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We where on a tour group and found it very interesting, especially the recently discovered gymnasium, and of course part of an episode of “inspector Montalbano” was filmed here, all in all it’s worth a visit.
Nice archeological area - it was fascinating to see those houses dug in rock.
Not many explanations though - all they show you is a map on a post at the beginning of the path - I suggest you take a photo of it, so...More
This is an interesting site of cave dwellings, churches, graves and even gyms. Having already visited the nearby watermill, and seen the artifacts in the old cave home there, it was easier to imagine these in use. It was well worth a visit, and very...More
An absolute must to see. We visited the caves first, which were fascinating. There are information signs throughout the area in both English and Italian, explaining how the area was used over the various different time scales.
You do need sensible walking shoes for your...More
Where do I start? First I asked if there was an English speaking guide and told no. I said Italian would be fine then and was told no; yet the next group got a guide. They told us to go down and to the right....More
Visiting the site is interesting, as the caves were actually homes, graves and gymnasium, all carved into soft limestone. Then we made our way up the road to an old water mill still working and showing what it must have been like to be in...More
We went here slightly dubiously but found it to be quite amazing, thousands of years of history and all so very quiet. The ancient tombs, and meeting point for the early church were most fascinating. The scenery and views were beautiful.
Make sure you take...More
Very interesting caves with burial areas carved in the limestone dating from the Bronze Age. Ancient church carved in the rock face with area where the priest lived which had a staircase carved up to a second floor. We took this walk to the caves...More
The most precious experience around Modica, It felt like returning to childhood when I looked at the working mill and the whole ancient house. My kids were captured by the sight altogether. Fantastic place, and a lot of info received from our guide - the...More