Matt's Noto Blog

Where to go and what to do in, and around the amazing city of Noto in Sicily, Italy...

September 20, 2023

Outstanding Universal Value

Discover what makes Noto, Sicily and Italy of outstanding universal value

August 30, 2023

Ancient Sweetie Moulds

La Formella are ancient clay moulds originally used to make sweets and delights

August 16, 2023

Making Sicilian Pasta

How to make traditional Sicilian pasta and home-made pesto sauce.

August 2, 2023

Noto in the Movies

Noto and Sicily are often used as a film location for productions such as the hit series The White Lotus.

July 19, 2023

Top Ten Restaurants in Noto

A guide to the best places to eat in the beautiful Italian city of Noto, Sicily.

July 5, 2023

Top Ten Beaches Near Noto

The very best beaches to visit within a short drive of Noto in Sicily.


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What began as scribbled personal travel notes and photographs transformed into a beautiful visual and secret-revealing travel guide, Matt's Noto.

The author, Matt Bird first visited Noto to check-out an apartment which he had purchased but had never seen. He rapidly fell in love with the city and all things Sicilian and now lives between London, UK and Noto, Italy.

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