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Private tour to Syracuse - Archaeological Park and Ortigia with option of Food and Wine tasting

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Private tour to Syracuse - Archaeological Park and Ortigia with option of Food and Wine tasting
Take a 4-5 hr private tour to Syracuse's Neapolis Archaeological park, UNESCO world heritage, and historical center of the city - Ortigia, one of the most beautiful and ancient places in the world. Hotel pick-up and drop-off included. With your private professional guide you will discover the most important Greek and Roman monuments - the Greek Theater, the biggest Greek theater in Sicily, the legendary "Ear of Dionysius", famous for its unique acoustics, the altar of Hiero, the ancient Greek quarries "Latomie", the Roman amphitheater. You will sightsee beautiful Ortigia with many important buildings and monuments, enjoy not-so-beaten paths 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 guide. 
After the tour, you may optionally enjoy Etna wines and traditional food at one of the best wine restaurants in Syracuse.

Your private professional guide will pick you up at your hotel in Syracuse or nearby towns, and in relaxed and friendly atmosphere you will arrive to Neapolis Archaeological park, 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 Theater, the biggest Greek theater in Sicily, the legendary "Ear of Dionysius" cave, famous for its unique acoustics, the altar of Hiero, the ancient Greek quarries "Latomie", the Roman amphitheater, the Nympheum fountain, and enjoy beautiful local flora and spectacular panoramic view from the top of the hill.
By comfortable air conditioned car you will drive to Ortigia, historical center of Syracuse. You will sightsee 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, that in the past was a site for the senate of the city, St. Lucy's Church, norman monument of fifteenth century dedicated to the patron saint of the city. 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. Later we will arrive to  the Jewish Quarter, Via Maestranza, the street where the nobility of the town had their pompous homes. Finally, you will arrive in  Archimedes Square, and sightsee 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 the walking tour, optionally you may visit one of the best wine restaurants in Syracuse, where you can taste 5 different  types of excellent red and white Sicilian wines from Etna vineyards, accompanied by traditional Sicilian food (bruschettas, meat and cheese delicacies, vegetables, cherry tomatoes, fresh bread, olives and olive oil). 
Private tour guarantees individual approach, friendly atmosphere and personal attention from your guide.


Commences : Syracuse, Italy

Duration : 4 hours


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