzamemi 25Km-15miles
Syracuse 39Km-24miles
Modica 40Km-25miles
Ragusa 53Km-32miles

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Villa Gemma

Floridia Siracusa From: €2,590 to: €5,880 per week

Looking for a villa with a private pool, garden and stylish furnishings for your holiday? This terrific villa is exactly what you're looking for

  • Amazing villa with private pool in a lush garden
  • Verandas with patios and furniture
  • Modern and sophisticated styling in the rooms
  • 8 Sleeps
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Pool

Floridia downtown 3Km-1,8miles
Marina di Melilli 15Km-9miles
Syracuse downtown 18Km-11miles
Plemmirio sea 28km-17miles
Ortygia 18Km-11miles

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Villa Marza

Marzamemi From: €1,290 to: €3,035 per week

Just a few meters to the sandy beach of Marzamemi there is villa Marza, beach villa with also garden and private swimming pool.

  • A pool villa ideal for a family or two couples of friends
  • Beach villa walking distance to the sea
  • Outside kitchen on the pool
  • 4 Sleeps
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathrooms
  • Pool

Marzamemi city center 0,7Km-0,43miles
Vendicari natural reserve 10Km-6miles
Noto 21Km-13miles
Ispica 23Km-14miles
Modica 41Km-25miles

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Villa Orchidea

Pozzallo From: €2,170 to: €3,900 per week

Villa with swimming pool just a few mins walking to the sandy beach, perfect for family.

  • Family villa near the beach
  • Swimming pool with entrance gate
  • Stylish furnishings
  • 8 Sleeps
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Pool

Punta Secca, Montalbano's beach 8Km-4miles
Ragusa 24Km-14miles
Modica 34Km-14miles
Noto 64Km-39miles
Marzamemi 66Km-41miles

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Country Villa

Noto From: €1,850 to: €2,780 per week

Spacious and vintage style with elegant private pool and with an incredible view on the green countryside of Noto

  • Elegant and spacious villa for 6
  • Bright and well furnished rooms
  • Nice private pool in the garden
  • 6 Sleeps
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Pool

Noto city center 16Km-9miles
Lido di Noto 16Km-9miles
Marzamemi 16Km-9miles
Santa Maria del Focallo 17Km-10miles
Modica 29Km-18miles

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Villa Donnalucata

Donnalucata From: €1,316 to: €4,193 per week

Well refined and modern villa with heated swimming pool surrounded by a lovely Mediterranean garden rich in flowers, fruit trees, olive and carob groves

  • Ideal place for lovers of the sea and Sicilian Baroque
  • Golden sandy beach nearby
  • Infinity heated swimming pool with salt water
  • 6 Sleeps
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pool

Scicli 8km-4miles
Ragusa 32km-19miles
Modica 19km-11miles
Noto 53km-32miles
Siracusa 87km-54miles

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Apartment White Palace

Syracuse Ortigia From: €235 to: €310 per night

The stable of a 17th century noble palace is today an exclusive apartment for two with view on the sea, 50m away from the Aretusea fountain in Ortigia

  • Located in Ortigia, the heart of Syracuse
  • 50mt away from Fonte Aretusea and Maniace Castle
  • 17th century building
  • 2 Sleeps
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathrooms

Riserva of Plemmirio 14Km-8miles
Fontane Bianche 18Km-11miles
Marzamemi 56Km-34miles
Noto 39km-24miles
Catania 69Km-42miles

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Villa Gelsomino

Modica From: €2,750 to: €5,120 per week

Countryside villa with pool in Modica, very spacious and bright rooms inside and an amazing view on the large garden

  • Elegant new villa with swimming pool
  • Solarium and outside kitchen for al fresco meals
  • Bright and spacious rooms
  • 8 Sleeps
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Pool

Modica 5Km-3miles
Pozzallo 12Km-7miles
Scicli 13Km-8miles
Marina di Modica 17Km-10miles
Ragusa 25Km-15miles

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Villa Selene

Modica From: €1,255 to: €2,810 per week

Cozy villa with swimming pool, the perfect choice for a family

  • Cozy villa with swimming pool
  • Ideal for a family
  • Verandah with patio for al fresco meals
  • 5 Sleeps
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathrooms
  • Pool

Modica city center 5Km-3miles
Pozzallo 15Km-9miles
Scicli 15Km-9miles
Marina di Modica beaches 19Km-11miles
Ragusa 25Km-15miles

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Villa Flamingos

Ispica From: €3,250 to: €5,050 per week

Villa Flamingos  is an old stone farmhouse where every year the migration of various species of water birds, especially flamingos, can be enjoyed

  • Stone farmhouse overlooking the famous Longarini Nature Reserve
  • The accommodation comprises the main house as well as 2 apartments
  • Almond, olive and carob trees encircle the entire property.
  • 10+1 Sleeps
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Pool

