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Ispica (Sicilian: Spaccafurnu, Latin: Hyspicae Fundus) is a city and comune in the south of Sicily, Italy. It is 30 kilometres (19 mi) from Ragusa, 50 kilometres (31 mi) from Syracuse, and 90 kilometres (56 mi) away from La Valletta, on the coast of Malta. The first mention in a document of Ispica occurred in 1093, in a list of churches and ecclesiastic departments for administrative purposes, but the territory has been colonized since the Bronze Age. The city is located on a hill. The main economical activity consists of farming and organic products, especially carrot, zucchini, tomatoes, olives, vineyards.Ispica is the largest producer of organic carrot of southern Italy with about 18,000 tons of annual production. There is 10 kilometres (6 mi) of coastline, most of which is sand and dunes, and an island (Porri island) at 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) from the coast. The town also hosts examples of Sicilian Baroque architecture such as the Vincenzo Sinatra's Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore, the Annunziata Church, the Carmine monastery, and the St. Barthelemy cathedral. Ispica was destroyed by an earthquake in 1693 and rebuilt on its present site.

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Planning a vacation to Ispica in Italy? This vacation planner will provide you with all the essential information you need. After your splendid visit to Ispica, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Catania. Catania is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like Caltagirone, Mount Etna, Piazza Duomo. A holiday in Ispica can generally be of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Ispica*

  • Ispica: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Ispica for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Ispica.

    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 75 (High)
  • Living in Ispica - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 95.59 (Very High)
    • Health Care Index 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.29 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Ispica

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Ispica

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.23 USD
    • International Movie per seat 9.11 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 39.84 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 94.62 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 91.07 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ‚Äčand subjected to change without notice.

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