2 days in Province of Ragusa Itinerary

2 days in Province of Ragusa Itinerary

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Ferry to Pozzallo, Taxi to Ragusa
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Ragusa
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Taxi to Pozzallo, Ferry to Valletta

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Ragusa

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Town of Bridges

Once a flourishing ancient city, Ragusa was rebuilt after a devastating earthquake in 1693.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di San Giovanni Battista, then explore the ancient world of Torre Cabrera, then look for gifts at Antica Dolceria Bonajuto, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Santa Maria di Betlem. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Riserva Naturale del Fiume Irminio, then pause for some serene contemplation at Suore Adoratrici Del Ss. Sacramento, then browse the exhibits of A Rutta ri Ron Carmelu, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Matteo.

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Valletta, Malta to Ragusa is an approximately 3.5-hour combination of ferry and taxi. You can also do a combination of ferry and bus; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Ragusa are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ragusa

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Shopping

Side Trips

Province of Ragusa travel guide

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Historic Walking Areas · Churches · Beaches
Ragusa is a city and comune in southern Italy. It is the capital of the province of Ragusa, on the island of Sicily, with 73,288 inhabitants in 2016. It is built on a wide limestone hill between two deep valleys, Cava San Leonardo and Cava Santa Domenica. Together with seven other cities in the Val di Noto, it is part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site.HistoryThe origins of Ragusa can be traced back to the 2nd millennium BC, when there were several Sicel settlements in the area. The current district of Ragusa Ibla has been identified as Hybla Heraea.The ancient city, located on a, 300m high hill, came into contact with nearby Greek colonies, and grew thanks to the nearby port of Camerina. Following a short period of Carthaginian rule, it fell into the hands of the ancient Romans and the Byzantines, who fortified the city and built a large castle. Ragusa was occupied by the Arabs in 848 AD, remaining under their rule until the 11th century, when the Normans conquered it. Selected as County seat, its first Count was Geoffrey, son of Count Ruggero of Sicily.

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