Welcome to Vittoria, a charming town located in the province of Ragusa, Sicily. With its modern checkerboard structure and wide, straight streets, Vittoria is the youngest town in the province. The town’s womenfolk are known for their intricate embroideries, first adopted during the period of Arab rule in Sicily.

Geographically, Vittoria is situated on a very fertile valley known as Boscopiano. The town is bordered by the municipalities of Acate and Ragusa, while the hillside is bordered by the towns of Comiso and Chiaramonte Gulfi. The natural reserve of Aleppo pines (Riserva naturale del Pino d’Aleppo) is located on the south of the city, and the coastlines along the sea are low and sandy with rare rocks. The highest point, though poorly mountainous, is Mount Calvo (250 meters). Vittoria has an altitude of 168 meters s.l.m. and an area of 181.31 km². Its only hamlet (frazione) is the seaside locality of Scoglitti. However, in addition to the urban area, it has 45 different contrade.

The climate in Vittoria is typically Mediterranean, though slightly higher temperatures are usually recorded when compared to other municipalities in the area, due to the fact the city sits at a lower elevation. The coldest month of the year is January and the hottest July and August.

Vittoria is an important area in south-eastern Sicily, between the Hyblean plateau and the sea, famous for cultivating Nero d’Avola and Frappato – two types of wine grapes destined for very important wines such as Cerasuolo di Vittoria DOCG. The city of Vittoria is home to the largest fruit and vegetable markets in Italy, and is the most important in Europe for tomatoes.

If you’re looking for things to do in Vittoria, be sure to check out Scoglitti, Monti Iblei Cup (Hill Climb), Cerasuolo di Vittoria (wine), Capuliato (Condiment), F.C. Vittoria, and A.C.D. Città di Vittoria.

Vittoria is twinned with Mátészalka, Hungary and Siġġiewi, Malta.

Come and experience the beauty and charm of Vittoria, Sicily – a hidden gem waiting to be discovered!

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