Half Day Guided Tour of Neapolis and Ortigia

Visit the Greek Theater, home to popular assemblies and classical performances, from which you can enjoy a beautiful view of the remaining park with a glimpse of the sea.

Walking through the archaeological park, you will find yourself at the Latomie del Paradiso, used in the past as quarries for the extraction of stone. You will be able to enter the Ear of Dionysius, an ear-shaped quarry with perfect acoustics, which according to legend, was built by the tyrant to listen to the speeches of the prisoners who resided here.

Syracuse is today a testimony of the culture and art that flourished there over the centuries: it will not be difficult to fall madly in love with it step by step. Leaving Neapolis, stroll through Ortigia. Visit the temple of Apollo, ancient Greek ruins, through the narrow streets characteristic of Giudecca, the Jewish quarter, arrive at the Duomo. Your guide will explain the legend of the Fonte Aretusa and enjoy the horizon from the Maniace Castle.
* Duration: 4 hours
* Starts: Siracusa, Italy
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Historical & Heritage Tours




Visit the Greek Theater, home to popular assemblies and classical performances, from which you can enjoy a beautiful view of the remaining park with a glimpse of the sea.

Walking through the archaeological park, you will find yourself at the Latomie del Paradiso, used in the past as quarries for the extraction of stone. You will be able to enter the Ear of Dionysius, an ear-shaped quarry with perfect acoustics, which according to legend, was built by the tyrant to listen to the speeches of the prisoners who resided here.

Syracuse is today a testimony of the culture and art that flourished there over the centuries: it will not be difficult to fall madly in love with it step by step. Leaving Neapolis, stroll through Ortigia. Visit the temple of Apollo, ancient Greek ruins, through the narrow streets characteristic of Giudecca, the Jewish quarter, arrive at the Duomo. Your guide will explain the legend of the Fonte Aretusa and enjoy the horizon from the Maniace Castle.

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Stop At: Parco Archeologico della Neapolis, Via Paradiso 14, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily Italy

Visit the archaeological park of Syracuse with the Greek theater and the Roman theater, the Latomie del Paradiso and the famous Ear of Dionysus. Immerse yourself in the luxuriant nature for a walk in ancient time.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Isola di Ortigia, Isola di Ortigia, Syracuse, Province of Syracuse, Sicily

Ortigia is the heart of the historic center. Stroll through the narrow alleys where tropical plants give a touch of the exotic to the sand-colored buildings, pass in front of the Cathedral, visit the Jewish quarter and the famous Fonte Aretusa with the papyri that grow luxuriantly up to the terrace of the Maniace Castle.

Duration: 2 hours