Ear of Dionysius, Syracuse

Catania: Private Full-Day Excursion to Syracuse & Noto

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8 hours
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Pick-up at your Catania-area hotel

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What You'll Do
  • See the highlights of Syracuse, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Visit the Baroque island of Ortigia
  • Observe the ancient tradition of making papyrus
  • Explore the Corso Vittorio Emanuele, Noto’s elegant boulevard
According to Cicero, Syracuse was the greatest of all Greek cities. Visit this World Heritage Site and continue on to the Baroque island of Ortigia on this full-day private excursion on Sicily. Marvel at the grand Corso Vittorio Emanuele in scenic Noto.
What to Expect
You’ll be picked up at your Catania hotel and transferred to Syracuse, the fourth-largest city on Sicily. Meet your tour guide when you arrive in Syracuse, located on the island’s southeast coast.

Begin your full-day private excursion exploring this UNESCO World Heritage Site, seeing the many points of interest in the city. Visit the archaeological park of Neapolis, the Greek Theater, the Ear of Dionysus, the Altar of Hieron II, and the Roman Amphitheater.

Continue to Ortigia Island, and tour its old Baroque town that’s home to many masterpieces of art. You’ll see the Temple of Apollo, the beautiful Piazza Duomo, and the legendary Arethusa Fountain.

After a break for lunch (not included in the tour price), you’ll take an afternoon drive to the city of Noto, considered the capital of the Sicilian Baroque. Enjoy a guided tour of the old town, traveling along the Corso Vittorio Emanuele, an elegant boulevard lined with magnificent palaces and Baroque churches.

You’ll see the Town Hall, the Cathedral dedicated to St. Nicholas, Landolina, Ducezio and Nicolaci palaces, and the churches of Santa Chiara, San Carlo al Corso, San Domenico, and the Holy Savior.
What's Included
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off at Catania hotels by private vehicle
  • Professional tour guide
What's Not Included
  • Entrance fees
  • Food and drink
  • Personal expenses and anything not specifically mentioned as included
  • Tips
What to Remember
Comfortable shoes and light clothing are recommended.

Professional guide service in Italian, English, French, German and Polish is guaranteed. If the requested language cannot be confirmed, the tour can be offered in another language, usually English. If the tour or the language cannot be confirmed your payment can be refunded.

Please contact the local supplier after booking to arrange for the exact pick-up time based on the location of your hotel.

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