Ispica 12Km-7miles
Modica 37Km-22miles
Ragusa 52Km-32miles
Syracuse 63Km-39miles
Catania 119Km-73miles

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Villa Anemone

Pozzallo From: €2,100 to: €6,400 per week

Amazing villa near Pozzallo with swimminig pool in the stunning garden

  • Countryside villa with swimming pool
  • Enclosed garden laid to lawn with trees and shrubs
  • Bright and spacious rooms
  • 8+2 Sleeps
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Pool

Pozzallo beaches 3Km-1,5miles
Modica 15Km-9miles
Scicli 18Km-11miles
Noto 30Km-18miles
Ragusa 32Km-19miles

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Apartment Flowers

Modica From: €210 to: €265 per night

The perfect mix between a modern decor and early 19th century design for this holiday apartment in Modica near St. George cathedral

  • Living with view in the village
  • Great attention on details of furniture
  • Bright and well furnished rooms
  • 2 Sleeps
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathrooms

Scicli 11Km-6miles
Ragusa 15km-9miles
Donnalucata 20Km-12miles
Marina di Modica 24Km-14miles
Noto 38km-23miles

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Nature Dammuso

Noto From: €1,330 to: €2,100 per week

This ancient 13th century house is today a modern holiday villa with pool in a wide park and a panoramic terrace that overlooks the countryside

  • Relaxing countryside all around
  • Amazing view from the pool
  • Colored patchwork forniture
  • 2 Sleeps
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathrooms
  • Pool

Noto city center 2,5Km-1,5miles
Marzamemi 25Km-15miles
Syracuse 39Km-24miles
Modica 40Km-25miles
Ragusa 53Km-32miles

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Apartment St.George

Modica From: €290 to: €390 per night

An elegantly renovated stone house in Modica 50 meters from St. George cathedral. The house measures 230sqm and dates back to the 18th century

  • Typical dammuso style
  • Great attention on details of furniture
  • Set in a historical palace
  • 4 Sleeps
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms

Scicli 11Km-6miles
Ragusa 15km-9miles
Donnalucata 20Km-12miles
Marina di Modica 24Km-14miles
Noto 38km-23miles

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Apartment Sky

Modica From: €150 to: €210 per night

Tradition and minimal design. Apartment Sky is an elegant loft on two floors, the ground floor and a mezzanine, perfect for 4 guests.

  • Gorgeous and private balcony with view
  • Perfect for couples or family
  • Colored forniture
  • 2 Sleeps
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathrooms

Scicli 11Km-6miles
Ragusa 15km-9miles
Donnalucata 20Km-12miles
Marina di Modica 24Km-14miles
Noto 38km-23miles

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Villa Granatu

Marina di Ragusa From: €3,150 to: €6,125 per week

Villa Granatu is an amazing luxury villa in Marina di Ragusa with walking distance to the sandy beach and also private pool in the garden and private jacuzzi on...

  • Amazing villa with private pool in the garden
  • Jacuzzi on the roof top with view
  • Well furnished rooms
  • 6 Sleeps
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pool

Lido Azzurro beach and sea 550mt-0,34miles
Marina di Ragusa city 3Km-1,8miles
Punta Secca beach and sea 11Km-6miles
Donnafugata Castle 20Km-12miles
Modica 22Km-13miles

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Ananda Farmhouse

Noto area From: €6,000 to: €12,800 per week

Luxurious retreat with pool in Noto's beautiful countryside, perfect for exploring and enjoying stunning scenery.

  • Great masseria in Baroque Sicily in the countryside of Noto
  • Traditional Sicilian luxury farmhouse
  • Private pool for exclusive use
  • 26 Sleeps
  • 13 Bedrooms
  • 11 Bathrooms
  • Pool

Santa Maria del Focallo sea 12Km-7miles
Marzamemi sea 14Km-9miles
Vendicari natural reserve 14Km-9miles
Pozzallo sea 20Km-12miles
Noto city center 21Km-13miles

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Apartment the Cave

Modica From: €165 to: €240 per night

Elegant 90sqm loft, completely renovated and set in a traditional stone house inside a nineteenth-century palace in Modica

  • Typical stone decorates the rooms
  • Great attention on details
  • Set in a historical palace
  • 2 Sleeps
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathrooms

Scicli 11Km-6miles
Ragusa 15km-9miles
Donnalucata 20Km-12miles
Marina di Modica 24Km-14miles
Noto 38km-23miles

Spring is the ideal season to explore Val di Noto. (April to June) and autumn (September to November). During these times, the weather is pleasant, and the landscape is vibrant, making it ideal for exploring the cities and countryside. Summer (July and August) is excellent for beachgoers but expect higher temperatures and larger crowds.

