SIRACUSA - ORTIGIA & NOTO TOUR

Cultural & Theme Tours in Southeastern Sicily

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Pick-up from accomodation and transfer to Syracuse where you will visit the wonderful Neapolis Archeological Park for a walk immersed in the history of the great Greek civilization. Afterwords, visit of Ortigia (Syracuse's island) and its historical centre, where you can wander around the local market, see and buy local products and souvenirs before sitting in a typycal characteristic delicatessen shop (BURGIO) where you can taste typical homemade products like delicious selection of cold cuts and cheese, olives, dried tomatoes, aubergines, mushrooms etc...everything served with hot bread to emphasize the special taste of fresh products. Head out to Noto, one of the most important baroque centres in Sicily, where you will admire the most important baroque buildings in Sicily and taste one of our delicious desserts, like cannolo, cassata, granita etc...
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Parco Archeologico della Neapolis, Syracuse, Province of Syracuse, SicilyThe tour starts with the Neapolis archeological park, the most characteristic part of Syracuse, where you will see the Greek theatre, Latomie del Paradiso, Ear of Dionysius and the Roman amphitheatre. Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At: Ortigia, Syracuse, Province of Syracuse, SicilyNext stop will be Ortigia with the ruins of the earliest Greek constructions. Among them, the most important one is the Cathedral of Syracuse which rises on the highest point of the small Island of Ortigia. A very important and famous spot of Ortigia is the Arethusa Fountain, situated on a wide terrace overlooking the sea and where the papyrus plants grow.Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At: Late Baroque Towns of the Val di Noto, SicilyNext stop is Noto, where you will visit the ancient baroque town center, one of the most important in Sicily, with beautiful buildings, Churches and the magnificent Cathedral.Known as the Capital of the Baroque: in 2002 its historic center was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, along with the Val di Noto.Duration: 2 hours

What’s included

  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private transportation
  • Bottled water

What’s not included

  • Lunch
  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - Parco Archeologico della Neapolis
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