The Montalbano tour in Sicily is a unique experience for those who love this iconic Italian TV series. Filmed around baroque Sicily, the tour will take in various recognisable locations in the adventures of Inspector Montalbano, made famous by the Italian actor Luca Zingaretti. The Montalbano tour will start in the beautiful Piazza Duomo in Ragusa Ibla where a scene was filmed from the episode “Angelica’s Smile”. In this piazza you will admire the majestic San Giorgio cathedral representing the true meaning of Sicilian Baroque.
We move on to Modica still in the province of Ragusa, this is where certain scenes from the episode “The journey of Tindari” were filmed inside the suggestive church of San Giorgio.
Our journey continues to Scicli, the location used to represent the famous police station of Montelusa, which is currently used as council offices for the town.
We end in Punta Secca, this is where Inspector Montalbano’s house is, on the beach of Punta Braccetto. You will have the opportunity to enjoy great views of the Mediterranean Sea and take some photos with the famous house in the background.
All in all this tour offers you the opportunity to relive the adventures of Inspector Montalbano and to admire the fantastic area of Baroque Sicily which have been used in this highly successful TV series.
Italiano, English, Español
At your Accommodation
SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY
Full refund if cancelled prior to 48 hours of the experience
The day will begin with the collection from your accommodation at a pre-arranged time.
Ragusa Ibla attracts many tourists thanks to its baroque architecture, the breath-taking views around the town and the rich culinary tradition it offers. The historic centre was declared a UNESCO world heritage site in 2002, representing one of the most important examples of Baroque in Europe. In Ragusa Ibla you will be able to admire the wonderful Baroque architecture in the Church of San Giorgio and the Palazzo Cosentini. You will also be able to visit the locations which inspired the story writing of Andrea Camilleri. The house of Inspector Montalbano in the Piazza Duomo and the restaurant Enzo a Mare, Montalbano’s favourite place to taste fresh seafood.
Modica is a city situated on the South East of the Island, famous for its rich cultural art, history and its delicious food specialities. It is also famous for the inspiration it gave Andrea Camilleri in creating the fictional character of Montalbano and all of his adventures. The stories of Montalbano are based around the small picturesque streets and the colourful railings made of wrought iron from the balconies. Visiting this City means entering the adventures of this local famous character of Camilleri. During our visit to Modica you will be able to admire the majestic Baroque Palazzo’s which characterise Modica. The most famous being the Palazzo dei Mercedari which was inspired to become the location of Inspector Montalbano’s police station. Not only famous for its architecture, Modica is also famous for its traditional sweet, mainly the cold extracted chocolate pieces. These are used in various culinary delights around the port of Punta Braccetto, most symbolic for being where Inspector Montalbano’s boat is anchored during the investigation “Local Recipe”.
We visit Scicli, also a city of Baroque art situated on the South East side of Sicily in the province of Ragusa. Scicli offers majestic views of the Hyblaean Mountains on one side and the Mediterranean ocean on the other. You will be able to admire some wonderful palaces and Baroque churches which characterise this city. The Cathedral of San Giovanni Battista, the church of San Matteo, the palace of Beneventano and many others. Of course the one place which can’t be overlooked during your visit to Scicli is the famous police station where Inspector Montalbano resolved many of his cases. Walking through the narrow streets and the typical alleyways in Scicli you will breathe the atmosphere in the adventures of Inspector Montalbano. It’s obvious to see why this City was chosen for so many scenes in various episodes of this legendary series inspired by the character created by Camilleri, Scicli is not only Montalbano but a city rich in cultural and artistic heritage which deserves to be discovered.
Punta Braccetto is a district within the commune of Santa Croce Camerina, situated a few kilometres from Scicli. This magical fisherman’s village is recognised all over the world for having inspired some of the adventures of this fictional character created by Andrea Camilleri, Inspector Montalbano. You will be able to wander on the Mediterranean beaches, enjoy the sunshine and immerse yourself in the wonderful world of Inspector Montalbano, visit the location of the house of the Pescatore Adelina and the symbolic small port of Punta Braccetto. This is where Inspector Montalbano’s boat is anchored during his investigations.
This location is actually where the character usually strolls along the harbour or where he is pondering one of his many cases enjoying a moment to himself.
Punta Braccetto is not only Montalbano, it is also an area rich in history and traditions. In the past this small village was the first line of defence against the Saracens pirates, you will notice various towers built in the second half of the 500, creating part of the defence system of the Ragusa area.
The order of the events will be communicated by your Driver on the day • All activities will be carried out on foot, in a car or minivan • All refreshments and wine tastings are excluded
We will collect you from your accommodation at a previously agreed time between 8.30am and 9am
Your guide will be an experienced driver that speaks: Italian, English, Spanish , with a deep knowledge of the local area.
We recommend booking this excursion in advance to avoid disappointment, especially during days of festivities. We require at least 2 days notice and bookings are subject to availability.
To make a reservation, follow the link at the bottom of the page. You will be contacted within 24 hours by our booking team who will confirm your booking and assist you in preparing for your excursion.
Tour cancellation is free up to 48 hours before the start of the activity. We remind you that if you cancel your reservation with less time, arrive late or do not show up, the refund will not be made.
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