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$51.38 Day Trips & Excursions

Taormina to Syracuse Full-Day Guided Sightseeing Tour

Leave central Taormina in the morning and travel south along the coast to Syracuse, on the southeastern corner of Sicily. After relaxing in the comfort of your air-conditioned coach on your 1.5-hour journey, hop off and head out to explore the city with your guide!First stop is Parco Archeologico della Neapolis, Syracuse’s famous archeological zone that’s home to a vast collection of Greek and Roman ruins from all over Sicily. After paying your entrance fee, head inside to see impressive excavations and well-preserved monuments like a Greek theater, Roman amphitheater and the Ear of Dionysius – an artificial limestone cave. Learn about fascinating structures like the Altar of Hieron II, where bulls were once sacrificed during ancient festivals, and hear tales of Syracuse in bygone days.Leave the archeological zone and head over to the island neighborhood Ortygia, where most of Syracuse’s fascinating sights can be seen. Enjoy a break for lunch (own expense) and then explore the local attractions, discovering Piazza Archimede, a lively square that’s home to the Fountain of Aretusa – a carving of the Greek goddess’ maiden. Gaze at the square’s Gothic palaces and then continue your stroll around the area to discover the delights of Piazza del Duomo – Syracuse’s central square. Pose for photos in front of Syracuse Cathedral, and admire at the squares other attractions: 17th-century Archbishop’s Palace, the Palace of Beneventano del Bosco and Il Lucertolone – the City Hall. After exploring Ortygia and learning about the city’s history and sights, return to your coach for the journey north. Your tour then finishes back at the start point in central Taormina.

