Trattorias and Taverns

The true Sicilian traditional taste. Here are the best taverns and the best trattorias of Noto, Siracusa and Ragusa, where tradition and taste meet in a thousand flavors. Appetizers such as arancini or aubergine parmigiana, pasta-based first courses, meat and fish dishes, typical homemade desserts. And of course excellent local red wine.

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  • B&B Giuggiulena

    Bed & Breakfast on the sea in Syracuse
    A charming Bed & Breakfast in Syracuse, set on the cliffs overhanging the sea and with private access to the sea. Mediterranean-style rooms with sea view. Breakfast with typical products.
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    Ragusa Ibla, a Unesco Town

    Walking tour of Ragusa Ibla
    Walking tour of Ragusa Ibla and its Cathedral, considered one of the most beautiful religious structures in Sicily.
  • Pitittu di Sicilia

    Typical Sicilian Quality Products
    The best shop of typical Sicilian flavors in the heart of Noto. Pistachio and almonds, Chocolate of Modica, wine with almonds, dried tomatoes, excellent wines such as Nero d'Avola or Moscato di Noto, canned fish.
    Price on request

    Visit to snow storage caves

    A tour to discover nature and history
    An excursion to discover the ancient snow caves (Neviere) around Buccheri, drived by a local environmental hiking guide. A panoramic tour in the unspoiled nature of Hyblean Mountains,
  • Marianeddi

    Accomodation and restaurant next to Marianelli Beach
    Organic Agriturismo located right at the beginning of Marianelli beach, in the natural reserve of Vendicari. An ancient masseria, with a restaurant and design rooms.
    • Noto
    • Agriturismo, Farm Restaurant, Self Producer
    Price on request

    Noto, the jewel of Baroque

    Walking tour of Noto
    Along the main street of Noto, you can admire the main monuments, do some shopping and discover some of the Sicilian culinary sweet delights.
    • Noto
    • Tourist agency

  • Osteria U Locale

    All the flavors of the Hyblean Mountains
    Osteria U Locale is located in the historic center of Buccheri in the Hyblean Mountains and is considered by many specialized guides one of the best restaurants in Italy.
  • from € 1.100,00
    per person

    Unesco Sites in Val di Noto

    Catania, Siracusa, Noto, Ragusa, Modica, Scicli, Caltagirone, Piazza Armerina
    Through this tour  you will see a lot of Unesco Sites of the island and the Montalbano locations, discovering its secrets and history without stress.
  • Homemade ice creams Belfiore Gelato & Cioccolato

    The real natural ice cream in the heart of Siracusa
    "Belfiore Gelato & Cioccolato" homemade ice cream shop is an oasis of freshness and taste, with a very pleasant sea view terrace in Siracusa. It has rapidly - and deservedly - climbed the social rankings as the best icecream in Sicily.
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    Night walk in Noto

    Night walking tour of culture and traditions
    Our evening route will start from the city center of Noto to immerse ourselves in the popular districts, in a narrative that embraces customs and traditions.
    • Noto
    • Tourist agency
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    Sicilian Pastries tasting

    An experience not to be missed for sweets lovers
    A Sicilian pastries tasting is a moment of divine ecstasy. An experience not to be missed for sweets lovers, because in Sicily every pastry encloses a ritual.
    • Noto
    • Tourist agency
  • Agriturismo Leone

    Pure Agriturismo in Noto
    A pure agriturismo, with 8 rooms, infinity pool overlooking the valley and a restaurant with Sicilian meals.
    • Noto
    • Agriturismo, Farm Restaurant
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    Pantalica, nature and archeology

    The prehistoric necropolis in the canyon
    Rediscover the ancient archeological jewel of Pantalica, from the imposing canyon to the prehistoric necropolis.
  • B&B Nonno Baffo

    Countryside relaxation a a few minutes from the sea
    Bed & Breakfast in a delightful country house a few steps from the sea of Avola. Silent rooms with independent veranda overlooking the garden. Rich breakfast with local products. Free bikes.
  • Organic Farm – Cheese Tasting

    Organic products from Hyblean Mountains
    An organic Sicilian farm where you can taste goat milk products such as cheese, ricotta, cream cheese, caciotta, plain and fruit yogurt, pasta e extra virgin oil. Educational visit with tasting.
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    Vendicari Nature Reserve

    Excursion to Vendicari Natura Reserve
    In this excursion through history and nature you can also relax by plunging in the beautiful sea in front of the tonnara before resuming our journey.
  • La Trota Restaurant

    Trout-based dishes, and more
    A few kilometers from Palazzolo Acreide, La Trota is a treasure of gastronomy, landspace and tradition. It is a Restaurant-Pizzeria with a a garden and three large halls for events. It is a fish-farm too.
  • Holiday House Rimembranze

    Convenient location, quiet and comfortable
    Conveniently located holiday home in Avola. Comfortable and functional, it is composed of two very bright apartments and a shared panoramic terrace.

