The white town
Founded in the 8th century b. C. by the Greeks, Syrakuse had to become one of the most powerful towns of the mediterranean sea together with Athens.
We will visit the archaeological park called Neapolis with the ancient Greek theatre, the Roman amphitheatre, the Altar of Ieron II and the limestone quarries.
In the baroque centre of the quarter Ortigia the cathedral, the fountain Arethusa and the Apollon temple.
The archaeological Park with the Greek theatre, the Roman amphitheatre, the Ear of Dyonisos in the lime stone quarries, the Altar of Ieron II.
Then a nice walk in the baroque historical centre of Ortigia, the Cathedral square, the fount Aretusa, the temple of Apollon and even more. . . !
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Your hotel in Syracuse
End location: Back to the starting point.
Duration: 3 hours 30 min.
Walking tour. Where needed we can take a taxi or your rented car
Estimated Local Cash Needed
12 euro - Fees for the visit of the archaeological park and of the cathedral
I am not a driver. I can accompany you in your vehicle or I can arrange for a separate car and driver.
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Chiara was great! She was very well informed and very passionate about the history and culture of Sicily. She made our trip very special--I would recommend her to anyone thinking of using a guide in Sicily.