Ispica Grottos (Cava d'Ispica)

Interesting
Between Ispica and Modica, a fault (around 13km) is dotted with cave dwellings, little sanctuaries and necropolises. In the Larderia there are early-Christian catacombs (464 sepulchres), and the Grotte Cadute make up a set of dwellings on several levels. Opposite the entrance to the fenced-off area, there is a cave church (Chiesa Rupestre di San Nicolò) and a chapel nicknamed the Delicatessen (La Spezeria), probably because a monk used to prepare medicines there.

Useful information

Address:

97014 Ispica

Phone:

+39 0932 771667

Opening hours

early Apr-mid Oct: 9am-6.30pm; rest of year: Mon-Sat 9am-1.15pm

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