Syracuse, Italy

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clock-o2 hours (Approx.)
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commentOffered in: English and 2 more

Overview

Go off the beaten path in the old town center of Syracuse with this small-group walking tour. See the town’s top landmarks, including the Apollo Temple and Cathedral Square, plus the quiet lanes of the Jewish Quarter. Learn about Syracuse’s history while admiring the Fountain of Aretusa and the vibrant fish and fruit markets.

  • Maximize time spent in Syracuse with this small-group walking tour
  • Skip the hassle of navigating and follow your guide
  • Learn about the history of Syracuse and visit top landmarks
  • Catch a glimpse of local life in the vibrant markets

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m
, Oct 2018

Spent 2 hours walking and exploring Ortygia learning a lot about its history and information about what its like to live there today. Very enjoyable.

h
, Aug 2018

Valeria was an excellent guide. She was extremely knowledgeable about Syracuse, Ortygia and Sicily. Her passion for history was evident. And we were able to see in detail by walking that any other form o f transportation. We would highly recommend both Valeria and the walking tour over

E
, Apr 2017

This was a very interesting tour- our guide, Carmine, was very nice and knowledgeable and showed us the most interesting parts of the city, including a very old Mikveh ritual bath that we never would have seen otherwise.
Highly recommended!

P
, Oct 2016

Eva was our tour guide in Ortygia. She is very friendly and extremely knowledgeable about Ortygia's history. Her passion and love of this beautiful and historic island made our stay there that much more enjoyable. We highly recommend this tour!

W
, Oct 2016

Our guide was excellent and we couldn't have asked for more from her. She spent a lot of time with us walking around Ortygia and the markets and he English was excellent.

J
, Jul 2016

Eva guided our tour of both the archaeological park and downtown Ortigia. She was outstanding. We absolutely and whole-heartedly recommend her! It was a wonderful experience for us. Eva is so knowledgeable, very kind, easy to talk to. She had an answer for every question. Thank you!!

R
, Jul 2016

If history is your thing, you'll enjoy this stroll through the gorgeous island of Ortygia or Ortigia, which is brimming with beautiful sites, churches, restaurants and narrow streets. Don't miss Saint Lucy's bone stored in a chapel inside the cathedral it'll cost an extra 2 Euros, but the stunning inside of the cathedral is worth it or Caravaggio's masterpiece painting The Burial Of Saint Lucy in the neighboring church of Santa Lucia alla Badia. Our guide was a lovely German woman who has resided in Syracuse for the past 40 years, and she was full of knowledge. We got her to expand on the hilarious mythology of the Fonte Aretusa simply by asking some questions so don't be afraid to ask the guides to go into more depth. They love talking about this stuff.

P
, Jun 2016

3000 years of history


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