“Traditional” visit to the Benedictine Monastery

The timetable of the guided tours to visit the Benedictine Monastery is the following:

  • Monday to Friday from 11am to 1pm and from 3pm to 5pm, one tour starting every hour.
  • Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 5pm, one tour starting every hour.

Guided tours last 75 minutes around and allow visitors to see all the most relevants areas of the monastery, today Unesco World Heritage of Val di Noto: the two cloisters, the XVI century basement today used as the Library of the Department of Humanities (Unict), the Roman Domus through a wooden contemporary platform, the hanging garden of the novices, the former kitchen and cellar of the XVIII century made by the architect Vaccarini on top of the solidified lava stone from 1669, besides the majestic
monumental staircase with its magnificent stuccos.

To join guided tours reservations are required by calling 0957102767 or 3349242464 (also via WhatsApp) or by writing an email to info@officineculturali.net. Guided tours in English are usually at 1pm, we always recommend to call or contact us before to check and book.