Because balconies in Noto are striking.
Baroque face on balcony support, Scicli.
Baroque balconies, Caltagirone.
Balcony, Polizzi Generosa.
Extravagant balconies such as this one were created by Baroque artisans when Noto was rebuilt in the 17th century after a devastating earthquake in 1693. Particular attention was given to creating beautiful architectural details such as this one on via Nicolaci. We’ll be visiting Noto, part of “The Late Baroque Towns of Val di Noto”…
Balcony and window boxes with flowers photographed in Noto.
San Vito Lo Capo with its white buildings with blue shutters will, starting today, host La Settimana della Musica, or “The Week of Music.” In addition to sweet balconies, the resort town possesses one of Sicily’s most picturesque public beaches. The Week of Music opens the summer season by presenting performances of different genres of…
Palazzolo Acreide possesses the longest Baroque-style balcony in Sicily. This is a detail of it. Palazzolo Acreide is one of the eight towns that make up the “Late Baroque Towns of the Val di Noto” UNESCO World Heritage Site. (Photo credit: Filippo Buttitta)
At night in the summer, the jasmine flower opens and you can smell its unmistakable scent. Here, it grows up to a balcony in San Vito Lo Capo.
Balcony of Il Castello in the fishing village San Nicola l’Arena, a hamlet of Trabia.