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Maria’s guidebook

Sightseeing
Almost every person while visiting Ortigia falls in love with this island, it’s light constructions, the hospitality of the people, the sea, the view, the breeze and the cultural and social ferment of its narrow streets. Ortigia is the oldest part of the city and was chosen by the Greeks for their first settlements to found their colony on. Due to its position and the presence of water it was subject to many successful invasions: by the Greeks, Romans, Swabians, Aragonese and Arabs which is reflected in the beautiful buildings and monuments that nestle majestically among the island’s streets. Today Ortigia is flourishing again and numerous redevelopment projects are bringing Ortigia back to its former glory.
Ortigia
3 Piazza Duomo
Almost every person while visiting Ortigia falls in love with this island, it’s light constructions, the hospitality of the people, the sea, the view, the breeze and the cultural and social ferment of its narrow streets. Ortigia is the oldest part of the city and was chosen by the Greeks for their first settlements to found their colony on. Due to its position and the presence of water it was subject to many successful invasions: by the Greeks, Romans, Swabians, Aragonese and Arabs which is reflected in the beautiful buildings and monuments that nestle majestically among the island’s streets. Today Ortigia is flourishing again and numerous redevelopment projects are bringing Ortigia back to its former glory.
Noto is a city in southeastern Sicily, Italy. It’s known for its baroque architecture.
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Noto
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Noto is a city in southeastern Sicily, Italy. It’s known for its baroque architecture.
protected Natural Reserve
Eloro District: Carrubella Entrance Cava Grande Canyon
protected Natural Reserve
Neighborhoods
Fantastic deli called TERRA DI SICILIA sells typical Sicilian food and lovely goodies to take home too, try their Delicious take away panini and eat it on a beautiful beach.
Floridia
Fantastic deli called TERRA DI SICILIA sells typical Sicilian food and lovely goodies to take home too, try their Delicious take away panini and eat it on a beautiful beach.
Food scene
Marzamemi has an exotic flair to it. It started as a fishing village and continues the tradition today. But Marzememi, unlike many other towns in Sicily, doesn't have Greek roots; rather it was founded by the Arabs and originally called Marsa' al Hamen (which translates as "harbour of the turtle doves").
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Marzamemi
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Marzamemi has an exotic flair to it. It started as a fishing village and continues the tradition today. But Marzememi, unlike many other towns in Sicily, doesn't have Greek roots; rather it was founded by the Arabs and originally called Marsa' al Hamen (which translates as "harbour of the turtle doves").