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La Casa delle Farfalle

Address: Piazza Principe di Napoli 7 | Palazzo S. Domenico, Modica, Sicily, Italy
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Ranked #17 of 28 things to do in Modica
Type: Specialty museums, Museums
Owner description: The butterfly house is a tropical greenhouse, in which everyone has the opportunity to walk in the...
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Type: Specialty museums, Museums
Owner description: The butterfly house is a tropical greenhouse, in which everyone has the opportunity to walk in the midst of lush greenery and a closer look at some of the most eye-catching butterflies in the world, while feeding, flying or resting in a that mimics their natural habitat. To make the exploration of the butterfly house more appealing and constructive , biologists and entomologists will guide visitors to immerse themselves in the fascinating world of butterflies , revealing their techniques and adaptive curiosity. You can find and follow closely the life cycle of butterflies , the lucky ones will even have the chance to witness in real time and live in that lovely moment when the butterfly emerges from its chrysalis and starts to spread her wings and then slowly soar . Along the way visitors will be able to watch, and in some cases even touch the real live not only caterpillars and pupae of butterflies and various types of cocoons of moths , but also other insects known for their unique features such as stick insects and Madagascar hissing cockroaches (living fossils Primary Age ) . The exploration of the butterfly house is an unmissable experience also paid to schools. In fact, it has the objective not only to excite its visitors but also to capture the attention of the younger ones, give rise to passions and strengthen our co-existence with nature. The butterfly house then became a teaching tool impact, as simple, fun and constructive.

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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Tried to visit this place but no one knew about it. Then we asked the Tourist Information Office and was told that it was no longer there. Pity.

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