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.
Guided tour of the oil mill where the techniques and stages of production of extra virgin olive oil are closely illustrated
The itinerary, in the splendid rooms of the art gallery of Palazzo Bellomo, examines the life, the works of Antonello da Messina
Museum tour between colors and techniques used by the artists that allow you to see outside the windows of the “Annunciation” by Antonello da Messina.
Greek pantheon, through vascular paintings, statuary, sources, objects, stories.
We will go to the discovery of the finds belonging to the museum collection with an articulated path, between iconographic and literary sources, to tell about the places, rituals and main sports disciplines that characterized sport and its development in Greek society.
We will travel the history of Syracuse through the tales of folk tradition. A dense web of legends, which have their roots in Greek times, will be the subject of our stories.
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.
The itinerary covers centuries of Sicilian history. Among the variety and complexity of these extraordinary dwellings we will admire the glossy world of nobility, its style, its customs, understanding the society of that time.
We are going to discover the most representative tradition of Sicily the opira and pupi;telling the story of the clash of two worlds and the paladins of Charlemagne, who became the emblem of a land of a thousand faces.
An interesting tour of the island of Ortigia to discover the traces left by the Jewish community, expelled after the edict of 1492
entrance ticket to the Syracuse cathedral
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
A walking tour inside the Archaeological Area among myths, legends, history and culture.
The site was conceived by Tyrant Dionisio I in 405 b.C. and currently it treasures the chronicle of one of the richest classical cultures in all Mediterranean.
Within Pupillo Farm stands the medieval Targia Castle, built in the 12th century by feudal lords of Frederick II from Swabia, in an area with pre-existing Greek and Roman evidences.
It will be an exciting experience among nature, history and oenology
to discover the largest Catacomb of Siracusa, an extraordinary place of worship where you will discover, in the peace of a millenary sleep, the secret of life beyond death.