First stop: Tour Siracusa
Tour Siracusa, visit to the Neapolis Archaeological Park, natural area rich in archaeological remains belonging to several epochs in the history of Syracuse, such as the Greek Theatre, the Ear of Dionysius and the Roman Amphitheatre.
Second stop: Tour Siracusa – Ortigia
Lunch with local products and visit the typical market, full of spice stalls, dried and fresh fruit, tomatoes cherry, vegetables, cheese and fish, almond sweets and chocolate of Modica.
Third stop: tour Siracusa – Ortigia
Visit of the island of Ortigia, Syracuse’s historic center, which since 2005 has been declared a UNESCO world heritage site for its unique charm due to the presence of the remains of ancient Greek temples, the Maniace Castle, the baroque churches, noble palaces and the amazing Cathedral overlooking the main square.
During a long walk through the alleys of Ortigia, we will admire the famous painting by Caravaggio entitled “Burial of Saint Lucia” dedicated to the patron saint of the city and we will stop at a company that works on papyrus plant whose existence in this area of the Sicily dates back to the times of the Greeks.
The tour continues with the discovery of underground Ortigia. We will visit an ancient medieval public wash and, exploring the Giudecca of Ortigia, we go down in the basement of the neighborhood to observe a crypt built in 1700, an air raid shelter used during the Second World War, and one of the extant Jewish baths, employed between the fourteenth and the fifteenth century, for the rites of purification of women of the Jewish community.
The fee includes:
-pick up and drop off from and for your hotel 9:00 – 18:00
-transfer from Catania to Siracusa and return
-lunch with typical products
-ticket Jewish baths
-guide en English
The fee does not include: -ticket Neapolis Archaeological Park
|Age-Group||Adult, Young(12 years old – 50%), group 5 person (-5€), more 5 person (-10€)|