Find the best place to stay — Modica

Where to stay around Modica?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,031 holiday lettings near Modica. From 674 apartments to 621 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: 2,553 holiday lettings
  • Modica Station: 2,529 holiday lettings
  • Ispica Cave: 3,290 holiday lettings
  • Church of San Pietro: 2,541 holiday lettings
  • Cathedral of San Giorgio: 2,550 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 674 apartments in Modica. Our other popular types of Modica holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 621 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 443 self catering accommodations
  • Chateaus: 86 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 478 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

    Marzamemi

    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.

    Attractions in and around Modica

    Looking for places to see while you're in Modica? Don't miss landmarks such as Church of San Pietro, Castello dei Conti and Cathedral of San Giorgio. To appreciate the outdoor scene, make time for beaches such as Pezza Filippa Beach and Donnalucata, and green spaces such as Ispica Cave and Giardini Iblei. Also consider a visit to the region's top places to see such as Akrai Archaeological Park and Cathedral of Noto.