Pozzallo is a town in the province of Ragusa, Sicily, Italy.
It is 169 km from Agrigento
, 174 km from Caltanissetta
, 121 km from Catania
, 178 km from Enna
, 217 km from Messina
, 316 km from Palermo
, 33 km from Ragusa and 63 km from Siracusa
. Being so well located on the Sicily, there is no shortage of quality accommodations, vacation rentals, condo rentals, apartment rentals and villa rentals.
For its beach the town is considered a holiday resort, and has also very interesting monuments, such as the Palace Musso
built in art-nuveau style (beginning of the 20th century) and the Tower (14th century).
The Tower was built thanks to the initiative of Giovanni Bernardo Cabrera, Count of Modica. It is 30 metres tall with sentry boxes and loop-holes: no ship or man could escape. The earthquake in 1693 destroyed the tower, which actually was soon rebuilt as pirate raids were more and more frequent. That time a platform was added. Today it is a National Monument as well as the town’s coat of arms and symbol. Villas and lodging surround the tower have magnificent views thereof.
The beaches of Pozzallo have received the Blue Flag status.
Of the eight beaches in Sicily that have received Blue Flag status, four are located in Pozzallo. Make sure to book your next Sicilian accommodation, vacation rental, condo rental, apartment rental or villa rental with a view of one of these beautiful beaches.
Virtu Ferries runs a high speed ferry service between Valetta on the island of Malta and Pozzallo
on the island of Sicily. The ferries are big and comfortable. Pozzallo is very well situated with wonderful vacation rental, apartment rental and villa rental options.
One of the most fascinating towns in Sicily, Ragusa (33km from Pozzallo) has caused many a visitor’s jaw to drop as they first set eyes on the lower part of the town.
The town is part of the Val di Noto UNESCO Heritage site and 18 of its buildings are protected by UNESCO. This historically rich town offers many accommodation options such as vacation rentals, apartment rentals and villa rentals.
The Hyblean (Iblei) Mountains occupy an area between Siracusa and Ragusa. Though scenic, the range is not very high. Mount Lauro, the highest peak, reaches only 986 metres above sea level but it has an interesting history. As in Sicily's other mountain ranges, the Hybleans are predominantly limestone, though with some volcanic features.
There are woodlands in some areas. In addition to Ragusa, places of historical interest include Ragusa, Modica and Palazzolo Acreide. Cava Ispica is a spectacular canyon.
Accommodations in and around Pozzallo are as diverse as the region but all stay true to the history and beauty of the island. Book your stay now and enjoy the best Sicily has to offer.
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