In the charming region of Val di Noto in Sicily, you'll find a handful of captivating sights that highlight the area's fascinating history and natural beauty to live like a local see;

  1. Noto; Renowned as the crown jewel of Val di Noto, Noto boasts exquisite Baroque architecture such as Corso Vittorio Emanuele and San Nicolò Cathedral.
  2. Ragusa Ibla; Wander through the enchanting town of Ragusa Ibla with its elegant palaces and churches, including the striking Duomo San Giorgio and Ibla Gardens.
  3. Modica; Take a stroll in Modica Alta to admire the impressive Chiesa di San Giorgio and wander through the medieval alleyways of the historic center.
  4. Scicli; Often overlooked yet deserving attention, Scicli charms visitors with its palatial streets like Via Penna and breathtaking vistas from the church of San Matteo.
  5. Syracuse; Immerse yourself in Syracuse's ancient Greek heritage, exploring landmarks like Piazza del Duomo and savouring stunning sunsets along the waterfront.

These remarkable attractions offer a glimpse into Val di Noto's rich architectural legacy and cultural tapestry, cementing it as a must-see spot in Sicily.

Tourists can contribute to sustainability by staying in eco-friendly accommodations, using public transportation or walking when possible, supporting local artisans and farmers by purchasing local products, and respecting natural sites by following guidelines and disposing of waste properly.

In the middle of Val di Noto, Sicilian food comes out in a variety of flavours that reflect the history and identity of the island.

When it comes to Sicilian street food, arancini are the real deal. They are golden and crispy on the outside and soft and fluffy on the inside. Usually filled with hearty and flavorful ragù, sweet peas, and melted mozzarella, they make a complete and comforting meal that can please the taste buds with the right mix of textures and flavors.

Cannoli is one of the most famous desserts in Sicily. Their crunchy fried shell wraps around a creamy filling of fresh ricotta, which is often made even better with chocolate chips or candied fruit. The crunchy shell goes perfectly with the soft and delicate ricotta, making for an unforgettable taste experience.

Sicily is surrounded by water, which means there is a lot of fresh seafood and fish that can be used to make simple but tasty dishes. Val di Noto has a lot of different types of seafood. Some of the most popular are pasta with sardines, which combines the flavours of the sea and the land with wild fennel, and the classic fried paranza, which serves fresh fish golden and crispy, paying homage to the island's maritime history.

In Modica, making chocolate is a unique tradition that comes from using old techniques that were brought there from the Aztecs. This chocolate is unique because it has a grainy texture and a strong cocoa flavor. It is often enhanced with local scents like orange, vanilla, or even chili pepper, creating an interesting mix of sweetness and spice.

Sicily's cities and towns all have traditional restaurants and trattorias where you can enjoy these and other Sicilian specialties. This is the best way to fully experience the island's food culture. These restaurants, which are often run by families, are more than just places to eat. They are also true keepers of tradition, where each dish tells a story and stirs up passion, taking guests on a journey through the real flavours of Sicily.

Each unique experience in Sicily not only stands on its own but also intertwines with the broader tapestry of Sicilian culture and traditions, offering a comprehensive insight into the island's rich heritage.

  1. Infiorata Flower Festival in Noto: As one of the best ways to fully experience Sicily's rich traditions, the Infiorata Flower Festival stands out. The artistic side of Sicily is really shown here, with the streets turning into bright displays of flower art. This festival is a big part of experiencing Sicily's creativity and sense of community. It ties in with the main idea of getting to know the area's traditions and natural beauty better.
  2. Chocolate-Making Workshop in Modica: The workshop in Modica where you can learn how to make chocolate is more than just a cooking class; it's also a historical trip that connects you to Sicily's old food traditions. It's a direct way to experience the island's rich culinary history. The famous chocolate, which is a symbol of Sicilian culinary innovation, gives you a taste of the island's unique mix of cultures.
  3. Exploring Ancient Olive Groves: Exploring Sicily's agricultural heartland and its traditions that go back thousands of years is connected to visiting the island's old olive groves. This experience gives you a direct link to the land and a sense of the environmentally friendly methods and deep respect for nature that are typical of Sicilian farming. Sicily's long history with its landscape is shown by this, and it's an important part of understanding Sicilian life.
  4. Wine-Tasting Tour in the Countryside: The wine-tasting tours are a great way to learn about Sicily's famous viticulture, which is an important part of the island's great food and new farming methods. You can enjoy the fruits of Sicily's different terroirs, which show the island's wide range of geography and climate. It's a celebration of Sicily's winemaking skills, showing how tradition and new ideas can work together to make beloved wines.
  5. Local Cooking Classes: Taking cooking classes in the area completes the main experience by giving you a hands-on look at Sicilian food traditions. These classes are more than just learning how to cook. They give you a personal look into the daily life and cultural identity of Sicily. They also show you how important food is as a way to tell stories and express culture. You can feel the spirit of Sicilian culture and hospitality through cooking. Sharing meals is a big part of Sicilian culture.

Each of these experiences, while distinct, contributes to a cohesive understanding of Sicily's cultural richness, offering a multifaceted immersion into the island's traditions, landscapes, and culinary heritage.

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