Chocolate city

4-day Ragusa Stay with Chocolate Tasting - Italy

Prices from £158 pp

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Duration4 days / 3 nights (flexible)

LocationRagusa

Suitable for families

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Overview

Every alley you turn into, every square you enter, almost everywhere you look is like a fairytale. Ragusa is elegantly decorated, making it one of the most beautiful cities in the baroque triangle. Spend the night in a classic B&B, in the middle of the old town near Baroque churches and the squares of Ragusa Ibla, discovering why this city is on the World Heritage List. After marvelling at the elaborately decorated buildings, it's time to stimulate your taste buds on a chocolate tasting, taking in a world of flavours from sea salt to cardamom.

What's included

  • Accommodation – price based on 2 people sharing
  • 3 x breakfast
  • Chocolate tasting

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Arrival Ragusa

It’s time to enter the Baroque Triangle, an area made up of eight towns that were destroyed by an earthquake at the end of the 17th century, then rebuilt piece by piece back to their original picturesque beauty. You’ll stay in a classic B&B in Ragusathe most atmospheric of the eight, right in the middle of Ragusa Ibla, the old centre.  

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Chocolate tasting in Modica

Today you’ll visit one of the other cities of the baroque triangle, Modica. It is known for its chocolate that is thanks to the Spanish, who ruled the island for a long time and brought these originally Aztecs methods to Sicily. It’s a half an hour drive to the chocolate house, where you get a demonstration and then a taste of 90% cocoa mixed with vanilla, cinnamon or ginger. The rest of your time you are free to do as you please, strolling past atmospherically lit facades of the churches and stately mansionstaking a look inside where you can. 

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Departure Ragusa

After a Sicilian breakfast on a terrace in one of the classic streets, it’s time to move on. In two and a half hours you can be in the vineyards on the north side of Etnaor continue your explore the hidden coves of Avola.  

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