Syracuse and Baroque dayYour Italy Tours
On this excursion you can discover the beautiful town of Syracuse in the southern part of the Island – enjoy a very special introduction to the Sicilian coastline en-route.
On the way passing the “Piana of Catania”, the coast line of the Ionic sea and Iblei mountains, arriving in Syracuse, built on an ancient Greek settlement founded by Corinthians in 734 BC. We will visit the archaeological area of Neapolis with is Greek theatre, the Roman amphitheatre and Latomia del Paradiso (with its Dionysius Hear) and the “Ara of Hyeron”.We will arrive at the ‘Ortigia Island’, the heart of the city and we will stroll along the ancient narrow streets, which still keep the Medieval influence, before arriving at the Duomo square, one of the city highlights.You can visit the Cathedral, built above a Greek Temple, which holds more than 2.500 years of history.
Strolling along narrow streets, we move on to the old quarter of Siracusa known as Giudecca, with some important buildings of the late medieval period, like Palazzo Lanza and Montalto with their typical Chiaramonte style. We will also have the chance to stroll the open Sicilian local market situated in the heart of Ortigia, full of vegetables, fish and local products. We will then, at your convenience make our way to a local Sicilian restaurant to taste several local dishes.
The English speaking driver will pick you up from the port and take you back as well in the afternoon.
All rates are quoted in Euro funds. Payment in Euro and/or Euro Travelers Checks. Price includes English speaking driver for the day. Price does not include lunch, gratuities or entrance fees.
|Mercedes A/C Sedan up to 4 people||€ 500 All inclusive|
|Mercedes A/C Minivan up to 6 people||€ 550 All inclusive|
|Mercedes A/C Minibus up to 8 people||€ 600 All inclusive|
|Mercedes A/C Minibus up to 15 people||€ 1500 All inclusive|
|Mercedes A/C Minibus up to 24 people||€ 2200 All inclusive|