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  • arte-cultura Art & Culture

Private walking tour of Ortigia


  • unique_info copia 3 1h30m
  • 1 - 5
  • yoga
  • lgbt
  • luxury

A walking tour of 1h30 with a guide who will make you fall in love with the island of Ortigia, you will discover the best of the wonders of the historical centre as well as the true heart of Syracuse.

Join a walking tour with an expert guide and discover the island of Ortigia, the historical heart of Syracuse. Fall in love with its influential culture and art that flourished over the centuries. Walk among its baroque palaces, the view of the sea, and the hidden ancient alleys. You will breathe the air of ancient civilizations, such as the Greek one that here is represented by the beautiful temples, as the Temple of Apollo, the oldest Doric temple in Sicily.

As often happens in this land, myth, and history mix and passing from Piazza Duomo towards the sea, you will reach the millenary source of freshwater, the Arethusa fountain. The legend said that the nymph, to escape the god Alfeo, threw herself into the sea and turned into a source, the papyrus plant arises inside to remember her.
There will be other stops full of wonders, on a tour that brings together the best of the monuments of Ortigia and the top curiosities of the daily life in this peace of heaven on earth.

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

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