The sets of the fiction of “Il commissario Montalbano” are set up in the magnificent baroque cities, Unesco heritage, Ragusa Ibla, Modica, Scicli.
In the novels of Camilleri, the city of Vigata, where the commissioner exercises his profession, is on the sea, but many places of the film are in Scicli, where you can visit the City Hall, which would be the police station in the film, while the house of the commissioner, in the village of Marinella, is actually located in Punta Braccetto, one of the many enchanting seaside villages of the coast between Ragusa and Scicli.
Among the other maritime locations to remember Sampieri, a charming seaside village that has retained the charm of the past, from the romantic old town of stone houses and paved streets that open onto two beaches of fine golden sand.
Ragusa Ibla hosts the set in indoor and city shooting, with the splendid Cathedral of San Giorgio, the Portal of San Giorgio and the Circolo dei Cavalieri, the latter several times set up as a film set.
Since the acronym of the film, Modica presents itself to the spectator in its peculiar beauty, a baroque jewel to visit among the alleys of the historic center and the houses leaning against the rock like a nativity scene; on the top of the mountain there is the Castle, with the famous clock tower, near the birthplace of Salvatore Quasimodo, nobel prize for literature in 1959. Emblematic the Cathedral of San Giorgio and the Cathedral of San Pietro, like the other innumerable churches and churches that embellish the city, famous for the production of typical Aztec-derived chocolate.