Recognized as the true attraction of Syracuse, the Archaeological Park of Neapolis contains famous masterpieces from both the Greek and Roman periods, testimonies of the millennial history of the cityIt is the most famous monument of the archaeological park and is one of the largest and most important in the ancient world. It has ancient origins and already existed in the 5th century. B.C.; we know from literary sources that Aeschylus staged "Le Etnee" in 476 BC Its present form, however, refers to a unitary project, realized in the III century. B.C. from Hieron II, as part of his Neapolis arrangement program according to the principles of Hellenistic architecture of the time. Carved into the rock of the Temenite hill, the theater has a very large cavea, with 67 orders of steps, divided vertically.
If you are passionate about the stories of Commissioner Montalbano, this is definitely the tour for you!The most devoted will have noticed that the places described in the books and those seen in the TV series do not always coincide. In fact the area of the Agrigento described in the novels was "poor" from the scenographic point of view and it is for this reason that the choice of the set fell on the enchanting landscapes of the province of Ragusa. It is here that Baroque architecture coexist, the dense vegetation of olive and carob trees and the typical dry stone walls.In general, the fiction of Montalbano gravitates around Ragusa Ibla, Donnafugata, Puntasecca and Scicli.The Montalbano tour is a must if you want to relive the events of the most beloved commissioner in Italy and beyond! You will lose yourself among nature, art, culture, cinematography, good food and wonderful sea views.
Discover thousands-year-old inventions by the Greek mathematician and astronomer Archimedes of Syracuse with these pre-booked admission tickets to the Tecnoparco Archimede. Explore the open-air museum—set into a Mediterranean-style park—with a private guide, getting a first-hand peek at life-sized replicas covering all of the famed inventor’s works, ranging from catapults to water pumps.
Discover the treasures of Syracuse, Ortigia with this fantastic 1-day tour with an expert guide. Explore the UNESCO site in Syracuse with its archaeological site, admire a magical source in Ortigia and be enchanted by the spectacular baroque architecture of the historic center