The baroque towns of the Val di Noto: a walk in Sicily’s flamboyant past

The baroque towns of Sicily are a group of nine towns of Medieval or pre-medieval origin located in South-Eastern Sicily: Caltagirone, Militello, Catania, Modica, Noto, Palazzolo, Ragusa, Ispica and Scicli. They were all rebuilt in a unique late Baroque style after the 1693-earthquake that partly or entirely destroyed them.

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