The province of Ragusa, the smallest and the youngest of the Sicilian provinces, covers an area of roughly 1600 square kilometres in the south-western side of the Island and has a total population of 300,000. Albeit sharing many of the Islandís characteristics, the province of Ragusa features some distinctive traits of its own, that are clearly discernible in its tradition and landscape, what has made it a demanded destination for tourists from all over the world.