  • Majore Restaurant

    Meat dishes and pork specialities
    Since 1896 Majore Restaurant is a place we can find the culinary traditions of Chiaramonte Gulfi. This restaurant is famous, even internationally, for its typical pork dishes.
  • from € 215,00
    per person

    Truffle Hunting Experience

    Trekking in the woods and slow food lunch
    An amazing trekking in the woods of the Iblei Mountains, with a truffle expert and his dog. Following slow food lunch with zero km products and dishes based on the collected truffles.
  • Fritti in un Coppo

    Take-away fish fry in Marzamemi
    In Marzamemi you can find the scents and flavors of the see with a formula suitable for those who want to taste fish with a quick meal.
  • Sicilia di Vendicari

    Scents and colors of Vendicari Nature Reserve
    Charming agriturismo, close to Calamosche beach, in the heart of the Vendicari Nature Reserve, with nineteenth-century residences and high quality organic restaurant.
    • Noto
    • Agriturismo, Farm Restaurant
  • Assennato Wines

    Wine Tasting in Winery
    The Assennato winery offers Nero D'Avola wine tastings, cultural itinerary with video projections and sensory pathways. It is located in Avola, inside an old shed of fishermen's boats.
    • Avola
    • Cantine e Enoteche, Self Producer
  • Le Zagare di Vendicari

    Organic Farmhouse in Vendicari. Rooms and restaurant
    Farmhouse located  close to the nature reserve of Vendicari. Rooms, organic country restaurant, bungalows, swimming pool and relaxing corners.
    • Vendicari
    • Agriturismo, Farm Restaurant, Self Producer
  • Hotel La Corte del Sole

    Antique masseria in Noto
    La Corte del Sole Hotel offers rooms, restaurant, swimming pool and quality services. It is located 6 km from Noto and 1 km from Eloro Beach close to Vendicari Nature Reserve.
  • La Maiolica

    Holiday villa a few steps from the beach
    La Maiolica is a villa that is located just 20 meters from the golden beach of Lido di Noto. It can accommodate up to 6 people and has an outdoor veranda for moments of relaxation.
  • FROM € 50,00
    Booking Recommended

    Marzamemi Boat Excursions

    Boat trips to Marzamemi, Vendicari e Portopalo
    Boat trips to Marzamemi, Vendicari, Capo Passero, Isola delle Correnti. Guided boat escursions including dive and snorkeling, Water, Fresh Seasonal Fruit, Aperitif and Prosecco.
  • Caffè Costanzo – Pastry Shop

    Granita, Cannoli, ice creams and more...
    With a striking view of the Cathedral of Noto, the historic Caffè Costanzo is the right place to taste traditional Sicilian sweets as cannoli and granita
    • Noto
    • Cafe, Ice-cream Shop, Pastry Shop
  • from € 290,00
    per person

    South East Sicily tour

    Siracusa, Ragusa Ibla, Noto and more
    You will feel like you are travelling back in time during this little journey between the Greek world and the Baroque culture.
  • Room 55 B&B in Noto

    B&B in the center of Noto
    A delightful B&B in the heart of Noto, ideal for your vacation, with 3 well-equipped rooms and charming details.
  • The taste of the oil of Vernèra

    The organic olive oil of the Hyblaean Mountains
    The ancient olive trees of Vernèra, for four generations, produce an oil which expresses the characteristic taste of this land: sweet and genuine. We suggest to visit the oil mill and have a guided tasting of the oils.
  • from € 90,00
    per person

    Montalbano Tour

    Starts from Catania, Siracusa and Ragusa
    Delve deep into the cases of inspector Montalbano, the most famous detective on TV, while you immerse yourself in the very heart of Sicily.
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    Modica and Chocolate

    Walking tour in Modica and chocolate tasting
    Visit to the baroque city of Modica and tasting of local typical product: the famous chocolate and typical sweets.
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    Siracusa and Ortigia

    Walking Tour of Siracusa and Ortigia
    Walking tour in the archaeological park of Siracusa, with its famous Greek theater and the "Ear of Dionysus". Center town walking tour in Ortigia.
  • Parcallario, Adventure in the woods

    Having fun in the woods
    A beautiful well-kept adventure park, nestled in the woods of the Hyblean Mountains, where fun and movement are guaranteed  to everyone: children, young people and adults.
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    SUDD – The UnUsual Food

    Sicilian cuisine overlooking the sea
    A typical restaurant with tables overlooking the sea. An authentic Sicilian cuisine that respects the genuineness of the rural tradition and fully enhances the typical local products. Paesant dishses and excellent price-quality ratios.
    • Avola
    • Restaurant, Tavern

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  • Agriturismos

    In south east Sicily you can find the best agriturismos and farm restaurants suitable for enjoying the true countryside Sicilian taste. The products are full organic and locally produced.

  • Pastry Shops

    Cannoli, cassata and Sicilian desserts: a feast for the eyes and the palate. The pastry shops and confectioneries of south east Sicily know how to combine taste and research, through the careful use of typical local products.

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    Ice-cream Shops

    Come and taste the classic and innovative ice creams, with seasonal fruit and local products. And of course the Sicilian granita with brioche.

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    Trattorias and Taverns

    The best taverns and trattorias in Noto, Siracusa and Ragusa and south east Sicily, where you can find the true Sicilian traditional taste in a thousand flavors. And of course excellent local red wine.

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    In the restaurants of south east Sicily you can choose meat or fish menus, combining sea and countryside tastings.

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    Street Food and Tastings

    Street food is a Sicilian tradition. Arancini, cold cuts and cheeses, Sicilian sandwiches, tastings of local products at farms. Street food is the most sincere taste of Sicily.

  • Pizzerias

    Discover the best pizzerias of south east Sicily. You can taste from pizza margherita, with tomato sauce and mozzarella, to pizzas with fish or vegetables. Reccommended to pizza lovers.