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La Casa delle Farfalle

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Address: Piazza Matteotti | Ex Caserma dei Carabinieri, 97015, Modica, Sicily, Italy
Phone Number:
+39 335 787 8895
09:00 - 13:00
15:00 - 19:00
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 13:00
Tue - Fri 15:00 - 19:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 20:00
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

The butterfly house is a tropical greenhouse, in which everyone has the...

The butterfly house is a tropical greenhouse, in which everyone has the opportunity to walk in the midst of lush greenery and a closer look at some of the most eye-catching butterflies in the world, while feeding, flying or resting in a that mimics their natural habitat. To make the exploration of the butterfly house more appealing and constructive , biologists and entomologists will guide visitors to immerse themselves in the fascinating world of butterflies , revealing their techniques and adaptive curiosity. You can find and follow closely the life cycle of butterflies , the lucky ones will even have the chance to witness in real time and live in that lovely moment when the butterfly emerges from its chrysalis and starts to spread her wings and then slowly soar .

Along the way visitors will be able to watch, and in some cases even touch the real live not only caterpillars and pupae of butterflies and various types of cocoons of moths , but also other insects known for their unique features such as stick insects and Madagascar hissing cockroaches (living fossils Primary Age ) .

The exploration of the butterfly house is an unmissable experience also paid to schools. In fact, it has the objective not only to excite its visitors but also to capture the attention of the younger ones, give rise to passions and strengthen our co-existence with nature. The butterfly house then became a teaching tool impact, as simple, fun and constructive.

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A lovely visit!

I always look forward to the annual Casa delle Farfalle. This year, I think was the best. I liked the layout of the exhibition. Notably, Gli Aromi from Scicli was on board with... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I always look forward to the annual Casa delle Farfalle. This year, I think was the best. I liked the layout of the exhibition. Notably, Gli Aromi from Scicli was on board with their selection of plants that attract butterflies. Also, there was a really interesting exhibit of stick insects before you entered the butterfly house. A lovely atmosphere. I... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2016

Pity as I was looking forward to it. Unfortunately it seems that it does not exist any more. We went and asked and now there is an arts and old crafts exhibition instead.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2015 via mobile

Apparently, you have to visit a place to review it... But, this butterfly house is no longer there. Walked around the square where it used to be, but there is no trace

1 Thank Phil M
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Ci scusiamo enormemente per la vostra delusione nel non aver trovato la struttura, ma appunto come le hanno spiegato, era... More 

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Reviewed 1 September 2014

Tried to visit this place but no one knew about it. Then we asked the Tourist Information Office and was told that it was no longer there. Pity.

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