$100.47 Tours & Sightseeing

Syracuse Ortigia and Noto Day Trip from Catania

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Etna Tribe, Catania, Province of Catania, Sicilyexcursion made by Etna TribeDuration: 8 hoursStop At: Parco Archeologico della Neapolis, Syracuse, Province of Syracuse, SicilyVisit the Parco archeologico in SyracusaDuration: 1 hourStop At: Puppet Theatre - Siracusa, Syracuse, Province of Syracuse, SicilyAdmire the TheatreDuration: 1 hourStop At: Grotta dei CordariAdmire the grotta of cordari in SyracusaDuration: 1 hourStop At: Altar of Hiero IIAdmire the ara ierone of SiracusaDuration: 1 hourStop At: Latomia del Paradiso, Syracuse, Province of Syracuse, SicilyAdmire the Latomie of SiracusaDuration: 1 hourStop At: Necropoli di Santa PanagiaAdmire the NecropoliDuration: 1 hourStop At: Anfiteatro Romano, Syracuse, Province of Syracuse, SicilyVisit the Anfiteatro of SiracusaDuration: 1 hourStop At: Ear of DionysiusAdmire the ear of Dionisio in SiracusaDuration: 1 hourStop At: Teatro Greco, Syracuse, Province of Syracuse, SicilyAmire the theaterDuration: 1 hourStop At: Grotta del NinfeoVisit the cave in SiracusaDuration: 1 hourStop At: Street of Tombsvisit the streetDuration: 1 hourStop At: Siracusa Beachvisit ortigiaDuration: 1 hourStop At: Fonte Aretusa, Syracuse, Province of Syracuse, Sicilyamire the fonte aretusaDuration: 1 hourStop At: Cattedrale metropolitana della Natività di Maria Santissimavisit ortigiaDuration: 1 hourStop At: Maniace Castle, Syracuse, Province of Syracuse, Sicilyadmire the castleDuration: 1 hourStop At: Museo Regionale di Palazzo Bellomo, Syracuse, Province of Syracuse, Sicilyvisit siracusaDuration: 1 hourStop At: Ipogeo di Piazza Duomo, Syracuse, Province of Syracuse, Sicilyvisit syracusaDuration: 1 hourStop At: Museo del Papiro "Corrado Basile", Syracuse, Province of Syracuse, Sicilyvisit siracusaDuration: 1 hourStop At: Leonardo da Vinci Museum and Archimede Siracusavisit siracusaDuration: 1 hourStop At: Mercato Di Siracusa, Syracuse, Province of Syracuse, Sicily misit the mercatoDuration: 1 hourStop At: Palazzo Montalto, Syracuse, Province of Syracuse, Sicilyvisit the siracusaDuration: 1 hourStop At: Palazzo Chiaramontevisit siracusaDuration: 1 hourStop At: Museo dei Pupi - Siracusa, Syracuse, Province of Syracuse, Sicilyvisit the museumDuration: 1 hourStop At: Sirmuma - Siracusa Museo del Marevisit the museumDuration: 1 hourStop At: Museo del Cinemavisit the museumDuration: 1 hourStop At: Palazzo Francica Navavisit siracusaDuration: 1 hourStop At: Palazzo Arezzo Della Targiavisit siracusaDuration: 1 hourStop At: Cappella Sveva Arcivescovado, Syracuse, Province of Syracuse, Sicilyvisit siracusaDuration: 1 hourStop At: Il Duomovisit siracusaDuration: 1 hourStop At: Temple of Apollo (Tempio di Apollo), Syracuse, Province of Syracuse, SicilyAdmire the TempleDuration: 1 hourPass By: Necropoli di Pantalica, Pantalica, Province of Syracuse, Sicilyvisit siracusaPass By: Cavagrande del Cassibile, Avola, Province of Syracuse, Sicilyvisit siracusaPass By: Riserva Naturale Orientata Cavagrande del Cassibile, Syracuse, Province of Syracuse, Sicilyvisit siracusaStop At: Porta Reale, Noto, Province of Syracuse, SicilyVisit notoDuration: 1 hourStop At: Cathedral of NotoVisit notoDuration: 1 hourStop At: Chiesa del Santissimo Crocifisso, Noto, Province of Syracuse, Sicilyvisit notoDuration: 1 hourStop At: St. Charles Churchvisit notoDuration: 1 hourStop At: Chiesa di San DomenicoVisit notoDuration: 1 hourStop At: Chiesa di San Francesco d'Assisi all'Immacolatavisit notoDuration: 1 hourStop At: Church of Santa Chiaravisit notoDuration: 1 hourStop At: Chiesa di Santa Maria dell'Arcovisit notoDuration: 1 hourStop At: St. Nicholas Cathedral, Noto, Province of Syracuse, Sicilyvisit the churchDuration: 1 hourStop At: Piazza Municipio, Noto, Province of Syracuse, Sicilyvisit notoDuration: 1 hourStop At: Palazzo Ducezio, Noto, Province of Syracuse, Sicilyvisit notoDuration: 1 hourStop At: Teatro Tina Di Lorenzo, Noto, Province of Syracuse, Sicilyvisit notoDuration: 1 hourStop At: Nicolaci PalaceAdmire the old buildingDuration: 10 minutesPass By: Palazzo Modica di San Giovanni - Nicolaci - Raeli, Noto, Province of Syracuse, SicilyVisit notoPass By: Palazzo Landolina, Noto, Province of Syracuse, Sicilyvisit notoPass By: Palazzo Trigona di Cannicarao, Noto, Province of Syracuse, Sicilyvisit notoPass By: Palazzo Impellizzeri di San Giacomovisit notoPass By: Palazzo Astuto, Noto, Province of Syracuse, Sicilyvisit notoPass By: Palazzo Rau Della FerlaVisit notoPass By: Noto Anticavisit notoPass By: Area Archeologica Eloro, Noto, Province of Syracuse, Sicilyvisit notoPass By: Colonna Pizzutavisit notoPass By: Scavi di Castelluccio, Noto, Province of Syracuse, Sicilyvisit notoPass By: Villa Romana del Tellaro, Noto, Province of Syracuse, Sicilyvisit notoPass By: Monte Finocchitovisit notoPass By: Oriented Nature Reserve Oasis of Vendicarivisit notoPass By: Biblioteca Comunale di Noto "Principe di Villadorata", Noto, Province of Syracuse, Sicilyvisit notoPass By: Biblioteca Diocesana del Seminario Vescovile, Noto, Province of Syracuse, Sicilyvisit noto

