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Introduction

Syracuse, founded by the Greeks in the 7th century BC, became a centre of learning and culture. By the 15th century BC it was considered the centre of the civilised world. Today it is the provincial capital, retaining ancient Roman ruins, one of the largest Greek theatres in the world and a fascinating array of classic monuments and Baroque facades. As well as possessing a rich cultural history, Syracuse is set in breathtaking natural surroundings from the peaceful bay of Porto Grande to the stunning backdrops of Mount Etna and the Iblea Mountains.

For further information on a trip to Syracuse, read our blog.

Excursions

Guided visits are highly recommended for all those who wish to gain more than just a superficial impression of their destination. The expert guides are enthusiastic, extremely knowledgeable and provide fascinating insights into the past and present of their home town or the archaeological site. Choose from:

Regular Excursions and duration

  • Catania 4-hours
  • Etna 4-hours
  • Noto 4-hours
  • Etna & Taormina 8-hours
  • Noto & Modica 8-hours
  • Syracuse 8-hours
  • Piazza Armerina & Agrigento 8-hours
  • Piazza Armerina & Caltagirone 8-hours
  • Agrigento 8-hours
  • Palermo 8-hours


Notes: Prices (on request) vary depending on the number of people and the dates of the tour. Local guides will meet clients at the archeological sites. Please ask us for a quotation.

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Best time to go
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Time Difference

GMT + 1 hour

Currency

Euro

Language

Italian

Average flight times

2 Hours 55 minutes

  • Average temperature

    Average rainfall

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Rosanna Melaragni
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