Turismo

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What to see in Giarratana

  • Church of St Bartolomeo, built in the eighteenth century, inside you can admire many coeval frescoes;
  • Mother-church, dedicated to the Annunciation and to St Joseph, built between the seventeenth and the eighteenth century, with a façade of the late Renaissance and the interior adorned with many works of local artists;
  • Church of St Antonio, built in the eighteenth century in Baroque style, is located in the upper part of the village. Inside you will find precious golden stuccos;
  • Museo a cielo aperto, nato il 14 agosto del 1997 con lo scopo di recuperare la storia, le tradizioni, gli usi e i costumi del XVIII e XIX secolo;
  • Ipogeo di Calaforno, una struttura sotterranea artificiale di epoca preistorica unica nel panorama archeologico del mediterraneo; Terravecchia, l’antico centro abitato di Giarratana.
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Festivals and events in Giarratana

  • 5 August – Virgin Mary of the snow - Spectacular “SCIUTA” from the Church of St Antonio Abate of the Patron’s heavy simulacrum, carried on the shoulders by many devotees.
  • 14 August – Onion festival - Traditional festival dedicated to our typical product: the onion. A feast among art, taste and traditions, tastings, crafts market, folklore and music.
  • 24 August – Feast of St Bartolomeo – Celebrations in honor of St Bartolomeo Apostle, protector and main Patron 'ab antiquo' of Giarratana. Traditional "Cena" (auction of gifts) and evening procession.
  • From 26 December to 6 January – Living nativity scene – In the most magical time of the year Giarratana becomes an enchanted living nativity scene. You will find exhibitions and tasting of local products.

Località turistiche nella zona di Giarratana

Marina di Ragusa 45 min

Ragusa Ibla 18 min

Modica 25 min

Scicli 40 min

Noto 45 min

Siracusa e Ortigia 1h

Taormina 1h 30

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