Welcome to "IL GHEPPIO" | Bed & Breakfast Ispica

In the charm of the Mediterranean countryside, in this corner of Eastern Sicily, Il Gheppio offers his warm hospitality through nature,sea and baroque. Only 2 kms away from the golden beaches of the southern Italy, the background of a beautiful scenario, while the baroque town of Ispica nestled and peaceful, competes to look away from this beautiful landscape. Nice evenings can be spent in the cheerful and hospitable Pozzallo (blue flag) famous for its nightlife. Excursions to Malta, only 90 ‘away from Pozzallo, and guided tours in the Val di Noto are some of the historical-cultural tours you can book.

Room Lilla

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Room Lilla

Room Lilla It was the ancient belief that the fairies liked to be…

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Room Edera

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Room Edera

Room Edera   In ancient times The ivy, was linked to the myth…

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Room Sole

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Room Sole

Room Sole   Dante stated that:   "There is not a visible thing…

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Room Cielo

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Room Cielo

  Room Cielo   A legend tells that:   "When a child is…

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Dependance Arancio

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Dependance Arancio

For those who love peace and socializing, spend evenings surrounded by the scent…

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Dependance Lumìe

€70/ notte

Dependance Lumìe

For those who love peace and socializing, spend evenings surrounded by the scent…

€70/ notte

Dependance Gelsomino

€70/ notte

Dependance Gelsomino

For those who love peace and socializing, spend evenings surrounded by the scent…

€70/ notte

Our B&B is located between Ispica and Pozzallo .

Loggiato della Basilica Santa Maria Maggiore Ispica (RG)
Bed & Breakfast Ispica

Ispica

The church of S. Maria Maggiore was built right after the terrible earthquake of 1693, which shook eastern Sicily; it was necessary to find a place to host the statue of the Blessed Christ at the Column, miraculously saved from the destruction of this old church in Cava Ispica.

 

In 1749, the architect Vincenzo Sinatra  completed the Loggia, semi-elliptical, on the model of the Bernini colonnade in St. Peter’s.

 

The Open Gallery presents 23 openings, interspersed with Iesene, which form a barrier between the prospect and the horizon. From rococò style, the Loggia provides a valuable record compared to similar structures which were often made of wood, for the fairs during religious festivals.

It’s possible to see Il Loggiato in the episode  “The Paper Moon” of the series “Il Commissario Montalbano”.

POZZALLO (RG) TORRE CABRERA

Bed & Breakfast Pozzallo

CABRERA TOWER

Interesting is the tower built by Count Bernardo Cabrera in pirate raids protection.

Note the Town Hall and the Cathedral Church. Behind the tower is the Palazzo Musso, 1926, with art nouveau elements. Worth a visit are Villa Tedeschi end ‘800. Around the country survive the reclamation of salt ponds (the Pantani Gariffi, Longarini and Cuba) last stop for migratory birds to Africa, and a paradise for bird watchers.

 

The tower and the magazine over the years acquired more fame, both for the good defense for the excellent trade, until the earthquake of 1693, when the tower was destroyed, but immediately rebuilt, because at that time, the raids were increased Barbary. This time the tower was added a large crenellated platform, lapped by the sea on three sides, and took on the appearance it has today.

s.giorgio
Bed & Breakfast Vicino Modica

Modica | City of chocolate

Modica is among the most picturesque cities of the province and of all Sicily. It’s situated in the southern area of the Monti Iblei and is divided into two areas: Modica Alta, whose buildings almost climb the mountain rocks, and Modica Bassa, down in the valley, where once two rivers flowed Ianni Mauro and Pozzo of Pruni, then covered because of several floods, and where is now Corso Umberto, the main street and historic site of the city. The appearance is predominantly late Baroque, almost entirely dating from after earthquake (1693).

SCICLI
Dormire in B&B a 30 Km da Scicli

Scicli

Scicli is an elegant town situated in a ‘broad valley between rocky hills, at the confluence of three valleys: S. Bartolomeo, of S. Maria La Nuova and Fiumara di Modica. The eighteenth century aspect of the city, is a consequence of the ominous earthquake of 1693 that shook much of Sicily. The baroque principles applied in the reconstruction and based on the research of space and illusionistic effects obtained through the accurate layout of the buildings, churches and urban plan, they created that small baroque jewel that is Scicli today.

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Bed & Breakfast in provincia di Ragusa

Ragusa

The province of Ragusa, the less extended area and the youngest of the Sicilian provinces (1926), occupies the southeastern part of the island and covers an area of 1600 square kilometers with a population of around 300,000 people.

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Bed & Breakfast Noto

Noto

Visiting Noto is undoubtedly a priority for those who went on the road in the province of Syracuse. Defined the golden stone garden, Noto strikes every visitor with its enchanting and aristocratic atmosphere warm data from the honey-colored stone tones. At one time the city of nobles and prelates, the Noto today is about to become a center of art and culture, where the magnificence old have turned into a common world heritage.

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Bed & Breakfast A POCHI KM da Siracusa

Siracusa

The province of Siracusa is located in the South-East of Sicily and borders the provinces of Catania and Ragusa. The Ionian Sea it washes the shores both east and south.

Its 21 municipalities cover an area of ​​2,109 km², with a total of 402,000 inhabitants. The whole area is a tourist attraction like no other.

 

This area of ​​Sicily tells more than three millennia of civilization history and presents an extraordinarily diverse cultural heritage. The architecture combines the styles of different periods (Greek, Roman, Baroque). The city of Syracuse, founded in 734 BC, in the fifth century. B.C. It became the capital of Magna Grecia rivaling Athens and Rome after the first. Trumpeted by Cicero as the largest and most beautiful of all Greek cities, has been the center of a cultural movement also rich in traditions, gastronomy and folklore. Here lived many famous people: first of all the great genius Archimedes, but also the writer Elio Vittorini, the archaeologist Paolo Orsi, the poet August von Platen, and many others.

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Bed & Breakfast a pochi KM da Caltagirone

CALTAGIRONE

Caltagirone rises to 611 meters on a top of Erei that from the center of Sicily develop towards the southeast, both bind right here with Iblei.

Its ancient origin is proven by finds and numismatic and artistic documents that reveal it as one of many cities sicane or Sicilian or greek-Sicilian. Even in the territory they have found Greek and Sicilian coins, in addition to the rich ceramic and metallic material that is located at the Archaeological Museum of Siracusa, the Civic Museums and the Museum of Ceramics in Caltagirone.

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