Eastern baroque tour.
In the morning meet your expert driver guide and continue to Noto.
The journey of Noto begins and finishes with the Royal Gate what have been made 1838 by Orazio Angelini to symbolize the faithfulness of the citizens of Noto in one rebel act in the island against the king Ferdinand II of BourbonSyracuse - one of the most beautiful cities in Sicily, surrounded by Ionic sea.
Later drive to Syracuse: oldest part of the city is called Ortigia where you can find the architectural remains from different century's- Greeks, Romans, Saracens, Spanish and others have build there best examples of architecture.
Syracuse is one of the most beautiful cities in Sicily. Syracuse is surrounded by Ionic sea. Oldest part of the city is called Ortigia where you can find the architectural remains from different century's- Greeks, Romans, Saracens, Spanish and others have build there best examples of architecture. The most curious is of course The Cathedral, because part of the wall of the church is old Temple of Athena from 6th century B. C. , later Christianity adapted it as their own church and it became Christian church and final baroque façade was made by Andrea Palma in 1725-1753, statues are made by Ignazio Marabitti. Nearby the cathedral of St. Mary You will find local government house called as well Palazzo del Vermexio, what have been made 1629- 1633, just before the destructive earthquake in 1693.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Port of call or place of stay
End location: Port of call or place of stay
Duration: 8 hours
Luxury air conditioned Mercedes vehicle or similar
Luxury air conditioned Mercedes vehicle or similar - Pick up and drop off right on the dock- English speaking Driver for the day at disposal- All local Taxes, gasoline, highway/parking tolls, driver's meal
Free water bottles and soda drinks.
Stops along the drive to the most beautiful spot where you can enjoy the landscapes and take as much pictures you wish.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
10 Euros (€) - Ingress to the Greck theater.
Entrance Tickets - Meals
Tour price are from 1 to 3 travellers from Catania Harbour.
I can customize up to 8 people
I can customize also from Messina/Taormina/Syracuse and Palermo harbour.
Please inquire before booking if your group is larger than 3.
I am not a licensed guide and will not be able to guide you inside of the historical monuments.
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Great tour guide. Danilo picked up in his immaculate Mercedes and led us through the best of Noto, Syracuse, and Ortigia. He managed to please all 6 of us - the foodie, the archaeologist, the artist, the historian, the nature lover and the sociologist. I highly recommend.