Today’s destination is the splendid city of Siracusa, situated in the south of the island. We will drive through one of the most beautiful coastlines of Sicily.
Siracusa was built upon an ancient Greek settlement. The city was founded by the Corinthians in 734 BC.
The tour begins with a visit to the archaeological area of Neopolis, the Greek theatre, the roman amphitheatre and the Latomia del Paradiso, Dionysus’ ear and the “Ara di Hyron”.
After a brief car ride, we will arrive in Ortigia, the heart of the city. We will stop to take a walk along the picturesque streets of the historic centre. Particular points of interest include PIazza Duomo and the Cathedral, constructed on the remains of an ancient Greek temple, the famous Aretusa fountain, with its famous papyrus plants, facing the turquoise Ionian sea. Another important place to visit is the local market, in the heart of Ortigia, rich with vegetables, fish and other typical, local products.
Type: private tour in car or minivan with air conditioning
Driver: speaks English
Length: 7-8 hours
Starting time: upon request
Meeting point: at your hotel reception or any other point
Meeting point for people on cruise ships: outside the port.
The guide and/or driver will be holding a sign with the client’s name.
The tour includes:
Car or minivan, Mineral water, Insurance.
The tour does not include:
Entrance tickets to theatres, museums, lunches, etc.
Local guides: tips are at the discretion of the client.
All excursions are private and personalized upon request.
Categories: Tours e Escursioni