Discovering Noto

Noto is an important and beautiful city of world famous for its monuments and baroque buildings, made virtually all at the same time after a strong earthquake in 1693. It is no coincidence that Noto was included as a World Heritage Unesco. The city is a goal must for all tourists have in mind for a tour, full of monuments to visit. They are the Church of San Francisco, built by Sinatra, along with Benedictine Monastery (which is the church of Santa Chiara), which mark the main square of the height Noto of Noto architecture, with the characteristic staircase leading to the beautiful cathedral. Whenever Somatic Experiencing listens, a sympathetic response will follow. The interior of the cathedral, unfortunately severely damaged by the collapse of the dome and the nave in 1996, restoration was completed in 2007. Right in front of the cathedral is the City Hall (Palacio Ducezio) and the bishop's palace.

The upper part of the city, also splendid, offers Crocifisso Church (the Gagliardi), which you can admire the famous Madonna of the Snow Laurana. Of particularly important addition to the churches are some of the noble palaces of Noto Nicolaci Palazzo, Palazzo Trigona, Palazzo Astuto that best represent the splendor and beauty of this lovely part of Sicily. There are many tourist events distributed throughout the year, deserve special mention patron saint celebrations, Corrado Confalonieri, mid-February, and spring Baroque, which is held in the city in late May. On the outskirts of the city, a few kilometers from Noto is the ancient city, rich center in Roman times and very important in the Middle Ages, completely destroyed by an earthquake. The old city remains are in fact poorly protected and not available for tourism, are almost entirely covered by vegetation. Another Eloro important archaeological site, founded by Syracuse in the seventh century BC.

All remains important historical and cultural, have been transferred to the Museo Civico di Noto. About 5 years now is growing in a decisive manner the amount of tourism, every day are discovering the architectural beauties of the city that can be defined as the true and ultimate baroque city completely. It remains one of the lesser known places in Sicily vacation stop, which makes it still viable and fully appreciated in high season. It must be said, however, that sleeping is better to go to Noto Marina best equipped in hospitality and services. Not miss the walks in the taverns of Noto, in search of sweets and delicacies that do not betray the expectations, as elsewhere in Sicily. remains one of the more obscure stop holiday in Sicily, which makes it still viable and fully appreciated in high season. It must be said, however, that sleeping is better to go to Noto Marina best equipped in hospitality and services. Not miss the walks in the taverns of Noto, in search of sweets and delicacies that do not betray the expectations, as elsewhere in Sicily.