A Sophisticated Sicilian Palazzo: a.d.1768

Enter a sophisticated Sicilian palazzo located in the fascinating town of Ragusa Ibla in the heart of the renowned Val di Noto. Housed in an elegant patrician palace of the 1700s, a.d.1768 overlooks the striking Piazza del Duomo and expresses a modern concept of refined hospitality.

In Sicily, in the heart of Val di Noto, the old city Ragusa Ibla treasures centuries of history and art, having been an open door to the Mediterranean sea and a crossroads of people and cultures. Ragusa Ibla is a jewel of rare beauty, in which the opulent Sicilian Baroque finds its roots, and it is an UNESCO site since 2002. In this unique and stunning frame, the sophisticated boutique hotel ​a.d.1768 has opened its doors.

Directly overlooking the scenic view of Piazza del Duomo, one of the architectural icons of the Val di Noto, a.d.1768 hotel is housed in an elegant patrician palace of the 1700s and expresses a modern concept of refined hospitality. Here, the history and contemporary tastes coexist in a stunning and perfect balance. Inside the beautiful Palazzo, visitors will revive the atmosphere of the ancient patrician houses with renewed and modern spirit, enjoying an absolutely unique experience.

In 1693, the building was rebuilt after the earthquake that destroyed most of Ragusa Iblea and started an extraordinary architectural reconstruction process in pure Baroque style. The elegant façade of the Palazzo, its inner courtyard with the spectacular staircase in pitchstone and neoclassical railings, the large arched door with the family crest and the ancient stables convey the unmatched heritage of the place.

Inside the hotel, the recovery brought back to life one-of-a-kind frescoes, elegant architectural details and floors restored by highly skilled artisans, and today coexist with the contemporary touches of furniture and décor in an elegant and vibrant balance.

​a.d. 1768

Piazza Duomo - Via Cabrera, 6, Ragusa Ibla, Sicily, Italy

Tel.+39 0932 663133

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