Modica

Modica - a elegant historical Baroque town in south eastern Sicily

Wonderful historic Modica, located in south eastern Sicily, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site along with other Baroque towns of Scicli and Ragusa and Noto in this part of the island and is well worth a visit.

The town is divided into two parts, the Alta (upper) and Bassa (lower), which also represents the old town and new town. They are divided by a gorge that is spanned by Europe's highest bridge, the 300m high Guerriera Bridge, which is not for those afraid of heights but does provide a breathtaking view of the city. The centrepiece is undoubtedly the beautiful Church of San Giorgio, though the "Castello dei Conti", at the top of town is also very impressive.

Just out of town, the beaches at Marina di Modica and Sampieri are absolutely splendid and relatively quiet outside August.

Modica is famous for its 400-year tradition of confectionery crafting, from when cocoa was brought by the Spanish during their rule over Sicily. As you would expect there are plenty of chocolate shops around and, for the real chocoholic, it is sometimes possible to watch the "chocolatiers" at work.

The nearest airport is Comiso but it is not international and flights are not often. The most economical way to reach here would be through Catania airport.

See below our villas and apartments in Modica & surrounding areas

Sicily villa
£1,065 - £3,055
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2
6

* Exclusive property in sunny, peaceful location * Lovely ocean views * Stunning large shared swimming pool (with only 2 other apartments) * Good base for exploring south east Sicily

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Sicily villa
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2
6

* Exclusive property in sunny, peaceful location * Lovely ocean views * Stunning large shared swimming pool (with only 2 other apartments) * Good base for exploring south east Sicily

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Sicily villa
£1,065 - £3,055
3
2
6

* Exclusive property in sunny, peaceful location * Lovely ocean views * Stunning large shared swimming pool (with only 2 other apartments) * Good base for exploring south east Sicily

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Villa in Sicily
£980 - £1,820
2
2
4

* Private swimming pool * 3km from the beaches of Sampieri & Donnalucata * 3km from the town of Sicili * Traditional stone house

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Historic watchtower in Sicily with amazing panoramic views of the sea
7
9
16

* With private pool * Sleeping upto 16 people * Splendid views of the surrounding countryside * 7 minutes drive to the wonderful beaches of Sampieri

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Cosy house with private pool and sea view in south east Sicily
2
1
4

* Great surrounding views * Private swimming pool

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Villa in Sicily with private pool
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4
9

* Located in the countryside around Ragusa * 15km from the sea * Lower pricing for less people * Sunny private swimming pool

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Villa in Sicily
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4
10

* Located in the south east corner of the island, 2km from Scicli * Great views of the surrounding countryside * Huge shared swimming pool

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Villa in Sicily
£1,275 - £3,180
3
3
7

* With private pool located in the vicinity of Modica * Lovely large private garden * Traditional & modern furnishings

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Apartment near the beach in Sicily
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1
5

* Within walking distance of amenities in the village * 50m from beautiful white sandy beaches of Marina di Modica * Ground floor apartment

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Apartment near the beach in Sicily
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1
5

* Within walking distance of amenities in the village * 50m from beautiful white sandy beaches of Marina di Modica * Ground floor apartment

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Apartment near the beach in Sicily
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1
5

* Within walking distance of amenities in the village * 50m from beautiful white sandy beaches of Marina di Modica * 1st floor apartment

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Apartment near the beach in Sicily
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1
5

* Within walking distance of amenities in the village * 50m from beautiful white sandy beaches of Marina di Modica * 1st floor apartment

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Apartment near the beach in Sicily
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1
5

* Within walking distance of amenities in the village * 50m from beautiful white sandy beaches of Marina di Modica * 1st floor apartment

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Apartment near the beach in Sicily
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1
5

* Within walking distance of amenities in the village * 50m from beautiful white sandy beaches of Marina di Modica * 2nd floor apartment

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Apartment near the beach in Sicily
2
1
5

* Within walking distance of amenities in the village * 50m from beautiful white sandy beaches of Marina di Modica * 2nd floor apartment

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Villa in Sicily
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2
6

* Lovely traditional stone house * Private garden * Within walking distance of amenities

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2
2
4

* 15km from Ragusa * Huge shared swimming pool * Very peaceful location * Private terrace

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4

* 15km from Ragusa * Huge shared swimming pool * Very peaceful location * Private terrace

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4

* 15km from Ragusa * Huge shared swimming pool * Very peaceful location * Private terrace

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* 15km from Ragusa * Huge shared swimming pool * Very peaceful location * Private terrace

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4

* 15km from Ragusa * Huge shared swimming pool * Very peaceful location * Private terrace

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Luxury villa in Sicily with private pool
5
5
10

* Situated around the baroque town of Modica * Elegant property * Wonderful shaded pergola for outdoor dining * 2 swimming pools * Perfect for groups of families & friends

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Villa in Sicily with private pool
4
4
11

* Located in Modica in a quiet sunny position * Within walking distance of restaurants & delicatessen * Authentic feel * Private swimming pool

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Villa near Ragusa in south east Sicily
6
8
9

* Large shared swimming pool * 2km from Ragusa * Tennis courts * 5 a side football pitch

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Villa with private pool near Ragusa
£1,275 - £2,800
3
4
6

* Cosy villa in quiet countryside near Ragusa in Sicily * Large private pool, * Highly recommended to families looking for a relaxing holiday * 15km from the beaches of Punta Secca

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Villa in Sicily with private pool
5
6
14

* Located on the hills just outside the baroque city of Scicli, * 6km from the coast * Traditional villa

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Traditional Sicilan villa with private pool near the town of Scicli suitable for large groups of families & friends
7
6
17

* Suitable for large groups of families & friends * Sleeping upto 17 people * Wonderful private swimming pool * Pets allowed on request

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Villa near the beach of Maganuco in south east Sicily
3
2
6

* 200m from the beach * Large private garden & covered terraces * Table tennis

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