Cultural tours

It is necessary to fully cover an area to truly know it; it does not matter how, as long as a few steps are followed in order to meet the people who live and work there; to admire the scenery; to feel the scents and flavors. ‘Cultural tours’ are tailored for those travelers who want to dedicate a bit of their time to know the culture, the history and the people, also through open archaeological sites, and traditions. The paths that can join those of local food and wine and that can be customized according on the time of year, interests, and suggestions.

Please contact us prior to your arrival!

 

WALKING TOURS WITH A GUIDE

 Walk through the narrow streets, up and down the beautiful stairs that connect Ragusa Ibla to “Upper” Ragusa; discover why the existence of two historic centers. Observe the Baroque Iblean historic buildings and churches; admire the architectural traces of previous historical periods...linger in front of landscapes that suggest the city’s history. Stroll along the streets and meet the "characters" of the city, last witnesses of the city’s history. And finish the walk with a local food tasting, which is always a pleasure!

 

NARRATED TOURS

A journey with the poet

A "journey of the senses" targeted for travelers who want to grasp Sicily’s and especially Southeastern Sicily’s deep soul, together with the local dialect poet Fabio Messina:

RELIGIOUS EVENTS, ETNO-FOLK and LOCAL FOLK MUSIC CONCERTS, SICILIAN POETRY, FESTIVALS, LOCAL FOODS, LOCAL CRAFTS WORKSHOPS and LABORATORIES, ETNO-ANTHROPOLOGYCAL MUSEUMS, HISTORICAL SITES, TRADITIONS, TRACES AND SITES OF SICILY’S COLONIZATION PERIOD

One, two or three days with Fabio, who, starting from Ragusa will take you around, while reciting Sicilian poetry and while listening to Sicilian music, through his rich collection of Sicilian authors and groups.

The route can be decided together with the poet, and will always be different; an adventure in Southeastern Sicily.

ETHICAL TOURISM POLICY
The traveler is free to buy souvenirs and local products, as well as to dine where preferred, thus excluding any kind of agreement with retailers and restaurants

 

SICILIAN SOUL

A narrated stroll though the narrow streets of Ragusa Ibla with the local dialect poet Fabio Messina. A special tour led by the poet to live the deepest emotions of the "Sicilian way" between Sicilian poems, anecdotes and synergies.

The route is a circular route of about two hours that starts and ends at the "ARCHI” (Arches) of Ibla.

Cultura a Ragusa Ibla