Once in Ortigia we will meet our guide to discover the historical centre of Siracusa, surrounded by magical lights and flavours. We will travel the suggestive streets of the island among night lights, colors and scents that enchant every passerby. Between stories of ancient peoples and glimpses of fascinating beauty, we will visit the most important monuments of Ortigia.
A tour that retraces the stages of Caravaggio’s life lived during the two months spent in the city of Syracuse, we will move through the seventeenth-century history of the city of Syracuse, retracing the places visited by the painter.
An interesting tour of the island of Ortigia to discover the traces left by the Jewish community, expelled after the edict of 1492
You will enjoy a drink at sunset watching outside the boat the enchanting island of Ortigia, between the colossal walls of the Maniace Castle of Frederick’s era and the mythological Arethusa Fountain, source of life already in Greek times.
You can admire Veneziano Palace, Umberto I Bridge, Porto piccolo, Borbonico former prison, Spanish townwalls and Levante boardwalk, then Viliena Fortress, the Jewish Quarter, Maniace Castle, Aretusa Spring, the Duomo and Santa Lucia alla Badia Church, at least Alfeo boardwalk and Porta Marina.
A walking tour through Ortigia Island, lasting about 2 hours and 30 minutes.
Let yourselves get lost among the narrow streets of the historical centre, lovely views of the sea, in the sight of the rocky masks which adorned all Baroque buildings’ balconies