Syracuse Neapolis and Ortigia Private Tour + Food and Wine Tasting

Syracuse Neapolis and Ortigia Private Tour plus food and wine tasting

Private 5-6-hour walking tour of Syracuse's Neapolis Archaeological Park - UNESCO world heritage, and Ortigia island - old historic center of Syracuse, one of the most beautiful and ancient places in the world followed by traditional food and wine tasting at a family run enoteca in Ortigia. With your private professional guide you will discover the most important Greek and Roman monuments: the Greek Theatre - the biggest Greek Theatre in Sicily, legendary "Ear of Dionysius" famous with its unique acoustics and shape, altar of Hiero, ancient Greek quarries "Latomie", the Roman Amphitheatre. You will see beautiful Ortigia with many important buildings and monuments, enjoy hidden corners of Ortigia, and feel the exceptional atmosphere of Southern Italy visiting colorful fruit and fish markets. Private tour guarantees friendly and relaxed atmosphere and personal attention from your informative guide.

 

Starting this Syracuse food and culture tour, with your knowledgeable guide you will visit Neapolis Archaeological Park of Syracuse - UNESCO world heritage, one of the most important archaeological parks in Italy. Here you will discover the most significant monuments of ancient Greeks and Romans - the Greek Theatre, the "Ear of Dionysius" cave, the altar of Hiero, the ancient Greek quarries "Latomie", the Roman Amphitheatre, the Nympheum Fountain, and enjoy beautiful local flora and spectacular panoramic view from the top of the hill.

 

Then your guide will chauffeur you to Ortigia - old historic center of Syracuse. Here you will see the Greek Apollo Temple, the Cathedral Square - world heritage site with its bright limestone buildings, the Cathedral - the most important baroque monument in Sicily, Palazzo Beneventano - in the past a site for the senate of the city, St. Lucy Church - Norman monument of 15th century dedicated to the patron saint of Syracuse. The tour then continues to Arethusa Fountain. The legend tells that the nymph Arethusa, changed into a watercourse by her goddess Artemis in order to escape the attention of unwanted suitor Alpheus. Then you will arrive to the Jewish Quarter, Via Maestranza - the street where the nobility of the city had their pompous homes. You will continue walking in Archimedes Square and see the neoclassical Fountain of Diana which reminds about the glorious past of Syracuse. The tour will end at the local fish and fruit market where you can feel this unforgettable atmosphere of Southern Italy.

 

After discovering ancient city of Syracuse, your guide will bring you to a family run wine bar in the heart of Ortigia. The owner of the enoteca will welcome you with a glass of cool Sicilian white wine, and you will start your food and wine session. You will taste traditional Sicilian organic food - locally produced cheeses, salami, prosciutto, traditional Sicilian antipasti "Caponata" and "Parmigiana", olives, vegetables, extra-virgin olive oil, fresh home-made bread with 3 glasses of perfect Sicilian red and white wines.

 

Private tour guarantees individual approach, friendly atmosphere and personal attention from your guide. 

Syracuse Ortigia and Neapolis Private Tour plus Food and Wine Tasting

Inclusions

Private tour from 2 persons

Knowledgeable English speaking guide Licensed guide
Walking tour of Ortigia and Neapolis

Private car transportation between sites

Food and wine tasting in Ortigia

Hotel pickup (hotel in Syracuse)

Syracuse Ortigia and Neapolis Private Tour plus Food and Wine Tasting

Information

Availability: daily all year

Meeting point: main entrance to Archaeological Park

Hotel pickup on request

Start time: your preferable hour

Duration: 5-6 hours

 

Syracuse Ortigia and Neapolis Private Tour plus Food and Wine Tasting

Prices

Adult - 125€  

Child (till 12 y.o.) - 62 

 

 

 


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