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Syracuse, Ortygia and Noto one day small group Tour from Catania

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    For the Syracuse and Noto tour we provide for pick-up service at your accommodation or in the close vicinity, with comfortable and luxury 8-seats vehicle.
    First stop: The Syracuse and Noto tour will start with the visit of the Neapolis in Syracuse, the famous archaeological park in the countryside of Syracuse. This place houses also the Greek Theatre, Ear of Dionysius and the Latomie. The visit will last an hour and a half.
    Second stop: We will then reach the lovely peninsula of Ortigia. Starting From the ruins of the Temple of Apollo, with a lovely walking, you will finally admire the Duomo square with is beautiful white Cathedral of “Saint Mary of the Immaculate Conception”, erected on the Ancient Greek temple of Athena. The walking will continue till the Fountain of Arethusa, a legendary fresh water spring with a fountain.
    UNESCO declared Syracuse World Heritage Site in 2005.
    Here in Ortigia we will offer you a tipycal sicilian snack made of "Tavola Calda" with water and red wine. Or, if you prefer, you will have one hour of spare time to have lunch in one of the many amazing restaurants in the alleys of the city.
    Third stop: After lunch we will drive to Noto, a jewel of Sicilian Baroque, Unesco heritage. Noto is considered a “open air museum”. Here we will visit its main street coming from the “Porta Reale”, pass by the Church of St. Francesco with the majestic staircase. Palazzo Ducenzio is located in Piazza Municipio. Admiring the many palaces and churches , it is not possible to miss the visit of the Cathedral Church with the Bishop’s Palace and the Church of San Salvatore.
    Noto is considered the capital of  the Baroque in Sicily, thank to its stone garden.
    Please Note that: our driver guide is not a touristic guide, so he cannot enter inside the historical places. He will give you information during the trip on the vehicle, before you will go inside.  A paper guide will be provided to be used inside the archeological areas.  
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Antonio picked us up from our hotel and we joined 5 others on this tour. Antonio was able to provide us with an overview of the history of Syracuse and then walked with us through Ortigia and Noto explaining key areas. Our time at Syracuse...More

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    Reviewed July 1, 2019

    Loved this tour! Booking was extremely easy and they responded to all our questions promptly. Guide was at the agreed pick up point and the van was very comfortable with AC. Our tour guide, Antonio, was fantastic- knowledgeable, enthusiastic and fun! He knew a lot...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank lucyrasdell
    Reviewed May 22, 2019

    For many years of traveling to different countries and communicating with different travel companies, I can say that the company Sicily Day By Day, the best company, I want to thank Helena and Andrea, when you send an email, they immediately answer all the questions,...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank elenabass
    Reviewed January 9, 2019 via mobile

    Andrea from Sicily Day by Day arranged for my husband and I to have a private tour of Syracuse, Ortygia and Noto while we were staying in Taormina. We wanted to join a small group tour but all were booked so we had a private...More

    3  Thank Escape628747
    Reviewed January 4, 2019

    We booked the tour three days ahead. Andrea was very helpful and responded quickly to our questions. Our guide Dario did a great job in entertaining and sharing his knowledge about the sites we saw. We had a good time together. The archeological park in...More

    Date of experience: January 2019
    1  Thank 322kati
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    Hi, they sent an e-mail 1 day before to tell me where it will be the meeting point. They picked me up from the meeting point which was 2 minutes walking from my B&B on via Etnea, very easy to get there. They also call if you... More
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    • Duration: 9h
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    • Languages Offered: English, Italian
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