Noto, Sicilian capital of Baroque
A tour to discover Noto
Whether it’s summer or winter, for a week or a single day, anyone coming to Sicily can not fail to visit Noto, the capital of Sicilian Baroque!
What to see in Noto
Take pen and paper and write down all the advice we are about to give you to spend a day discovering the jewels of Sicilian Baroque that make Noto an extremely beautiful city, not by chance recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.
Cathedral of Noto
The cathedral of the city was built in late Baroque style, has three majestic portals and stands on top of an imposing staircase with three eighteenth-century ramps. Inside, it houses important works, including the urn containing the remains of San Corrado Confalonieri.
Town hall owes its name to the founder of the city. The facade is characterized by 20 arches and thirteen rectangular windows. Worth a visit is the Hall of Mirrors, a hall furnished with Louis XV style furniture and large mirrors.
Church of Santa Chiara
It is located in Via Vittorio Emanuele next to the old Benedictine monastery of the Holy Cross. The interior of the church is considered one of the most important masterpieces of Sicily for its decorations and Baroque architectural style. The old Benedictine convent is worth a visit: a “virtual nun” will guide you to the discovery of the places that characterized the life of the Poor Clares up to the panorama that you can enjoy from the terrace!
Noble residence of the Nicolaci family has 90 rooms! The facade boasts a portal flanked by 2 Ionic columns and surmounted by a large balcony. Part of the building houses the Municipal Library.
So… didn’t you feel like visiting this beautiful city? We’ll take you there! Book a personalized transfer, and we will guide you to the discovery of Sicilian Baroque!
Obviously do not forget that Noto has a beautiful sea and beaches just as unique, book your private charter with our partner Sicily Sailing Experience to discover Noto from the sea!