Chiesa San Giuseppe Tours

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Experience some of the best of Sicilian Baroque architecture by heading to Ragusa’s old town, called Ragusa Ibla, where you’ll find Chiesa San Giuseppe, or San Giuseppe Church. Dating back to the 1700s, it was constructed atop an earlier church, which was destroyed by the earthquake of 1693.

Its impressive façade, featuring an elaborate Baroque bell town, is very much the star of Piazza Pola. The oval-shaped interior dazzles too, complete with a frescoed cupola, and — take note — high-up wooden grate-covered lookouts from which the nuns can participate in services. If you like what you see here, head to nearby Chiesa San Giorgio, which features a similarly extravagant façade — so similar in fact, that it is believed that the church’s designer, Gagliardi, also designed Chiesa San Giuseppe.

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Chiesa San Giuseppe is located in Ragusa’s old town, called Ragusa Ibla. Regular buses make their way to Ragusa from Catania, Syracuse and Modica.
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Address: Piazza Pola, Ragusa 97100, Italy
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'Inspector Montalbano' Filming Locations Tour from Taormina

Discover the filming locations used in hit Italian TV series, ‘Inspector Montalbano’ (Commissario Montelbano), on a full-day tour from the Messina or Taormina province. With a knowledgeable guide, see spectacular sites and real-life settings of locations featured in the hit spy drama; admire the gorgeous Baroque plazas and sacred churches of fictional town, Vigata, and admire the tranquil beaches and impressive structures of Punta Secca, Scicli and Ragusa Ibla. Listen to entertaining anecdotes and fascinating facts from your expert guide throughout the day, and enjoy the convenience of round-trip transportation from your hotel in either Messina or Taormina.
  • Duration: 14 hours
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  • Duration: 14 hours
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Ragusa Walking tour

Famed for its baroque architecture and UNESCO designation, Ragusa is a destination that’s best explored on foot. On this small-group walking tour, you’ll get up close and personal with the city’s sights. Discover ornate churches and palaces, linger in busy public squares, and learn about the catastrophic earthquake that forever changed the city. As you go, your guide will share stories and facts about its rich history.
  • Duration: 2 hours
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Montalbano TV Show Locations Tour

Visit the famous filming locations for the 'Inspector Montalbano' TV series on this tour from Syracuse. See Vigata, Marinella's beach, Don Balduccio's Palace, the police station, Montalbano's house and more. Enjoy the sights of this charming Sicilian town.
  • Duration: 9 hours
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  • Duration: 9 hours
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