Siracusa Walks

Siracusa Walks

Defined by Cicero as “the most beautiful city in Magna Graecia”, Siracusa is an elegant town where the ancient Greek grandeur is still very much alive and historic jewels abound at every corner. An expert local guide will take you through the island of Ortigia, the soul of the city, connected to the mainland via two bridges. Streets are lined with honey-colored palaces and lead to the magnificent Cathedral Square, where light reflects off the bright stone facades of churches and palaces creating a dazzling effect. During the tour you will see Baroque churches and ancient Greek ruins, including the 6th-century Temple of Apollo and the beautiful Fonte Aretusa, a natural fountain surrounded by Greek legends. You will also pass through colorful shops and stalls selling wonderful Sicilian delicacies and beautiful artisanal pieces, as well as panoramic spots like the Maniace Castle.


Itinerary
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Stop At: Ortigia, Corso Umberto, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily Italy

Ortigia is a small island which is the historical centre of the city of Syracuse. The island, also known as the Città Vecchia (Old City), contains many historical landmarks.


Duration: 3 hours

Pass By: Ipogeo Di Piazza Duomo, Piazza Duomo, 96100 Siracusa SR, Italy

Piazza Duomo is one of the most important and largest squares of Ortigia, the historical center of Siracusa. Here is where the main Cathedral is located. Piazza Duomo is an extremely popular place for tourism, shopping and entertainment.


Pass By: Duomo di Siracusa, Piazza Duomo, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily Italy

The cathedral stands in the city's historic core on Ortygia Island. The Duomo is an ancient Catholic church in Syracuse. Its structure is originally a Greek doric temple, and for this reason it is included in a UNESCO World Heritage Site designated in 2005.


Pass By: Fonte Aretusa, Largo Aretusa Il dio innamorato è ALFEO e non Orfeo, inoltre c'è un errore di battitura nel nome di Artemide., 96100, Syracuse, Sicily Italy

The Fountain of Arethusa is a natural fountain on the island of Ortygia in the historical centre of the city of Syracuse in Sicily. According to Greek mythology, the fresh water fountain is the place where the nymph Arethusa, the patron figure of ancient Syracuse, returned to earth's surface after escaping from her undersea home in Arcadia.


Pass By: Temple of Apollo (Tempio di Apollo), Piazza Pancali Ortygia, Syracuse, Sicily Italy

The Temple of Apollo is one of the most important ancient Greek monuments on Ortygia, in front of the Piazza Pancali in Syracuse. It is dated to the beginning of the 6th century B.C. and is therefore the most ancient Doric temple in Sicily.




Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"



Duração: 3 Hours
Ponto de partida: Traveler pickup is offered
Meet your guide at your hotel.


Cancelamentos e reembolsos: Para receber um reembolso integral, cancele com até 24 horas de antecedência do início da experiência.

Incluído

  • Expert Local Guide

Não Incluído

  • No Inside Visits
  • Transportation
  • Gratuities

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