$71.93 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Siracusa Food and Wine Walking Tour

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Fonte Aretusa, Syracuse, Province of Syracuse, SicilyMeeting Piazza Archimede, start a “flavorous” evening of gastronomic and cultural discoveries with a passionate local guide. Walking and sharing with You all the secrets of ancient Siracusa, he will bring You to authentic family Tavernas hidden in little streets of Ortigia. Keeping primitive charm, they are always attractive with their hospitality, traditional way of cooking and warm family atmosphere which unfortunately can be lost in most visited tourist restaurants.Continuing 2,5 hours, Tour perfectly combines Wine and culinary experience with cognitive walk through the most breathtaking monuments of old city. Piazza San Rocco, piazza Duomo, Santa Lucia church, piazza San Giuseppe, Jewish district, piazza Archimede and a lot of other treasures will not leave without Yours and guide attention!Enjoying the atmosphere of dusking walking town. You will stop in three different places where kindly served tables already wait for You: from traditionally cooked fresh fish and Typical Sicilian appetizers to unrepeatable homemade Sicilian pastries accompanied by fragrant Siracusa Wine and Liquors – everything without which old Siracusa will never open to You her real taste!

$27.40 Cultural & Theme Tours

Ortygia: Syracuse's Ancient Town Center Walking Tour

The private walking tour lasts about 2 hours and crosses the picturesque streets of the old part of Syracuse discovering the traces left by all the different people who governed Sicily. You will meet our guide at the ancient Greek Apollo Temple where he will give you a short introduction about the history of the town. After a short walk you will reach Cathedral Square and be surprised by the magnificent bright limestone buildings: the town hall, Palazzo Beneventano, the bishop's palace and St. Lucy's Church, but most of all the Cathedral itself, the only church still in use today which time ago was a pagan temple. You should not miss to visit its interiors (optional visit, admission ticket not included). The tour then continues to Aretusa Fountain near the sea. The myth of Aretusa was told by Ovidius and in its clear fresh water grows papyrus which probably was brought here when Archimedes lived in town. The way back leads through the Jewish Quarter to Via Maestranza, the street where the nobility of the town had their pompous homes. On Archimedes Square, the neoclassical Fountain of Diana remembers once more the glorious past of Syracuse. The tour will end at the local fish and fruit market where you can take a breath of local life, colors and scents. Please note that the market is open only in the morning and on working days.

$53.66 Tours & Sightseeing

Full-day Syracuse and Noto tour from Taormina

Departure from Taormina to Syracuse, the visit begins with the Neapolis archaeological park, a fascinating concentration of Greek and Roman ruins, where you will admire the Greek theatre, Latomia del Paradiso, Ear of Dionysius and the Roman amphitheatre.The visit will continue in Ortygia, a small island connected to Syracuse by a bridge. Here, you will walk toward the timeless street, and you will admire the Greek ruins, the Baroque palaces and churches. One of the greatest and most singular monument of Ortygia, which rises on the highest point of the peninsula, is the cathedral built on the site of the temple dedicated to goddess of Athena. Another famous spot in Ortygia is the Fountain of Arethusa, a freshwater spring forming a pool with papyrus plants, situated on a wide terrace overlooking the sea. You will have free time for having lunch and/or walk around.Afterwards, visit of the ancient baroque town of Noto, that was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2002. Return to Taormina at around 7:30 pm. Lunch and entrance fees are not included in the price.

$27.40 Cultural & Theme Tours

Archaeological Syracuse: Neapolis Park Walking Tour

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Parco Archeologico della Neapolis, Syracuse, Province of Syracuse, SicilyThe main ancient monuments in Syracuse are at the Neapolis park. During the walking tour you will see the monuments below.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Teatro Greco, Syracuse, Province of Syracuse, SicilyThe most important ancient Greek theatre in SicilyDuration: 40 minutesStop At: Ear of Dionysius (Orecchio di Dionisio), Syracuse, Province of Syracuse, SicilySyracuse's most legendary placeDuration: 15 minutesPass By: Latomia del Paradiso, Syracuse, Province of Syracuse, SicilyThe ancient Greek stone quarries