WalkingTour SIRACUSA - discovering the fascinating Ortigia with a licensed guide

More and more adventurers are trying to make their way into tourism, but what makes us different is our professionalism, of which we are proud. We are professionals, licensed guides who love their land and know how to offer it to the attentive curiosity of the traveler.
Our walking tour to discover Ortigia, the historic center of Syracuse, will open up horizons that you never even imagined! We are waiting for you!!
* Duration: 2 hours
* Starts: Siracusa, Italy
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Historical & Heritage Tours




More and more adventurers are trying to make their way into tourism, but what makes us different is our professionalism, of which we are proud. We are professionals, licensed guides who love their land and know how to offer it to the attentive curiosity of the traveler.
Our walking tour to discover Ortigia, the historic center of Syracuse, will open up horizons that you never even imagined! We are waiting for you!!

Itinerary
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Stop At: Temple of Apollo (Tempio di Apollo), Piazza Pancali Ortygia, Syracuse, Sicily Italy

The ruins of the temple of Apollo welcome us to the enchanting island of Ortigia. Of the temple remains the base, part of the cell and the columns, two of which are still standing. A small window, created when the Templar building was changed into a Christian church, frames the fish market that we certainly cannot miss. Fresh fish, fruit, vegetables, cheeses and meats will delight our senses!

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Duomo di Siracusa, Piazza Duomo, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily Italy

Piazza Duomo is located in the heart of Ortigia and occupies the highest part of it. The cathedral, the church of Santa Lucia alla badia and the baroque noble palaces that surround the square tell us about a thousand-year history, which began in the Greek age and never ended.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Fonte Aretusa, Largo Aretusa Il dio innamorato è ALFEO e non Orfeo, inoltre c’è un errore di battitura nel nome di Artemide., 96100, Syracuse, Sicily Italy

Already present in the eighth century. B.C. the Arethusa spring is the reason why the Greeks decided to found the rich and powerful city of Syracuse here. Inside the Arethusa spring, the wild papyrus still grows today, a protected plant that in this particular species grows only here and in Egypt.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Piazza Archimede, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily Italy

The beautiful fountain of Diana built by Giulio Moschetti in the early 1900s is located in the center of Piazza Archimede. Here we witness the triumph of the myth of the nymph Arethusa, according to Ovid the most beautiful of all nymphs!

Duration: 15 minutes