Piazza Archimede is Syracuse's 'drawing room' and is surrounded by Catalan-Gothic palazzi, including Palazzo Lanza and the Palazzo...
Right at the heart of Ortygia is the handsome Piazza Archimede, with its 19th-century fountain (by Giulio Moschetti) of Artemis (the...
Allakatalla hires out bicycles (€15 per day) and scooters (€35 per day).
Piccolo Teatro dei Pupi
Syracuse's thriving puppet theatre hosts regular performances; see its website for a calendar. You can also buy puppets at its workshop...
Osteria Vite e Vitello
Bucking the trend for seafood, this cheerful Ortygia trattoria flies the flag for meat-eaters (and how). Delicious involtini (meat...
Le Baronie information
Lonely Planet review
Offering a boisterous atmosphere in an old Catalan-Gothic mansion, Le Baronie prides itself on traditional cuisine with a twist, such as swordfish with a pepper-and-brandy sauce. There is also a pleasant garden dotted with sarcophagi.