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  • arte-cultura Art & Culture

Classical Siracusa: walking tour of Ortigia


  • unique_info copia 3 2h
  • 1 - 15
  • yoga
  • lgbt
  • single

Discover the best of Syracuse's historical center with a local guide. Listen to the history and legends of the Apollo Temple, the Jewish district, the charming Cathedral and the fascinating Fountain of Arethusa and fall in love with the view of the Maniace Castle and its breathtaking panorama.

Do not miss the best of Ortigia Island. Walk through the historic center lulled by the quiet atmosphere and its narrow and colorful streets, overlooked by baroque buildings, embellished with blossoming balconies and succulent plants.
Listen to the history and millenary culture of Syracuse, one of the most important cities of the entire Magna Graecia.
Discover the elegant refinements of Piazza Archimede and its fountain, breathe the air of ancient civilizations in front of the ruins of the Temple of Apollo, the largest Doric temple in Sicily.

Stroll through the Jewish quarter of Giudecca in search of its hidden treasures. Admire the immense facade of the Duomo and the historical buildings that overlook the elegant and lively town square, the heart of the old town.
As is often in this land of oriental charm, you will discover at every step that myth and history mingle perfectly, making it difficult to distinguish reality from fantasy. Listen to the story of the nymph of the Arethusa Fountain and the mystery of the fresh waters and finally enjoy one of the most beautiful views of Syracuse in front of the impressive Maniace Castle, the guardian of the island.

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  • Tourist guide
It does not include
  • Entrance tickets to museums or paid sites
  • Maniace Castle entrance ticket
Ideal for
  • lovers of lovely and unforgettable seaside towns.
Meeting Point
  • Piazza Archimede 11, Syracuse

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