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The best travel advice to Noto
and the region of the Val di Noto

Read the blog, buy the book and plan your unforgettable visit to the beautiful city of Noto and the region of the Val di Noto on the island of Sicily, Italy.

July 6, 2024

Noto Caponata

Chef Matteo joins the kitchen at Sabbinirica to learn how to make Caponata at home!

June 29, 2024

Shopping Therapy in Noto

Noto is not London, Paris or New York but it has it has its own shopping therapy on offer

June 22, 2024

Boat Trips from Noto

Boat trips from Noto to Ortigia Island and Noto to Portopalo

A restaurant set inside a historic building in Noto, Italy

The Best Holiday Island In The Mediterranean

Vogue and The Telegraph think this corner of Sicily is a must visit. We agree! To help you get the most from your visit to Noto and the Val di Noto we have created a book filled with ideas, restaurants and experiences.

The Book
A table outdoors with a mediterranean breakfast laid out ready to eat

Stay At The Rooftop

For friends and family we have created a stunning luxury apartment in the residential heart of Noto. Want the perfect base for a holiday in the Val di Noto, we have you covered.

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The Man Behind The Website

Matt Bird or Matteo as he is known in Sicily lives between London and his holiday home in Noto. He first visited Noto and the Val di Noto in 2021 and like many people fell in love with the place, people and life.

He loves being a travel writer always discovering new delights for visitors to enjoy. He keeps this site updated with all his best new discoveries.

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