Contrada michelica modest


The city of Modica

Modica (Muòrica in Sicilian) It is an Italian town of about 55.000 inhabitants in the province of Ragusa in the Sicily region.

Neolithic origins City, Modica It is the historic capital of the territory: until the nineteenth century was the capital of a County that has exerted a vast political influence, economic and cultural, so that it was counted among the most powerful fiefdoms midday.

As a legacy of a lost political centrality, It remained the fourth most important city in Sicily (after Palermo, Catania and Messina) until the first half of the twentieth century and is still a fundamental point of reference for the south-eastern area.

Modica It boasts a rich repertoire of gastronomic specialties, result of contamination of the various cultures that have dominated; It is mainly known for the production of the typical chocolate Aztec derivation.

Its historic center, rebuilt following the devastating earthquake of 1693, It is one of the finest examples of late Baroque architecture and for his masterpieces the city has been included in 2002, along with some towns in the Val di Noto, the list of UNESCO World Heritage.

Info and services

In the immediate vicinity of our holiday villa you can find:

Shopping center
The fortress

(distance 1 Km)


Best Taverna
(1,5 km)
Traditional BENEVENTANO (2 Km)


house Ciomod (1 km)
At Trinity (5 km)


Bar Prima Fila (2 km)
Bar Movivi (2 km)


Enoteca Rewine
(500 mt)


Abate (1 km)

Archaeological Zone

Cava d'Ispica (archaeological area) with Water Mill Museum in Grotte (3km)


Church Michelica Crocevie (700 mt)


Maggiore Hospital
Via Partisan Resistance

Post office

Via Resistance
Partisan 27 / a


BCC Pachino Via Risorgimento 227


pharmacy Michelica
(700 mt)

Health centre

VILLAGE Don Quixote Wellness Center


Modica Contrada Michelica

Contrada Michelica It located on the outskirts of Modica to 1 km from the center.

Surrounded by a pristine landscape decorated by the typical dry stone walls, carob trees and the beautiful and typical highland pastures ibleo.

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