A fun place for everyone to enjoy. See and pet the donkeys and tour their farm. Watch as their milk is collected for use in soaps, cooking and just to drink. For many centuries the milk has been valued for its disease prevention and its skin softening properties. Come and enjoy a few hours with the donkeys!
Opened to visitors since 2007, the Museum of Costume is situated on the ground floor of a former convent on Mormina Penna Street in the historical centre of Scicli, which is a UNESCO town. The Museum is made up of 6 sections which are updated periodically, offering a complete historical frame of the costumes in the Hyblean area supplied with documentary evidence and, also generally, regarding Sicily and the Mediterranean territory.
This beautiful church is located in the heart of Scicli and situated very close to "Montalbano's office". Beautifully restored!
The construction of the Church began between 1760 and 1765, under the direction of architect Between Alberto Maria di San Giovanni Battista, ScicliCarmelite, although there are elements that lead to the engineer's Vincenzo Sinatra architectures of Known. In 1776 with the conclusion of the stuccoes by Giovanni Gianformafresco and of time, ended the construction work of the building. The latest interior decorations, such as stucco and gilding were operated in 1854.
La Fornace Penna is a monument of industrial architecture and is located in contrada Pisciotto at Sampieri, frazione of the comune of Scicli , in the province of Ragusa.
In recent years, thanks to the charm of its ruins, la Fornace Penna has been used as a film set : "The Mánnara", as she was the town where the factory, in an episode of the television drama Inspector Montalbano.
A church existed in the early Middle Ages in the same spot of the present building, which was represented by paintings and etchings preserved in several churches of Scicli depicting the colle di San Matteo, with the Church and the soaring Bell Tower located behind the apses.