Val di Noto is a magnificent land of architectural interest, renowned
for its beautiful landscapes and recognized as a UNESCO world heritage
site since 2002. This book presents a refined selection of the
extraordinary mansions of the area, many of which were rebuilt in the
late Baroque style in the early decades of the eighteenth century
following a devastating earthquake. Country residences, farms, and
villas are featured, which have all been restored to their centuries-old
magnificence, thanks to a highly successful combination of tradition
The book delves into a unique journey through
villas and residences that have been revived while sustaining a charming
balance between modern comfort and respect for the past. The
enchantment of Val di Noto is not only about splendid residences. The
area is also rich in natural parks, including the beautiful nature
reserve of Vendicari.
The volume provides many tips on what to see and visit.