Where to stay around Modica?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,098 holiday lettings near Modica. From 687 apartments to 648 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Modica is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Modica?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Modica. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Castello dei Conti: 2,594 holiday lettings
  • Modica Station: 2,576 holiday lettings
  • Ispica Cave: 3,323 holiday lettings
  • Church of San Pietro: 2,589 holiday lettings
  • Cathedral of San Giorgio: 2,586 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Modica listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent apartments in Modica?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 687 apartments in Modica. Our other popular types of Modica holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 648 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 455 self catering accommodations
  • Chateaus: 85 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including farmhouses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Modica?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 513 holiday homes with pool available in Modica. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a self catering cottage or holiday rental in Modica, Sicily, Italy your home away from home

    Known as the ""City of 100 bells and 100 churches"", Modica is a charming place to stay. Its architecture, food and scenic countryside make it a delightful place which visitors return to time and again. The town is a maze of narrow streets and steps which join the honey coloured stone buildings of Upper Modica with the lower valley. Although much of Modica's ancient history was destroyed in an earthquake in 1693, the rebuild of the town was in splendid baroque style. The town is famous throughout Sicily for its chocolate.

    Things to Do in Modica, Sicily Explore the Cathedral

    The impressive Cathedral of San Giorgio in Modica is an important monument in Sicily, noted for the 250 steps which climb up to it in the shape of a chalice. The beautiful tiered façade is topped with a belltower. The interior has a stunning collection of frescoes, paintings and gilded decorations. Beaches

    The coast closest to your Modica holiday rental has some lovely beaches including the area around Portopalo di Capopassero. The town is popular with Italians visiting for the summer and the beaches are well worth a visit.

    Sample the Local Cuisine

    Sicily is noted for its exceptional cuisine with its culinary history influenced by the Arab and Spanish occupations. Look for the Cioccolato (chocolate) Modicano products and the Ragalna which is a risotto made with shellfish.

    Places to Visit Near Modica, Sicily


    This charming fishing village still demonstrates a simple way of life from times past. The Piazza Bianca is surrounded by old fishermen's cottages and is where locals and visitors meet in the evening to eat and socialize at the restaurants and bars. Noto

    The town of Noto is part of Sicily's baroque triangle which includes Modica and Ragusa. Noted for its fine early 18th century buildings, the town has some superb architectural masterpieces to enjoy. The honey-coloured buildings are dubbed the ""Stone Garden"" and are a listed UNESCO Heritage Site. During the third week in May Noto has a splendid Flower Festival with many flower mosaics made from 400,000 flowers. Vendicari

    The nature reserve at Vendicari is noted for its bird reserve and unspoilt beaches which are a favoured breeding place for turtles.

    Weather in Modica, Sicily

    Modica in southern Sicily has a hot Mediterranean climate with mild wet winters and hot dry summers. The area receives plenty of sunshine all year round and summer highs can reach 79°F (26°C) and above.

    Travel to Modica, Sicily

    The main airport in Sicily is Palermo (PMO) Airport which has many connections with mainland Italy as well as direct flights in season to London with easyJet and Ryanair. It is 311km (200 miles) from your Modica holiday home. The Catania-Fontanarossa (CTA) Airport is 115km (70 miles) away. The AST bus company runs an efficient service to Modica, or visitors can rent a car at the airport and drive.

    Activities and attractions in Modica

    Are you hoping to discover things to do in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that Modica has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Marabino Winery (15.8 mi / 25.4 km)
    • Buonivini Winery (16.2 mi / 26.1 km)
    • Parcallario Adventure Park (18.5 mi / 29.8 km)

    Exploring the natural features in Modica

    Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Modica is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Giardini Iblei (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
    • Pezza Filippa Beach (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
    • Coast Wagon Beach (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
    • Sampieri Beach (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
    • Irminio River Nature Reserve (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
    • Marina di Ragusa Beach (12.4 mi / 19.9 km)