Things to do, attractions, interesting facts


Provincia: SR - Area: Siracusa surroundings

Sortino, a wonderful Baroque town, is located in the Iblei Mountains near the Pantalica rock necropolis and the Anapo river.
It was totally rebuilt following the terrible earthquake of 1693 which completely destroyed the ancient town. During this rebuilding it was enriched with important buildings that place it among the most important examples of a Baroque city in Sicily.
Sortino is known as the city of honey: local beekeeping boasts a millenary and here different and precious varieties of honey are produced.
Another typical gastronomic product of the city of Sortino is the pizzolo di Sortino, a sort of covered pizza with a unique consistency and taste.

What to eat

Typical food, local wines and drinks, traditional dish to taste in Sortino

You can obviously taste all the typical products of Sicilian cuisine, the most well-known ones, such as cannoli, Sicilian cassata, arancini, etc. But there are some specialties typical of this area that are more difficult to find in other areas of Sicily.

Where to stay

Best Offers of Vacation Rental, hotel, B&B where to sleep in Sortino


Nearby Places

Below you will find a list of the most beautiful places to visit in the surroundings of Sortino. The places are located at a maximum distance of about an half hour by car. Good fun!


Siracusa surroundings


Siracusa surroundings


Siracusa surroundings


Siracusa surroundings