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Address: 97018, Scicli, Sicily, Italy
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Montelbano's Sicily - in the heart of Baroque South - a quiet gem

Scicli is not always on the beaten track of the more flamboyant Ragusa Ibli and Modica, Noto route - however it is SO worth the extra few miles to include it in your tour of the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Carrie P
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Scicli is not always on the beaten track of the more flamboyant Ragusa Ibli and Modica, Noto route - however it is SO worth the extra few miles to include it in your tour of the south. There are a number of locations here which have been used in the TV detective Montelbano series which you can access - (including... More 

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Santa Cruz, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 11, 2017 via mobile

We enjoy the smaller towns and communities which provide a personal experience with those we connect. These cities recognize tourists but have less in the way of pandering to them such as the larger cities have done. We would be curious to see what the on season looks like for tourist traffic and reaching out for amenities usual to tourist... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 18, 2016 via mobile

Very amazing place and area. Make sure you plan your visit during the sunset so you can walk up to the church up and enjoy the stunning view of the sunset and the city lights. All restaurants there are unique and nice

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Lancaster, VA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016

We didn't find ScIcli in the tour books, but it is near Ragusa and on a tip, we decided to give it a try. Good idea. It is very, but less touristy than Ragusa or Modica. Narrow streets, great views and homes clinging to the hilltop. Nice walking town and not bad to do by car.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

We made a brief visit to Scicli at the end of a day but were pleased not to have missed it. We enjoyed a walk up the hill to the old castle and the beautiful views as the sunset. The centre was a little more bustling and busy than some of the smaller hill towns.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

We came here in the evening and were overwhelmed by the illuminated buildings and the beautiful setting.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

Off the normal track of the other more well known Baroque towns of Ortigia, Noto, Modica and Ragusa. Quieter and smaller and probably my favourite.

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Waimea, Hawaii
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016

This is a very quaint town and easy to drive in--compared to larger cities like Catania or Siracusa. Nice place for a one-night stop while touring Sicily.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016

We had not planned don visiting but were persuaded by other to try it. Glad we did. You drop down into it rather than looking up at it on a hill. The centre is a small place full of interest. Obviously a profusion of baroque churches. Go the whole hog & climb up to Santa Matteo.....& beyond

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Unzent, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016

Scicli was one of the towns in the Ragusa area we had not visited until the last trip. I can't imagine why we had missed it before! Yes, it is another place where they film Inspector Montalbano (I confess I'm a fan) using the facade of the church of San Giovanni Evagelista, and yet another late-baroque town of great beauty.... More 

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